SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

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SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by Mike R » Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:11 am

Monday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: T&H Rose
Razor: Gillette New Bar Handle SC
Blade: Dorco ST300
A/S: Vintage Avon Wild Country
Cologne / Fragrance: Swank Jade East

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by Yehuda D » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:07 am

Super Menthol Monday!
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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:07 am

Monday AM 2018-10-08

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney Stubby 3 Porcelain Finest (26/54)
Hemingway Accoutrements shaving cream
Weber PH/Stork Advoco Titanium
Wilkinson Light Brigade (7)
Hemingway Accoutrements aftershave

An excellent shave in my bathroom, A Clean, Well Lighted Place. The brush is a favorite, with less backbone and softer tips than some of the other Finests. This shaving cream is one of my few modern ones, and it makes wonderful lather. The razor head paradoxically has less friction but is less smooth than the ARC and DLC.
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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by brothers » Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:07 pm

Monday -

Fall cool wet dark dawn
Groom the stubble wake him up
The warm light awaits
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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by Mike R » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:01 am

Tuesday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: Taylor - Avocado
Razor: Gillette New Bar Handle SC
Blade: Dorco ST300
A/S: British Sterling
Cologne / Fragrance: Aramis

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:14 am

Tuesday AM 2018-10-09

Thrift store mug
Rooney Stubby 3XL Ivory Finest (30/52)
Roger & Gallet l'Homme shaving soap (vintage)
Paradigm II Titanium/UFO Colibri
Wilkinson Light Brigade (8)
Roger & Gallet l'Homme aftershave (vintage)
Floris Rose Geranium EdT (vintage)
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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by dunn » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:08 pm

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dscosmetic 24mm plat top synthetic brush/call of the wild soap/ebony razor

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by CMur12 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:41 pm

Dunn, I like the look of that flat top knot!

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Give me Soap or give me death!

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:07 am

Wednesday AM 2018-10-10

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney Stubby 3XXL Ivory Finest (33/52)
Crabtree & Evelyn for Men shaving soap (vintage)
Delta Echo Feather AS-D2/Wolfman Darwin
Wilkinson Light Brigade (9)
Lagerfeld Classic aftershave (vintage)
Floris Rose Geranium EdT (vintage)

Despite its knot size and density, this brush has relatively soft backbone and very soft tips. Surprisingly, the slender Darwin handle is not very slippery when it is wet, and it paired well with the Feather. And the light, "green" Floris, applied to pulse points, complements the complex Lagerfeld aftershave very nicely.
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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by John Rose » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:29 pm

Razor: British Flare-Tip Rocket
Blade: Gillette Silver Blue (55)
Soap: Proraso White plus a small squirt of Skintimate Moisturising Shave Gel
Brush: vintage-ish boar of unknown brand
Post Shave: Alum bock, cold water rinse, Mennen Skin Bracer.

The frankensoap did not suck. I dislike either of those components individually, but together I get better lather structure (for lack of a better term) than with the gel alone, and better slickness than Proraso White alone.

I am trying to see if I can take the GSB to 100 shaves, which I have only done with an Astra SP before.
Coming back to DE razor sanity after 30 years of disposable razor insanity.

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by brothers » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:33 pm

Wednesday -
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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by Mike R » Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:59 am

Wednesday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: Green Pond Sandalwood
Razor: Gillette New Bar Handle SC
Blade: Dorco ST300
A/S: Barbasol Pacific Rush
Cologne / Fragrance: Azzaro Pour Homme

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by Mike R » Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:02 am

Thursday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: Trumper's Coconut
Razor: Gillette New Bar Handle SC
Blade: Dorco ST300
A/S: Family Dollar Spice Scent
Cologne / Fragrance: Drakkar Noir 1988 vintage

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by melyus » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:55 am

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by brothers » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:59 am

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by Shave4Fun » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:05 am

Thursday, 10-11-18

Razor: 1946 Super-Speed
Blade: Dorco ST301 #2
Brush: Semogue 1250
Soap: Grated blend of Klar Kabinette, Williams, Palmolive
A/S: Thayer's unscented alcohol-free witch hazel; Lucky Tiger A/S & Face Tonic
EdT: TABAC A/S as EdT :D

Regards,
Roger

I've been a wet shaver for 49 years!

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:58 am

Thursday AM 2018-10-11

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney Beehive Ivory Finest (24/50)
Boellis Panama 1924 shaving soap
Weber ARC/Triad Polished-Satin Diamond Titanium
Wilkinson Light Brigade (10)
Col. Conk Almond aftershave balm
Acqua di Parma Colonia EdC
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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by adhoc » Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:12 pm

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by Mike R » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:56 am

Friday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: Trumper's Coconut
Razor: Gillette New Bar Handle SC
Blade: Dorco ST300
A/S: Clubman

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Re: SOTD: October 8 - October 14, 2018

Post by churchilllafemme » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:39 am

Friday AM 2018-10-12

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle
Rooney Emillion 1 Porcelain Finest (24/51)
Penhaligon's English Fern shaving soap (tallow)
Wolfman WR1-SB Polished/Stork Aristocrat 2 Titanium
Wilkinson Light Brigade (11)
Penhaligon's English Fern aftershave (vintage)
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