SOTD: January 25 thru January 31 2010

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Flash G
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SOTD: January 25 thru January 31 2010

Post by Flash G »

Vulfix #2235
Merkur Futur
BiC Chrome
Speick aftershave balm
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Monday's Shave

Post by nteeman »

Razor: Merkur 38C
Blade: Iridium Super Extra Stainless Blade Shave #1
Brush: C Conk (Vulfix) #850
Cream/Soap: Musgo Real
A/S: Nivea for Men Sensitive Extra Soothing A/S Balm
-Neal (DE user since 1998)
I shave therefore I am

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The Seeker
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Post by The Seeker »

Merkur HD
Derby Extra (shave #1)
Small Edwin Jagger Super Badger
Valobra Shave Stick
Shavex Alum Block
Nivea Sensitive Post Shave Balm
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Post by Batmang »

Good Monday morning all...

E.J. Chatsworth w/ 7 O'Clock Yellow
Semogue 1305
Omega ss
Dickinsons WH
Aqua Velva
Anherb a/s gel
Trumpers Spanish Leather Cologne

A BBS shave this morning with great lather. I let the brush soak while I showered and really spent some time loading the brush. It's a good way to start the week.

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Post by IanM »


Gold Gillette Tech
Iridium Super
Vulfix VS/3
D.R. Harris Marlborough Soap
Clinique Post Shave Soother
Penhaligon's English Fern edt

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Post by Mike R »


Brush: Rooney Stubby 1
Cream: T&H Sandalwood
Razor: Schick Type N Injector
Blade: Schick
A/S: None
Cologne: Penhaligons L.P. #9

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Post by Shave4Fun »


'59 Super Speed
Gillette 7 O'Clock SharpEdge (Yellow) - shave #2
Vintage Fulller handle w/TGN Super Badger
TABAC hard soap (tallow based, for sure!)
Humphrey's Witch Hazel
Karl Lagerfeld EdT

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Post by gsgo »

Vulfix 404 Mixed
Merkur 1904/Wilkinson Classic
Thayers Aftershave
Proraso Liquid Cream Aftershave
Good shaving,

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Post by Empty Words »

C-MON razor
Omega 10066 boar
Prairie Creations Rose soap
Musgo Real after shave
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Post by Zot! »

Jagger Chatsworth w/Red IP day 4
Jagger Medium Super Badger
The Body Shop Old Formula Shave Cream
Moss Scuttle
Thayer's Lemon Witch Hazel
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Post by drumana »

Good day, Monday.

M-R89 with Derby
Rooney Alibaba 1
Speick soap, aftershave & cologne
J&J Purpose lotion
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Post by Quintus Metellus »


Razor - Merkur 33c
Blade - Merkur Super Platinum
Brush - Semogue 1305
Cream - TOBS Rose
Toner - Dickinson's Witch Hazel
A/S - Trumper Sandalwood Skin Food
Cologne - Geo. F. Trumper Sandalwood

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Post by TRBeck »

Omega 20106
Palmolive soap
Merkur "1904"
Dorco shave 5
DR Harris Pink

Palmolive chased with Harris Pink is oddly compelling, a very clean and masculine combination. No EDT today due to sinus issues.

These ST-301s are slightly more durable than Derbys for me. Shave #5 today, which included neck cleanup, and I detect no tugging. I've been tossing them after 5 shaves but I may push this one and see what happens.


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Post by reggiano »


Kent BLK4
Rocket HD w/LB
Castle Forbes Lavender
Harris Pink

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Post by BullGoose »

Monday, January 25, 2010

Razor: Amboyna Burl Razor (Merkur Classic Head)
Blade: Gillette Yellow
Brush: Shavemac D01 Horn
Pre-Shave: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Soap: Irisch Moos Shave Stick
A/S: Pashana Aftershave

Another great shave. The Amboyna Burl razor with the Merkur Classic head has good heft and the perfect balance resulting in a wonderfully efficient shaver. The Irisch Moos produced its usually superior lather and I received an irritation free BBS shave. The Pashana aftershave fit my mood for the morning. -Czech & Speake, H.L. Thater, Mergress, Rocnel, Boellis Panama,Castle Forbes, Asylum Shave Works and more.

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Post by alabamalawyer »

Razor: Le Grelot
Brush: Plisson 12 EW
Soap: SRD Bulgarian Rose
AS: SCS Bulgarian Rose balm
Edt: C&S 88

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Monday Shave

Post by Nick Freeh »

Monday, January 25, 2010

Razor: Progress XL
Blade: Super Iridium
Brush: Vulfix 2234 Super
Cream: Proraso
Aftershave: Dickinson’s Witch Hazel, Proraso splash

A very fine shave this morning. I’m curious to see how many shaves I can get out of an Iridium. I was initially a little skeptical of this blade because it is 2+ times the cost of the Astra Superior Platinum, which has been my “go to” blade. However, the way things are looking, the Iridium may be only slightly more expensive per shave than the Astra (today was shave #8 on this particular blade). I continue to like the Astra a lot, but this Iridium was still feeling incredibly smooth after so many shaves (I usually impose a limit of 5 shaves from an Astra, even though I could probably get by with one or two more). As they say, “More research is needed.” Tomorrow will be shave #9 on another Iridium in another razor (Futur). Maybe I’ll hack my face up, but somehow I don’t think so. A more stringent test will come later--an Iridium in a Merkur 23c, a considerably lighter razor.

The WH/Proraso splash was a great finish.

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Post by druphus »

Nice kit Chris!
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Post by druphus »

Monday, 25 Jan. 2010

Trumper's Rose Shaving Soap
Simpson Chubby 2 super 2-band
Merkur HD w/ Gillette SuperSharp 7 o'clock (yellow) blade
D.R. Harris Pink AS
Trumper's Coral Skin Food
Floris N0. 89 EdT
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Post by Thalay Sagar »

Good afternoon. Monday:

Rooney Chatsworth w/IP
SR 3120
Harris Lavender cream (new)
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
TGR Standard A/S Balm
Atkinson's English Lavender Water

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