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SOTD “Obscure Shaving Gear/Den Diving/Archaeology Week” NOVEMBER 29th - DECEMBER 5th, 2021

Yes! It is time yet again for another SOTD Theme Week!


Let’s Celebrate the uncommon, rare and hopefully downright weird shaving gear in your collection! Let’s see your Obscure and rarely used gear. Dig deep and show us items that we don’t see every day.


Being creative and having fun IS of course mandatory as usual. Sticking with the theme is NOT mandatory. Feel free to post any SOTD photo or just tell us about your shave. The weirder or rarer the better!

Have fun!
 
Mon 29 SOTD
Soap Catie's Bubbles Le Piment De La Vie
Brush Yaqi 24mm Arctic Sky Deep Blue
Razor Edwin Jagger DE89L
Blade KAI Stainless Steel 1st Use
Aftershaves Stirling Witchhazel MitA + Aqua Velva Ice Blue
A nice soap with a uniquely pleasant scent. The lather is very good too, creamy and slick!
This shave with my 1st DE razor paired with the blade was very good. Crisply sharp yet very smooth and comfortable. Managed 3passes for a mostly bbs result. In comparison to my last shave using the Feather, it has a slight edge over the KAI for better efficiency, ymmv. Aftershaves were good.
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SOTD #279/2021
29-11-2021

Preshave: shower, frigid tap water
Brush: Semogue Owners Club 2-band finest badger butterscotch
Soap: Taylor of Old Bond Street ~ Grapefruit
Razor: Henson Shaving AL 13 medium Tan
Blade: Gillette Wilkinson Sword China (1)
Post shave: frigid tap water; Extro Cosmesi~ Aranchia Italiana AS.

Have a great start into the new week, y'all!
 
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Pre
Face wash with Neutrogena Liquid Facial Soap
Soap/Cream
Ethos Unscented
Brush
Rudy Vey with Shavemac Silvertip Knot
Bowl
Captain’s Choice Copper
Razor
UK Aristocrat
Blade
Personna Lab
Aftershave
Thayers WH & PAA Mysterium Serum
Fragrance
Jimmy Choo Man Intense
Rating
10/10
Comments
My Monday shave goes back to the Ethos Unscented soap but with my UK Aristocrat razor loaded with a Personna Lab blade for the second shave. The razor–blade combo works great. The brush made plenty of lather and felt great on the face. A nice BBS shave. Have a good day, folks.
 
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Prep: Valobra Glycerlanolina soap, Myrsol Emulsion
Brush: Semogue Owners Club LE 2012 Mixed Badger/Boar
Cream: Musgo Real Black SE
Razor: Merkur Mergress XL (2)
Blade: Vintage NOS Personna Super Platinum Chrome (5)
Post: Thayers Cucumber Witch Hazel, Le Père Lucien Aftershave Lotion
Scent: Portus Cale Black EdT

The vintage Personna SPC blade is still buttery smooth on its fifth outing.
 
SOD Monday November 29, 2021
Ever wonder how many shaves in each tub or tube of Proraso? See below in the Lather report!

Brush: Simpson T3 Trafalgar
Bowl: Shave Nation
Pre shave: None
Lather: Proraso White (44)
Razor: Henson AL13 Mild
Face WTG-XTG-ATG
Head WTG:XTG-ATG
Blade: Bic Chrome Platinum (1)
Razor: Gillette Styler
Post: Omega Alum Block
Post: Thayers Witch Hazel
Lotion: None
Balm: Proraso White Dopobarba
Have a great day!

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