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SOTD - “Supporting Vendor Week - “Heirloom Razor Strop Co.” May 30th, 2022 to June 5th, 2022

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SOTD Sunday June 5, 2022

Brush: Simpson T3 Trafalgar
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper Bowl
Pre: None
Lather: TOBS Tobacco
Razor: Henson AL13 Medium
Blade: Kai
Razor: Gillette Styler
Post: Omega Alum Block
Post: Thayers Unscented
Post: Aveeno
Have a great day!
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Sunday SOTD

Yaqi tile razor
Razolution blade (1)
Grooming dept pre shave
Mammoth hygge set
Rod George custom brush
Captains choice obsidian copper shaving bowl

1st shave with the yaqi tile.

There are obvious similarities between the yaqi tile and Henson razors. I own the mild and medium Henson in titanium. I was intrigued to see how this would perform.

Blade clamping is excellent. There is a maybe 0.1mm protrusion of the blade at the sides, which the henson doesn't have, but it's nothing to worry about.

The shave itself was glorious. This razor feels mild with little blade feel, but after 2 passes, I'm bbs with no irritation. Glide is excellent and no chatter.

This is the razor I'm going to take on holiday. It definitely punches above its price point. The handle has to be purchased separately.

Hope you are all enjoying the weekend.

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Razor: Kampfe Bros. Star HR-9A Lather Catcher
Blade: Personna GEM PTFE Stainless Steel Blade
Brush: Rudy Vey 2022 B & B Contributor Brush
Pre-Shave: Proraso White
Lather: Caswell-Massey Newport
Aftershave: Pinaud Lilac Vegetal
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Imperial Leather Talcum Powder
 
Thank you Tony for all your professional courtesy and assistance in helping me get started with your wonderful strops. You are the BEST!!!!
 

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06/05/22 Shave of the Day
Face Wash with HC&C De´lica de Bergamot Soap Bar
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Son of Honeysuckle Conditioning Shampoo Puck - Summer Seasonal
L&L Grooming Blackberry Blossom Bay Soap
RazoRock Plissoft Monster Synthetic 26mm Brush
Captain’s Choice Copper Lather Bowl - Obsidian
Carbon Shaving Model Cx-Ti (All titanium) with R2 Handle & Original .68mm base plate providing positive blade exposure
Bolzano Superinox Blade - 1st Shave
Lancaster Razor Works Lavender Black Sheep Shaving Towel
Phoenix Shaving No Slip Grip Alum Block
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Alum Block Dry Dock System
Thayers Alcohol Free Lavender Witch Hazel Toner with Aloe Vera
Chatillon Lux Blackberry Blossom Bay Aftershave​
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Prep: Myrsol Masaje Antesol
Bowl: Saponificio Varesino Olive Wood
Brush: Semogue Owner Club Boar Olive Wood
Soap: Mondua Mandarino e Spezie
Razor: Blackland Vector OC SS
Blade: Kai Captain Sharp Blade
Post: Alum Rub
AS: Myrsol Masaje Antesol

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Best Regards
Marco
 
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