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by poppi
Mon Dec 05, 2016 7:49 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: December 5, 2016 - December 11, 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1691

Re: SOTD: December 5, 2016 - December 11, 2016

Parker Variant razor Gillette Silver Blue blade VDH/TGN Silver Tip franken brush Taconic Mint&Eucalyptus SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Skin Bracer A/S w/added menthol Set the Parker at 2.75 for the Gillette blade and it worked very well. However, I think it would be better at 3. Regardless, it was...
by poppi
Fri Dec 02, 2016 7:21 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: November 28 2016 - December 4 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1899

Re: SOTD: November 28 2016 - December 4 2016

Parker Variant razor (again) Rainbow Stainless blade Shave Revolution Evo brush CO Bigelow SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Skin Bracer w/added menthol Changed blades and since the Rainbow is a mild blade for me, I set the Variant at 3 1/4. Sweet Spot! Another very smooth, comfortable shave that left...
by poppi
Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:49 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: November 28 2016 - December 4 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1899

Re: SOTD: November 28 2016 - December 4 2016

Parker Variant razor Astra SP blade Plisson/L'Occtiane brush Williams SS (Vintage) Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Pinaud Clubman A/S Set the Parker at 2.5 today and got a right dandy shave. It felt very mild but not quite as effective as when set at 3. So, for me and the Astra, it appears that 3 is th...
by poppi
Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:49 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: November 28 2016 - December 4 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1899

Re: SOTD: November 28 2016 - December 4 2016

Parker Variant razor Astra SP blade WD Synthetic brush TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2x menthol Shave #2 and changed the adjustment to 3.5 today from yesterday's 3. Got another effective shave but it felt a little harsh/aggressive. 3 was a great set...
by poppi
Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: November 14 2016 - November 20 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 2647

Re: SOTD: November 14 2016 - November 20 2016

Parker 26c razor Astra SP blade Vie-Long Silver Tip brush Williams SS (vintage) Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Pinaud Clubman A/S Great lather and a fine shave. The Parker 26c is an extremely mild razor for me but also very comfortable to use. I'm ready to go but got no place to be. Oh well, I still l...
by poppi
Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:54 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: November 7 - November 13, 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2164

Re: SOTD: November 7 - November 13, 2016

Star 3 piece razor Gillette Silver Blue blade (day 4) CO Bigelow SC WD Silver Tip brush Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe M&L Florida Water Cologne w/added menthol The GSB blade continues to work very well, feels the same today as it did day 1 and that's a good thing. Everything else worked well together...
by poppi
Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:30 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: November 7 - November 13, 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2164

Re: SOTD: November 7 - November 3, 2016

EJ/Scotch&Stowe franken razor Gillette Silver Blue blade Maggard Synthetic brush Williams SS (vintage) Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Pinaud Clubman A/S Another fine lather from vintage Williams and a smooth, comfortable shave resulted. All in all, this was/is a great combo, very comfortable and effec...
by poppi
Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:45 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: November 7 - November 13, 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2164

Re: SOTD: November 7 - November 3, 2016

Weber DLC razor Gillette Silver Blue blade Shave Revolution Evo brush TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol Osage Rug/Witch Hazel w/aloe TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2x menthol Whoa! For some reason this combo seemed particularly cold today. Started to shiver while whacking off the whiskers. It was great!! All set...
by poppi
Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:33 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 31 - November 6, 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1749

Re: SOTD: October 31 - November 6, 2016

Star 3 piece razor
Rainbow blade
RazoRock Plissoft brush
TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol
Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe
TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2x menthol

My face is numb, this SS/A.S. are killer cold and I like it. All went well and a fine shave was had. Now go enjoy your day folks
by poppi
Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: October 24 - October 30, 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2947

Re: October 24 - October 30, 2016

Parker 94r razor Astra SP blade Shave Revolution Metaloid synthetic brush Palmolive Mentholated SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Colorado Sage cologne Putting the Parker head back on the Parker handle (where it should be) resulted in a wonderful shave. The 94r is one of my favorite's and deservedly s...
by poppi
Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:00 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: October 24 - October 30, 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2947

Re: October 24 - October 30, 2016

Parker/Scotch&Stowe franken razor Astra SP blade WD Sliver Tip brush Palmolive Mentholated SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Jason's Aloe Vera balm M&L Florida Water cologne w/added menthol Parker 94r handle = 58 grams. S&S handle = 78 grams. And that made a significant difference in the shave. With a...
by poppi
Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:10 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: October 24 - October 30, 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2947

Re: October 24 - October 30, 2016

EJ/Scotch&Stowe franken razor Astra SP blade VDH/TGN Silver Tip brush CO Bigelow SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Skin Bracer A/S w/added menthol Nice shave, cool and refreshing. And a wonderful as the EJ head is on the S&S handle, I"m thinking a Parker head might be better. We'll find out tomorrow. ...
by poppi
Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:21 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: October 24 - October 30, 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2947

Re: October 24 - October 30, 2016

Weber DLC razor Dorco ST-301 blade Shave Revolution Evo brush TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2x menthol My eyes are watering cuz this shave was really really cold. Oh my word cold. And I liked it! But I didn't like the Dorco blade. I remember now why...
by poppi
Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:00 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: October 24 - October 30, 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2947

Re: October 24 - October 30, 2016

Weber DLC razor Dorco ST-301 blade Omega 10066 boar brush Colgate Cup Soap Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe M&L Florida Water Cologne w/added menthol Today's shave ended up ok but the journey there wasn't all that great. Hadn't used a boar brush in eons and had trouble getting adequate lather. Guess I'm...
by poppi
Fri Oct 21, 2016 4:48 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 17 - October 23, 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2846

Re: SOTD: October 17 - October 23, 2016

EJ/Scotch&Stowe franken razor Rainbow blade Plisson/L'Occitane brush Musgo Real Spiced Citrus SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Pino Silvestre EDT Pretty darn nice shave for this fine Friday. Look good, feel good, smell like a pine Forest and ready to go to the county fair. Now go enjoy your day folks.
by poppi
Thu Oct 20, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 17 - October 23, 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2846

Re: SOTD: October 17 - October 23, 2016

Rotbart #15 razor
Astra SP blade
Shave Revolution Evo brush
Colgate Cup Soap
Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe
CO Bigelow 1585 Cologne.

Great Shave, that is all. Now go enjoy your day folks
by poppi
Wed Oct 19, 2016 6:45 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 17 - October 23, 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2846

Re: SOTD: October 17 - October 23, 2016

Parker 26c razor Astra SP blade Plisson/L'Occitane brush TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2x menthol Dang that was cold! But it was great as everything worked fine together. The Parker is just a tad mild for me so had to do an extra pass but that was n...
by poppi
Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:21 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 17 - October 23, 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2846

Re: SOTD: October 17 - October 23, 2016

Star Bakelite 3 piece razor Astra SP blade Shave Revolution Metaloid synthetic brush Colgate Cup Soap Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Skin Bracer A/S w/added menthol I love Colgate Cup Soap!! This stuff works just so very well for me I almost can't stand it. The Star Bakelite worked well also. So, its'...
by poppi
Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:04 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 17 - October 23, 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2846

Re: SOTD: October 17 - October 23, 2016

Weber DLC razor Asco blade Vie-Long Silver Tip brush Palmolive Mentholated SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe M&L Florida Water Cologne w/added menthol A pleasant face freezing shave the fine morning. I added menthol crystals to the Florida Water and think I got a little carried away cuz it's really re...
by poppi
Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:41 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 10 - October 16, 2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2516

Re: SOTD: October 10 - October 16, 2016

EJ/Scotch&Stowe frankenrazor Astra SP blade WD Silver Tip brush Musgo Real Spiced Citrus SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Musgo Real Orange Amber cologne Another fine shave to start the day. I really like the Musgo Real SC, lathers easily and gives great skin care and cushion.. I like cushion. The fr...