SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

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SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by Mike R » Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:39 am

Monday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: Taylor - Sandalwood
Razor: Merkur HD
Blade: Astra SP
A/S: British Sterling
Cologne / Fragrance: Mem English Leather

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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by brothers » Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:09 am

Monday -

Homemade Cedarwood soap
SilkSmoke synthetic brush
General razor
Kai Mild blade
Superior 70
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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:48 am

Monday AM 2018-10-01

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney 3/3 Ivory Finest (26/60)
Crabtree & Evelyn Sienna shaving soap (vintage)
RazoRock Mamba/UFO Titan Fine
Polsilver Super Iridium (15)
Crabtree & Evelyn Sienna aftershave (vintage)
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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by Mike R » Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:14 am

Tuesday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: Taylor - Avocado
Razor: Merkur HD
Blade: Astra SP
A/S: Nivea Sensitive
Cologne / Fragrance: Knize Ten

Mike

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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:40 am

Tuesday AM 2018-10-02

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney 3/3 Ebony Finest (26/66)
Woods of Windsor shaving soap (tallow)
Paradigm II Titanium/Weber Bulldog
Wilkinson Light Brigade (1)
Woods of Windsor aftershave (vintage)
Floris Rose Geranium EdT (vintage)

The brush is a prototypical high-loft Finest, almost too soft for the hard soap. The soap has not held its fragrance well, but it makes great lather otherwise. And the Paradigm has excellent auditory feedback but seems to drag slightly once in a while.
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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by Shave4Fun » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:15 am

Monday:

Razor: 1947 Super-Speed
Blade: Gillette 7 O'Clock yellow #2
Brush: Semogue 1250
Soap: TABAC
P/S: Thayer's Alcohol-Free Unscented Witch Hazel and Lucky Tiger After Shave & Face Tonic
EdT: TABAC a/s :)

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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:32 am

Wednesday AM 2018-10-03

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney WWII Broad Arrow Black Boar (20/46)
Martin de Candre shaving soap
Delta Echo Feather AS-D2/UFO Little Titan
Wilkinson Light Brigade (2)
Yardley English Lavender aftershave (vintage)

The small brush is not an ideal size for me, but it certainly does an adequate job whipping up lather, and I really like its history. The soap is one of those love-it-or-hate-it ones, and I love it, especially paired with a good lavender aftershave.
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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by slantman » Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:06 pm

ATT Aluminum SE1
Feather Pro
Noxema Aloe & Lanolin Shave Cream
Nivea Men Creme Balm
PAA Will Of The Wisp After Shave

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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by Shave4Fun » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:32 pm

Wednesday:

Razor: 1947 Super-Speed
Blade: Gillette 7 O'Clock yellow #3
Brush: Semogue 1250
Soap: Grated mixture of Klar Kabinette, Williams, and Palmolive
P/S: Thayer's Alcohol-Free Unscented Witch Hazel and Lucky Tiger After Shave & Face Tonic
EdT: TABAC a/s :)
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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by Mike R » Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:49 am

Wednesday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: Taylor - Avocado
Razor: Merkur HD
Blade: Astra SP
A/S: Vintage Avon Wild Country
Cologne / Fragrance: Guerlain Vetiver

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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by Mike R » Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:51 am

Thursday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: Trumper's Coconut
Razor: Merkur HD
Blade: Dorco ST300
A/S: Brut Splash-on

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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by Shave4Fun » Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:01 am

THURSDAY:

Razor: 1947 Super-Speed
Blade: Gillette 7 O'Clock yellow #4
Brush: Semogue 1250
Soap: Grated mixture of Klar Kabinette, Williams, and Palmolive
P/S: Thayer's Alcohol-Free Unscented Witch Hazel and Lucky Tiger After Shave & Face Tonic
EdT: TABAC a/s as EdT :)
Roger

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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by Teiste » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:48 am

Thursday

LEA shaving stick
Vie Long two band brush
Edwin Jagger with Astra
Weleda balm

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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:04 am

Thursday AM 2018-10-04

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney Polo 1 Ivory Finest (24/54)
Figaro P.160 shaving soap (tallow)
Weber ARC/Wave
Wilkinson Light Brigade (3)
Penhaligon's Racquets Formula aftershave (vintage)

I like the old Figaro's lather better with a drop or two of almond fragrance oil added. The Weber razor is great with the vintage blade, with very slightly more friction than the DLC and just a tad more auditory feedback. And the Racquets Formula is an underappreciated great one.
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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by brothers » Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:57 pm

Today was one of those shaves where I just wasn't focused enough. Yesterday's shave was perfect, but today I must have been distracted or something because I nicked myself more than once. I wasn't in a hurry, just not paying attention I suppose.
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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by Mike R » Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:08 am

Friday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: T&H Rose
Razor: Gillette New Bar Handle SC
Blade: Dorco ST300
A/S: Vintage Avon Clint
Cologne / Fragrance: Aramis

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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:38 am

Friday AM 2018-10-05

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney Polo 2 Ivory Finest (28/60)
Floris Elite shaving soap (tallow) + shaving cream (vintage)
Wolfman WR1-SB Polished/Stork Consul Titanium
Wilkinson Light Brigade (4)
Floris Elite aftershave (vintage)

Great superlather. The Wolfman head balances quite well on the light Stork handles.
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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by Teiste » Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:51 am

Viernes

Aceite pre
Taylor of Old Bond Street Avocado crema
Edwin Jagger DE87 maquinilla con Astra azul
Simpson Chubby 2 sintética brocha
Weleda bálsamo

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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:59 am

Saturday AM 2018-10-06

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney Stubby 1 Horn Heritage Super (24/55)
Houbigant Fougère Royale shaving soap (vintage)
Weber DLC/UFO U2V1 Brass
Wilkinson Light Brigade (5)
Houbigant Fougère Royale aftershave (vintage)
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Re: SOTD: October 1 - October 7, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:25 am

Sunday AM 2018-10-07

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney Stubby 2 Porcelain Finest (24/50)
Crabtree & Evelyn Sweet Almond Oil shaving soap (vintage)
Wolfman WR1-OC Satin/Triad Purple Aristocrat Titanium
Wilkinson Light Brigade (6)
RazoRock R-160 Sweet Almond aftershave balm
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