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SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby Mike R » Mon May 22, 2017 5:06 am

Monday

Brush: Rooney Stubby 1
Soap: Mystery Soap
Razor: Van der Hagen
Blade: Feather
A/S: Nivea Sensitive
Cologne: Woods of Windsor

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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby churchilllafemme » Mon May 22, 2017 8:58 am

Monday AM 2017-05-22

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney 2/1 Finest #1 (21mm/50mm)
Penhaligon's Castile shaving cream (vintage)
DE Black Chrome-Nickel AS-D2/UFO Godzilla
Wilkinson Light Brigade (2)
Penhaligon's Castile aftershave (vintage)
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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby brothers » Mon May 22, 2017 1:49 pm

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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby Shave4Fun » Tue May 23, 2017 6:56 pm

Tuesday:

Razor: Military Tech - plastic handle w/triangle slots head
Blade: Feather - #2
Soap: ARKO
Brush: Semogue 1250
A/S: cold water rinse
EdT: Hugo Boss # 6

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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby Mike R » Wed May 24, 2017 4:59 am

Wednesday

Brush: Rooney Stubby 1
Soap: Mystery Soap
Razor: Van der Hagen
Blade: Feather
A/S: Nivea Sensitive
Cologne: Musgo Real Spiced Citrus

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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby Shave4Fun » Wed May 24, 2017 6:56 am

WEDNESDAY

Razor: Military Tech - plastic handle w/triangle slots head
Blade: Feather - #3
Cream: Coates Sandalwood
Brush: TGN Best Badger set in vintage Made Rite Handle
A/S: Thayer's alcohol free Witch Hazel & 4711
EdT: Aqua di Gio

MY THREE-THOUSANDTH POST, For what it's worth....

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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby brothers » Wed May 24, 2017 10:09 am

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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby churchilllafemme » Wed May 24, 2017 12:57 pm

We've been out of town for a brief vacation, so this has been my travel setup for the last couple days. Lightweight and pretty much unbreakable.
Elite Razor Reclaimed Poplar Manchurian White 2-Band (24mm/50mm)
Boellis Panama 1924 shaving soap
Feather AS-D2/Stork Aristocrat 2 Titanium
Wilkinson Light Brigade
Love My Skin Almond aftershave
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Thursday 25 May 2017

Postby therazorguy » Thu May 25, 2017 4:42 am

Thursday 25 May 2017

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Mastro Livi Hand Forged "Rasoio Italiano"

Luxurious shave! This morning I used this breathtaking Mastro Livi straight razor of which I have a very fond memory. It is in fact the straight razor Mastro Livi made for me and which is part of my "Italian Shave Set". I remember when Mastro Livi and I discussed about this set and how I wanted it to be, not to mention the excitement of seeing those ideas turning into reality thanks to the superlative Mastro Livi's craftsmanship and skill. I made a video that day - the link is below - and it was a wonderful day because for the first time shave brush, loom strop and straight razor were finally together and united. As for the shave, this extra full hollow blade gives an incredibly smooth shave and sings like an Italian tenore! To me it is absolutely incredible how Mastro Livi can ground a blade by hand and with his wheel grinders only while obtaining such a super thin grinding like onion skin with a very consistent precision and thickness all over the blade. Marvelous straight razor!



  • Pre-Shave: RazorGuy Pre-Shave Oil
  • Soap: RazorGuy Almond Oil Shaving Cream
  • Brush: Mastro Livi Badger, Olive Wood, 22mm Knot
  • Bowl: Old Barber Bowl
  • Strop: Mastro Livi Medium Loom Strop "Coramella Italiana" and Hand Palm
  • Razor: Mastro Livi Hand Forged Rasoio Italiano, 15/16 Extra Full Hollow, French Point, Olive Wood
  • Post-Shave: Alum Block
  • Post-Shave: Umbrian Extravirgin Oil
  • After Shave: RazorGuy Thyrrenus
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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby brothers » Thu May 25, 2017 7:42 am

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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby churchilllafemme » Thu May 25, 2017 10:20 am

Thursday AM 2017-05-25

Georgetown Pottery G20 Scuttle (Hamada and Purple)
Rooney Polo 2 Finest (27mm/60mm)
Truefitt & Hill Luxury shaving soap (tallow) + T&H Lavender shaving cream
DE Black Chrome-Nickel AS-D2/Triad Corinthian
Wilkinson Light Brigade (5)
Azzaro aftershave
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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby melyus » Thu May 25, 2017 9:37 pm

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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby Mike R » Fri May 26, 2017 5:19 am

Friday

Brush: Rooney Stubby 1
Cream: Taylor - Shave Shop
Razor: Van der Hagen
Blade: Feather
A/S: Nivea Sensitive
Cologne: Taylor Shave Shop

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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby brothers » Sat May 27, 2017 5:26 pm

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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby Antique Hoosier » Sun May 28, 2017 5:35 am

Sunday
C.V. Heljestrand MK133
Kanayama #3
Olde Apothecary Shop Badger
Penhaligons Sartorial Cream
Floris "JF" Aftershave Splash
Penhaligons Racquets Cologne
Tabac Hair Cream
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Sunday 28 May 2017

Postby therazorguy » Sun May 28, 2017 5:37 am

Sunday 28 May 2017

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Mastro Livi RWL34, 15/16 Full Hollow, Spanish Point, Olive Wood

There is something magic in this Mastro Livi RWL34 razor. This RWL34 stainless steel is simply amazing and gives both a very close shave and an irritation free smooth skin. I admit I am very fond about this straight razor - yes, I am very fond of all of Mastro Livi razors I have in my collection - also for the fact I personally watched its making and I also made a video of it. The edge is still very sharp and super performing - it still has the original Mastro Livi honing - and after four years it shaves like the first day. Just Mastro Livi loom strop and hand palm stropping and I was ready to experience the best shave. Amazing straight razor!



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  • Soap: Dr. K Lime Shaving Soap
  • Brush: Mastro Livi Super Silvertip Badger, Padouk, 24mm Knot
  • Bowl: Gerby Bowl
  • Strop: Mastro Livi Medium Loom Strop "Coramella Italiana" and Hand Palm
  • Razor: Mastro Livi RWL34, 15/16 Full Hollow, Spanish Point, Olive Wood
  • Post-Shave: Alum Block
  • Post-Shave: Argan Oil
  • After Shave: Mennen Skin Bracer
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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby churchilllafemme » Sun May 28, 2017 9:52 am

Sunday AM 2017-05-28

Georgetown Pottery G20 Scuttle (Jet Black)
Rooney 3/1 Finest (22mm/44mm)
Crabtree & Evelyn for Men shaving soap (vintage)
DE Ink Edition AS-D2/Triad Titanium Polished Diamond
Wilkinson Light Brigade (8)
Houbigant Sportsman aftershave (vintage)
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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby brothers » Sun May 28, 2017 7:39 pm

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Re: SOTD: May 22 to May 28 2017

Postby CMur12 » Sun May 28, 2017 9:53 pm

Sunday night:

Razor: Mergress (on lowest setting)
Blade: Iridium Super

Brush: Asylum BG7
Soap: Valobra Shave Stick (converted into a cake)

Lather made on top of the soap
Two-and-a-half passes

Aftershave: Cold water rinse and Thayer's Peach Witch Hazel

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