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SOTD "FREE WEEK" October 26th - November 1st, 2020

SOTD, November 1, 2020

Growing out the goatee for no-shave November.

Rating: 4 / 5

Razor: Gillette Tech Pre-War Fat Handle
Blade: Astra Superior Platinum
Brush: dscosmetic 26mm Burgundy knot
Pre-Shave: PAA Cube 2.0 Mentholated
Lather: Belle's Place Green Irish Tweed (local Roanoke VA soapmaker)
Aftershave: Speick After Shave Lotion
Additional Care:
Alum Block
English Laundry Notting Hill
cold water splash
Thayers Witch Hazel Cucumber Toner


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Whiterook

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Razor: Schick F New and Improved Injector razor
Blade: Personna Injector
Brush: Simpson's Duke 3 Sapphire Special Edition in synthetic
Pre-Shave: Proraso White
Lather: Art of Shaving Sandalwood Cream
Aftershave: Mennen Skin Bracer
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Pinaud Finest powder

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Prep: Valobra Glycerlanolina soap, Myrsol Emulsion
Brush: Rudy Vey Shavemac Three-band Silvertip Briar
Cream: Kapo Fresh
Razor: Wolfman WR1
Blade: Polsilver Wizamet Brown (3)
Post: Thayers Cucumber Witch Hazel; Pinaud Clubman Vanilla Aftershave Splash
Scent: B&M Leviathan EdT

Some Bulgarian goodness - love Kapo Fresh cream.
 
Sunday, 11/1:

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Razor - Raw Shaving RS-10, aggressive
Blade - Gillette Nacet
Brush - Mojo Handcrafts "Halloween 2020" 26mm 2-band
Soap - Grooming Dept Mallard
A/S - Supply Arenella Coast

Another absolutely terrific 10/10 shave! The brush with its Maggard standard 2-band is just doing it for me. This knot is just so good. Got a really great lather with an excellent sandalwood-dominant scent, that gave me fantastic glide and protection. The aggressive plate is very smooth but still can bite you, and I think the combination of the lather and the Nacet kept my face in perfect condition. That's three different razors now, and the Nacet has been brilliant in all of them. I think I've found a new blade to include among my favorites. The shave was so close and my face feels perfect.
 
11/01/20 Shave of the Day
Face Wash with Crabtree & Evelyn Indian Sandalwood Triple Milled Soap
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Boomtown Bay Rum Shampoo & Conditioner Puck
Saponificio Varesino Cosmo Special Edition Triple Milled Shaving Soap Beta 4.2
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements The Amber Aerolite 24mm Stygian Synth Hybrid Brush
Creative Flame Pottery Stoneware Shaving Scuttle
Whitmor Water Spray Bottle
Ever Ready 1912 Razor
Personna GEM SE Super Stainless Steel Blade - 1st Shave
Laboratoires Osma Pure Potassium Alum Block
Thayers Alcohol Free Lavender Witch Hazel Toner with Aloe Vera
The Holy Black Vampire Hunter Kit - Article B: Aftershave Splash to keep vampires at bay.
The Holy Black Vampire Hunter Kit -Article D: Vampire Hunter EDT. Concentrated fragrance to ward off the undead
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Diver Down Natural Deodorant - Sport Strength - Homage to the Original Seaforth Spiced!
The Holy Black Vampire Hunter Kit - Article C: Hair Tonic. Guaranteed to repel vampires
The Holy Black Vampire Hunter Kit - Article A: Oil Based Pomade in ceramic cross to ward off vampires​

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S.O.T.D - Saturday, October 31, 2020 & Sunday, November 01, 2020
Pre-shave:- RazoRock Charcoal Lime PreShave Soap
Bowl/Scuttle:- Roger Quintero 3D Printed
Brush:- Simpson Synthetic T2
Soap/Cream:- Stirling Spice
Razor/Blade:- Shick Adjustable Injector (M1)/Schick (4 & 5)
Post:- RazoRock Ultimate Alum / Thayers Cucumber WH / Stirling Spice Balm
After-shave:- Vintage Old Spice 1977 Jubilee

I ended up using the same setup this weekend, I really am enjoying the injector razor and you can't go wrong with that classic Old Spice scent. So far I'm not noticing any difference in sharpness or smoothness on the Schick blade with 5 shaves on it, I think we have a winner here.​
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SOTD Sunday, November 1, 2020

Preshave Preparation: Long Hot Shower
Preshave: Proraso White Preshave
Brush: West Coast Shaving Synthetic Ancient Stone Torch Collection
Bowl: Savanna Shave Scuttle
Soap: Mitchell’s Wool Fat
Razor: Rockwell 6S with the #4 plate
Blade: Feather Blade 17th Shave
Postshave: Cold Water & Alum Block, Hyaluronic Acid, Nivea Postshave Balm for Sensitive Skin followed by First Aid Moisturizer.
 
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