SOTD: April 02 thru April 08, 2012

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druphus
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Post by druphus »

Monday, 2 April 2012

Coates Superior Lime Shaving Cream
Kent BK4 Shaviing Brush
1948-1950's Gillette Aristocrat Razor
Super Iridium Blade
TOBS No. 74 Victorian Lime Cologne
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Andy
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Post by brothers »

Monday

Harris Arlington soap
Rooney Finest
Barbasol Razor
Perma Sharp blade
Mentha lotion
Pinaud Bay Rum

I enjoyed the shave. The Barbasol is a good heavy razor.
Gary

SOTD 99%: soaps & creams, synthetic & badger brushes, General V2 by Colonial, Kai & Schick blades, Superior 70 aftershave splash + menthol + 444
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churchilllafemme
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Post by churchilllafemme »

Mournful Monday PM

Moss scuttle
Somerset Simpson Keyhole 1 Best brush
Bath House Spanish Fig & Nutmeg shaving soap
Feather AS razor
Schick Platinum Plus blade (1)
Trumper Spanish Leather cologne sample

After the Personna dud this morning, I really did need a shave tonight. And it was great, although with a few nicks, probably due to the new blade. SWMBO doesn't like the Spanish Leather, so I don't think I'll be buying any.
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Post by bernards66 »

Monday:

Gillette Model #58 & Gillette 'Swede'
Simpson X2L Colonel
T&H Lavender shave cream
D R Harris's Pink A/S
Yardley Black Label cologne

Gordon
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Persius
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Tuesday morning.

Post by Persius »

Good morning.

Beverage: Yorkshire tea; 4-minute infusion
Preparation: Shower
Pre-shave soap: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Pre-shave treatment: Proraso Aloe & Green Tea
Cream: DR Harris Arlington
Brush: Simfix Barrule
Blade: Personna red #2
Razor: Feather AS
Post: Cold rinse, Alum, Proraso liquid cream
EdT: Blenheim Bouquet
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nteeman
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Tuesday's Shave

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Razor: BRW Bull Mastiff XL/Gillette Tech Head
Blade: Feather New Hi-Stainless Platinum Coated (Shave #2)
Brush: none
Cream/Soap: Barbasol
A/S: Nivea for Men Artic Freeze After Shave
A/S: Lubrderm Men’s 3-in-1 Fragrance Free Lotion
-Neal (DE user since 1998)
I shave therefore I am

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paddy
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Post by paddy »

Gillette Rocket HD

Schick Plus Platinum blade

Simpson 2 band super Ehsan

Crabtree & Evelyn vintage soap

DR Harris Sandalwood AS
Remember: this is all just wasted time and lives talking nonsense to strangers about pieces of metal, hair and chemical compounds.
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Post by Jonnieboy61 »

Gillette Aristocrat
7 O'clock Super Platinum (Rus) #4
Kent BK8
Omega sapone de barber cream
Harris Pink
John
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Post by Zot! »

Dovo Silver Steel str8
Muhle R101 Open Comb de
US Personna (3)
Simfix Grosvenor le 2-band Super
Mama Bear's Dragon's Blood shave soap
Ron
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Nick Freeh
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Post by Nick Freeh »

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Pre-shave soap: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Razor: Merkur 23C
Blade: Voskhod Teflon
Brush: Vie-Long Beehive Natural Brown Horse
Soap or Cream: Cyril Salter Indian Sandalwood Cream
A/S: Dickinson's Witch Hazel, Meehan Bay Rhum

Another excellent shave, and the first time using a cream with the Vie-Long horse brush. A cream really isn't much of a challenge for this brush, so it was no surprise when it whipped up a fine lather. I was in a bay rum mood this morning, and the Meehan delivered, providing a fine finish.
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slantman
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Post by slantman »

Tuesday


Weber DLC Bulldog
Feather
Via Long Peleon Horsehair
Mike's Natural Rose & Cedarwood Soap
Nivea Cool Kick Balm
Old Spice Classic Cologne
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Mike R
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Post by Mike R »

Tuesday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: RazoRock XXX
Razor: '72 Black Handle Adjustable
Blade: Lord Platinum
A/S: Aveda
Cologne: Tabac

Mike
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moz68
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Post by moz68 »

FaTip
Feather
M&F Lee7
QCS Vostok SS
Humphreys Citrus WH w/ M Bomb


Caron - 3rd Man
Jesse

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Post by brothers »

Tuesday

Harris Marlborough soap
Rooney Finest
Filarmonica 14
Mentha lotion
Alcolado Glacial

Wow!
Gary

SOTD 99%: soaps & creams, synthetic & badger brushes, General V2 by Colonial, Kai & Schick blades, Superior 70 aftershave splash + menthol + 444
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Obie
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Post by Obie »

Gentlemen, this morning the angels dressed the shave den with bouquets of sweet kisses. That means only one thing in the gentleman's world: a sweet traditional shave.

Razor: Bull Mastiff Deluxe DE handle crowned with a Nickle-plated Gillette Goodwill open comb shave head
Blade: Gillette 7 O'Clock "Sharp Edge" yellow pack
Brush: Semogue 2015 HD silver tip
Cream: Trumper's Spanish Leather
Pre-shave: Castle Forbes
Scuttle: Schwarzweisskeramik
Alum
Witch hazel
Balm: Trumper's Coral Skin Food
Aftershave: Trumper's Spanish Leather
Music: Beethoven's 6th Symphony "Pastoral"
Finisher: A blend of Colombian and Guatamalan Hanapu coffee and a visit to Walden with my good friend Thoreau
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Post by BullGoose »

Tuesday, April 3rd

Razor: Merkur Futur
Blade: Schick Chromium
Brush: Vie-Long Beehive (Silvertip)
Pre-Shave: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Cream: Acqua di Parma
A/S: Acqua di Parma

All this talk about ADP the last few days created a craving. The silvertip Beehive whipped up mounds of great smelling lather and the Futur loaded with a Schick Chromium did a great job of eliminating the stubble. A splash of ADP aftershave and I am ready for the day. I love this stuff!
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ShadowsDad
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Post by ShadowsDad »

Tuesday Morning:

Valobra Almond SIS
Semogue 1438 boar
OCMM
GEM SS ptfe ( 8 )
KF bay rum


\:D/
Brian

Maker of Kramperts Finest Bay Rum and Frostbite http://www.krampertsfinest.com/
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 churchilllafemme »

Tuesday AM

Moss scuttle
Homemade frankincense & myrrh preshave oil
Somerset Simpson Tulip 4 Super brush
T&H Sandalwood shaving cream
Feather AS razor
Schick Plus Platinum blade (2)
T&H 1805 aftershave balm

A top notch shave this morning. After buying the shaving cream, I realized I don't really like sandalwood very much, but the T&H sure lathers beautifully.
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Post by woodsrider »

Tuesday:

Simpson M7 Manchurian
Coates Sandalwood cream (about as hard as a hard soap)
Feather AS with Personna medical prep
Thayer's Original witch hazel
Gentlemen's Refinery AS Balm
Knize 10
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Post by Thalay Sagar »

Goos afternoon. Tuesdat AM:

Jaggerooney w/Dorco 301, #4
BK 4
T&H Rose
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harris Pink
TOBS Mr. Taylor
Best,
Chris

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