MMMonday , Nov1st, 2021 Razor: Gem Junior 1912 Parade- Mfg 1943 variant, great mid range, a joy to use, A very comfortable self standing handle. Blade: Gem Personna SS PTFE(10) excellent blade, very sharp, great longevity, smooths out nicely + predictable. Soap: Ach Brito Lavanda cream, nice mild scent + excellent lather qualities.(misted) Brush: Yaqi Goblin 24 mm synthetic, excellent lather generator, cloud like soft tips, nice scrub + great lather painter. Pre shave: Brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on the cleaned beard area. Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. Post shave: Witch hazel +Ach Brito aftershave + a dollop of CeraVe moisturizer lotion(balm)& scentless. Results: CCS, DFS, BBS + no irritation + no weepers= excellent shave with my Gem Jr 1912 parade with a coated Gem blade. Have some great shaves!