SoS: June 2021

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  1. Tdmsu

    Tdmsu Well-Known Member

    This was a good shave. A couple very small weepers on the bottom of my neck from going too fast there. I like the Proraso Red Splash - it is soothing and has a cologne sandalwood scent that compliments the preshave, but does not linger long.

    Rating: 4.5 / 5

    Razor: Rockwell T2
    Blade: Voskhod
    Brush: Lutin Chubby Lightning
    Pre-Shave: Proraso Red
    Lather: FSC Vegan Baked Grapefruit
    Aftershave: Proraso Red Splash
  2. IAmTheJody

    IAmTheJody Gillette-i Master Staff Member

    I was really considering buying the Hawk V3 OC head pieces for use with one of my own handles, but both the cap and plate are out of stock as separate pieces - but they have in stock with one of their handles. I guess these come in sets and they don't want to break up the sets for the head pieces. A bummer. And a lost sale.

    Tet-A-Tet ASB. Just grand stuff! I would really love to know the thought process behind Unilever discontinuing the Tet-A-Tet line when they purchased the company. Was it not a good seller? Was it just a way to wipe out competition? So many questions... lol
  3. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    DE SOTD, Wed, June 30th 2021

    Razorock 2nd Gen Lupo 72- Mfg 2021, excellent mid range, very nice close smooth shave with this GSB. It does not get much better shaving IMO.
    Blade: GSB [​IMG] (3) Excellent blade, Sharp & smoooth with reasonable longevity, top DE blade tier in my blade selection.
    Soap: Razorock Lavender, nice masculine scent, excellent lather qualities!
    Brush: Yaqi 24mm Cashmere Dandelion synthetic, excellent lather generator, nice scrub + excellent lather painter. Cashmere knots are nice soft and break in nicely for even a better feel IMO.
    Pre shave: Brush was my 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. WTG + ATG + pickups.
    Post shave: Razorock King Louis lavender with witch hazel + a dollop of Nivea.
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBs + no irritation + 1 blemish weeper= [​IMG]Excellent shave with my RR Lupo 72 with a GSB blade.
    DE SOTD, June 30th 2021.jpg

    Have some great shaves!
  4. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    Wednesday, June 30
    AoS Oud~~Simpson 90th Anniversary Astor~~Ralf Aust~~Oud Assam Rania J.
    Have a great day!
  5. jtspartan

    jtspartan appropriately stimulated, via Netflix

    June 29th & 30th
    NEW LC w SharpStar (2,3)
    TGN Finest/Maple
    First Canadian Maximo Gomez Cuba
    Jeeves Tobacco Bay Leaf AS
    Have a great day all!
  6. stuartganis

    stuartganis Well-Known Member

    Gillette Slim / Gillette Stainless
    Yaqi Synthetic
    Fine Accoutrements / Santal Absolut [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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  7. Jenks

    Jenks Active Member

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  8. awk-m4

    awk-m4 Well-Known Member

    SOD Wednesday June 30, 2021
    Ever wonder how many shaves in each tub of Proraso? See below in the Lather report!
    Brush: Parker Synth Brush
    Bowl: Shave Nation
    Lather: Proraso White Soap (11)
    Razor: Gillette 1959 E4 Settings:
    Face WTG:3-XTG:2-ATG:1
    Head WTG:7-XTG:6-ATG:5
    Blade: Feather (1)
    Razor: Gillette Styler
    Post: Omega Alum Block
    Post: Thayers Witch Hazel
    Balm: Proraso White

    I love shaving with Feather blades. Glides almost effortlessly!

    Have a great day!!
  9. hins2jw0

    hins2jw0 Well-Known Member

    Vintage Williams Wednesday SOTD

    Okay, okay - not everything is vintage, but the soap, mug, and aftershave are . With a little extra water, the Williams lathers up very nicely. The Ikon X3 / Permasharp paired well today. I’m smooth and smell great for the day.


    Happy Healthy Shaves all.


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  10. ischiapp

    ischiapp Well-Known Member

    SOTD 20210630 Semplicemente
    by IschiaPP @ Forio
    Bat71 Cashmere
    Olive Wood, Abalone Shell Inlay, Yaqi SK07 aka Maggard Beige, 24x50x115mm
    Dr IschiaPP Mojito by Proraso (Bianco / Verde)
    Frankenpre | Frankensoap | Frankenafter
    Lemonwald DE653 Rose Gold
    Wilkinson Sword by Gillette India #1
    #Shave #WetShaving #WetShavers
    #ShaveOfTheDay #ShaveLikeaMan


    Full size:
    The 5th Dimension - Let the Sunshine In (Aquarius)
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  11. Jorvaljr

    Jorvaljr Operation Daytona 8000

    Razor: Gillette no21
    Blade: personna
    Brush: ever ready
    Soap: Razor Rock Tuscan Oud
    Post: Rose witch hazel
    A/S: Razor rock Tuscan Oud

    Great shave today . The razor smooth and i dig it! The scent is one of my favorites. Bbs smooth and set to conquer the day.

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  12. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    Back to a more traditional size today. This Tuckmar was absolutely superb. Some new scales are in order but it gave a fabulous shave - a real pleasure to use. Another @lindyhopper66 gem. :happy036:

    Hot water preparation
    Argan Oil PSO
    Romera Wengue Chubby Manchurian Badger
    Ethos Lisse Collection Lavender Shave Soap
    Tuckmar Weltruf 6/8
    Ethos Lisse Collection Lavender Skin Food Splash


    Happy shaving - Karl
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  13. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member



    Perfumed by:
    Frances Towle

    Shampoo - Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements "Grove"
    Bath Soap - Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements "Grove"
    Razor - Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements - Double Open Comb Ascension (316L Stainless Steel Adjustable)
    Blade - [​IMG] *6th Shave
    Shave Brush - Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements - The Solar Flare
    Shave Soap - Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements "Grove"
    Aftershave - Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements "Grove"
    Deodorant - Baby Powder
    Fragrance - Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements "Grove" Eau de Parfum
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2021
  14. IAmTheJody

    IAmTheJody Gillette-i Master Staff Member

    Is it Thursday in Las Vegas already?
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  15. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member

    I'm predicting the future.
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  16. IAmTheJody

    IAmTheJody Gillette-i Master Staff Member

    Feel free to predict it too over in the new SoS: July 2021 thread.
  17. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member

    Thank you for the redirection.
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  18. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member

    Ok man, that's some expensive sauce!
  19. Purvis

    Purvis Well-Known Member

    [​IMG] Wilbert Cutlery and some Neroli scented WK lather with the Rich Man Shaving wonder brush.
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