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What did you use today? +Rate the shave 1-10 (10 best)

Today’s shave:
Soap: B&M Waves
Brush: RR Bruce
Razor: Timeless SS .95 scb
Blade: Polsilver super iridium (2)
AS: Proraso green

Rating: 8/10 one small weeper on my neck. Same spot from the previous day. Very little feedback from alum, but could have been closer on my jawline.
For today:
Pre-shave: Hot shower and Village Barber Oil
Cream: TOBS Mr. Taylor
Brush: WCS Silvertip
Razor: BBS1
Blade: GSB (2)
After: Cold rinse and alum bar
AS: Speick
Frag: Penhaligon's Juniper Sling

Rating: 10/10 - Honest rating ... maybe my best shave ever. First time with the oil, which someone had recommended to me. IMHO it worked!


Shave 20191009

Pre-shave: Wash face with Neutrogena
Brush: OMEGA Premium Pure Bristle
Soap: Tabac
Razor: Gillette Hybrid Tech, Timeless Handle
Blade: Kai (2)
Post-shave: Thai Alum
Aftershave Balm: CeraVe
Aftershave: Clubman Pinaud Lilac Vegetal

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

BBS. No nicks, cuts, weepers or irritation.

Pre-shave: Hot shower (no product)
Brush: Stirling Soap Co. Finest Badger 26mm
Soap: Tabac
Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable (not sure which date code I used today)
Blade: Feather (3)
Post-shave: Thayer's Witch Hazel
Aftershave: Fine Platinum


Great shave today...probably 9/10


Prep: Wash face with Yardley Shea Buttermilk soap; apply Floid preshave
Cream: Truefitt & Hill Ultimate Comfort
Brush: Simpson Duke 1 Best
Razor: Muhle R41
Blade: Kai (2)
Aftershave: Truefitt & Hill 1805 balm

Grooming Dept Preshave Mojito
Talbot Shaving Chittenango Creek soap
Paladin 26mm Lemon Drop Tut
Polsilver SI
Maol Grooming Chittenango Creek AS

Rating: 10/10


Today’s shave:
Soap: Haslinger’s schafmilch
Brush: Graydog 2-band
Razor: Wolfman WR1
Blade: GSB (7)
AS: Floid vigoroso

Rating: 9.5/10
10/10 - Hope everyone has a great day!

Proraso Preshave Cream
WCS Silvertip Brush
Noble Otter "Two Kings" Soap
Merkur 39C
Personna Med Prep Blade
Noble Otter "Two Kings" Splash
Creed "Royal Oud" EdP

Soap: Fine Vetiver
Brush: Omega 10066
Razor: Merkur 34c
Blade: Wilkinson Sword (China) (1)
Post: Thayers Original WH / Florida Water blend
AS: Barbasol Brisk

Comfort: 9.5
Closeness: 8
Razor : Gem Micromatic flying wing-MFG 1947-50, AKA- MMBT ,Micro matic guiding eye.....
Blade: Gem Personna SS PTFE (9)
Soap : Razorock "the Dead Sea"
Brush: Yaki tuxedo knot 24mm+
Preshave: Brush wash face with CeraVe hand bar soap + Aloe Vera gel beard area only
Post shave: Alum + cold water rinse
Post shave: Razorock The Dead Sea aftershave with witch hazel + Nivea balm
Results:8.5/10 or CCS,DFS,BBS + Alum block indicated minor irritation + no weepers = :biggrin1:

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Have some great shaves!
Soap: WSP Matterhorn
Brush: Grizzly Bay Torpedo, 26mm That Darn Rob Fanchurian
Razor: Blackland Blackbird
Blade: Gillette Platinum (4?)
Post: AoS Bergamot balm
AS: B&M Roam
Frag: B&M Hallows EdT
Rating: 10/10...shaves don't get much better than this



Today's Shave:
  • Prep. Wash face with Neutrogena Liquid Facial Soap. Wet face. Apply Grooming Dept. Pre Shave. Cold water shave.
  • Soap: Tabac. Glad to be back to this classic.
  • Brush: SOG Boar
  • Razor: Gold Tone Aristocrat.
  • Blade: Dorco SS.
  • Aftershave: Thayers WH + DR Harris Aftershave Milk.
  • Rating: 10/10.


Rating: 10

Razor: Rex Supply Ambassador
Blade: Gillette Nacet
Brush: Ocean Tortoise Shell Pure Bristle
Pre-Shave: L'Occitane Cade Shave Oil
Lather: Noble Otter Two Kings
Aftershave: Pinaud Clubman
Additional Care:
Pinaud Finest powder


Prep: Wash face with Yardley Shea Buttermilk soap; apply Floid preshave
Soap: Barrister & Mann Lavender Reserve
Brush: RazoRock Plissoft
Razor: RazoRock Game Changer .84-P
Blade: Gillette Silver Blue (2)
Aftershave: Captain’s Choice Nor’easter

Razor: GEM Junior with Bakelite Handle
Blade: GEM PTFE (10)
Soap: Mike's Lime
Brush: Vie-Long BGS2012 Butterscotch Beehive Natural Horse
AS: Aqua Velva Ice Blue

Prep - PAA Cube 2.0 Pre-shave
Soap - DG Pure Lavender
Brush - Yaqi Purple Haze Synthetic
Razor - Timeless Titanium .95 OC
Blade - Nacet (4)
Post - Thayers WH, Nivea Sensitive Balm
Rating: 9.5/10
This was my first time using the R41. I had no issues with it thankfully. I got the best shave yet in the 10 months I've been DE shaving. Nearest to BBS = 9/10
11 Oct 19
Mulhe R41
Blade: Wilkinson Sword (3)
Brush: 30mm Yaqi Monster Barber pole Synthetic
Pre-Shave: Shower and Clearasil face wash
Lather: Henri et Victoria Nautilus soap
Aftershave: Henri et Victoria Nautilus balm
Additional Care: Thayers WH



Today’s shave:
Soap: Haslinger’s Marigold
Brush: Simpsons Classic 2
Razor: Wolfman WR1
Blade: GSB (8)
AS: Fine American blend

Rating: 9/10