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THURSDAY, 7 November

Pre: Pantene conditioner
Brush: Yaqi Barber Pole Tuxedo
Lather: Stirling Iced Pineapple
Blade: SilverStar (7)
Razor: Hone Type 15 (brass)
Post: Alum Block
Splash: Home brew of WH/4711/glycerin/menthol

Rating: 10
 
Shave 20191107

Prep: Washed face with Neutrogena
Pre-shave: Proraso Red
Soap: Stirling Electric Sheep
Brush: Mr. Fine Stout, 26mm 'Angel Hair' Synthetic
Bowl: Timeless Blue
Razor: Gillette 1956 English #24 Ball Handle Tech
Blade: Voskhod (2)
Post-shave1: Crystal Thai Alum Stick
Post-shave2: Dickinson's Original Witch Hazel plus Organic Moroccan Rose Water (3:1 ratio)
Aftershave Balm: CeraVe
Aftershave: Bootlegger's Bay Rum Lime

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

Absolutely outstanding shave!

DFS+/BBS with no nicks, cuts, weepers or irritation.

9+/10
 
RazoRock GC .84 with a new feather blade, never had used a feather blade as suttlebutt
on the forums told me that feather blades could cut your jugular.
Lathered up with a RR synthetic brush and a brand new tub of RR tallow "Aqua", followed up with a splash of
Thayer's Cucumber Witch hazel, followed up with RR "Dead Sea" aftershave from a brand
new unopened bottle. Shave rates at a solid 8.5
 
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SOTD
  • Cold Water Shave
  • Pre Shave - Grooming Dept
  • Brush - Zenith Synthetic
  • Shave Soap - Martin De Candre Nature
  • Razor - Gillette Fatboy
  • Blade - Gillette Platinum (1)
  • Post Shave - Thayers Aloe Vera
  • Post Shave - Martin De Candre Camomille
  • Aftershave - None
  • 10/10
Another fantastic lather with the Martin De Candre - and very easily achieved. Great cushion and glide again. Warmed the Camomille slightly before use and it really does give the skin a smooth silky feel without being greasy or heavy.

First run with the Gillette adjustable - 3 passes and touchup and started with "4" increased to "5" and touchups on "3". The result a great BBS shave and the troublesome jawline / chin was perfect.

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ATT R1 Atlas + Gillette 7O’Clock Super Stainless (3)
Preshave: Proraso White
Lather: face lather with Muhle XL + CO Bigelow shaving cream.
3 passes + touch ups to DFS+.
No issues or irritation.
Pleasant shave.
Rating: 9/10
 
Today’s shave:
Soap: Haslinger’s schafmilch
Brush: Simpson’s Tulip 2 best
Razor: Wolfman WR1
Blade: Nacet (7)
AS: Pinaud clubman

Rating: 8.5/10
 
Prep: Dr. Bronner's Castile Soap
Brush: Omega 10066 boar
Soap: Fine Santal Absolut
Razor: Parker 66r
Blade: Shark Stainless (1)
A/S: VIBR/Old Spice blend

one small chin nick :nono:
weepers=0
irritation=0
skin feel=:001_wub:

9.0/10
 
Hot shower, followed by.....

GD Preshave
GD Tentazione
Paladin Cobalt Chief
RR GC84
Polsilver SI
Ice Blue AV splash
Azzaro PH EDT

Rating: 10/10
 
Prep - warm shower
Soap - Stirling Executive Man
Brush - Viking Soap "Deep Space" 26mm
Razor - Karve Brass C Plate
Blade - Gillette 7 O'Clock Super Platinum (1)
Post - Thayer's Unscented WH, Fine Platinum, Nivea Sensitive ASB

Rating - 9.5/10
 
Razor: Schick M3 Adjustable
Blade: Schick Injector
Brush: Supply Silvertip Synthetic
Pre-Shave: Neutrogena Shave Cream
Lather: Essence of Scotland Malt and Myrtle
Aftershave: Pinaud Virgin Islands Bay Rum
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Pinaud Finest powder
Rating: 10
 
This morning I shaved with a British flared, red tip Rocket, Gillette 7 O'clock black blade and B&M Barrister's Reserve® Spice Shaving Soap. I was beginning to think a BBS shave was just my imagination as it had been some time since I really had a BBS shave. This razor and blade combo is giving me a 10/10 BBS shave now for the last three days. I'm so glad I put this razor back into my rotation.
 
Today was a hair from glorious!

razor: Gillette New Short Comb (I think, just got it yesterday)
blade: MenSmell Stainless Steel (4)
brush: Omega 10049 Pro Boar
pre: Prep Cream
cream: Art of Shaving Olibanum and Pepper (I love this scent)
post: Fine Accoutrements Santal Absolut (I really love this scent and post shave cooling)

Rating 9.75/10 - I can not believe how much I love using the Gillette New Short Comb, WOW it was a great razor for me. Only a hair off of BBS in my trouble spots after four pass shave (WTG,XTG,ATG, XTG). Best shave in about a month. Hope you all are getting great shaves!

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ackvil

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Today's Shave:
  • Prep. Wash face with Neutrogena Liquid Facial Soap. Wet face. Apply Grooming Dept. Pre Shave. Coldwater shave.
  • Soap: Uberlather of Cella + Proraso Sandalwood Cream + Glycerin
  • Brush: Uomo daVinci 293 Silvertip
  • Razor: ATT S-1
  • Blade: Personna Lab
  • Aftershave: Thayers WH + DR Harris Arlington Aftershave Milk
  • Rating: 10/10
 
10/10 Great shave!

Proraso Preshave Cream / Stirling Soap Co. "Mountain Man" Soap / Stirling "High Mountain White" Badger Brush / Merkur 39C / Personna Med Prep Blade / Alum / Stirling Soap Co. "Mountain Man" Splash / Creed "Silver Mountain Water" EdP

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Shave 20191108

Prep: Washed face with Neutrogena
Pre-shave: Proraso Red
Soap: Stirling Electric Sheep
Brush: Mr. Fine Stout, 26mm 'Angel Hair' Synthetic
Bowl: Timeless Blue
Razor: RazoRock Black Hawk - V2
Blade: Feather AC (3)
Post-shave1: Crystal Thai Alum Stick
Post-shave2: Dickinson's Original Witch Hazel plus Organic Moroccan Rose Water (3:1 ratio)
Aftershave Balm: CeraVe
Cologne: Kolonia 1800 Vetiver deCrusellas EdC

Tried a simple two pass shave, WTG and ATG. Definitely SAS/CCS territory. Added an XTG over my whole face and then another halfway XTG/ATG. Wow!

Really nice shave - wife approved.

DFS++/BBS. One very minor weeper under my nose. Minor irritation.

9+/10
 
SOTD
  • Cold Water Shave
  • Pre Shave - Grooming Dept
  • Brush - Zenith Synthetic
  • Shave Soap - Pre De Provence
  • Razor - Gillette Fatboy
  • Blade - Gillette Platinum (2)
  • Post Shave - Thayers Aloe Vera
  • Post Shave - Pre De Provence
  • Aftershave - None
  • 10/10
Great shave with another French soap ... doesn't feel quite as luxurious as the MDC but the shave and post feel is top notch and for the price this soap set is a bargain.

Fatboy delivered again - Started at 4 then to 3 with touchups on 4 ... BBS with no irritation etc

Back to the Karve tomorrow

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ATT R1 Atlas + Astra Superior Stainless (1)
Proraso White Preshave
Face lather with Muhle XL Silvertip Synthetic + CO Bigelow Eucalyptus Oil shaving cream.
3 passes + touch ups to DFS++.
No issues or irritation.
Very pleasant shave.
Rating: 9.5/10
 
My first time using a Kai blade. Fantastic shave in the 6S R6, the best shave with the Rockwell so far. Maybe I wont get rid of it yet! 8/10
9 Nov 19
Razor:
Rockwell 6S
Blade: Kai stainless (0)
Brush: 24mm Vie-Long Peleón Horsehair
Pre-Shave: Shower and face wash
Lather: Tabac shaving soap
Aftershave: Floid Black AS / Nivea cooling balm
Additional Care: Thayer’s WH
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Today’s shave:
Soap: Haslinger’s schafmilch
Brush: Graydog 2-band
Razor: Wolfman WR1
Blade: Blondie (1)
AS: Floid vigoroso

Rating: 7/10
 
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