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🍎 🍑 🫐 🍓 🍇 🍊 🥦 🥕 SOTD - “Fruit and Veg Week”! July 17th - 23rd, 2023 🍎 🍑 🫐 🍓 🍇 🍊 🥦 🥕

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Sunday SOTD
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Razor: Gillette Slim (I2) North Shore Razors
Blade: Rapira Swedish SuperSteel (D3)
Brush: Yaqi Moka Express 2-band 26mm
Bowl: HoneycombCopper 4 ½”
Pre-Shave Scrub: PAA Ice Cube 2
Pre-Shave Balm: Proraso Sensitive
Shave Soap: Black Ship Grooming Captain Joe
Balm: Myrsol Emulsion
Aftershave: Black Ship Grooming Captain Joe
 

SOTD: 23rd July 2023.

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Shaving Recipe for today.

Prep: Warm shower:/ Asda Sea Salt & Fennel Extract Shower Gel.

Pre:
Cold wet flannel to my face & head.
Pears with Mint Extracts Transparent Bar Soap.
Brush: Semogue 830.
Face Lather.
Lather: Scottish Fine Classic Shaving Soap.
Blade: Personna Comfort Coated. (D2)
Razor: Parker 24C.

Post:
Cold water face wash with brush squeezing's, Cold Water Face Rinse./Alum Rub./Cold Water Rinse. /Homemade (~Spring/Summer mix~) Lemon, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Essential Oils.3 Menthol Crystals Mixed Together With 200ml of Care+Witch Hazel./Brut Sport Style ASL./ Aloe Vera Cooling Gel.

A relaxing Sunday morning shave.

A wonderful performance from the Semogue 830...I should add the 830 boar more often to my brush rotation.

A enjoyable 2 pass + pick ups close comfortable shave with no errors to report...Finishing the shave off with a few small dollops of Aloe Vera Cooling Gel.

My face is feeling super smooth & smelling divine. ;)

Stay safe, and enjoy your Sunday ladies & gentlemen. :cool:
 

ajkel64

Check Out Chick
Staff member
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1) United Kingdom: Brush Hawkins and Brimble Synthetic Brush.
2) United Kingdom: Shaving Cream Hawkins & Brimble Elemi and Ginseng.
3) England: Razor Gillette Flat Bottom New.
4) Germany: Razor Blade Wilkinson Sword.
5) France: Alum Block Osma.
6) Germany: Aftershave Balm Nivea Men Sensitive Skin and Stubble Balm.
7) USA: EDT Calvin Klein Eternity for Men.
8) USA: Lather Bowl Captain’s Choice Copper Lather Bowl.
 
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Pre-Shave
Face wash with Neutrogena Liquid Face Soap
Soap/Cream
Martin de Candre
Brush
Paladin El Dorado
Bowl
Captain’s Choice Copper
Razor
U.K. Aristocrat
Blade
Wizamet
Aftershave
Thayers WH & Proraso
Fragrance
Beverly Hills Polo Club
Rating
10/10
Comments
Today I am using my U,K. Aristocrat razor with a Wizamet blade for the 4th day in a row. Today’s brush is my Paladin El Dorado, one of my favorite brushes. It never has a problem making great lather and feels great on my face. The MdC soap is on its 171st shave. My Proraso ASB has only a few more uses but I bought a replacement. Have a great day.
 

Ron R

I survived a lathey foreman
Sunday shave, July 23rd 2023

Razor : Yaqi TFC adjustable- Mfg 2021>, well made and works well for my shave needs + affordable. This razor is based off the the 1930's Gibbs adjustable design but takes regular Gillette blades where as the Gibbs had proprietary blades. I receive nice shaves from the TFC adjustable and that is all I want in a razor. This morning had a close shave with no issues.
Blade : GSB (1) sharp and smoooth with reasonable longevity. Top tier in my blades.
Soap : Ogallala Bayrum + sage & cedarwood- nice Bayrum scented soap + excellent lather qualities.
Brush : Yaqi " barber shop pole" 24mm 2band badger, excellent lather generator, pillow like soft tips, great splay scrubber + great lather painter. I enjoy this brush + has a nice big handle for large hands if needed.
Pre shave : (Dedicated Cashmere synthetic)Brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser with a dollop of clear Aloe Vera on the cleaned beard area.
Prep : Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG (3) + ATG(4) + pickups (4 settings).
Post shave : Witch hazel beard area cleanse +Ogallala Bayrum & sandalwood + a dollop of CeraVe moisturizing lotion(scentless).
Results : 1-10 dial - Copy (2)3 template 9.5.1.jpg CCS,DFS,BBs + minor irritation + no weepers=:a17: Had a close shave with minor issues post shave with a fresh GSB blade. Should of left setting on 3 for ATG pass, one of those forgetful mornings.
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Have some great shaves!
 
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