SOS June 2019

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

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  1. Boru62

    Boru62 Well-Known Member

    That's a beautiful Tech, replate?
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  2. jtspartan

    jtspartan Well-Known Member

    Thanks, but not a replate. A few hours with Mother's Mag Polish worked wonders.
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  3. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    WHOOA Yesterdays are over my shoulder
    So I can't look back for too long
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  4. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    Todays shave was with a newly acquired and honed razor. I had a very smooth 2 pass shave, that left me BBS. The Japanese Stones I am now using are doing a great job.

    Razor- Tupper-Spiegel & Co., Duluth Minn.
    Brush- Razorock 400, WD High Mountain Badger.
    Soap- TOBS Cedarwood.
    Aftershave- Vintage Avon Spicy

  5. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    From Buffet to my plan for Saturday:

    prep-Nivea 4 Men Bodywash(Energy)in shower
    shave-Barbasol Original(Century-what more do I need for the 100th?)
    razor-Gillette Sensor Deuce Pivot DisposeABLE
    A.S.-Aqua Velva Classic Ice Blue
  6. Boojum1

    Boojum1 Valet Parking Available Here

    Sweet Jason! not_worthy.gif
  7. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member



    Perfumed by:
    Henry Creed III

    Bath Soap - Lucky Girl Boutique's Pure Body Delights "Black Magic" (Scent by Shannon's Soaps)
    Razor - Merkur 45 Bakelite
    Blade - [​IMG] *2nd Shave
    Shave Brush - YAQi R1605-S Synthetic
    Razor/Brush Stand Mug Mud's Evolution Pottery
    Pre-shave Oil - Lather & Wood "unscented"
    Shave Soap - Citrus Dusk (Vegan soap formulation by Country Club for Men "Black Magic" & Scent by Shannon's Soaps)
    Aftershave - Citrus Dusk (Aftershave formulation by Country Club for Men "Black Magic" & Scent by Shannon's Soaps)
    Post-Shave Balm - Advanced Clinicals Anti-aging Hyaluronic Acid Cream
    Deodorant - Lucky Girl Boutique's Pure Body Delights "Black Magic" (Scent by Shannon's Soaps)
    Fragrance - Creed Selection Verte

    ***EDIT - The shave came out fantastic. Best shave with this bakelite razor so far. 1-pass + extensive clean up. I started this off against the grain on the 1st pass in every direction of my growth in systematic order. Then I applied another helping of the excellent soap and used my off-hand to feel for grain and mopped up carefully. I got a great shave and minimized irritation. I didn't have to try hard at all. The pre-shave oil really works in union with the now unavailable Country Club for Men vegan soap formula. I really love this shave. Like all my other sets I bought backup splashes and soaps to last many years of rotational use. The citrus and black pepper is an amazing scent profile. The post-shave balm is my bulk Advanced Clinicals face cream. A 10/10 shave. BBS and no irritation at all. One of the best shaves in a while. Very comfortable. Very close.

    I have toyed around with the idea of using the black Treet Carbon Steel blade since it shaves very similarly to the BiC Chrome-Platinum. I think the look of a black blade in this razor will be more badass. But I will monitor performance because the BiC CP blade does an EXCELLENT job in this razor. Shaving performance is more important than just a little bit.
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2019
  8. ram57

    ram57 Don't Open til Christmas

    Saturday SOTD


    Razor: Charcoal Goods OC Level 2
    Blade: Personna Med Prep (D6)
    Brush: WildWestBrushworksw Romera 24mm Silvertip
    Bowl: HoneycombCopper 4 ½”
    Pre-Shave Scrub: Ginger Garden Enigma
    Pre-Shave Balm: GroomingDept Eucalyptus & Spearmint
    Shave Soap: Tallow + Steel Grog
    Post: Stirling's Bay Rum Butter
    Aftershave: Tallow + Steel Grog

  9. ilts

    ilts Well-Known Member

    Yes Sir, Always A Great Shave!
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  10. david of central florida

    david of central florida Rhubarb Rubber

    Hot water wash after shower
    plisson synthetic
    (Bombed) Stirling Island Man
    Matador closed comb/ maggard mr5 handle
    Persona lab(3)
    Pinaud lime SEC
    I've now got a goatee, so my shave consist of the easier areas. I did the passes omitting the goatee area, smooth as silk there, a bit itchy on my chin. The matador closed is pretty aggressive, the mr5 tames it some. I bombed the island man, which reminded me of cool coconut and lime. I finished with the SEC. Nice half shave.
    Hope y'all did as well, or better.
  11. TommyCarioca

    TommyCarioca Well-Known Member

    Great post and congrats

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  12. TommyCarioca

    TommyCarioca Well-Known Member

    1000 % wich u on old spice

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  13. TommyCarioca

    TommyCarioca Well-Known Member

    Ahhhh. I see you mistress. Your baby with the 26-59-52. I dig it

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  14. TommyCarioca

    TommyCarioca Well-Known Member

    Daaang man. The Creed centerfolds just keep rolling out of your stash. Beautious!

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  15. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Ariana & Evans | The Equestrian
    APShaveCo. Elegant Emerald | SynBad 24mm
    The New Improved Schick Injector Razor | Personna 74
    Polo by Ralph Lauren (Cosmair)


    Much like Phoenix Shaving's "Han Polo", Ariana & Evans' "The Equestrian" aspires to pay homage if not duplicate the original 1970s Ralph Lauren Polo which was a Warner distributed product until the mid 1980s. Again, like Han Polo, The Equestrian does a remarkable job complementing Cosmair RL Polo, but it doesn't quite duplicate it. It may very well come closer to the earlier Warner distribution, but I don't recall much of a difference between Cosmair and Warner in the early years, but admittedly, it's been quite some time since I had a Warner bottle. That said, to my nose, modern RL Polo barely resembles the '70s to early '90s Polo. For clarity, The Equestrian is a clean green vegetation blast followed by a damp and respectable herbal accord with a leathery tobacco dry down. All things considered, it's much closer to the classic Polo than the modern iteration, but it is a bit brasher and spicier. The differences become less apparent during the dry down. When I compare PAA's Han Polo splash to that of The Equestrian, I detect no appreciable difference apart from the brief color of the splash ingredients that's more so in The Equestrian.

    I've previously spoken of my impressions of Ariana & Evan's tallow base ad nauseam. Every aspect of this soap is near perfect, and as such this is among the best soaps money can buy.
  16. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    June 15, 2019
    Tatara Masamune
    Simpson CH2 Synthetic
    B&M Bay Rum
    Captain’s Choice Bay Rum Aftershave

  17. celestino

    celestino Friendly Neighborhood Wetshaver

    15 June 2019

    * Charcoal Goods Level 3 SB + Stork Ex Brass
    * Wizamet Iridium Super
    * Epsilon 2-Band + Doug Korn Faux Briarwood C7
    * Jabonman/Eufros Sandolo
    * Unrefined Shea Butter
    * Bergamot/Vetiver EO

  18. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you sir, i even dusted it..:)
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  19. jtspartan

    jtspartan Well-Known Member

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  20. NCoxSTL


    Just the Basics June!!

    June 14

    Razor - Gillette NEW LC Delta Echo
    Blade - [​IMG] (3)
    Soap - Mitchell's Wool Fat
    Brush - Jayaruh #312
    Post - Alum

    Two shaves in a row on consecutive days. A semi-rarity these days what with my schedule and all of these interruptions caused by a certain group of guys on skates. With the parade downtown tomorrow I'll be up early and headed out to make sure everyone who wants gets there on time. Well, as long as they pay anyway. Because I missed a reference to the PUCK in last night's report, it was suggested I suffer the punishment of attending to the Bard's "A Midsummer Night's Dream", and consider the character Puck. Well, a fair punishment deserves a fair return, and, when I get up early on a Saturday tomorrow I'll remember his words....."Fairy king, attend, and mark: I do hear the morning lark."

    It's Fat Friday so, of course, it's MWF for the soap. The New LC and Voskhod still in perfect form and the JR312 fake pony made it truly fun to get this lather up and running. Three passes, totally smooth and error free and I'm a very happy and satisfied camper. That kind of shave really does come down to basics. Great classic razor and blade, soap and brush, and alum that proves it's all good. Have a great weekend!

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