SOTD: June 14 thru June 20, 2010

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woodsrider
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SOTD: June 14 thru June 20, 2010

Post by woodsrider » Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:35 pm

Monday in Tokyo:

Simpson Astor LE
D.R. Harris Almond soap
Gillette Trac II
Thayer's Rose Witch Hazel w/ alcohol
Clinique Post-Shave Healer
Creed Classic Vetiver (1948)
Lynn

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Post by Flash G » Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:07 am

Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet Shaving Cream
Vulfix #2235 Super
Merkur HD 34G
Feather
Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet Aftershave Balm
Eric

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Monday's Shave

Post by nteeman » Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:25 am

Razor: Gillette Aristocrat
Blade: Derby Extra (Shave #2)
Brush: Shavemac #177
Cream/Soap: Erasmic Lather Shave Cream
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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Post by Batmang » Mon Jun 14, 2010 3:59 am

Good Monday morning all...

'73 Superspeed w/ Sharpedge
Semogue 1305
Omega ss
Thayers Cucumber WH w/ aloe
Aqua Velva a/s
Nivea Extra Soothing a/s balm
Acqua di Selva Edt

Apparently yesterday's shave was so effective I hardly needed one this morning (I have a very light beard, obviously). Nonetheless I proceeded with three passes and obtained a damn fine shave to start the week. The Acqua di Selva is a great finish.
Nathan

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Post by Empty Words » Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:09 am

C-MON razor
Semogue 1305 boar
Godrej Menthol Mist cream
Osage Rub

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Mike R
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Post by Mike R » Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:40 am

Monday

Brush: Rooney Stubby 1
Cream: Vulfix Sicilian Limes
Razor: Gillette '59 (E-2) HD Adjustable
Blade: Vintage Schick - 70's or 80's Platinum Plus
A/S: Trumper's Lime Skin Food
Cologne: None

Mike

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Post by L. Martino » Mon Jun 14, 2010 6:00 am

After the usual 1-2 minute hot towel prep:

1964 Macys badger
Kirby/Iridium
MWF
Lumene AS balm
vintage Caron 'Yatagan' EdT

BBS results,

Martin

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Post by Thalay Sagar » Mon Jun 14, 2010 6:01 am

Good morning. Monday:

Jaggerooney w/Doroco 301, #2
The Brush of Eternal Shame
Harris Lavender cream (new)
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harris Pink
Aqua di Parma
Best,
Chris

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Post by Zot! » Mon Jun 14, 2010 6:04 am

Merkur HD w/Red IP (3)
Jagger Super Badger
Jagger Aloe Vera Shave Cream
Thayers Lemon WH
Ron

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Post by alabamalawyer » Mon Jun 14, 2010 6:20 am

Razor: Filarmonica Doble Temple 13
Brush: Simpson Persian Jar 2
Soap: Valobra shave stick
AS: TSD Subzero splash followed by TSD Sensitive Iced Milk
Edt: Diptyque Philosykos
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Chris

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Post by Nick Freeh » Mon Jun 14, 2010 6:43 am

Monday, June 14, 2010

Razor: EJ Chatsworth
Blade: Super Iridium
Brush: Simpson Colonel X2L Best
Soap: Ogallala Bay Rum, Sage & Cedar
A/S: Generic Witch Hazel, Pashana American Bay Rum Splash (product of the U.K.)

A pleasant, smooth, and close shave this morning with the aromatic Ogallala shea butter soap. I tried a new acquisition, the Pashana American Bay Rum aftershave splash. It was an excellent finish--lightly scented (which is the way I like it), but still giving that quick little Pinaud-style burn when first applied. For those who like Pinaud Bay Rum, but don't like to see heads turning or colleagues' eyes starting to water, I think Pashana ABR is worth a try.

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Post by Quintus Metellus » Mon Jun 14, 2010 7:16 am

Monday:

Razor - Merkur HD 11C
Blade - Red Pack IP
Brush - Semogue 1305
Soap - Williams Mug Soap
Toner - Dickinson's Witch Hazel
A/S - Gillette Sensitive Skin Gel

--
John

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Post by gsgo » Mon Jun 14, 2010 7:37 am

Lucky Tiger Molle Shaving Cream
Merkur HD/Derby Extra
Thayers Witch Hazel w/Aloe
Lucky Tiger Vanishing Cream After Shave Moisturizer

Back from a two week trip, always nice to return and shave in one's own den. Instead of pulling one of the other products from the drawer I just kept using the same kit.

I left the brush at home for the two week trip and used the above kit which made for consistently great shaves day after day. Completely convinced that the brush only serves as a tool to make lather and provides little in the way of facial preparation (exfoliation or lifting hairs). Shaving each day of the trip was indeed a pleasure.
Good shaving,

Gary

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Post by IanM » Mon Jun 14, 2010 7:53 am

Monday

Futur
Iridium
EJ Best Badger
Castle Forbes Pre-Shave
Palmolive Shaving Cream
Nivea asb

That'll do nicely.

Ian
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Post by Books » Mon Jun 14, 2010 7:57 am

Musgo Real Glyce Lime Oil Soap
Shavemac 177
Kiss My Face Lime
Schick Injector Type L
Nos Schick Injector Blade (4)
T&H West Indies Lime A/S
Nivea Sensitive ASB
Bob

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Post by reggiano » Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:26 am

Monday!

Simpson X2L Colonel Super
Rocket w/Iridium Super
Harris Lavender Soap
Harris Pink

Route du Vetiver

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Post by drumana » Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:10 am

Good day, Monday

R89 with Derby
Chubby 1
Cella
-Andrew-

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Post by Blue As A Jewel » Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:28 am

Edwin Jagger Lined Chatsworth w/ Astra Stainless
SMF I Brush
Taylors of Old Bond Street Shaving Cream - Lavender (Original Formula)
Jojoba Oil - Clean Up Pass
Sharp's Barber - Face Tuner
Castle Forbes Aftershave Balm - Lavender

Acqua di Parma
- Ravi -

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Post by Hoos » Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:52 am

Aristocrat
Swedish Gillette
Rooney 3,1
T&H Trafalgar cream
D. R. Harris Marlborough a/s

Excellent shave!
Brent
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Post by m3m0ryleak » Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:00 am

EJ DE89L
Super Iridium
Palmolive "super lather", grated/pressed soap stick and a little dab of SC
Semogue LE 2009
Razor Rock Alum stick
Royall Bay Rhum
Tony

"They say that dreams are growing wild just this side of Burma Shave" - Tom Waits

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