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by nav
Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD March 23 thru March 29
Replies: 258
Views: 23200

- hot shower
- pure badger brush
- C&E SAO soap
- 40's flare tip
- TBS macaroot ASB
by nav
Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Soap Care
Replies: 18
Views: 1760

My tabac started to show signs of cracking and I used it for a few days straight and that seems to have fixed. I think these soaps don't like to be out of the rotation for long :lol:
by nav
Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Trumper's Violet
Replies: 27
Views: 2962

I tried a sample and it was fantastic, really nice and soothing for me.
by nav
Thu Mar 12, 2009 5:32 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Lathering soap: wet brush vs dry brush?
Replies: 15
Views: 2294

I take a "dry" brush to my soaps. Dry meaning I shake out as much water as I can, I don't squeeze the brush but shake it so that there is not much water at all. I put a few drops of water and rub the top of the soap. I then swirl the brush on the soap which gives off a very thin paste (no lather for...
by nav
Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Feb 16 thru Feb 22, 2009
Replies: 273
Views: 23175

- 40's SS with new astra SP
- Pure badger brush
- C&E SAO soap
- Somersets ASB

2 passes, great shave :D
by nav
Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Derby Blades, A Review
Replies: 103
Views: 71461

Derby blades did not do it for me. I did get 3 shaves out of them so that is not my issue. I feel that they weren't smooth like astra SP's. I can push out 4 shaves from my astra's without any irritation, derby's gave me irritation from the first shave.