SOTD: May 3 thru May 9 2010

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Flash G
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SOTD: May 3 thru May 9 2010

Post by Flash G »

Goooood morning SMF!

Monsavon
Vulfix #2235 Super
Merkur Futur
Super Iridium
Penhaligons's Blenheim Bouquet afteshave Balm
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nteeman
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Monday's Shave

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Razor: Merkur 38C
Blade: French Gillette (Shave #2)
Brush: Shavemac #177
Cream/Soap: Proraso (red)
A/S: Nivea for Men Sensitive Extra Soothing A/S Balm
-Neal (DE user since 1998)
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Batmang
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Post by Batmang »

E.J. Chatsworth w/ 7 OCY (1)
E.J. BBB
Arko lemon sc
Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe
Osage Rub
Anherb a/s gel
G.F.T. Spanish Leather Edt

After a day off from shaving a BBS shave from the Chatsworth/Sharpedge combo. The Arko cream produced abundant lather that allowed three passes and could have been used for two head shave passes if I chose. First time with the Osage Rub (TY Matt) and all I can say is "WOW." Had to finish with one of my favorites, the GFT Spanish Leather.
Nathan

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TRBeck
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Post by TRBeck »

Omega Retaggio
Arko shave stuck
Merkur '04 razor
Dorco ST-301 #3
Thayer's a/s w.h.
YSL Live Jazz edt

Regards,
Regards,
Tim

Why should we not meet, not always as dyspeptics, to tell our bad dreams, but sometimes as eupeptics, to congratulate each other on the ever-glorious morning? - Henry David Thoreau
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Post by Zot! »

EJ Chatsworth w/US Personna (1)
Omega 30005 boar
C&E SAO Shave Soap
Thayer's Lavender WH Toner
Ron
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Empty Words
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Post by Empty Words »

C-MON razor
Semogue 1305 boar
Honeybee Spa Green Tea soap
Booster Iced Lime
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Quintus Metellus
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Post by Quintus Metellus »

Monday:

Razor - Gillette Aristocrat
Blade - Derby Extra
Brush - Wee Scot
Soap - Mama Bear's Ye Olde Barbershoppe
Toner - Dickinson's Witch Hazel
A/S - Chas. H. Baldwin & Sons Superior Bay Rum

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Post by gsgo »

Vulfix 404 Mixed
Merkur 1904/Wilkinson Classic
Gold Dachs Spezial
Thayers Witch Hazel w/Aloe
Lucky Tiger Vanishing Cream After Shave Moisturizer

The Lucky Tiger VC while being more or less a solid cream is actually quite light once applied and is absorbed quickly by the skin, as long as you don't put it on to heavy I would have no trouble using this through the summer months. I like the mint/menthol combo of this after shave. As usual the Gold Dachs Spezial set up a close and comfortable shave. Nice way to start the week.
Good shaving,

Gary
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Nick Freeh
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Post by Nick Freeh »

Monday, May 03, 2010

Razor: Merkur 23C
Blade: Astra Superior Platinum
Brush: Vulfix 2234 Super
Cream: J.M. Fraser's Original
A/S: Generic Witch Hazel, Ogallala Bay Rum Toner

I use Fraser's cream only a few times per year. I wish that I found the "lemon" scent more to my liking. However, each time I use Fraser's, I become a little more tolerant of the scent. The shave this morning was wonderful, and I can't argue with success. I think I will be using Fraser's a little more often in the future. I also have a pot of Fraser's Polar Ice, which I purchased thinking it contains menthol. It doesn't.
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Post by alabamalawyer »

Razor: Revisor Gold 5/8
Strop: 30 on SRD Fabric, 30 on SRD English Bridle & 40 on SRD Premium I
Brush: Rooney 1/2 Finest
Cream: Domenico Caraceni
A/S: D.R. Harris Pink followed by SCS Rosa Damascena balm
Edt: Domenico Caraceni
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The Seeker
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Post by The Seeker »

Gillette NEW
Iridium Super (shave #2)
Bulldog Shave Cream
Boots Distilled Witch Hazel
Nivea Replenishing Post Shave Balm

After several weeks of using the Gillette NEW, I decided yesterday to use my trusty Merkur HD. No dice. Although a decent shave, the HD just isn't in the same league as the NEW for mine. I realised how fond I've become of the open comb design as it felt like I was scraping off the lather before the blade did its job. Back to the NEW today and all was well in the world again.

Also, I've been using the Bulldog brushless cream quite a bit lately with great results. The shea butter contained within really leaves the skin feeling great.
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Post by Books »

Omega 31064
Dr. Harris Arlington Shave Stick
Re plated Gillette NEW
Treet Dura Sharp (1)
Pinaud Vanilla A/S
Nivea Sensitive ASB
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Post by druphus »

Monday, 3 May 2010

Trumper's Limes Shaving Soap
Simpson Chubby 2 - 2 band
Merkur HD with Feather blade
Speick After Shave
Trumper Limes Skin Food

Czech & Speake No. 88 Cologne
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Andy
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Post by Thalay Sagar »

Good morning. Moday AM:

Jaggerooney w/Dorco 301, #3
SR 3120
T&H Lavender
Thayer's lavender witch hazel
Fitjar Neroli A/S Balm
Bourbon Parfums Eau de Cologne
Best,
Chris

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Post by diggity »

Monday!

Simpsons Duke 3
Schick Krona w/ Oslo Swede
Coate's Almond shave cream
D R Harris Pink A/S
Penhaligon's Eau de Verveine
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Post by BullGoose »

Monday, May 3, 2010

Razor: D.R. Harris Chatsworth
Blade: Super Iridium
Brush: Vie-Long 16510 White Badger
Pre-Shave: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Cream: Cyril Salter Sublime Citrus
A/S: Taylor Mr. Taylor

The Cyril Salter Sublime Citrus is a great scent for summer. I bowl lathered with the Vie-Long white badger brush and was rewarded with enough meringue like lather for 4 passes plus touch-up. The Mr. Taylor aftershave splash is one of my favorites and was the perfect finish.
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Post by Hoos »

It's been a while since I've posted, and this seems like as good a place as any to dip my toe back in. So:

1946/47 Aristocrat
Swedish Gillette Blade
Rooney 3,1
Mama Bear's Hydrogen Soap

Excellent shave.
Brent
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Post by TRBeck »

Great to see you, Brent!

I noticed you absence both here and at BN.

Looks like a great shave.

Regards,
Regards,
Tim

Why should we not meet, not always as dyspeptics, to tell our bad dreams, but sometimes as eupeptics, to congratulate each other on the ever-glorious morning? - Henry David Thoreau
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gaelic841
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Post by gaelic841 »

Monday:

38C/Red IP
Omega Boar
TSD Cedarwood SS
444 ASB
Alt Innsbruck AS Splash
If it is not right--don't do it!
If it is not true--don't say it!
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Post by reggiano »

Monday!

Plisson 14 HMW
Rocket w/LB
Castle Forbes Lavender
Harris Pink

Encre Noire
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