SoS: January 2022

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by IAmTheJody, Dec 31, 2021.

  1. Jorvaljr

    Jorvaljr Operation Daytona 8000

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    Razor: Tatara
    Blade: feather
    Brush: rubberset nylon
    Soap: Cella
    Post: Medicated witch hazel
    A/S: Cella

    Wrong blade. Damn feather and their super sharp blades. Everything else was awesome. Ill have to try a regular blade in the razor to get a better idea.


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  2. Dave in KY

    Dave in KY On second thought, Buttercup

    Saturday January 15, 2022
    Razor: Schick D Injector
    Blade: sChick
    Brush: Trotter Vein Quartz/Boti Horse
    Soap: Ballenclaugh The Woodsmen
    AS 1: Humphrey's Alcoholado Maravilla 70
    AS 2: CFG Ghost Town Barber
    Fragrance:
    Consecutive Daily Shaves - # 1165

    Used the D Injectah today after using the F yesterday. Obvious different handle feel but no issues holding and maneuvering it. I compared the heads and while the F head is bigger the blade gap and exposure seemed identical to my eye. Even so compared to yesterday's shave there in my view is more blade feel for certain in comparison. Still a smooth shave but it definitely feels more aggressive than the F........at least that's my experience with my 2 models (F and D) Can't stop feeling my face as I got a phenomenally close shave. So happy to have this new addition to the collection. Yesterday was some more log clearing on the hillside with these trees all intertwined like a giant game of pick up sticks. Slow going so as not to get pinned while cutting on a steep slope and the new saw is a dream to use. Hoping to get back on the hillside this afternoon but just to burn some branches and limbs so The Woodsman with it's smokey almost ash like scent was a good pick. Thanks again Rob ExtraProtein Have a swell day everyone !!
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  3. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    Neck shave.

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  4. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

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    Why?
     
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  5. shaveman

    shaveman Well-Known Member

    Dscosmetic Slant Timeless Ti Handle
    Gillette 7 O'Clock Super Platinum
    MDC Original Soap
    Maggard 2 Band
    Aloe Vera
    First Line Shave Aftershave
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  6. Yehuda D

    Yehuda D Israeli Ambassador to TSD

    Thanks for the information - it sounds like something worth trying. The regular version has a very nice traditional, soapy scent with an exotic note. I absolutely love it. It’s apparently not that popular with some Dutch wetshavers but I really enjoy it every time I use it and in Holland it’s very cheap.


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  7. Yehuda D

    Yehuda D Israeli Ambassador to TSD

    Saturday morning’s Grand Freeze:

    Stirling Mentholated Pre Shave Soap
    Yaqi 30mm Barber Pole
    Super Speed/Gillette Platinum day 11
    Stirling Glacial Eskimo Tuxedo SS
    Prep ASB
    Fine Snake Bite AS Splash
    Christian Dior Eau Sauvage EdT

    My face is not only BBS it’s also frozen stiff - what a frigid delight this Glacial Eskimo Tuxedo soap is. I love the scent, it lathers beautifully, the menthol sensation is off the charts, and the skincare is numero uno. The Prep needs no explanation because it’s so good, and the Snake Bite aftershave is an unscented menthol atom bomb. What a dynamite shave this was!

    Enjoy your day and your shaves - be well and safe!
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  8. Jorvaljr

    Jorvaljr Operation Daytona 8000

    New gear for me so i should of started with something a little smoother


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  9. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

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    Have you ever tried "Palm-Stropping" a Feather Blade, before the first use?
     
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  10. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

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    Saturday, January 15
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    ABC~~Rubberset 400/3~~USA Pre-War Tech/Light Brigade (12)~~Oud Al Layl
    Have a great day!
     
  11. Jorvaljr

    Jorvaljr Operation Daytona 8000

    Noi havent. Ill try it


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  12. b1hart

    b1hart Speed Racer

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    January 15th

    Travel Shave today.

    Proraso Shave Foam
    Supply SE
    Schick Proline
    Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Star Jelly
    Stirling - Vanilla Sandalwood AS
     
  13. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    DE SOTD, Jan 15th 2022

    Razor: Yaqi 316 V2 "Tile" with a Yaqi 316 Razzo rocket handle- Mfg 2021> Version2, Nice Tame mid range, very enjoyable shave with the V2 model that has better quality control (QC), this razor has a small sweet spot angle easy to find and is just right for those days you just want a decent shave from a hang over. V2 Tile razor works good and much better than the V1 they sold me, Yaqi corrected their QC it seems. Very acceptable machined surfaces that hold the blade with no issues, good machined tolerances on the V2 Tile razor IMO.
    Blade: Gillette Astra SP(1), excellent blade, Sharp & smooth. I use this blade most of the time testing new razors as my standard.
    Soap: Razorock Don Marco, nice citrus scent with excellent lather qualities. Nice scented soap to cheer up a person in winter.
    Brush: Yaqi 26mm Moka 2 band badger, Excellent lather generator, big pillow soft tips, nice scrubber, nice 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: Italian barber Amici, nice AS with witch hazel + dollop of CeraVe moisturizing lotion + scentless.
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers= [​IMG]excellent shave with my Yaqi SS V2 tile razor with a Gillette Astra.
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    Have a great shave!
     
  14. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    January 15, 2022
    Yates 921-H
    Gillette 7 O’clock Black
    Simpson CH2 Synthetic
    A&E Bad Habits
    Shave Soap & Aftershave
    Guerlain Habit Rouge EDT

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  15. stuartganis

    stuartganis Well-Known Member

    Gillette Flare Tip / Gillette 7o'clock SharpEdge
    TurnNShave Synthetic
    Chiseled Face / Summer Storm [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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  16. brit

    brit in a box

    saturday
    50'brit tech
    platinum
    simpson
    st james of london
    burberry brit rhythm

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  17. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Yesterday's Shave
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    Above the Tie Atlas handle with R1 plate.
    Astra SP blade
    Simpson T3 Trafalgar brush.
    Mitchell’s Wool Fat soap.
    Timeless shave bowl.
    Irish Chestnut by Andy Hilfiger cologne.



    Today's Shave
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    Yaqi Tile stainless steel head on Yaqi stainless steel handle (both polished)
    Astra SP blade
    Yaqi Cavern Lake synthetic brush
    Yaqi Malibu Shave soap.

    First run with the Yaqi Tile head and this one is definitely a keeper. A solid shaver that reminds of a Gamechanger shave.

    Yaqi shave soap is not a bad soap. Very good cushion and glide. I just got a couple of samples to try out.

    Take care.
     
  18. ram57

    ram57 Don't Open til Christmas


    Sunday SOTD

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    Razor: 1948 Gillette Aristocrat
    Blade: Super Iridium (D7)
    Brush: Omega 6240 25mm Silvertip
    Bowl: Creek Road Pottery 5½”
    Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGLO Lavender
    Pre-Shave Balm: GroomingDept Unscented
    Shave Soap: Moon Soaps Amaretto Speciale
    Balm: Moon Soaps Amaretto Speciale
    Aftershave: Small Batch Shave Tonic

     
  19. palmolive fox

    palmolive fox Well-Known Member


    SOTD : 16th January 2022.

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    Shaving Recipe For today.

    Prep: Warm shower: Asda Sea Salt & Fennel Extract 2 in1 Shower Gel.

    Pre:
    Cold wet flannel to my face.
    Pears Transparent Soap with Mint Extracts.
    Brush: Wilkinson Sword Boar.
    Bowl Lather.
    Bowl: Home Bargains Stainless Steel Side Bowl.
    Lather: Super-Max Classic Shaving Cream.
    Blade: Treet Dura Sharp. (D2)
    Razor: Wilkinson Classic Premium TTO.

    Post:
    Cold water face wash with brush squeezing's, Cold Water Face Rinse./ Homemade (~Autumn/Winter mix~) peppermint lavender, eucalyptus, + Tea Tree essential Oils Mixed Together With 200ml of Care+Witch Hazel./Cien Aqua ASL./Wilko Men's ASB.

    Greetings,

    A relaxing Sunday morning shave...

    Another excellent razor & blade duo, the mild non-aggressive Wilkinson Sword premium benefited from the assertive Treet Dura Sharp making a smooth efficient duo.

    A comfortable 2 pass + pick ups shave with no errors to report. Finishing the shave off with a small dollop of Wilko Men's ASB.

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

    Stay safe, and enjoy your Sunday ladies & gentlemen.:cool:
     
  20. Dave in KY

    Dave in KY On second thought, Buttercup

    Sunday January 16, 2022
    Razor: Ever Ready Streamline
    Blade: Gem
    Brush: Sorrentino Orange Crush/Cashmere
    Soap: Talbot Island in the Sun
    AS 1: Humphrey's Alcoholado Maravilla 70
    AS 2: Maol Island in the Sun
    Fragrance:
    Consecutive Daily Shaves - # 1166
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