SOTD: February 06 thru February 12, 2012

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Post by nteeman »

Razor: iKon Long Handle Open Comb
Blade: Gillette 7 O’Clock SharpEdge (yellow) (Shave #1)
Brush: Simpson Eagle #3
Cream/Soap: Speick Shaving Cream
A/S: Nivea for Men Artic Freeze After Shave
A/S: Lubrderm Men’s 3-in-1 Fragrance Free Lotion
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Post by ridgerunner »

Monday, February 6

Razor: iKon Modern Hybrid
Blade: Iridium Super
Brush: Simpson's Astor 90th Anniversary
Soap/Cream: C&E Sweet Almond Oil
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Post by Zot! »

Dovo Best str8
EJ Chatsworth de
Gillette 7 O'Clock yellow (4)
Simfix Grosvenor le
Mama Bear's Dragon's Blood shave soap
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Post by Nick Freeh »

Monday, February 06, 2012

Pre-shave soap: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: 1956 Gillette Red Tip Superspeed*
Blade: Astra Keramik*
Brush: Simfix Grosvenor LE Two-Band*
Soap or Cream: P.160 Tipo Duro Soap*
A/S: Dickinson's Witch Hazel
Wesley & Scott Clove and Peppermint Balm*

A very nice shave this morning. I hate it when I get to liking a product, only to see it go out of production. The items with asterisks above fall into that category. However, I did not acquire the Red Tip until just a few years ago, long after it had gone out of production. I immediately liked it--it was in mint condition, cased, and is a great shaver.
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Post by drumana »


Muhle R89 with Derby
Simpson CH1 two banded super
TOBS shave cream: Sandalwood
BullDog a/s balm
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Post by Mike R »


Brush: Rooney Stubby 1
Soap: Palmolive Stick
Razor: '72 Black Handle Adjustable
Blade: Lord Super Stainless
A/S: Proraso Liquid A/S
Cologne: GFT Sandalwood

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Post by slantman »


iKon OSS
Personna Prep
Unknown Silvertip
RazoRock Mughetto di Bologna Shave Soap/Cream
L'Oreal After Shave Balm
Herve Leger Homme
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Post by Alebrewer »

Monday, February 6, 2012

Prep: Hot shower
Soap/cream: Ingram
Brush: Ever Ready C40
Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I-2 birth year/quarter, (5)
Blade: Derby (2)
Cold water rinse
Dickinson's Witch Hazel
Flag & Sail Original Brisk

70% BBS, 30% DFS
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Post by Obie »

Good morning, gentlemen. Here is today's menu:

Razor: Edwin Jagger "Chatsworth" faux ivory
Blade: Gillette 7 O'Clock yellow
Pre-shave: Castle Forbes
Brush: Omega 25 mm boar
Soap: Savon a Barbe (spiked with Arko cream and glycerin)
Scuttle: Moss
Lather: Ayars bowl
Witch hazel: Thayers Super Medicated
Balm: Scottish Fine Soaps
Aftershave: English Leather
Music: Preludes and Fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, by J.S. Bach
Finisher: Espresso coffee and pages from "Persuasion" by Jane Austen
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Post by ShadowsDad »

Monday morning:

Hot towel face prep
Vitos SIS
Semogue 610 boar
Gillette black handle SS
vintage Wilkinson Sword "edge"
bay rum

Nice blade! 2 1/3 passes for a BBS from this mild razor, not too shabby, and it speaks well of the blade. I never even felt the blade.

Maker of Kramperts Finest Bay Rum and Frostbite
Or find it here: Italian Barber, West Coast Shaving, Barclay Crocker, The Old Town Shaving Company at Stats, Maggard Razors; Leavitt & Peirce, Harvard Square
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Post by Sargon »

Mon Feb 6
Brush: Vie-Long Horse
Soap/Creme: Cella
Razor: Merkur Progress
Blade: Gillette blue
Pre: Shower & glycerin soap
Post: Witch Hazel
Hair Groom: Jeris w/ oil
Result: DFS Traditional products for modern wet shavers: Vie-Long brushes, Merkur razors, and more.
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Post by BullGoose »

Monday, February 6th

The "Mourning" Shave

Razor: Gillette Fat Boy*
Blade: Schick Plus Platinum*
Brush: Vie-Long Prototype (Horse)*
Pre-Shave: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Soap: Colgate Mug Soap*
A/S: Kings Men*

I enjoyed an excellent shave today from items that are mostly out of production. In the case of the Vie-Long prototype, it is not yet in production so I figured it was fair game for the "Morning Shave". This was my 2nd use of the Vie-Long prototype brush and it is evident that it will be great for either bowl lathering or face lathering. I can hardly wait! :-$ -Czech & Speake, H.L. Thater, Mergress, Rocnel, Boellis Panama,Castle Forbes, Asylum Shave Works and more.

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Post by dosco »

Prep: hot shower and non-volumizing hair conditioner
Shave soap: CO Bigelow (rebranded Proraso)
Brush: Williams
Razor: Lord "L6"
Blade: Personna HU (2nd use for this blade)
Method: face lathering with 4-passes
Aftershave: "homebrew" ... lime rind-infused vodka, a splash of gin, a splash of camphor oil, witch-hazel, and a drop (literally) of salicylic acid; shaken not stirred
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Post by druphus »

Monday, 6 Feb. 2012

Vilfix 2235 Super Shaving Brush
Geo. F. Trumper Violet Shaving Cream
1968 Gillette Knock Razor
Super Iridium Blade
D.R. Harris Pink Aftershave Splash (original version)

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Post by churchilllafemme »


Moss scuttle
Homemade frankincense & myrrh preshave oil
Somerset Simpson Special Pure brush
House of Men "His" shaving soap
Wilkinson Sticky razor
Schick Plus Platinum blade (1)
Avon Deep Woods aftershave

A very good shave. I'm not really impressed with the soap, but everything else was great.
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Post by Johnny »

Monday, February 6, 2012. Good Morning!

Morning Coffee: Hills Brothers Original Blend
Prep: Wash face with Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: Schick G1
Blade: Schick
Soap: Proraso
Brush: Omega 10005
Scuttle: Dirty Bird 1.5
Post: Cold water rinse followed by some Proraso After Shave


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Post by Squire »

Monday morning:

Jagger Georgian brush
Woods of Windsor shave soap
Schick Krona razor
Treet blade
Caswell Massey No. 6 used as aftershave
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Post by Thalay Sagar »

Good evening. Monday AM:

Jaggerooney w/Dorco 301, #1
BK 4
Blenheim Bouquet soap (old)
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harrris Pink
TOBS Mr. Taylor

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Post by brothers »


Jake's Shaving Cream (JM Fraser's)
Barbasol razor
Personna Prep blade
444 After Shave Balm

SOTD 99%: soaps & creams, synthetic / boar / badger brushes, Colonial General razor, Kai & Schick blades, Superior 70 aftershave splash + menthol + 444
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Post by woodsrider »


Simpson Polo 8 Super
Truefitt & Hill Ultimate Comfort cream
Feather AS with Israeli Personna
Booster Mosswood AS
Truefitt & Hill Ultimate Comfort balm
Czech & Speake Oxford & Cambridge cologne
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