SoS: December 2020

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by celestino, Nov 30, 2020.

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  1. celestino

    celestino Friendly Neighborhood Wetshaver

    1 December 2020

    Blackbird Brass SB 101
    Wizamet Iridium Super
    WSP 2-Band + Oscar11 Aquamarine C7
    Mystic Water Cedar/Sage
    Unrefined Shea Butter
    Bergamot/Vetiver EO



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  2. palmolive fox

    palmolive fox Well-Known Member


    SOTD : 1st December 2020.

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    Shaving recipe for today.

    Prep: Warm shower / Cussons Imperial Leather ~ Arctic Ocean & Icelandic Moss Shower Gel.
    Pre:
    Cold wet flannel to my face.
    Yardley ~ English Lavender Bar Soap + Nuage Menthol shaving Oil.
    Brush : Fine 24mm Synthetic.
    Face Lather.
    Soap : Fine ~ Fresh Vetiver.
    Blade: Euromax Platinum half blade. (3)
    Razor: Yaqi Katana.

    Post:

    Cold Water Face Rinse./Homemade peppermint Lavender, +eucalyptus, Tea Tree Oil Witch Hazel Mixture./ P&G ~ Old Spice Original ASL./Boots ~ Fragrance Free Moisturising Lotion.

    Greetings,

    Early morning shave,

    It's been a while since i last added the fine fresh vetiver soap to my soap rotation and forgot how good of a lather this soap gives in a short space of time.

    A enjoyable 3 pass + pick ups near BBS shave with no errors to report...Finishing to the shave off with a small dollop of Boots ~ Fragrance Free Moisturising Lotion.

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

    Stay safe, and enjoy your Day ladies & gentlemen.:cool:

     
  3. James Kleinkauf

    James Kleinkauf Well-Known Member

  4. BigD

    BigD Well-Known Member

    Christmas Season, Day 5.

    Full Tabac for Tabac Tuesday!

    Prep: Hot Shower and Bloom/Lather Building Water
    Soap: Tabac Original
    Razor: Blackland Blackbird Brass (OC and SB)/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Razor
    Blade: Nacet (4)/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Blade (4)
    Brush: VdH Black Boar
    AS: Tabac Original
    ASB: Tabac Original
    EdC: Tabac Original

    Kind of screwed up the lather for the first pass. Not enough soap, too much water. Remedied that quick, fast, and in a hurry. I'll just continue to overload like I usually do in the future.

    Besides the first pass misstep, fantastic shave. I couldn't be happier. Of course how can you not be happy with Tabac?
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  5. ilts

    ilts Well-Known Member

    Good Morning Everyone SOTD 12/01/20

    Gillette Ball End Tech (ndc)
    Gillette Nacet (2)
    Eveready T-500 Badger
    Stephan Deluxe
    Cold Water Rinse, Alum Block
    Gillette A/S Gel

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  6. shaveman

    shaveman Well-Known Member

    Yates 921 H
    Tatra Platinum
    Razorock Black Bay Soap
    Razorock Silvertip
    Proraso Vitamin E Balm
    Paul Sebastian
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  7. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    December 1st
    Razor: HomeLike CT☆PT .69
    Blade: Rapira Platinum Lux(2)
    Brush: Yaqi PurpleHaze
    Pre-shave: PAA Cube
    Soap: PAA Cavendish
    PAA Galactic Witch Hazel
    PAA Star Jelly
    AS: PAA Cavendish

    Good morning!

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  8. brit

    brit in a box

    awesome start to the month gents..:signs154:
     
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  9. brit

    brit in a box

    tuesday shave
    canadian new sc thin handle/astra green
    yaqi ruby 2 band badger
    t and f west indian lime
    clubman lime sec
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  10. James Kleinkauf

    James Kleinkauf Well-Known Member

    :thanks:
     
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  11. James Kleinkauf

    James Kleinkauf Well-Known Member

    Classic setup and pic Gary. ;)
     
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  12. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you Jim..:)
     
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  13. PLAla

    PLAla Bit Shy of a Full Puck

    SOTD December 1, 2020

    Brush: Surrey badger
    Razor: Parker Adjustable Injector
    Blade: Personna
    Lather: Stirling Ozark Mountain
    Post: Witch hazel, Stirling Ozark Mountain aftershave

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  14. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    Thanks, Gary! Same to you!

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  15. palmolive fox

    palmolive fox Well-Known Member

    :thanks:
     
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  16. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    December 1, 2020
    Wolfman WR2 1.05mm
    Gillette 7 O’clock Black
    OKU Botiho
    MdC Vetyver
    Fine Fresh Vetiver Aftershave

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  17. AlfredoT

    AlfredoT Well-Known Member

    That gear has something Italian... ;)
     
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  18. AlfredoT

    AlfredoT Well-Known Member

    2020-12-01, Tuesday

    Here we are waiting for the snow; in fact in the air you can feel it, but the smell is missing...

    I woke up at 3 a.m. and at 5 a.m. I was already breakfasted and shaved: I like to do everything before dawn.
    The weather pushed me to a powdery soap and the shave did not disappoint me: two passes, a few touches and voilà... ready for a day of frenetic activity!


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    Sapone PS: Palmolive d'antan
    Sapone: Lab. Lirici, Branco
    Pennello: R.A. Rooney & Sons Ltd., Style 3, 22 mm
    Rasoio: Gillette, Super Speed ’40 Style, 1961
    Lametta: Gillette, 7 O’Clock, Super Stainless
    AS 1: MilMil, Figaro Gel
    AS 2: MilMil, BeMan, Balsamo Polivalente
    EdT: Vicious, Accidia
    ST: Artie Shaw, Beguin the Beguine, 1938
     
  19. Yehuda D

    Yehuda D Israeli Ambassador to TSD

    Happy December everyone!

    Tuesday morning’s action:

    L’Oreal Men Expert Facial Wash
    Razorock Plissoft 26mm Monster
    Super Speed/Minora day 3
    Bundubeard Klipspringer’s Kick SS
    Prep ASB
    Aqua Velva Ice Blue AS Splash

    Although the Klipspringer soap is nowhere near as intensely mentholated as the Kameelperd or a Stirling Glacial it’s still colder than cold enough to satisfy my menthol addiction very well. I love that beautiful coffee/peppermint scent, the lather is so rich, it has fantastic slickness, and the skincare is brilliant. After a nice long massage with the Prep a couple of splashes of the Aqua Velva felt great. Three passes left me almost as smooth as my wife and daughter - what a shave!

    Be well and safe!
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  20. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    I opened December with Barbasol Original followed by Aqua Velva Musk A.S. Routine "sophisticated goo" shave. One pass(course I just do the one with regular shaving cream/foam). I forgot to hold the Barbasol under the hot tap water as it was filling the sink. That appears to "thicken" it some(to me, anyway). But still a fine shave for sophisticated goo. I have to say that from the 3 goos I've used in recent times, Barbasol comes in third behind Rise and Gillette in terms of thickness. But it(Barbasol)still produces a fine shave. Male sports heroes Knute Rockne and Babe Ruth were wise to sponsor it. I'll give myself a Most Excellent for forgetting to hold it under the tap wayer(as mentioned), and I did in fact get a Knick which was "washed away" by the AV Musk. I never really thought of this aftershave as a "Knick/Cut Destroyer." Perhaps others feel the same????
     
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