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Tabactober 2019

I received a Fatip Piccolo and a generous PIF of soaps yesterday, so I may have cheated on Tabactober... nevertheless, I am back at it this evening! This was my second shave with the Fatip, and I’ve definitely got a lot of learning to do, but this was a pretty solid shave!

Tabac
Fatip Piccolo
Gillette Nacet (1)
Paragon Shaving 28mm Plisson

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Shave 20191010

Pre-shave: Wash face with Neutrogena
Brush: Yaqi Cashmere Synthetic
Soap: Tabac
Razor: Gillette Hybrid Tech, MR11 Handle
Blade: Kai (3)
Post-shave: Thayers Witch Hazel w/Aloe
Aftershave Balm: CeraVe
Aftershave: Bootlegger's Eldorado

WTG, XTG, selected ATG, plus minor buffing and touch--up.

BBS. No nicks, cuts, weepers or irritation.

9.9/10

Shave 20191011 - Lazy Friday, No Shave.

Shave 20191012

Pre-shave: Wash face with Neutrogena
Brush: Yaqi Cashmere Synthetic
Soap: Tabac
Razor: Black Tiger (Tech Clone), MR11 Handle
Blade: Personna Israeli Platinum Red (1)
Post-shave1: Crystal Alum Stick
Post-shave2: Thayers Witch Hazel w/Aloe
Aftershave Balm: CeraVe
Aftershave: Stetson w/Aloe
Cologne: Stetson

WTG, XTG, selected ATG, plus minor buffing and touch--up.

DFS+. No nicks, cuts, weepers. Minor irritation.

9/10
 
Tabactober shave #11
Merkur 41C + Gillette SharpEdge (2)
Face lather with Muhle XL and Tabac Original. 3 passes + touch ups to DFS+. No issues. Pleasant shave.
 
I received a Fatip Piccolo and a generous PIF of soaps yesterday, so I may have cheated on Tabactober... nevertheless, I am back at it this evening! This was my second shave with the Fatip, and I’ve definitely got a lot of learning to do, but this was a pretty solid shave!

Tabac
Fatip Piccolo
Gillette Nacet (1)
Paragon Shaving 28mm Plisson

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Wet shaving is a process and it seems there is always something different to learn about. Good luck and thanks for posting.
 
13 shaves in Tabactober. I love this soap! Even though the scent is strong, I like it and I find it doesn't bother me using it daily. On the contrary it is enjoyable.
 
I shave every day and I've used nothing but Tabac so far this month. I've used several different razors, blades, and brushes, bust just one wonderful soap. Lately I've been experimenting with load times between 15 and 30 seconds while adding different amounts of water to the bowl. Today, after loading and adding what I thought was way too much water, I was rewarded with enough rich lather for three face and head passes. I still had enough lather for more passes, but my desired level of closeness had been reached. Tabac rocks!
 
Another TaBac shave today

Tabac soap
Plisson brush
Christopher Bradley d plate
Voskhod (2)
Captains choice car o nine tails as
Nivea originals balm

10 second load and face lather, only did one pass this morning but I’ve found that this razor is very close and one pass made a decent sas shave in and out in 5 minutes with zero irritation.


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Shave 20191013

Prep: Wash face with Neutrogena
Pre-shave: Cremo
Brush: Yaqi Cashmere Synthetic
Soap: Tabac
Razor: YingJili Classic Double Edge Manual Razor (Tech Clone), MR11 Handle
Blade: Personna Israeli Platinum Red (2)
Post-shave1: Crystal Alum Stick
Post-shave2: Thayers Witch Hazel w/Aloe
Aftershave Balm: CeraVe
Aftershave: Pitralon Classic
 

FoolishMortal

Contributor
Today’s shave was a quick knock-it-down after a motorcycle ride.

SOTD
  • Tabac
  • Maggards 24mm Synthetic
  • 1908 Single Ring
  • Nacet (5)
  • WH w/menthol, LTFT
  • Burberry Emulsion AS
 
Tabactober shave #12
Merkur 41C + Gillette SharpEdge (3)
Face lather with Muhle XL and Tabac Original.
3 passes + touch ups to DFS. No issues. Pleasant shave.
 
I did three passes today

Tabac
Plisson Brush
Christopher Bradley D plate
Voskhod (3)
Lavender witchhazel
Osage Rub
Polo Green

Great shave, have a wonderful day gents
 
SOTD, Tabactober shave #9

DE: 15c with Derby blade
Soap: Tabac
AS: Tabac
ASB: Occitane Cade

Today was time to change the blade. I am not a fan of the Derby blades, I find them harsh and not so effective, at least the slick tabac lather helped protecting the skin from cuts...
 

Ice-Man

Moderator
Todays Shave

J.R.Torrey Co. Our 136
Tabac Original Soap
Mervyn Cadman 24mm SHD Silvertip Gel Tips
Tabac Original Aftershave

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Shave 20191014


Prep: Wash face with Neutrogena
Pre-shave: Cremo
Brush: Yaqi Cashmere Synthetic
Soap: Tabac
Razor: Maggard V3M (Tech Clone), MR11 Handle
Blade: Personna Israeli Platinum Red (3)
Post-shave1: Crystal Alum Stick
Post-shave2: Thayers Witch Hazel w/Aloe
Aftershave Balm: CeraVe
Cologne: Kolonia 1800 Vetiver deCrusellas EdC
 
Tabactober shave #13
Merkur 41C + Gillette SharpEdge (4).
Face lathered with Muhle XL and Tabac Original. 3 passes + touch ups to DFS+. No issues. AV after shave report was high due to the extra passes needed to complete the shave.
 
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