SOTD : Saturday 18th August - Friday 24th August 2018.

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SOTD : 18th August 2018.

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Shaving recipe for today.


Prep: Cool shower:/ L'OREAL~ Hydra Sensitive Birch Sap Shower Gel.


Pre:

warm wet flannel to my face.

Bloom-water face wash.

Brush: Omega 49 Pro.

Bowl Lather.

Soap : Scottish Fine Classic Shaving Soap.

Blade: Gillette ~ 7'oClock SharpEdge (1)

Razor: Gillette Slimtwist

Cold wet flannel/ cold wet flannel to rinse my face.

Post:

Cold Water Face Rinse./Homemade Lemon,lime +Peppermint Oil & Menthol Crystals Witch Hazel Mixture./Aloe Vera Gel.

Brut ~ Alaska A/S Lotion.

Greetings,

A early start for me again, due to me doing another half day at the mill...Needs must unfortunately at the moment.

A new set up to start the weekend.The gillette sharpedge which is one of my favourite DE blades, every razor i've matched it up with i've had consistantly good shaves, today was no exception paired up with my vintage gillette slimtwist resulted in a very comfortable 3 pass + pick ups silky smooth shave, with no errors to report.

The scottish Fine soap as always provided me with a wonderful slick lather which made the shave a very enjoyable experience.

Finishing the shave off with a generous splash of Brut ~ Alaska A/S Lotion.

My face is feeling super smooth & smelling devine.
;)

Enjoy the start of the weekend, ladies & gentlemen.:cool:

 
#3
Sat 18th Aug

RazoRock Plissoft 22mm
L`Occitane Cade soap
Alu. Hawk V1 + Windrose Handle
Schick Proline [ 2 ]
Pitralon Polar A/S Lotion

Finished off my AC/SE Razor rotation today using the Alu Hawk with a S/S Handle. With a good lather
it delivered a Shave nearly as good as those attained with its more expensive brethren. I would recommend this Razor to those who wish to experience use of an AC/SE Razor , no need txobreak the
bank.

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#10
Morning shave

Olive Oil Soap
Mike’s Hungarian Lavender
Thater 4125/2
Ever Ready Streamline
Gem Blue Star (4)
Thayers Witch Hazel (unscented)
Bart’s Lavender Oil Aftershave Lotion
Czech and Speake Oxford and Cambridge EDC

First impressions of the Mike’s are positive, but I will have to experiment a bit to get it just right. I adjusted the angle of attack with the Streamline this morning and hit the sweet spot. Excellent! But I will stick to a maximum of three shaves with the blade in future. It was just beginning to lose its edge by the second pass. Have a great weekend gents.
 
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#13
Saturday.
Prep: Hot towel
Pre shave: Prep
Razor: ‘The Rock’ (Rockwell 6S – #3)
Blade: Gillette Bleue Extra
Brush: New Forest Tubby 1 Finest
Soap: Ariana & Evans | Portrait in Soho
Post: Cold water rinse / Witch Hazel / Chatillon Lux Santal Auster Post-Shave Salve
Fragrance: Amouage Tribute Attar

Quite simply SUBLIME! 4 days growth effortlessly, and smoothly removed with ‘The Rock’/Gillette Bleue Extra combo. The lather was provided by Ariana & Evans 'Portrait in Soho'.... the performance, and scent of which, is truly impeccable... that was just the shave that I needed, after the frustrations of the past week... Colour me happy..
 
#14

Tatara
YaQi
APR

Second use of the Ladas with this and, despite it performing well first-off, today felt a little uncomfortable and rough. I've still managed a decently-close and thorough shave regardless of this pitfall, especially when using the capable APR soap. Finished off with a strong alcohol burn from the splash and I'm feeling close, marginally uncomfortable but with no obvious irritation. I'll be trying my go-to blade, the Nacet, with the next few shaves before passing this lovely little razor on.
 
#18
Saturday 18th August PM



Prep: Warm rinse, BBS Face Wash then Proraso Pre Shave Cream Eucalyptus and Menthol.
Cream: Proraso Green Eucalyptus and Menthol
Brush: Executive Shaving Medium Jock synthetic
Razor: Merkur 34c
Blade: Gillette 7 O’clock Super Stainless (4)
Post: Cold rinse, Thayers Witch Hazel with Cucumber then Nivea 2 Phase followed by Proraso After Shave Balm Eucalyptus and Menthol then EAD Divulge EdT.

A soothing menthol shave today to relax into Saturday night.

A bit of extra attention needed around the neck with some more buffing than usual, but a good finish in the end.

Time for a wee half. Have a great Saturday night everyone.
 
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