SOTD June 2 thru June 8

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a-cut-above
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Simpson Polo 8 Best
Penhaligon Blenheim Bouquet Shave Soap
1940's Gillette Super Speed w/ Feather blade
Nancy Boy AS
Dave

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Big Swifty
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sunday

Rooney super 3/1
Harris lavender shave soap
Merkur slant w/Feather
Harris pink
Guerlain vetiver
~Steve

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ThePossum
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Sunday 6/8 . . .

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  • Prep: Noxzema Deep Cleansing Cream & hot towel
  • Brush: C&E BBB
  • Cream: SCS Oakmoss & Lavendula
  • Razor: 20's Gillette Old Style with Ball End Handle for face & Bic Sensitive for head
  • Blade: Super Iridium (shave 1)
  • Oil Pass: Leisureguy's Last-Pass Shave Oil
  • A/S: Thayer's Lavender Witch Hazel Toner & Nivea Sensitive ASB

  • Result: A very smooth BBS shave today. Best shave in a long time as far as comfort. I think the Super Iridium has won me over after just one shave. Did have to go very easy on my lower neck as I still have some heat rash there. I did do 3 WTG passes there and surprisingly got BBS shave there.
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reggiano
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Sunday!

Rooney 3.1 Finest
Hoffritz Slant w/NOS LB Wilk
Coate's Lime
Thayer's WH

Escentric 02
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datguysux
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Sunday

Omega Syntex
'62 Gillette Slim
Wilkinson NOS (day 1)
Mamma Bear's Bay Rum
Trumper's Coral Skin Food
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D.Irving79
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Post by D.Irving79 »

6/8

1920 ever ready, flip top rear loading model
gem blue star blade
garden of eden wild bayberry & tree soap
C&E super badger

thayers superhazel

emporio armani
gsgo
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Sunday

C&E BBB
P. 160 Soap
Merkur HD
Derby
Italian Floid

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Padron
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Post by Padron »

Rooney 3/1 Super
Gingers Garden Frankincense and Myrrh Shave Soap
Spyderco Ultra Fine touch up
3" TM Linen / 2.5" Handamerican Horsehide Strops
6/8 Friodur
Spanish Floid AS
Czech & Speake Frankincense and Myrrh EDT

Stellar shave, 3 days growth :eek: to BBS in 2 glorious passes.....Maiden voyage today with Irena's shave soap :D So far, it is outstanding and provided a great lather and a close shave with plenty of cushion and moisturizing lather ;)

I need more practice with her soaps but so far 2 thumbs up :) Oh, and the scents are very nice too :D

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mikeny278
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Post by mikeny278 »

1904OC + Feather
Vulfix #2233
TOBS Hypo
Nivea ASB
Trumpers Lime Skin Food

My skin has been holding up to the recent humidity.
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Churchill
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Post by Churchill »

Sunday:
Gillette #58 w/swede
Kent BK4
Trumper's Violet sc (old)
DR Harris Pink a/s
Trumper's Spanish Leather Edt.
Bob
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Post by mycat »

Gillette SS 1955 Dorco ST-301
Omega Silvertip Badger
Prorasco Classic lather
Walgreens AS like Skin Bracer

BBS as the Dorco 301 is a very sharp & excellent blade. 2 passes wtg & atg
levente
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Sunday:

Gillette 1958 TV Special w/Swedish Gillette
Simpson Duke 3 Best
Nivea shave cream
Dickinson's witch hazel w/lavender EO added
Puig Agua Lavanda

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razorsedge
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Sunday

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Gordon, even though the CH3 is Big, for some reason, it just works great with soaps. I think with creams takes a bit of getting used to. Said that, I love my Ch3, I dont think there is another finer shaving brush in terms of solid build

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Sunday....late shave again

Gillette Fatboy + Dorco
Simpson PL8
Castle Forbes Cedarwood & Sandalwood Cream
Neutrogena Alcohol Free Toner; Nivea Sensitive AS Balm
Trumper Sandalwood Cologne
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Post by Gareth »

Sunday

Simpson Polo #8 Best
D.R. Harris Lavender hard shaving soap
1930s Injector w/ NOS Schick blade
Trumper's Lime Skin Food
Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet
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doleeo
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Post by doleeo »

Due to some terrible flooding, our county is under a water boil warning.

Determined to not miss my shave I used bottled water :D

Pre- HOT water.
Brush- T2
Soap- Tabac
Razor- Progress
Blade- Derby
Post- Polar Ice

All this after a very long day of helping gut my friends house and help clean up there flooded home.
-Ethan
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freebird
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B. Altmans & C o. Pure Badger brush
Black Bear brand strop
Wade & Butcher barber point
Geo. F. Trumper Coconut Oil Soap
vintage shaving mug
C.O. Bigelow Bay Rum A/S balm
3 passes, bbs
CMur12
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Post by CMur12 »

Hey Ethan - I'm sorry to hear of the flooding in your area. I hope your home and family are spared. - Murray


Sunday Night:

Musgo Real Glyce pre-wash

Gillette Tech razor (gold, thick handle)
Gillette Platinum blade ("Swede')

Tryphon prototype pure badger brush
Tryphon Green Lime shaving soap

Thayer's Peach Witch Hazel (Astringent)


Wonderful shave! I left the Musgo Real Glyce on the beard for a couple of minutes before rinsing it off, and I rinsed it less. Tonight's shave had unusually good beard softening and outstanding glide/lubricity.

The Glyce soap is a suprise. It is a clear soap, but it is not a glycerin soap. It has the following ingredients: Sodium cocoate, sodium tallowate, sucrose, water, alcohol, castor oil, calcium carbonate, lime oil, and lime fragrance. It is clearly not a glycerin soap: It doesn't feel like glycerin soap and it doesn't smell like glycerin soap. It does seem to contribute to beard softening and especially to lubricity.

- Murray
Give me Soap or give me death!
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D.Irving79
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6/9

1907 ever ready
gem blue star blade
garden of eden bay rum green clay soap
C&E super badger

thayers superhazel

the body shop activist edt



this blade has become a 2 shave blade for me, which sort of pisses me off considering how expensive they are. they give me the best shaves of any SE blade yet though, so im willing to stick with it, even though they cost a mint.
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