ASRazor shave, Monday, May 15th, 2023 Razor : Star bar #4 lather catcher- mild to tame mid range, Mfg 1919-20, excellent workmanship for producing a excellent razor, this razor just checks all the boxes for best vintage razor of the whole bunch with a new Gem blade. This morning was another stellar excellent shave and always look forward when this Jewel of a razor comes up in my razor rotation. Hard to beat for my style of shaving. Blade : Gem Personna SS PTFE(1) very sharp, excellent longevity, smooths out nicely , predictable + safest blade to handle. Soap : Cyril R Salter Wild Rose cream, nice rose scented 5-6/10 strength with excellent lather qualities. CRS are excellent creams + reasonably priced. Sandalwood and Wild rose are the ones I have used and enjoy! Brush : Yaqi "Lucky dice" 26mm fan brown whiskers knot(rare)synthetic, excellent lather generator, heavenly luxury cloud like soft tips, gentle face scrubber + excellent lather painter. Nice brush, if you have large hands this brush would be worth considering IMO. Pre shave : (Dedicated Cashmere synthetic)Brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser with a dollop of clear Aloe Vera on the cleaned beard area. Prep : Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG + ATG + pickups. Post shave : Italian barber Amici(Razorock)AS with witch hazel + a dollop of CeraVe moisturizing lotion(scentless). Results : or CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers= excellent stellar shave with my Star bar #4 with a fresh Gem coated blade.(It does not get much better for easy shaving results, excellent combination of razor & blade!) Have some great shaves!