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SOTD: June 20 thru June 26, 2011

Postby nteeman » Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:25 am

Razor: iKon Long Handle Open Comb Razor
Blade: Gillette 7 O’Clock SharpEdge (Shave #1)
Brush: Shavemac #177
Cream/Soap: JM Fraser’s Original Shave Cream
A/S: Nivea for Men Sensitive Extra Soothing A/S Balm
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Postby moz68 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:36 am

Gillette Fatboy
Iridium x 4
Semogue 830
Ogallala Bayrum Limes & Peppercorn SS
Ogallala Bayrum Limes & Peppercorn A/S

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Postby Zot! » Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:46 am

Dovo Silver Steel str8
EJ Chatsworth de
Shark Super Chrome (3)
EJ Super Badger
AoS Unscented Shave Cream
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Postby DGB452 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:29 am


F&M/EJ Chatsworth & Feather
Simpson's Chubby 3 Super Badger
Trumper's Limes Hard Shaving Soap
D.R. Harris' Arlington After Shave
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Postby Thalay Sagar » Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:33 am

Good morning. Monday:

Jaggerooney w/Dorco 301, #3
Simfix T3, 3 band
Thayer's Lavender witch hazel
Harris Pink
English Fern

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Postby Mike R » Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:33 am


Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: Imperial Leather
Razor: Gillette '59 (E-2) HD Adjustable
Blade: Vintage Wilkinson '70's Schick Platinum Plus
A/S: Proraso Liquid A/S
Cologne: None

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Postby brothers » Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:47 am


Williams Stick
GFT Vulfix 2236 Super
Torrey 6/8 RP
Vintage Ice Blue Aqua Velva AS
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Postby cryhavoc » Mon Jun 20, 2011 6:36 am


Brush: VDH Boar
Cream: RazoRock XXX
Razor: Gillette Fat Handle Tech
Blade: Red Personna
A/S: Clubman
Cologne: None
"Hello Floyd, this is Barney Fife. Who's in the chair...well
get rid of 'em. I'm coming over and I'm ready for action!
That's right, I want the works...shave, haircut, witch hazel,
O.D. cologne, toilet water...If it smells I want it!"
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Postby ScottB » Mon Jun 20, 2011 7:08 am


Razor: Vision
Blade: IP (1)
Brush: Omega 20106 boar
Hard Soap: Trumpers Lime
A/S: Trumpers Lime Skinfood

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Postby reggiano » Mon Jun 20, 2011 7:28 am


Rooney 3/1 Finest
Rocket HD w/LB
RazoRock XXX
Dickenson's WH

Acqua di Parma Colonia
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Postby drumana » Mon Jun 20, 2011 7:38 am


Edwin Jagger DE86 with Derby
Simpson CH1 two banded super
QCS shave cream: Mysore Sandalwood
jojoba oil with (Australian) sandalwood EO

It's hard to tell, because the Mysore sandalwood EO is mixed in with the rest of the shave cream ingredients, but my impression is that the Australian sandalwood EO is a little brighter and crisper than the Mysore (Indian) sandalwood EO, which seems to be deep, soft and mellow.
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Postby BullGoose » Mon Jun 20, 2011 7:43 am

Monday, June 20th 2011

Razor: Wilkinson Sticky
Blade: Schick Plus Platinum
Brush: Shavemac D01 Horn
Pre-Shave: Musgo Real Glyce Lime
Soap: Portman Square Collier Row
A/S: Speick Splash

I was in a citrus mood this morning so pulled out the Collier Row Cream/Soap. The Sticky with a once used Schick Plus Platinum blade left my face feeling smooth. A splash of Speick and I am ready for my "boot camp".
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Postby a-cut-above » Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:02 am

Rooney Alibaba 2
TOBS Rose Shave Cream
Moss Scuttle
Muhle R89 razor
Gillette 7 O'Clock yellow
TOBS Mr. Taylor AS

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Postby Blue As A Jewel » Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:26 am

Merkur Futur Razor w/ Rapira Platinum Lux Blade
Semogue Owners Club - 24mm – Boar

Arko Shaving Soap
Geo F. Trumper's - Alum Block
Lucky Tiger Premium - Aftershave & Face Tonic
Hydrolast Aftershave Conditioner - Peppermint + Hydrolast Summer Sage Tonic

Booster Lanolin Hair Cream

Geo F. Trumper's – Wild Fern
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Postby druphus » Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:31 am

Monday, 20 June 2011

Proraso Green Shave Cream
Simpson Duke 3 in Best Brush
Merkur HD Razor
SUper Iridium Blade
Speick Aftershave Splash

Creed Green Irish Tweed EdT
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Postby SRD » Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:37 am

June 20

Simpson Chubby 2 in Super
Mama Bear's Hydrogen Soap
Schick Injector E with a Chinese Schick blade (1)
Canoe A/S
Dolce Gabbano EDT
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Postby churchilllafemme » Mon Jun 20, 2011 9:36 am


Becker Scuttle
Rooney 3/2 in 3-band Super
Connaught Sweet Orange cream
Feather AS razor
Voskhod (2) - kind of rough
TOBS aftershave

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Postby Rufust445 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 9:55 am

Synthetic 23m knot from The Golden Nib in my father's Surrey handle
KMF unscented cream whipped up in a mug labelled "Old Fashioned Lavender by Wrislary"
Lord "Tech" Razor, L.122
Lord Super Chrome, 1st shave. This is the blade that came with the razor.
Thayers Lemon
Body Shop Razor Relief, <2008 formula.

A quickie two-passer, just to get me through the day. Surprisingly effective and smooth on a 45-46 hr. beard growth.

I had been using this handle with a Gillette travel Tech head, but the Lord head is a bit more aggressive. I like it better than the Lord Smart Razor, their Merkur knockoff.

Little to no room to swirl the brush around or sideways as I usually do, so the lather was whipped in an up-and-down motion, like a butter churner. Not as fine bubbles, or creamy a lather, but it worked.
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Postby Slow Shaving » Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:57 am

Monday, 06-20-11.

Soap from Aleppo 25% laurel - Rooney 1/3 silvertip - Gillette Aristocrat Junior - Perma-Sharp Super #2 - Pre Myrsol emulsión - Truefitt & Hill Nº 10 shaving cream (sample) - Alum block - Toner Thayers Original - ASB Truefitt & Hill - ASL Lilac Vegetal.


My first shave with the new T&H Nº 10 shaving cream; a really good stuff.
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Postby vtmax » Mon Jun 20, 2011 12:16 pm


Simpson (Somerset) Chubby 2 Super
Boellis Shave Soap
Feather All Stainless
Iridium Super
Clinique Post Shave Healer
Trumpers Spanish Leather

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