SOS August 2019

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by celestino, Jul 31, 2019.

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  1. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Friday, August 9
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    AoS Sandalwood~~Morris & Forndran Polo 2~~1958 D3 Gillette Adjustable~~Personna 74
    Have a great day!
     
  2. poppi

    poppi Well-Known Member

    Gillette A4 Super Speed razor
    Astra SP blade
    Omega 10066 Boar brush
    Viking Citron Shave Soap
    Osage Rub/Witch Hazel with aloe/Viking Citron balm
    M&L Florida Water cologne

    Not usually a Gillette razor user but this one was just crying out to be used and I'm glad it did. Got a fine smooth easy shave and my face is happy for sure. Kudos to the Viking SS again, this stuff is marvelous. Now go enjoy your day folks
     
  3. Tommynick

    Tommynick Well-Known Member

    SOTD. Happy Friday. Arko Adjustable Fatboy Friday. 8/9

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    Executive Fatboy
    Personna 74 day 6
    Arko cool
    Crabtree and Evelyn best
    Arko ASB


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  4. ordinaryshaver

    ordinaryshaver Well-Known Member

    Great stuff to try out from the 2019 pass around box. I'll be keeping the razor, and the soap, the others go back.
    Love this scent! Fotor_15653597734503.jpg
     
  5. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    A bit less than 24 hours stubble so I didn't think a morning shave would properly test my new Ever-Ready Streamline or Timeless Aluminum. So my get back on schedule shave went to my newly arrived $4 silver Series A Stahly. The 1940s Series A has a smaller guardspan, exposed blade tabs, and weighs 2g less than my chrome Series C I've been using the last two months. I was expecting a less mild shave given the shorter guardspan but if anything the opposite seemed to be the case, I had a bit harder of a time maintaining optimum angle and pressure. Still a very fine shave.[​IMG]

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  6. Linuxguile

    Linuxguile dating an unusual aristocrat

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    SOTD August 9th
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    Stirling Mentholated Pre-Shave Soap
    EDRIO#103 Schick J Twin Prototype
    Personna Injector blade x2
    Yaqi Professional (30mm, Cruiser Class)
    Viking Blades Langham Spa
    Baxter of California ASB
    Stirling Hipster EdT

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  7. Boru62

    Boru62 Well-Known Member

    Pre: Cold water splash
    Brush: Vulfix 404 Badger/Boar
    Soap: MWF
    Razor: Gem MMOC
    Blade: Pal Super Carbon
    Post: Cold water rinse, Pitralon Classic ASL
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    A lovely shave, just what I expected from this old school set up.
    Happy Shaving one and all.
     
  8. Somnos

    Somnos Well-Known Member

    9318CBC2-B7A7-4630-B3E6-83D590BA2AE8.jpeg So I wanted to revisit El Jefe because the first time out was a rough start. However, towards the end of the shave it smoothed out. So today I reached for it again to see. Same Schick ProLine blade on its second use.

    New soap today that came in with the last order, Stirling’s Orange Chill. Lovely orange forward scent and mentholated to boot. Thirsty soap but the badger and some water whipped up a lovely amount of cold, slick lather to work with.

    Lovely three pass BBS finish! Much smoother a go this time around. The soap was super chill as was the matching AS. Topped it all off with some B&BW Citron and ready to embrace the weekend!

    Rating: 5 / 5

    Razor: iKon El Jefe
    Blade: Schick ProLine
    Brush: Rocky Mountain Barber Company - Best Badger
    Lather: Stirling Orange Chill
    Aftershave: Stirling Orange Chill
    Additional Care:
    B.I.G. Co. Alum Block
    Bath & Body Works Citron
     
  9. hins2jw0

    hins2jw0 Well-Known Member

    Lol, how did this guy go today?? Not too difficult with the two heads?

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  10. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    very cool..
     
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  11. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    cool shave and pic sir..
     
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  12. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    friday shave
    m-4 slim
    gillette spoiler
    omega 10005 boar
    modern williams
    aqua velva original sport
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  13. Linuxguile

    Linuxguile dating an unusual aristocrat

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  14. Norcalnewb

    Norcalnewb Magnanimous Moos

    Nice picture. I like the use of the MWF container lid only.
     
  15. Boru62

    Boru62 Well-Known Member

    Thanks Jim, it looked a bit cluttered with them both.
     
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  16. Somnos

    Somnos Well-Known Member

    Thank you Sir!
     
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  17. Somnos

    Somnos Well-Known Member

    Love the Slim Gary!
     
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  18. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Saturday's Planner:

    prep-Nivea 4 Men Bodywash(COOL)in shower
    shave-Stoylin Ramblin Man Soap
    brush-Stoylin synthetic "li'l brudder"
    razor-Gilette Sensor Deuce Pivot DisposeABLE
    A.S.-Stoylin Ramblin Man Splash
     
  19. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    thank you sir..i should use it more often..
     
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  20. TommyCarioca

    TommyCarioca Well-Known Member

    Good line up Primo. That is great stuff

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