June 2021 30-Day Rule/Focus Pix and Discussion

Discussion in 'Shave School' started by wristwatchb, May 26, 2021.


In June, I plan to:

  1. Complete a rule

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  2. Complete a focus

  3. Do it my way

  4. Buy more stuff

  5. Instigate shenanigans and tomfoolery

  6. Start using Tabac and turn my life around

  7. Eat more ice cream, cookies, and fried onion rings

  8. Keep changing my answers to affect Paul Turner’s poll projections

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  1. 9nein9

    9nein9 Guest

    Early shave ...late post ....pool day today.
    Another awesome shave with the MM . Carbon steel blade geneously sent by @wchnu since I cant find them in Canada eh. Hand lathered again which I find saves time with cleanup and is really not necessary for this creme type . The AS balm feels and smells wonderful.
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  2. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Fantastic shave Joe! As far as masking, you know my thoughts on it and will not stir the pot on this subject here.
  3. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Thanks Joe. The kids were great as always. It was so hot in the classroom, but they did their work.
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  4. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

  5. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Very nice shave Patrick.
  6. b1hart

    b1hart Speed Racer

    Wowzers, Jim. Gorgeous image and colors! I’m betting the weepers might be (cause most other ideas have been mentioned)….maybe super small beginnings of skin bumps or other blemish phenomena. I still get that weirdness. I’m sure it will work itself out. That razor looks like the Hulk (in all good ways) of DE variety.
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  7. b1hart

    b1hart Speed Racer

    Thanks Patrick. And ditto!

    Great to hear the wife’s recovery is going well. And, snipes work…;)

    Super nice combo and image Gary!
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  8. b1hart

    b1hart Speed Racer

    Super cool DD straight Joe, love that one. Quarter Hollow Purple Heartwood…..sounds very Harry Potterish. :)
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  9. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    Thanks, Blair! My pictures are better with the black background. I don't think I'm getting the white balance right with the white background. My lighting is 5000k so I have the camera set to daylight. I'll try auto white balance next time I put the white background in.
    The Sailor is a short stocky razor. I love the look of it and the way it feels in hand.

    Sent from my SM-T510 using Tapatalk
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  10. b1hart

    b1hart Speed Racer

    Fun MM quick shave Patrick! Nice efficient combo.
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  11. 9nein9

    9nein9 Guest

    Thanks Joe!
  12. 9nein9

    9nein9 Guest

    Thanks Blair!
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  13. b1hart

    b1hart Speed Racer

    LED lights are deceptively bright, the eye/brain circuitry color corrects more than we realize. Camera auto systems make LED light setups ‘hot’. Try under exposing up to a full stop with the white background and LED setup. Mine usually works about -2/3, but it depends on reflections and the subject color.
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  14. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    Thanks, I'll give that a shot.

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  15. Droo78

    Droo78 Well-Known Member

    Wednesday's Shave

    RazoRock Lupo 72 ~ Lord Platinum (1)
    Omega Roma Colosseum
    Soap Commander ~ Wisdom
    T.N. Dickinson's Witch Hazel
    RazoRock ~ King Louis Lavender AS Tonic

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    Another evening shave, another lavender setup. Outstanding scent and performance from the SC Wisdom tonight. It is peppermint forward, but the lavender is still present in the background.
    The Lord Platinum blade pairs well with the Lupo 72, being both sharp and smooth. The RR King Louis Lavender is a great post shave product. It is a deeper lavender scent and the tonic feels so great on the face with a decent amount of menthol. It still has alcohol, but it is 3rd on the ingredients list, with menthol being the 4th.

    2 easy passes was all it took tonight for a relaxing, efficient and comfortable shave with no irritation or mishaps.
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  16. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    Awesome shave Andrew. The Soap Commander Wisdom scent would definitely be in my wheelhouse.
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  17. Droo78

    Droo78 Well-Known Member

    Thank you, Joe. It is a wonderful scent.
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  18. palmolive fox

    palmolive fox Well-Known Member

    10th June 2021.


    Shaving recipe for today.

    Prep: Warm shower:/Asda Tingly Mint & Tea Tree Shower Gel.

    Cold wet flannel to my face.
    Pears ~ Transparent Bar Soap With Mint Extracts. + Nuage Menthol shaving Oil.
    Brush: Anbbas Boar.
    Face Lather.
    Lather : Boots Original Shave stick
    Blade: Voskhod T.C. 'Snapped in 1/2'. (D2)
    Razor: Yaqi Katana.

    Cold water face wash with brush squeezings, Cold Water Face Rinse. /Homemade (~Spring/Summer mix~) Lemon, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Essential Oils. + 3 Menthol Crystals.Mixed Together With 200ml of Care+Witch Hazel./Boots Freshwood ASB.


    Early morning shave,

    The Katana/Voskhod T.C. 'Snapped in 1/2' duo is the best match I've had to date each shave throughout the week has been smooth and comfortable...I intend to carry on with the Voskhod T.C. blade next week to finish my run of Russian DE blades...I have some Chinese Gillette London Bridge & Super Blue blades that I've had for a while but have yet to try out.

    My humble shave sticks, provided me with some excellent lathers throughout the week. The Boots stick has a nice fresh fragrance which build a slick protective lather in a short space of time leaving a wonderful post shave feel.

    A Enjoyable 3 pass + pick ups close pleasurable shave with no errors to report...Finishing the shave off with a small dollop of Boots Freshwood ASB.

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

    Keep safe, and enjoy your day ladies & gentlemen.:cool:
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  19. Edison Carter

    Edison Carter Goo-bloomin' Stankster

    Grabbed some stuff for a pleasant evening shave yesterday.

    Not in picture, but I used Trumpers Lime Skin Food as a preshave.

    A generous glob of the closest Stirling soap on hand was quickly rendered to a sloshy and finely aerated suds with the @jtspartan 2019 LE crew brush. I think this knot is supurb in the microbubbles department, but I’m going to eventually pull it and reset a little lower so it is not so floppy.

    The ‘My Fine Steed’ v2 visited the ‘domed hones of iniquity’ and friends in the abrasive charged ‘bumpy balsa strop’ arena for a smooth improvement. I do like a little more time on hanging strops since I convexed the balsa.

    A closer shave then usual with no alarms from alum, then a splash of Glacial Wintergreen WH. Great cooling, but a little too close to BenGay for me to buy more. Now if there was a Glacial Spearmint Witch Hazel, I’d be in.

    Glacial Citron for the Glorious Stank of the night.

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  20. 9nein9

    9nein9 Guest

    Very nice setup Andrew!!
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