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Post by levente »


Schick Krona/Gillette Platinum
Simpson Colonel X2L Best
Vulfix shave soap
Dickinson's witch hazel w/lavender EO and glycerin added
Trumper Coral Skin Food
Pinaud Clubman A/S, used as cologne

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Post by bernards66 »


Gillette Model #58 & LB Wilkinson blade
Kent LE
Trumpers Limes shave cream
D R Harris's Pink A/S
Trumpers Spanish Leather

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Post by Aztecface »

Chris, Thanks. It went very well.

Post by SiR-ed8 »

Razor: Koeller & Co
Brush: MM928 Laminated wood
Soap: OBR Bayrum
AS: OBR Bayrum, AII Osage
Cologne: OBR Bayrum

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Post by TRBeck »

Omega 11137
Cella Sapone*
Merkur "1904"
Dorco 301 #1
DR Harris Pink
Sel de Vetiver

*I've had irritation the last three times I used this, and well before blade hit beard. I have wondered if there's something about coconut oil as the principal lipid that bothers my skin, as Fitjar creams bother me but other shea-containing products don't necessarily. Coconut oil is normally a bit further down the ingredients list, but in Cella and Fitjar it is listed first. I have had similar problems with a bath soap that uses coconut oil as the primary fat, and I know Clint has posted about coconut oil being very problematic when used in excessive quantities. Either way, I love the shave but not the scent of Cella, and so the irritation tilts the scales toward selling. Very disappointing. It's tough to tell what it is in something that irritates your skin, I guess, and so I may never figure it out, because I thought it was shea, but perhaps not.

Cologne is a sample...very intriguing, but I'm undecided at this early stage of the day.
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Post by Thalay Sagar »

Good morning. Sunday:

Rooney EJ87 w/Dorco 301
Semogue LE Boar
Nancy Boy Signature
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harris Pink

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Post by gsgo »

Omega 90081
Merkur HD/Wilkinson Classic
Gold Dachs Spezial
Thayers After Shave
A light smear of Weleda After Shave Balm

A nice shave this morning with one of my favorite soaps, I have been on a shaving cream kick lately and this was a nice diversion.
Good shaving,

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Post by Leon »

I have a bunch of new stuff I decided to try in this Sundays shave.
Hot shower. Musgo Real Glycerin Lime Oil Soap. This soap left my face relaxed, moisturized and ready for the shave.
The Shave:
Grabbed my Semogue 2000 boar brush that I've been using exclusively for the last weeks and used a small amount of the Top Secret shaving cream. This scent is fantastic, but I really can't describe it. It smeels of a blend of lovely floral/woodsy scents.
I picked up my freshly honed Johann Briedohr «Breidora» straight razor to try it out. It has some spots on the blade as you can see, but the edge got wicked sharp and buttery smooth. Now I see why the «Les 3 Croix» razors from J. Breidohr are sold at such high prices.
One pass WTG, the second one XTG was enough for BBS.
Musgo Real After Shave Balsam. It smells great and soothes the skin leaving it in great shave.

What a way to start a Sunday!

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Post by DGB452 »


Merkur 1904 with Feather Blade
Simpson's Colonel X2L Two Band
Trumper's Limes Soft Shaving Cream
Burt's Bees Rosewater as After Shave
Trumper's Spanish Leather Cologne
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Post by The Seeker »

1961 Gillette Fat Boy
Gillette 7 O'Clock SharpEdge (shave #5)
Omega 10005
Edwin Jagger Sea Buckthorn Shaving Soap
Pitralon Classic After Shave
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Post by Quintus Metellus »


Razor - Merkur HD 11C
Blade - Red Pack IP
Brush - Wee Scot
Cream - Castle Forbes Lavender
A/S - D. R. Harris Lavender Water
Balm - 444

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Post by Nick Freeh »

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Merkur Futur
Super Iridium
Speick Shave Stick
Simpson Colonel X2L
Dickinson’s Witch Hazel
Alt Innsbruck A/S Splash

Superb shave this morning--much better luck than the last time I used a shave stick. I think I’m getting the hang of it. My previous shortcoming, I think, was being impatient and not spending enough time working up the lather on my face. I don’t think shave sticks will ever become my “go to” method of lathering, but I enjoy learning a new technique.

The Alt Innsbruck provided a fine finish with a gently lingering fragrance. Very nice.

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Post by Churchill »


Razor: Gillette '58 TV SS
Blade: Vintage Wilkinson
Brush: Semogue 1305
Cream: Coates Rose
A/S: Houbigant Fougere Royale
Edt: Houbigant Fougere Royale
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Post by L. Martino »

After the usual 1-2 minute hot towel prep:

old Fields brush
Lumene AS balm
TGQ 'Leatherneck' extrait

Another very fun shave with the Kirby. This razor feels differently on my face than any other razor I've used. Very slim profile head with a scalloped design makes the blade presentation a unique one.

BBS results,

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Post by Batmang »

Good Sunday all...

George Wostenholm & Sons Celebrated 5/8
Edwin Jagger Best Badger Brush
Erasmic sc
Dickinson's WH
Musgo Real a/s balsam
Knize Ten Edt

A pleasure to return to the ritual of the straight...a fine shave with no incidents. I still get better shaves with the DE and SE, especially on my neck, but with every straight shave I get a little more confident and a little better with my technique. I'm in no rush...and a great finish with the Musgo Real and Knize Ten.

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Post by Shave4Fun »


Razor: Ca. 1946 Gold slotted handle Tech
Blade: Vintage Wilkinson stainless
Soap: Nanajunes Indian Sandalwood (& ?) sample
Brush: Omega #620 Silvertip
A/S: Hugo Boss Elements & Humphrey's Witch Hazel

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Post by bernards66 »


Gillette Model #58 & LB Wilkinson blade
SR 3120
D R Harris's Almond shave cream ( new )
D R Harris's Pink A/S
Penhaligon's Lords

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Post by desertbadger »


Schick Injector J model
Schick Platinum (NOS)
Rooney’s Finest 1/2
C-M Jockey Club

Gotta have the "Fat"!
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Post by drumana »

Good day Sunday

A nice shave after "resting off" a rather assertive hangover #-o

Muhle R89 with Derby
Rooney Alibaba 1
Prairie Creations unscented shave soap
Musgo Real classic aftershave
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