SOS June 2019

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

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  1. Smooth Steve

    Smooth Steve Well-Known Member

    06/01/19 Maggard’s Shave Meet Up Shave of the Day
    Face Wash with KenetMD Savon Massage Bar
    Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Dapper Doc Conditioning Shampoo Puck
    Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Star Jelly Prickly Pear Pre-Shave Jelly-Mentholated
    Phoenix Shaving The Original Chill Mill - Menthol Grinder
    Maggard Razors Made in Michigan Lilac Artisan Shave Soap
    Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements The Starcraft - 24mm Roswell (grey) Hybrid Synth Brush
    Creative Flame Pottery Stoneware Shaving Scuttle
    Wolfman WR1-DC .61mm Gap Light Blue Anodized Ti Razor with WRH7 Ti Handle
    Feather New Hi-Stainless Blade - 8th Shave
    Shavex Alum Block
    Thayers Alcohol Free Lavender Witch Hazel Toner with Aloe Vera
    Aqua Velva Classic Ice Blue Cooling After Shave
    Aqua Velva Sensitive 5 in 1 After Shave Balm
    Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Dapper Doc Natural Deodorant - Extra Sport Strength

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  2. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Nice choices Steve.
     
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  3. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Wildman

    Razor: Blackland Sabre GEM
    Blade: Personna GEM
    Brush: DFS LE Nathan Clark Envy White Knot Handle Aluminum Color, Anodized Dark Bronze. #41/150
    Soap: Captain's Choice Sandalwood
    Aftershave: Captain's Choice Sandalwood
    Bowl: Japanese 6"D Ceramic Brown Suribachi Mortar Bowl.

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  4. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Beautiful shot, sir!
     
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  5. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Wildman

    Thank you very much Matt.
     
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  6. brit

    brit in a box

    awesome shave sir..
     
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  7. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    The lighter 60g Pearl Fatty handle does make the Timeless Bronze a lot more manageable. Derby USTA.[​IMG]

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  8. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Wildman

    Excellent razor handle. Good shave!
     
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  9. Droo78

    Droo78 Well-Known Member

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  10. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Wildman

    Beautiful picture and setup. Tunes are off the charts. :eatdrink047:
     
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  11. Droo78

    Droo78 Well-Known Member

    Saturday's Shave
    Thanks Douglas. I believe even for those that say they don't like Blues music, it would be hard for them to not like this album!
     
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  12. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Wildman

    How can you not like the "Blues", it's the foundation of so much music. :)
     
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  13. Droo78

    Droo78 Well-Known Member

    I love the Blues and agree with you. I was referring to those folks that say they don't. :happy102:
     
  14. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Sunday's Outlook:

    prep-Dial 4 Men Bodywash(Recharge)in shower
    shave-Stoylin Sandpiper soap
    brush-Crown King 26mm Spindle Duro Tali
    razor-Gillette Sensor Deux Pivote Plus JettABLE
    A.S.-Stoylin Sandpiper Splash
     
  15. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member

    SATURDAY'S SHAVE

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    Perfumed by:
    Maurice Roucel
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    Razor - Stirling Soap's Slant
    Blade - [​IMG] *4th shave
    Shave Brush - Wood Razor's TruStone Turquoise (with 24mm Synthetic Nylon Knot by The Golden Nib)
    Preshave Soap - PAA Cube with Dock
    Shave Soap - Nile Naturals "Cucumber Melon"
    Soap Bowl - Vintage Palissy "Maytime" 1950's sugar bowl
    Scuttle by Karen's Pottery
    Post Shave Toner - Humphreys "Cucumber Melon" Witch Hazel
    Aftershave - Williams Aqua Velva
    Deodorant - Salt of the Earth Pure Aura "Melon Cucumber"
    Deodorant - Kiss My Face "Cucumber Green Tea"
    Fragrance - Nautica Voyage


    From last night's post in the wrong SOTD month:
    I'm going to use PAA's CUBE to enhance this soap I bought that was really designed as a bath soap, but surprised me in how it lathered and performed. The PAA CUBE will add that extra slickness that I think this soap could use to be next-level. I will also be using the PAA Chill Mill. I wish some forum would design a "Wet Shaving Product Awards" every year and have wet shaving enthusiasts vote on the products. PAA deserves two awards for the "Best New Product in the Shaving Game" genre. The CUBE and the Chill Mill are now 'essential' items in my den. I don't use them in every shaving circumstance, but they are fantastic tools to enhance or even upgrade a shave experience/result when certain other products aren't up to the task...or just because you enjoy the little 'extra' something they bring a shave. Either way. I've found these to be fantastic tools in my den and PAA's CK6 shave soap formula being added to the product list this past year and it's clear to me that PAA is seeking shaving dominance in the artisan wet shaving realm. Let's not even forget the addition of the DOC Stainless and Copper razors. Douglas Smythe is just coming up with win after win. IMO, PAA is the "Shaving Artisan Company of the Year" with West Coast Shaving coming up a decent 2nd place with their new line of soaps that Chris Cullen and Oleo Soapworks helped launch that really got major praise from wet shavers. I personally think that Van Yulay's new scent "Kadota Green" is the best scent I've smelled on a soap this year. Kadota Green blew me away when I was sniffing scents all over the Big Shave S'West.


    ***EDIT - It was a fantastic shave this morning. Check out this lather that was better than predicted. (This is directly after the 1st pass lather application after the PAA CUBE mingled with the lather from the bowl on my face. Turned into slick fluffy, dense clouds of lather):

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    Shaves don't get much better than this. Outstanding! 10/10 results. The Chill Mill gave a nice cool summer shave. Today's shave was epic!

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  16. hins2jw0

    hins2jw0 Well-Known Member

    Saturday SOTD

    So I recently received a British Gillette Rocket Parat from @Northstonehill and hadn't had a chance to try it yet... (Too much hardware at this point I'm afraid ). It is truly a beautiful razor and WOW did it not disappoint! I usually like a somewhat more aggressive razor considering my tough stubble but I could definitely see myself using this as a daily shaver if I get to a point that I definitely shave everyday. It is VERY comfortable but pretty efficient. And the TTO mechanism is a step above my regular superspeeds. Also this is shave #11 with this blade!! Excited for the day after this wonderful shave! Enjoy the weekend fellas.

    Josh [​IMG]

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  17. madmedic

    madmedic Resistance Is Futile

    Just love the Electric Sheep!
     
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  18. madmedic

    madmedic Resistance Is Futile

    Saturday 1st June

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    Cold Water shave
    Heno de Pravia Glycerine Soap
    RazoRock Tuscan Oud Soap
    VIG Shaving 24mm Pure Badger Brush
    Focus R28 Slim-Al with a Gillette/Wilkinson Blade
    Witch Hazel
    Palmer's Raw Shea Moisturiser
    Anfar Oudh Al Qamar EDP

    My plans for a shave with a new (to me) razor went out the window. A particularly challenging shift resulted in me sleeping almost 4 hours longer than my norm so I decided to postpone.

    2 passes and a touch up for just a tad off BBS....but still a face feeler! The Focus Slim-Al really is a great shaving tool!
     
  19. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Wildman

    Good pictures and setup Tim.
     
  20. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    nice..........
     
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