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SOTD - “Supporting Vendor Week - “Gifts & Care” May 23rd to, 2022 to May 29th, 2022

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Pre: Hot water soak
Brush: Brad Sears 3 band Super (L7 knot; 28mm)
Soap: B&M Nordost (Omnibus Base)
Razor: Blackland Vector, Kai Titan Mild ProTouch MG
Post: Dickinson's Original Witch Hazel Toner
Finish: Terre d'Hermès Eau Tres Fraiche Cologne
 
Sat 28 SOTD
Cream BS MacaRoot & Aloe
Brush Yaqi 24mm Bali Silvertip
Razor Henkotsu Kamisori
Aftershaves Stirling Witchhazel MitA + BS MacaRoot & Aloe Gel
Very nice cream... the scent is pleasant and the lather is just impeccable...
Missed this razor and today's shave with it was ok. The edge after some laps on the new LaLune and Kanayama was not laser-like after pasted balsa but acceptable. I need to fine-tune how to use the LaLune. 3passes without any issues for a ccs finish. Aftershaves were excellent for a hot humid day...
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SOTD : 28th May 2022.

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Shaving Recipe for today.



Prep: Warm shower:/Lynx Africa Body Wash.


Pre:
Cold wet flannel to my face & Head
Chantry Lavender Goat's Milk Bar Soap.
Brush: Yaqi 24mm Naples Tuxedo Synthetic.
Bowl Lather.
Bowl: Home Bargains Stainless Steel Side Bowl.
Lather: Nivea Men Sensitive Pro Ultra-Calming Liquid Shaving Cream.
Blade : Derby Usta. (D1)
Razor: Muhle R41. (2013)

Post:
Cold water Face & Head Wash with brush squeezing's, Cold Water Face & Head Rinse. / Homemade (~Spring/Summer mix~) Lemon, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Essential Oils.3 Menthol Crystals Mixed Together With 200ml of Care+Witch Hazel./Nivea Men Fresh Moisturising Gel./Milton Lloyd Essentials No.10 EdP.

Greetings,

(Face & head shave)

A new shave set up to start the weekend.

The razor & blade duo was absolutely fantastic....Super smooth and efficient...I wasn't sure if the Derby Usta would pair together with R41, How wrong i was. They paired together excellently...Wow!

The Nivea Men Sensitive Pro shaving cream provided an excellent lather with little effort.

A close comfortable face & head shave with no errors to report...Finishing the shave off with a few small squirts of Milton Lloyd Essentials No.10 EdP to the chest & pulse points.

My face & precious swede are feeling silky smooth & smelling divine.

Stay safe, and enjoy the start of the weekend ladies & gentlemen.
 

ajkel64

Check Out Chick
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1) England: Brush Vintage Vulfix Pure Bristle.
2) Australia: Shaving Soap Old Mennen Shave Sticks grated into a puck.
3) USA: Razor Gillette G3 Fatboy.
4) Egypt: Razor Blade Crown Super Stainless.
5) France: Alum Block Osma.
6) Germany: Aftershave Balm Nivea Men Sensitive Skin and Stubble Balm.
7) USA: EDT Calvin Klein Truth for Men Cologne.
 
SOTD Saturday May 28, 2022

Brush: Simpson T3 Trafalgar
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper Bowl
Pre: None
Lather: Southern Witchcrafts Druantia
Razor: Henson AL13 Medium
Blade: RK Stainless
Razor: Gillette Styler
Post: Omega Alum Block
Post: Thayers Unscented
Post: Southern Witchcrafts Druantia
Have a great day!
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Greencult safety razor with M plate loaded with a Feather.

After I tested the S plate (mild) and L plate (aggressive), it was my turn today for the M plate (medium-aggressive).

Well, what should I capitalize? In principle, I personally get along with all 3 records.

Although the L plate needs a little more attention against the grain, the S plate, on the other hand, is almost foolproof and the M plate is more in the middle.

I also had a clean result with the M plate. Since the head is also new and has been revised, I would like to emphasize here that the Greencult with its 3 plates (coming around July/August) is a clear alternative to many other stainless steel safety razors.

We can't wait to see what the end product will look like. So far the 3 plates and the new head are prototypes.

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DE SOTD, Saturday, May 28th 2022

Razor : Gillette New long comb, Canadian variant, Mfg 1930's when Gillette introduced their new Blade from just the old 3 hole type. Excellent razor, mid range, some blade tab overhang + totally brass. I usually receive excellent shaves with this beautiful razor. Holds the blade solid with no chatter.
Blade : Gillette 7oClock SP (2) sharp & Smoooth with reasonable longevity.
Soap : Cyril R Salter Indian Sandal wood cream + nice fragrance of spicy sandalwood with excellent lather qualities.
Brush : Yaqi mysterious space 24mm timber wolf synthetic knot, excellent lather generator, cloud like soft tips, nice scrubber + excellent painter.
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 + ATG + pickups.
Post shave : witch hazel beard cleanse + Ogallala Bayrum with sandalwood + a dollop of CeraVe moisturizing lotion(scentless).
Results :CCS,DFS,BBs + no irritation + no weepers=:a17:Excellent shave with my Gillette New long comb with a Gillette 7oClock SP(black) blade.
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Have some great shaves!
 
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Razor: Gillette The New Long Comb Federal Set, Ball End
Blade: Personna Lab Blue
Brush: Simpson Butterscotch Chubby 2 Synthetic
Pre-Shave: Proraso White
Lather: Noble Otter The Noir et Vanille
Aftershave: Mennen Skin Bracer
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Imperial Leather Talcum Powder
 
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Prep: Tüff Vor der Rasur
Bowl: Saponificio Varesino Olive Wood
Brush: Saponificio Varesino 2.0 Olive Wood
Soap: Nuavia verde
Razor: Seygus Extreme OC on UFO Godzilla
Blade: Kai Stainless
Post: Alum Rub
AS: Tüff Rasierwasser

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Best Regards
Marco
 
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Sunday SOTD
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Razor: Mongoose B2 Satin\Jurgen Hempel Ti
Blade: Feather Pro (D7)
Brush: SOC Boar Taj 24mm
Bowl: Junichi Tanaka 5"
Pre-Shave Scrub: SheaMoisture African black soap
Pre-Shave Balm: GroomingDept Spa
Shave Soap: I Coloniali
Balm: Saponificio Varesino Puro Burro di Karitè
Aftershave: Floid SE Mentolado Vigoroso (Spanish)
 
5/27/22
Reef Point Submariner
Semogue 610
Gillette 1961 Model 195 "Fatboy"
Gillette 7:00 Yellow (9)
West Coast Shaving Alum Block
Old Spice
Nivea Sensitive Cool Balm
Montblanc Starwalker
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5/28/22
Chiseled Face Sherlock
Zenith B16
11/16 Opinel
Tony Miller 3" Steerhide Strop
West Coast Alum Block
Clubman Lilac Vegetal
Nivea Sensitive Cool Balm
Penhaligon's English Fern
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