SoS: May 2021

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

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  1. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member

    The jar looks like someone removed the labels from Martin de Candre shaving soap. Even the soap kind of has the look of MdC. Very curious.
     
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  2. ram57

    ram57 Don't Open til Christmas

    Thank you, Alfredo!
     
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  3. Jorvaljr

    Jorvaljr Operation Daytona 8000

    Psssst... i got another container coming.. not as fancy though IMG_7465.jpg


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  4. ram57

    ram57 Don't Open til Christmas


    Sunday SOTD

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    Razor: Osgar 862 5/8 Full Hollow
    Brush: IBLE 2012 Boar
    Bowl: Anself Bamboo 4 ½”
    Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGLO Lime
    Pre-Shave Balm: Grooming Dept Spa
    Shave Soap: Grooming Dept Angel
    Balm: Saponificio Varesino Puro Burro di Karitè
    Aftershave: Chatillon Lux Unconditional Surrender

     
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  5. hins2jw0

    hins2jw0 Well-Known Member

    I just googled that soap... I agree... down to the lid even! I’m a big fan - and at that price, it’s a great value to performance ratio. Get one and try it out.


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  6. palmolive fox

    palmolive fox Well-Known Member


    SOTD : 16th May 2021.

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    Shaving Recipe For today.

    Prep: Warm shower / Nivea Men ~ Power Fresh Shower Gel.

    Pre:
    Cold wet flannel to my face.
    Pears ~ Transparent Bar Soap With Mint Extracts. + Nuage Menthol shaving Oil.
    Brush: Wilkinson Sword Boar.
    Bowl Lather.
    Bowl: Tesco's Ceramic 'Cosmo' Side Bowl.
    Lather : Palmolive Classic Shave Cream.
    Blade: Gillette Nacet. (D2)
    Razor: Wilkinson Sword Premium TTO.

    Post:
    Cold water face wash with brush squeezings, Cold Water Face Rinse. /Homemade (~Spring/Summer mix~) Lemon, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Essential Oils. + 3 Menthol Crystals, Mixed Together With 200ml of Care+Witch Hazel./Aloe Vera Gel./Gillette Blue ASL.

    Greetings,

    A relaxing Sunday morning shave.

    A wonderful razor & blade duo, the mild non-aggressive Wilkinson Sword premium benefited from the Gillette Nacet making a smooth efficient duo.

    A pleasurable 3 pass + pickups close comfortable shave with no errors to report...Finishing the shave off a with a generous splash of Gillette Blue ASL.

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

    Stay safe, and enjoy Sunday ladies & gentlemen.:cool:
     
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  7. AlfredoT

    AlfredoT Well-Known Member

    2021-05-16, Sunday

    What better than a floral soap for a day like this?
    Maybe a lot of stuff, but it couldn't think of any.
    I tried a pass with a little scentless Vitos Rosso to see if it improved performance: I didn't perceive any difference.

    Using an aloe leaf as an aftershave before the alcoholic one is good, but I have yet to try it afterwards.

    My neighbor's chickens aren't laying eggs at the moment, and that annoys me!
    That's all I need in addition to Covid...


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    Sapone PS: Sapone di Aleppo, 60%
    Sapone: Scottish Fine Shaving Soap
    Pennello: Zenith, Silvertip, 26 mm
    Rasoio: Merkur, Progress 500
    Lametta: Gillette, 7 O’Clock, Super Stainless
    AS 1: Foglia di aloe
    AS 2: MilMil, Figaro Gel
    EdT: Farmacia Vaticana, Acqua di Colonia
    ST: Pink Martini, Concerto ad Atene, 2013
     
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  8. Str8on2

    Str8on2 Well-Known Member

    Rex Ambassador & Gillette Platinum
    Razorock 24mm Plissoft Tri Colore
    Stirling Campania soap
    Stirling Campania a/s splash
    Stirling Campania eau de toilette
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    Superb shave this morning with the Rex. Stirling’s take on Acqua Di Parma’s Fico Di Amalfi. The scent from Campania is a little on the lighter side and not on the same page quality wise against ADP Fico but, for the money, it’s not a bad dupe at all. Great lather as always, excellent splash bar none & the eau de toilette gives one a nice, light and refreshing scent for a spring morning. As a package it’s a great overall value. Great day and shaves to all....
     
  9. ChiefShaver

    ChiefShaver Well-Known Member

    Hi Friends,

    here my today’s shave (16.05.2021)

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    Razor: Merkur34C // Blade: Polsilver Super Iridium // Soap: Mike‘s Natural Soaps Barber Shop // Brush: RazoRock Barber 24mm // Aftershave: Fine American Blend // Music: Danheim - Skapanir

    Great shave. Mike‘s Natural Soaps was my very first US-Artisan soap (Scent Pine & Cedarwood) since I startet classic wetshaving in 2012. So, it is a soap which will always be in my den. Great lather and even better scent. I love it.

    The brush had absolutely no problems to create a rich, yoghurt type lather. Fantastic.

    Splashed with the American Blend from Fine. Great scent. Life is good.

    Have a great time, enjoy your shaves, stay safe and healthy.

    Greetings
    Thorsten
     
  10. Smooth Steve

    Smooth Steve Well-Known Member

    Cool shot and a great set up Jim.
    Steve
     
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  11. Smooth Steve

    Smooth Steve Well-Known Member

    Tell the chickens to get to work and that they don’t have to stand 6 feet apart. Nice photo Sergio.
     
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  12. James Kleinkauf

    James Kleinkauf Well-Known Member

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  13. Smooth Steve

    Smooth Steve Well-Known Member

    Great looking shave Gus.
     
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  14. AlfredoT

    AlfredoT Well-Known Member

    Thank you, Steve!

    Tried to, but they don't listen...
     
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  15. Yehuda D

    Yehuda D Israeli Ambassador to TSD

    Sunday morning’s Grand Freeze:

    Stirling Mentholated Pre Shave Soap
    Yaqi 30mm Barber Pole
    Super Speed/Schick day 14
    Master Soap Creations Citrus Melody SS
    Prep ASB
    Master Splash Creations Citrus Melody AS Splash

    My face is so frozen from this shave that it’ll take a long time to thaw out - this Citrus Melody soap and aftershave are lethally cold and do they ever smell nice. The tallow formula of this soap promotes such awesome lather with lots of slickness, the menthol sensation hits right away, and the skincare is perfect. The Prep gave me so much extra moisturizing with a lovely cooling and soothing sensation, while the Citrus Melody aftershave gave me a menthol punch which is even stronger than the B&M Arctique. The Schick blade is finished but it gave me one last hoorah with a sensational shave!

    Have a great Sunday - be well and safe!
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  16. 120inna55

    120inna55 Well-Known Member

    There's something different about the light/shadow play in this photo. I like it.

    I like this photo, sir. You changed up the angle. It caught my eye. Very nice.

    Yet another striking shot.
     
  17. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    May 16, 2021
    Yaqi Katana
    Gillette 7 O’Clock Black
    Mondial Boar
    Mike’s Bay Rum
    Grand Bay Rum Aftershave

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  18. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    Sunday, May 16
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    Tallow + Steel Kyoto~~Rubberset 400/3~~Portland 1905~~Arabian Oud Kashmir
    Have a great day!
     
  19. AlfredoT

    AlfredoT Well-Known Member

    You're very attentive, Matt!

    Thank you...
     
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  20. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

    Supporting Vendor
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    Lather Catcher Sunday's Shave
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    Cold Water Rinse
    TSD Iced Lime Shaving Stick
    SlimGem Silvertip Badger
    Superior Lather Catcher
    Personna GEM SS PTFE
    CWR
    Pinaud Citrus Musk EDC

    The TSD Iced Lime Shaving Stick lathered well with The SlimGem Silvertip Badger brush. Two passes and touch ups with the Superior Lather Catcher with a Personna GEM SS PTFE blade gave me a close, comfortable shave. After a cold water rinse I finished off with Pinaud Citrus Musk EDC. I am clean, smooth, and refreshed...
     
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