SOS: January 2021

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by brit, Dec 31, 2020.

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  1. LevelupShaves

    LevelupShaves Well-Known Member

    Finally got to break in the MdC. This is a great smelling and great performing soap. I'm glad I finally pulled the trigger. Paired it with the EJ DE89 JR 191, and Lavander pour Homme from Fine. Decided to use bergamot lavender soap and shampoo bars from Stirling. [​IMG]
  2. jgreenepa

    jgreenepa Nasal Barbarian


    RAZOR: Sheffield H. Hobson 6/8 Wedge (Mug), Valet Auto Strop VB2 (Dome)
    BLADE: Feather FAS-10 Carbon Steel
    PREP: Cold water rinse followed by a scrub with Argan Oil
    BRUSH: JR Custom Rosewood Silvertip Badger #378
    CREAM/CROAP: A&E Shaving Butter
    POSTSHAVE: Cold water wash with brush squeezings followed by a rinse with Humphreys Lilac WH. Finished with A&E Post-Shave Serum.
  3. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    SOTD, Sat, Jan 30th 2020

    Razor: Gillette Fatboy E4- MFG 1959 4th qtr , excellent razor, l enjoy this a little more than the Gillette slim which is a also a good adjustable. The fatboy seems smoother because of the larger top cap possibly.
    Blade: Gillette silver blue(2) excellent blade, Sharp & smoooth , top tier IMO.
    Soap: Cyril R Salter Sandal wood, nice scent with good lather qualities at a reasonable price.
    Brush: Yaqi 24mm tuxedo knot with black marble handle-great lather generator, cloud like soft tips + nice gentle scrub and lather painter.
    Preshave: brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on cleaned beard area.
    Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG + ATG + pickups.
    Post shave: Ogallala Bayrum & sandal wood [​IMG] + a dollop of Nivea balm.
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers =[​IMG]excellent shave with my Gillette Fatboy + GSB blade.
    SOTD, Sat, Jan 30th 2021.jpg

    Have some great shaves! Stay & think safe in these times!
  4. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member



    Perfumed by:
    Olivier Creed

    Fragrance - Creed - Bois du Portugal
    Aftershave - Country Club for Men - Custom Scent "Eau de Brando"
    Shave Soap - Country Club for Men - Custom Scent "Eau de Brando"
    Deodorant - Country Club for Men - Custom Scent "Eau de Brando"
    Preshave Oil - Lather & Wood's "Unscented"
    Post-Shave Balm - Advanced Clinicals Anti-aging Hyaluronic Acid Cream
    Razor - Vintage Gillette Superspeed circa 1947-1952 (re-plated in nickel by Razor Emporium)
    Blade - [​IMG] *Fresh Blade
    Razor Stand by RV Shaving
    Brush - Declaration Grooming "Fatty" in custom green color
    Brush stand by Josh Lindt of Desire Metal Works. His work of art is called "Diner".
    Soap Bowl - Vintage MCM Art Deco Sugar Bowl from the 1960's
    Suribachi Lather Bowl handmade by Of the Dirt Pottery

    ***EDIT - 2-pass + clean up pass. Excellent result. A very minor weeper cut that was totally my fault for not keeping the blade moving and resting it on my skin for a split second. The styptic pencil sealed that up neatly.

    This shaving set just feels like I'm a billionaire shaving. "Sir, your shave is ready". "Thank you Jeeves."

    Last edited: Jan 30, 2021
  5. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Here's Sunday's Shave Plan(for closing out the month):

    prep-Dial 4 Men Bodywash(Maximum Moisture)in shower
    shave-Mitchell Wool Fat soap
    brush-Stoylin "li'l brudder" synth.
    razors-Gillette 1957 Red Tip DE and Gillette Sensor Deuce Pivot + DisposeABLE
    A.S.-Bill Neumann(Heartwood)*

    just to inform those of you unfamiliar with my silliness, the company is William Neumann&CO. But I'm going to throw out a pct. and say 94% of you already know I can be silly in here!!
  6. Jorvaljr

    Jorvaljr Operation Daytona 8000

    Razor - english valet razor
    Blade - modified se blade
    Brush - cut down omega 48
    Soap - C&E Maraccan Myrrh
    Post - Lavender witch hazel
    A/S - C&E maraccan myrrh balm

    Just an awesome shave. I hated this brush do to the stiffness and loft height, so i cut it down and its more manageable to me. The stiffness is still there but soaking in hot water for about 20 mins softens it up some. I used all my hard pucks like shave sticks.. i rub it on my face instead of bowl lathering and it works awesome. Better results for me vs bowl latering.

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  7. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    Danke, mein Lieber!
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  8. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    Saturday, January 30
    AoS Sandalwood~~Simpson Milk Churn~~2011 Mühle R41/Feather~~Michael for Men
    Have a great day!
  9. BBS

    BBS Well-Known Member

    Schick Canadian Type E3 injector, vintage schick platinum plus blade, shave 3

    Blade is a 1990 NOS from a 7 blade key in an unopened box. I switched in a good blade after the last shave since it turned out that blade was a dud. Much better shave and with this shave was able to figure out finally that a Canadian Type E3 is a different shaver than a Canadian marked G1. What was suprising is the Canadian Type G is a closer and smoother shaver than this razor. End result BBS finish achieved.

  10. Dave in KY

    Dave in KY On second thought, Buttercup

    Silly Sunday Shave

    Sunday January 31, 2021
    Razor: TNNSER
    Blade: Gem (?)
    Brush: Stuart/Timberwolf
    Soap: Fuzzyface Monkey Farts
    AS 1: Humphrey's Alcoholado Maravilla 70
    AS 2: Clubman Citrus Musk
    Fragrance: Acqua Di Gio Profumo

  11. jtspartan

    jtspartan appropriately stimulated, via Netflix

    January 30th SOTD
    Yaqi Katana w Rapira Swedish SS
    Omega Evo
    Barrister’s Reserve Cool
    Florida Water
    Have a great day all!
  12. Droo78

    Droo78 Well-Known Member

    Saturday's Shave

    '78 Gillette Super Speed (Y2)
    Gillette Super Platinum (1)
    Lowborn Supply 'Storm' Synthetic
    Gillette Pure Shaving Cream
    T.N. Dickinson's Witch Hazel
    Gillette Cool Wave After Shave Splash
    Gillette Sensitive After Shave Lotion

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  13. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    January 30

    Gillette NEW SC
    Gillette Silver Blue (1)
    JR # 160 Louisville Slugger handle w/Omega 10098 boar knot
    Tabac soap
    Alum, Witch hazel, USB, Almond oil & CC Bay Rum AS

  14. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member

  15. celestino

    celestino Friendly Neighborhood Wetshaver

    31 January 2021

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

  16. lindyhopper66

    lindyhopper66 Well-Known Member

    Tanifuji Mercury
    Yaqui Brush
    Furbo Blu Vintage Shaving Soap
    Thayers Lavender Witch Hazel
    Floid Blue After Shave
    Vito's Pre/Post Shave

  17. novicz

    novicz Well-Known Member

    Ariana & Evans shaving soap
    LMDB shaving brush
    Charcoal goods razor
    Gillette rubie plus blade
    Weleda aftershave
  18. SpeedyPC

    SpeedyPC Well-Known Member

    Pre-shave:- Cold Shower
    Bowl/Scuttle:- Captain's Choice
    Brush:- Semogue SOC 2 Band Finest Badger in Taj Resin 24/53mm knot
    Soap/Cream:- Noble Otter ~ Hamami
    Razor/Blade:- Merkur 34C / Gillette Nacets #8
    Post/After-shave:- T.N. Dickinson Witch Hazel Astringent mixed into the 240ml bottle with Invite E High Potency Pure Oil (10 drops), Natural Plant Glycerin (20) & Tea Tree Oil Antiseptic (5)
    Fragrance:- N/A
  19. Yehuda D

    Yehuda D Israeli Ambassador to TSD

    Ganz toll!

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  20. palmolive fox

    palmolive fox Well-Known Member

    SOTD : 31st January 2021.


    Shaving Recipe For the day.

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

    Cold wet flannel to my face.
    Pears Lemon ~ Flower Transparent Bar Soap + Nuage Menthol shaving Oil.
    Brush: Chinese Unbranded Silvertip Fibre.
    Bowl Lather.
    Tesco's Ceramic 'Cosmo' Side Bowl.
    Lather: The body Shop ~ Maca root & Aloe shaving cream.
    Blade: Derby Premium. (2)
    Razor: Mühle r89.

    Cold Water Face Rinse./Homemade (~Winter mix~) peppermint lavender eucalyptus, + Tea Tree essential Oils Witch Hazel Mixture./ Giorgio Beverly Hills ~ Ocean Dream ASL./Wilko ~ Men's Moisturiser.

    I've mentioned before if i had to have only one DE Razor the Muhle R89 would be a very strong contender up until i added the Parker 55SL Semi-Slant razor to my humble collection which is now on equal par to my beloved Muhle r89.. I will always have a soft spot for the Muhle r89 & Merkur 34c as both razors helped me to develop my technique and gain my shaving confidence, for that reason alone i will never part with either razor.

    A relaxing 3 pass + pick ups Close comfortable Sunday morning shave with no errors to report...Finishing the last shave of the month off with a small dollop of Wilko ~ Men's Moisturiser.

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

    Stay safe, and enjoy Sunday ladies & gentlemen.:cool:
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