SoS: May 28th, 2012 - June 3rd, 2012

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by crackstar, May 27, 2012.

  1. crackstar

    crackstar Israeli Ambassador to TSD

    $(KGrHqEOKi0E0k(,Iql1BN,pWjbB!w~~_3.jpg diana_balsam.jpg Barber_Aftershave_Osage-Rub_LRG.jpg Once again I kick off a new week of great showers and shaves for us all!

    Menthol Monday:

    Omega Wooden Handle
    Super Speed/Rapira day 6
    Godrej Menthol Mist SC :love055: :love055: :Animatedfrozensmily: :Animatedfrozensmily:
    Diana Sport Menthol Balsam :love055: :love055: :Animatedfrozensmily: :Animatedfrozensmily:
    Osage Rub AS :love055: :love055: :Animatedfrozensmily: :Animatedfrozensmily:

    I don't know how much colder it could get than this - Godrej Menthol Mist cream is one HELL of a great face-freezer, and the combination of the Diana Sport balsam and the Osage Rub might be too strong for certain guys. I personally love it, but not everyone's a menthol freak like I am! ;) :D
  2. Smoothy

    Smoothy Well-Known Member

    Good morning.

    Shave Nr. 3 with the Merkur Futur. Slowly but surely we are becoming acquainted to each other, the shaves are quite enjoyable:

    Calani Cadre Noir shave soap
    Mühle Basic Nr. 02 shave brush with Silver Tip Fibre
    Musgo Real pre-oil
    Merkur Futur
    Feather Klinge (5th shave)
    D.R. Harris Marlborough after shave


    First pass was done with the Futur set at 2.5. For the second pass XTG I applied the Musgo pre-shave and dialed the Futur up to 3. Very nice & DFS!

    Have a great week, everyone!
  3. trader ron

    trader ron Well-Known Member

    Razor: EJ89
    Blade: Personna "Labs"
    Brush: Muhle Black Fiber
    Cream: Mystic Waters Coconut Lime Verbena
    A/S: Alum Bar, Cold Water Rinse, Witch Hazel, Every Man Jack Post Shave Lotion
  4. macaronus

    macaronus Sir Nice-a-Lot Staff Member

    Moderator
    Monday!
    • Prep: hot water splash, hot washing cloth
    • Music: Philip Glass, Dancepieces
    • Brush: DVH boar
    • Soap: TSD Signature
    • Razor: Gillette
    • Blade: Shark (#3)
    • Shave: 3-pass shave
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    Nice & comfortable DFS. My lathering technique wasn't at its best today. Too thin, too much water.
    Found the flower pot yesterday when busy gardening. So I thought: how would it be as a lathering mug? Answer: perhaps a bit too large. Try again tomorrow. :)

    Have a great week!
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  5. DLreno

    DLreno Well-Known Member

    Monday, May 28

    59’ E1 Fatboy (dialed to 8)
    EverReady Double Edge Super SS –(D2)(vintage-Thanks Phil)
    Arko Stick
    Vulfix 2235 Super
    Osage Rub
    Dominica Bay Rum
    Result: BBS.
  6. madmedic

    madmedic Resistance Is Futile

    Monday 28th May

    Facial Scrub
    3P Pre/post shave cream
    TDJ razor loaded with half an IP
    HJM Black Fibre Synthetic Brush
    Gada Cool Mint Shaving Cream
    Alum Block
    Osage Rub mixed with a little 444 ASB
    Brut Alaska AS

    I am really enjoying the Black Fibre brush. I have been using it on consecutive days for some time now with different soaps and creams......and I must say...it is an excellent performer. One thing for sure....if I used it constantly, my life time's supply of creams and soap has become two lifetimes. It uses so little product to produce a fantastic lather. Today I had a truly excellent 3 pass shave.
  7. Johnny

    Johnny Little Boy Blue

    Monday, May 28, 2012. Good Morning!

    Morning Coffee: Dunkin Donuts
    Prep: Wash face with Musgo Real Glyce Lime
    Razor: MÜHLE R106
    Blade: Gillette
    Soap: TABAC
    Brush: Semogue 1438
    Scuttle: Moss
    Post: Cold water rinse followed by some Floid Blue

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  8. Dslazar9

    Dslazar9 Took the Menthol-cratic Oath

    Feather Japanese Style Str8
    Feather Prof Blade
    Omega Brush
    Mama Bear's Lime Ice Soap
    Razo Rock Alum
    TSD Iced Lime AS Milk
    -other than gnarly cut under my chin it was perfect. No room for a nanosecond's loss of concentration with Feather Str8
  9. Williams Warrior

    Williams Warrior Well-Known Member

    Monday:

    LC New
    Voskhod
    Omega Boar
    Italian Palmolive
    Aqua Velva
    Afta Original
    Pinaud Clubman
    :drool::happy036:
  10. Jamie Mahoney

    Jamie Mahoney Well-Known Member

    Prep Penhaligon's Blehneim Bouquet soap
    Razor Vintage Japanese Fon Golden Star 7/8
    Brush Le Tuft 59 in Buckeyed Burl
    Vito's Coconut & Almond
    Alum & Witch Hazel
    L'Occittane Baux Balm
    Alpha H Moisturiser
    Penhaligon's Castile EDT.​
    Jamie.​
    A lovely two pass shave from the Fon Golden Star, the blade was buttery smooth after 30 laps on the linen and 50 on the leather.​
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  11. wknicholas

    wknicholas Well-Known Member

    Monday morning, May 28, 2012

    Schick E2 Injector Razor w/ Schick blade (7)
    Semogue 1250 boar bristle brush,
    MWF shaving soap w/ warm water lather,
    finish with cold water rinse for a DFS!

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  12. SharpSpine

    SharpSpine Well-Known Member

    Monday, May 28, 2012

    Prep: Hot shower
    Lather: La Famiglia Zi' Peppino - face lather
    Brush: Semogue OC 2-band
    Razor: Gem OCMM
    Blade: Gem PTFE (5); 3 passes
    Post: Cold water rinse

    The coconut oil in the La Famiglia soaps is awesome for my skin. Leaves me very well moisturized without any greasiness and I've not found another soap that consistently leaves my face/neck feeling this good. I am very pleased that I picked up all 4 scents so that I can use the same soap for long periods without getting bored and enjoy these great benefits that I'm seeing. The Zi' Peppino is quickly becoming my favorite scent of all my soaps!

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  13. Llyr

    Llyr Stay frosty, my friends!

    Menthol Monday:
    Soak Brush/Semogue 620
    Hot Shower
    Proraso PrePost cream
    Mama Bear's Lime Ice (face lathered) :love029: :love029: :love029: :Animatedfrozensmily: :Animatedfrozensmily: :Animatedfrozensmily:
    Merkur Futur/Red IP (2) set on 2.5 for face and head
    Cold Water Rinse
    Monster Block Alum (clean hardware and software,police area)
    Cold Water Rinse
    Thayer's WH
    The Rub mixed with a pe sized amount of 444 :love029: :love029: :love029: :Animatedfrozensmily: :Animatedfrozensmily: :Animatedfrozensmily:

    It's been a long time since I broke out the Futur I forgot what a great face and head shaver it can be.I did a 3 pass face my usual 1 pass head, BBS all around,very smooth shave with the Red Ip's .
  14. JimPo42

    JimPo42 Purported Hand-Shaver

    Monday May 28

    Prep: Hot shower
    Soap: C&E Nomad Soap+Cream superlather
    Brush: The Body Shop Synthetic
    Razor: Merkur 34C
    Blade: Astra SP (1) 2 pass+
    Post: C&E Nomad Balm

    Results: DFS near BBS. I have to say using all the Nomad stuff at once is amazing. It glides like butter and my face feels amazing. Zero irritation and silky smooth, which is nice coming off a really bad shave on Saturday. This is the second time I've used the Body Shop synthetic brush and I have to say I'm not cray about it. It feels nice and soft but it doesn't seem to make lather like my others, it always seems like I can't put it on my face as thick as I'd like to. Oh well still a fantastic shave to start the week. Happy Memorial Day Everybody!
  15. Bird Lives

    Bird Lives Future Root Beer King of Turkey

    Monday
    Arko Ice Mint SC
    Omega 10029
    1955 Schick Hydro-magic
    Longs Drugs-Personna D8
    Arko Nem moisturizer/Arko Aqua AS/Rebul Lavanda Colonia

    Everything is so easy with this Schick...I can even shave without my glasses and receive 2 pass perfection...lol...With an 8 shave old blade already...:happy097:...Shall I go for one hand tied behind my back...lol
  16. Stroker

    Stroker Well-Known Member

    SOTD Monday 5-28-2012
    Memorial Day is a time when we all must give thanks to those brave men who gave their last full measure so we may enjoy the privilage of a safe and full life. Remembering those who gave and those who stand guard today!

    5/8 Slack & Grinold, Quarter Hollow, French Point,
    Bath Works, Sheffield
    Proraso PSC
    Williams SS in Vintage Old Spice Mug - Hull Pottery
    Rubberset 200-4 Vintage Barbershop Boar
    Dickinson's Witch Hazel
    Nivea ASB
    Old Spice Classic Cologne

    Lots of Vintage used this morning. The Williams SS has been used for generations although it has been reformulated to remove the tallow content. The Old Spice has been reformulated as well but, these products still carry on the traditions of the past generations that enjoyed these fine products. The Rubberset Barbershop Boar was the staple for most Barbershops around the country from as far back as I can remember (and that's a very long time considering my ever advancing age!) lol The Slack & Grinold Bath Works plant has long been out of service but their razors carry on the great traditions of the Sheffield razor works and the products that used to be the preferred shave equipment. One famous customer discovered just how dangerous these daily shaves could be.

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    On the morning of October 25, 1957, Anastasia entered the barber shop of the Park Sheraton Hotel at 870 7th Avenue (now the Park Central Hotel, on 56th Street and 7th Avenue) in Midtown Manhattan. Anastasia's bodyguard parked the car in an underground garage and then took a walk outside, leaving Anastasia unprotected. As Anastasia relaxed in the barber chair, two men—scarves covering their faces—rushed in, shoved the barber out of the way, and fired at Anastasia. After the first volley of bullets, Anastasia allegedly lunged at his killers. However, the stunned Anastasia had actually attacked the gunmen's reflections in the wall mirror of the barber shop. The gunmen continued firing and Albert Anastasia finally fell to the floor, dead.
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  17. fatkid

    fatkid Well-Known Member

    Fatboy
    woolFat
    old spice
    ...nough said:)
  18. DLP

    DLP Well-Known Member

    Memorial Day (USA)
    Monday May 28, 2012

    Prep: Hot shower
    Razor: Schick L-6
    Blade: Schick
    Soap/Cream: La Toja Shaving Soap Stick
    Brush: Vie-Long 13061
    AS: Captian's Choice Bay Rum

    Results: DFS

    :happy069: Hope everyone is having a great day :happy069:
  19. fishcrow

    fishcrow Birdman of TSD

    Memorial Day 05/28/2012
    Featured Shower and Shave


    Hot shower to ease the morning stiffness. Stiffness defeated the the hot water.
    Facial scrub and prep Proraso Glycerin.

    Featured brush LuJin Badger, lathering today's soap Mama Bear's "Hydrogen"
    Day three for the Gillette OC and Astra combo.
    Three comfortable passes, cold water splash. Facial toning with RazoRock Alum. The :Animatedfrozensmily: of Osage Rub. :shaverAn exceptionally great DFS

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  20. mlmoraes01

    mlmoraes01 Well-Known Member

    28.05.2012
    Razor: Merkur Progress (4,5)​
    Blade: Iridium (10)​
    Brush: Semogue 1305​
    Soap: Sir Irisch Moss​
    A/S I: Thayers Lemon​
    A/S II: L'Oreal Hydra Energetic​
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