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Post by fallingwickets » Sat Dec 23, 2006 3:04 am


The brush is grand. Thanks for asking. Its almost the same size as my Floris so no learning curve there. The bristles are nice and firm and it lathered up like a champ. And, and not one single lost hair! I can't imagine needing anything else. Note to Richard: SMF 2007, I know, but besides that then :D


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Post by soulshine » Sat Dec 23, 2006 7:04 am

saturday = great shave!

baxter scrub
thomas anthony brush
the gentlemen's quarter shave soap - desert ironwood
merkur HD w/derby
baxter asb
QED 101 cologne

looking sharp & feelin' fine today.


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Post by stanmog » Sat Dec 23, 2006 7:46 am


Sabrini apothecary best brush
Provence Sante soap
Schick injector
Thayers rose WH
Proraso a/s balm
Rosehip seed oil

As reviewed yesterday by Chris, the Provence Sante is very lubricating; in fact it rivals or equals my "gold standard" for slipperiness, Knize 10 soap. And the terra cotta dish is a nice change from the ususal too shallow wooden bowls other soaps come in.


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Post by Nitrox » Sat Dec 23, 2006 8:50 am


Merkur Futur razor
Israeli de blade
Simpson Chubby 2 brush
Trumper's Limes shave cream
Thayer's rose witch hazel
Baxter's AS Balm

"Shhhhhaving cream, be nice and clean
shave every day and you'll always look keen."

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Post by reggiano » Sat Dec 23, 2006 9:41 am


70's Rooney
Fatboy w/Feather
Pre de Provence Soap
Thayer's Lavender WH
Baxter ASB
Czech & Speake No. 88

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Post by DEF » Sat Dec 23, 2006 10:09 am


My 5-year-old son initiated today's shave, noting that we hadn't shaved together in a while.

Both of us:
Arko soap with a boar brush. (Breaking from my usual approach, we loaded the brush and then built the lather in a separate lathering bowl. Two or three trips back to the soap, a drizzle or two of hot water, and some vigorous stirring action later, we had an amazing volume of creamy lather.)

Him: Gillette Tech sans blade. (An absolutely pristine razor bought from Cigar Dan earlier this year.)

Me: Merkur Progress w/ Israeli Personna, Feather AC/SuperPro for final pass. (I'll have to try this again, but from today's experience I'd almost say the Arko performed better with the Feather AC than with the Progress -- though that's getting down to a geeky level of detail.)

Both, again: Woods of Windsor EDT. (I wanted GFT Spanish Leather, but decided not to break ranks with the boy, since he deliberated so hard over his choice.)


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Post by Austin » Sat Dec 23, 2006 10:55 am

EJ razor
Simpsons brush
SCS Savory Rose shave soap
SCS Lavender Milk
Acca Kappa Cedro EDT



Post by TomH » Sat Dec 23, 2006 11:09 am


Merkur 23c w. DERBY blade
BOCK badger brush
KissMyFace Key Lime sc
Lotion Opaline A/S
OLIVIA's A/S balm
Bruno Banani "Time To Play" EdT


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Post by timc » Sat Dec 23, 2006 11:23 am


Vulfix 2233
Taylor Rose shaving cream
Merkur HD
Derby blade
Pinaud Clubman AS

A true challenge of shaving is doing it while watching a two-year-old. No cuts today!
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Post by bernards66 » Sat Dec 23, 2006 11:32 am


Gillette TV Superspeed & Tesco blade
Rooney White, medium
Taylor's Almond shave cream ( old version )
D R Harris's A/S Milk ( old version )
Trumpers Bay Rum


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Post by javyn » Sat Dec 23, 2006 11:42 am

Bath - Savon de Marseille
KMF Virgin Forest
Shavemac 556 Finest
Gillette Ranger & Derby
Thayers Rose WH
GFT Coral Skin Food

Bath - Grandpa's Pine Tar
Proraso Pre
Shavemac 556 Finest
Gillette Ranger & Derby
Will G's Bay Rum shea soap & aftershave
Thayers Rose WH

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Post by rustyblade » Sat Dec 23, 2006 12:01 pm


I had a nightmare last night in which I was smearing canned gel on my face and then proceeded to shave with a twin blade disposable. I didn't cut myself or anything gory, worst thing was I had to continue on my day with an awful shave. Stubble everywhere, the humiliation I had to endure! Terrible!

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Post by ichabod » Sat Dec 23, 2006 12:57 pm

TV and Swede
Sabrooney style 1 tiny Best
Arko soap
Homegrown ASB mix of jojoba and hair conditioner
Floris Elite

The little brush is a great combination with a soap stick to the face, and of course the razor/blade combo is perfect.
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Post by Bob » Sat Dec 23, 2006 1:56 pm


Gillette '58 TV Super Speed / Gillette "Swede"
Taylor OBS Rose Shave Cream
Thayer's Rose Witch Hazel
Penhaligon's Hammam Bouquet Aftershave

Love that Hammam Bouquet. I wish the shave cream were readily available. It appears that there is an Aussie purveyor, and I may just buy some.

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Post by Bargepole » Sat Dec 23, 2006 4:06 pm

SUMMARY: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday:

Rooney Style 2 finest
Coral SF

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Post by bernards66 » Sat Dec 23, 2006 4:19 pm

Michael, My God, man! Are you now shaving with a Slant Bar and just water?! How barbaric! And no cologne? You, who rival Chris F. in possessing such a vast inventory? What's going on over there? Is the freezing fog getting to you? Try and get centered my good fellow. We need you here in...a....balanced frame of mind.

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Post by offshoot » Sat Dec 23, 2006 5:58 pm

bernards66 wrote: Try and get centered my good fellow. We need you here in...a....balanced frame of mind.
... absinthe...

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Post by Chaps » Sat Dec 23, 2006 6:18 pm

Late Saturday Shave:

'57 SS Red-Tip
Derby Extra
Proraso Boar Brush
Proraso Pre-Shave
Proraso Shaving Soap
Proraso A/S Balm
Old Spice A/S

Make It A Proraso Evening!

"Because I prefer the cool, clean sweep of the tempered steel as it glides smoothly--" Cary Grant as he is shaving in a scene from "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House"

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Post by Sam » Sat Dec 23, 2006 6:21 pm

Saturday, around noon:

Edwin Jagger HD with English Wilkinson
Black Handled Sabrooney (Rooney Finest)
GFT shave cream
Touchup with Slant bar, English Wilkinson and QED Lavendar Shave stick
Thayers with Lavendar witch hazel
Jason Aloe gel

Cologne: Trumpers Royal, as I was going to go get a haircut. Classy.


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