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by poppi
Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:03 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 10 - October 16, 2016
Replies: 20
Views: 3439

Re: SOTD: October 10 - October 16, 2016

EJ/Scotch&Stowe frankenrazor Astra SP blade Shave Revolution Metaloid brush TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2x menthol Love the scent of the Lemongrass SS and A/S plus all the menthol is great. I paired my EJ DE87 head with a Scotch&Stowe stainless st...
by poppi
Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:10 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 10 - October 16, 2016
Replies: 20
Views: 3439

Re: SOTD: October 10 - October 16, 2016

Parker 94r razor Rainbow blade Plisson/L'Occitane brush Musgo Real Spiced Citrus SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Musgo Real Orange Amber cologne 1st time with the Musgo Real SC. Very nice lather with a subtle but pleasing scent. I like it quite a bit. Everything made nice with each other and a fine ...
by poppi
Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:35 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Dollar General DE Blades made in Vietnam
Replies: 2
Views: 1158

Re: Dollar General DE Blades made in Vietnam

I picked up some of these locally cuz when I saw them I just couldn't resist checking them out. They work fine for me too. Nice to have alternatives isn't it?
by poppi
Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:33 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 10 - October 16, 2016
Replies: 20
Views: 3439

Re: SOTD: October 10 - October 16, 2016

Star 3 piece razor Rainbow blade Shave Revolution Metaloid brush TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2x menthol Shiver me timbers.....that was a face freezer of a shave! And a nice one too. So I look good, feel good and smell wonderful. Good for me. Now g...
by poppi
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:08 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 3 - October 9, 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3792

Re: SOTD: October 3 - October 9, 2016

Star 3 piece razor Asco blade Shave Revolution Metaloid brush TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2x menthol That was unexpected! A BBS with this combo! Knew I would/could get a DFS, but way exceeded that. What a great way to start the day. Now go enjoy y...
by poppi
Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:04 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 3 - October 9, 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3792

Re: SOTD: October 3 - October 9, 2016

Weber DLC razor Asco blade Shave Revolution Evo brush Proraso Blue SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe CO Bigelow 1585 cologne Nice shave to start a Thursday. Hadn't used an Asco blade for awhile and sorry I haven't. Smooth, close and comfortable. The Proraso Blue worked well but I really don't like the...
by poppi
Wed Oct 05, 2016 5:14 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 3 - October 9, 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3792

Re: SOTD: October 3 - October 9, 2016

EJ DE87 razor Astra SP blade Plisson/L'Occitane brush Palmolive Mentholated SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Skin Bracer A/S w/added menthol I have not used the EJ DE87 in years (literally) and thought, "What the heck" and pulled it out. Nice mild shaver that set me up for the day just fine. Not an e...
by poppi
Tue Oct 04, 2016 6:22 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 3 - October 9, 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3792

Re: SOTD: October 3 - October 9, 2016

Star 3 piece razor Astra SP blade Shave Revolution synthetic brush TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2x menthol Another face freezer of a shave today and I liked it. The Star/Astra combo is great; smooth, close and comfortable and isn't that what we're ...
by poppi
Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:13 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: October 3 - October 9, 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3792

Re: SOTD: October 3 - October 9, 2016

Parker 26c razor Astra SP blade Vie-Long Silver Tip brush Palmolive Mentholated SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Skin Bracer A/S w/added menthol Brrr.......nice cold shave this morning that I really enjoyed. The 26c is extremely mild and I have to do an extra pass to get the shave I want. I think it'...
by poppi
Fri Sep 30, 2016 6:54 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Sept 26 - October 2, 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3147

Re: SOTD: Sept 26 - October 2, 2016

Weber DLC razor 7 a.m. Hi Platinum blade Satin Tip Purist brush CO Bigelow SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe M&L Florida Water cologne w/added menthol 1st use of a 7 am blade and it wasn't bad at all. 1st pass was a tiny bit tuggy but after that it smoothed out and a fine shave was had. Love the Flori...
by poppi
Wed Sep 28, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Sept 26 - October 2, 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3147

Re: SOTD: Sept 26 - October 2, 2016

Parker 94r razor
Perma-Sharp blade
Maggard Synthetic brush
Dr. Selby 3X SC
Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe
Pinaud Clubman A/S

A right dandy shave for today and I'm ready to go. Got no place to go but I'm ready anyway. Now go enjoy your day folks.
by poppi
Tue Sep 27, 2016 7:30 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Sept 19 - 25, 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3739

Re: SOTD: Sept 19 - 25, 2016

Scotch&Stowe razor Perma-Sharp Super blade Plisson/L'Occitane brush CO Bigelow SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Skin Bracer A/S w/added menthol The S&S/Perma-Sharp combo was very very mild and had to work a bit more to get the shave I wanted but all turned out well. Don't think this be a favorite tho...
by poppi
Mon Sep 26, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Sept 26 - October 2, 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3147

Re: SOTD: Sept 26 - October 2, 2016

Weber DLC razor Perma-Sharp blade WD/FS boar frankenbrush TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2x menthol Nice chilly shave to start to the day and I liked it. Everything worked well together and I'm ready to go. Now go enjoy your day folks
by poppi
Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:24 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Sept 19 - 25, 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3739

Re: SOTD: Sept 19 - 25, 2016

Schick G4 razor
Personna blade
VDH/TGN Silver Tip frankenbrush
CO Bigelow SC
Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe
Pinaud Clubman A/S

I always worry about drawing blood when using an injector. Not today though, nice shave and all is well. Now go enjoy your day folks
by poppi
Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: What's your combo??
Replies: 26
Views: 9915

Re: What's your combo??

Right handed guy here. I face lather and start on the right side, move across the chin and then do the left side. I then proceed to lather the neck area. After all that, I go left to right to smooth our the lather. Have to be careful too that I don't under lather the left side and over lather the ri...
by poppi
Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:20 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Sept 19 - 25, 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3739

Re: SOTD: Sept 19 - 25, 2016

Lord Smart razor Gillette 365 blade WD Silver Tip brush Palmolive Mentholated SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe M&L Florida Water Cologne w/added menthol Another face freezer of a shave and I liked it. The Lord/365 is a nice smooth combo and I ended up with a dandy shave. I'm ready to go. Now go enjoy...
by poppi
Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Sept 19 - 25, 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3739

Re: SOTD: Sept 19 - 25, 2016

Parker 94r razor Gillette 365 blade Maggard Synthetic brush Dr. Selby 3x SC w/added menthol Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Skin Bracer A/S w/added menthol Another nice shave from the 365 blade but I think it's done. This is shave #3 with it and I usually only use a blade for 3 shaves so it's OK. Going...
by poppi
Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Sept 19 - 25, 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3739

Re: SOTD: Sept 19 - 25, 2016

Weber DLC razor Gillette 365 blade Shave Revolution Evo brush TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe TSD Lemongrass A/S w/2x menthol A face freezer shave to start the day and I liked it. Surprised by the 365 blade in a good way. Smooth, sharp and comfortable giving me a fantasti...
by poppi
Fri Sep 16, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Sept 13 - 18, 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1986

Re: SOTD: Sept 13 - 18, 2016

Parker 94r razor
Treet Platinum blade
TSD Lemongrass SS w/2x menthol
Maggard Synthetic brush
Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe
TSD Lemongrass A/S w.2x menthol

Pretty darn nice shave. It's day 4 with the Treet and it's done. Did a nice job though and I"m happy. Now go enjoy your day folks.
by poppi
Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: Sept 13 - 18, 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1986

Re: SOTD: Sept 13 - 18, 2016

Star 3 piece razor Treet Platinum blade Satin Tip Purist brush Palmolive Mentholated SC Osage Rub/Witch Hazel w/aloe Skin Bracer A/S w/added menthol Another nice shave from the Treet Plat blade. The Satin Tip brush feels like a boar brush to me but gave a great lather. All in all, a fine shave was h...