SoS: May 2021

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by Yehuda D, Apr 30, 2021.

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  1. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    Thank you Gary.

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  2. Electrif

    Electrif Well-Known Member

    Huge thank you Tim.
    These gentlemen's relish pots have become quite popular as soap dishes over here in the UK. This one however has one disadvantage in that it is really heavy and could do some major damage if dropped.
  3. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    May 6, 2021
    Brass General
    Feather Pro
    Zenith B25 Boar
    La Toja
    Shave Cream & Aftershave

  4. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    Ariana & Evans | NYC
    Leo Frilot Captain Marvel | AP Shave Co. Cashmere 30mm
    Enders Speed Razor (1930s) | American Airlines
    Schick Proline B-20

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  5. Yehuda D

    Yehuda D Israeli Ambassador to TSD

    Thursday morning:

    Stirling Mentholated Pre Shave Soap
    Yaqi 30mm Barber Pole
    Super Speed/Schick day 4
    Master Soap Creations Peppermint Latte SS
    Prep ASB
    Alt Innsbruck AS Splash

    My dear friend Fernando is such a soap genius - this Peppermint Latte has it all - a beautiful espresso/peppermint scent, the tallow formula gives such wonderful, thick, slick lather just like a Stirling soap, a delightful menthol sensation, and great skincare. A nice massage with the Prep followed by a couple of splashes of the Alt Innsbruck which to me smells gorgeous and I was good to go. Smooth as silk after three glorious passes!

    Have a great day - be well and safe!

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  6. Leo K.

    Leo K. Well-Known Member


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  7. ChiefShaver

    ChiefShaver Well-Known Member

    Hi Friends,

    here my yesterday‘s shave (05.05.2021)

    Razor: Henson AL13 Medium // Blade: Polsilver Super Iridium // Soap: Soap Commander Fortitute // Brush: PAV Brushworks Goldcoast // Aftershave: Pinaud Clubman Special Reserve // Music: Derek Fiechter - Inns and Taverns

    So... after I couldn't resist the Henson hype, it has been the Medium version. Optically and haptically absolutely great. Especially for this price.

    For the premiere, a fantastic soap was needed. Soap Commander Fortitute. A dreamlike scent with same properties. I can only keep advertising for Soap Commander. People, buy Soap Commander ❤️❤️❤️ So now whipped up the lather and off i went. After the first stroke or two, I actually checked to see if a blade has been inserted. Check...blade is in. Felt over the skin and mega surprised...VERY efficient. First pass finished. Short felt and further very amazed whether the thoroughness of the razor! The third pass was not necessary, because after the second pass I was nearly BBS.

    So again briefly scanned and then cleaned out. Because of the preset angle, you can shave "foolproof" with it. Splashed with the Special Reserve, which I think goes very well with the EXTREMELY GOOD soap. NO, I do not get commission from Soap Commander, but find the soaps absolute top class and in my humble opinion, Soap Commander does not get the attention they deserve.

    So now to the conclusion of the Henson after the first use: Extremely gentle (even gentler is then probably the "Mild" version), but at the same time with the thoroughness on the level of a Blackland's . Furthermore, the razor has a feeling through the angle, which I did not know until now. Absolutely (positively) unique. Due to the low weight a very good handling. The blade has no overhang on the sides, so there is no danger of cutting yourself. This only for all interested. I do not regret the purchase. Have a nice day and thanks for reading.

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  8. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

    Supporting Vendor
    Thursday's Shave

    Cold Water Rinse
    Old Spice Original Shaving Cream
    Jayaruh #199 Synthetic
    Enders Speed Shaver
    Schick Proline B20
    Granddad's Blend AS

    The Old Spice Original Shaving Cream lathered well with Jayaruh #199 Synthetic brush. Two passes and touch ups with the Enders Speed Shaver with a Schick Proline B20 blade gave me a close, comfortable shave. After a cold water rinse I finished off with Granddad's Blend AS. I am clean, smooth, and refreshed...
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  9. jtspartan

    jtspartan appropriately stimulated, via Netflix

    May 6th SOTD
    Karve 'D' w Permasharp (1)
    APShave flattop/Sapele
    First Canadian Maximo Gomez Cuba
    Jeeves Tobacco Bay AS
    Have a great day all!
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  10. celestino

    celestino Friendly Neighborhood Wetshaver

    That is such a beautiful brush as the colours are very well accentuated by that knot. :happy088:
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  11. AlfredoT

    AlfredoT Well-Known Member

    Fed up of clapping your pictures! :angry019:
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  12. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member


    Razor: Razorock Wunderbar slant- 2017> Excellent upper mid range, When technique is good this razor can crank out some close shaves, light touch works well with this razor. I don't think it would be Daily driver for myself but a joy to use regardless.
    Blade: Gillette Astra SS(5) excellent blade, Sharp & Smooth with good longevity.
    Soap: Razorock XXX, One of my favorites, nice refreshing scent with excellent lather qualities.
    Brush: Yaqi Moka 24mm Mew knot, nice eye candy, excellent lather generator, heavenly cloud like soft tips with gentle scrub + great 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. WTG + ATG + pickups.
    Post shave: Razorock XXX with witch hazel + a dollop of Nivea balm.
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBs + no irritation + no weepers= [​IMG] Excellent shave with my RR Wunderbar slant + a Astra SS blade.
    DE SOTD, Thursday, May 6th 2021.jpg

    Have some great shaves! Stay & think safe in these times!
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  13. jluc

    jluc smelling pretty

    May 6th
    Razor: H&S Co NO75LE
    Blade: Bolzano Superinox (3)
    Brush: Heritage Collection dubl duck
    Pre-shave: PAA Cube
    Soap: Fine Aquamarine
    PAA Galactic Witch Hazel
    PAA Star Jelly
    AS: Fine Aquamarine

    Good morning!


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  14. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    Thursday, May 6
    Have a great day!
  15. awk-m4

    awk-m4 Well-Known Member

    Concluding the three day Lime tour our Captain's Choice travels continue taking us to...
    Day One of the Captain's Three day voyage: Bay Rum
    Brush: Parker Synth Brush
    Bowl: Shave Nation
    Lather: Captain's Choice Bay Rum Soap
    Razor: Gillette 1959 E4
    Blade: Gillette Permasharp Stainless (1)
    Post: Shavex Alum Block
    Post: Thayers Witch Hazel
    Balm: Captain's Choice Bay Rum

    A very unique scent. My wife picked up very spices such as nutmeg. Described that I smelled like honey cake! Another winner!

  16. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    Twin Feather blades in the Shake Sharp mk1. No disputing the closeness of the shave but I feel smoothness gained by the use of twin blades is a bit compromised here, at least with a new edge. I expect sharpness will drop quite a bit using the same edge on a second full beard and head shave, more so than with most blades, so may not be my best match.[​IMG]

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  17. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    For Friday(7th):

    Same as today, but.............

    Brush-Stoylin 26 mm..."Pro-Handle"
  18. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    How were you able to synchronize "Grand Dad Aqua Velva" with the shot of Doc Edouard Pinaud(Clubman)?
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  19. ischiapp

    ischiapp Well-Known Member

    SOTD 20210506 Kakashi
    by IschiaPP @ Forio
    Liojuny Shaving Tampa
    Finest Badger 3-band, 23x54x114mm
    Kakashi Soap Calendula *
    FrankenRazor PP1489
    Edwin Jagger DE89 / Maggard Razors MR14
    Zamak, Aluminium, 12x41x100mm, 56g (29/27)
    Wilkinson Sword by Gillette India #2
    #Shave #WetShaving #WetShavers
    #ShaveOfTheDay #ShaveLikeaMan
    #ShavingSoap #Test


    Full size:
    Star Wars - The Force Theme (Far Out Remix)

    * Grazie a Vincenzo Pitrelli​
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  20. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

    Supporting Vendor
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