SoS: November 13, 2017 - November 19, 2017

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by Yehuda D, Nov 12, 2017.

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  1. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    For tomorrows shave, essentially same as today BUT....
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    brush-WSP Pure Badger
     
  2. Burak Kucukler

    Burak Kucukler Well-Known Member

  3. BaylorGator

    BaylorGator MISTER Fancypants

    I've missed this thread for the past few weeks, but catching up reminds me that the software and hardware collections of this group is just staggering!
     
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  4. SmokeShowing

    SmokeShowing Well-Known Member

    Returned to the Stirling Vanilla Sandalwood soap and aftershave (sample) a bit earlier than anticipated. This scent has landed squarely in my top 10.

    Razor - 1963 Gillette Slim Adjustable
    Blade - Gillette Nacet
    Brush - Stirling 24mm Boar
    Soap - Stirling Vanilla Sandalwood
    Aftershave - Stirling Vanilla Sandalwood


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  5. Vlasta

    Vlasta Well-Known Member

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    The Big Shave 13th November 2017



    A nice three pass shave with a superb near wedge. Check it out!!!

    If you like this video please subscribe to my YouTube Channel!!

    Chemicals
    TOBS Pre-Shave Herbal Gel
    Portugal 4711 Eau De Cologne
    Portugal 4711 Skin Milk
    Razorock Alum Block
    Speick Shaving Cream

    Mechanicals
    Two Brushes
    RigaRazor 7/8” Near Wedge
    Two Cereal Bowls
     
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  6. Yehuda D

    Yehuda D Israeli Ambassador to TSD

    Tuesday morning:

    Stirling Mentholated Pre-shave Soap
    Razorock Plissoft 26mm Monster
    Super Speed+Astra day 2
    Krampert's Frostbite SS
    Krampert's Frostbite AS Splash
    Givenchy Pour Homme EdT

    Not as frigid as a Glacial setup but still a good, cold one with fantastic skincare. Brian Krampert knows the business well!
     
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  7. RyX

    RyX DoH!

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    +1! I'm enjoying playing with my Clone, too.
     
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  8. RyX

    RyX DoH!

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    Proraso Green mentholated soap
    Semogue #1305 boar brush
    Suribachi bowl and cool water
    Ming Shi & Feather Hi-Stainless
    Alum , Proraso Green Lotion
     
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  9. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    Tonight's shave was with a top shelf of a razor. This one is so sharp and smooth, that I only needed one pass, for a near BBS shave. I had zero issues. It was like a hot knife, through warm butter.

    Razor- Wade & Butcher
    Brush- B400 by Tom
    Soap- Arko/Avon Spicy
    Aftershave- Avon Spicy


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  10. alfredus

    alfredus Well-Known Member

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    Pre-Shave: SebaMed, cold water
    Razor: Guerrilla
    Blade: Ladas (1)
    Brush: Paladin Chief Strawberry Amber
    Lather: Vicious Sample #4
    Post-Shave: Alum, Stirling Bay Laurel Witch Hazel, Australian Emu Oil​
     
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  11. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    Tuesday's Adjustable Shave
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    Proraso Pre Shave
    Fine Snake Bite
    Jayaruh #241
    Gillette 195 Fatboy
    Gillette Silver Blue
    CWR
    Thayer's Lemon WH
    Barbasol AS

    I started off with Proraso Pre Shave. The Fine Snake Bite Shaving Soap face-lathered well with the Jayaruh #241 synthetic brush. I did two passes with the Gillette 195 Fatboy adjustable razor on 5 with a Gillette Silver Blue blade and ended up with a close, comfortable shave. After a cold water rinse, I finished off with Thayer's Lemon WH and then Barbasol AS. I am clean, smooth, and refreshed...
     
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  12. EnglishChannel

    EnglishChannel Well-Known Member

    SOTD Monday 11/13/2017
    RAZOR: BOSS 3 Piece Extra Heavyweight - All Metal Textured Safety Razor Long Handle (4 inch handle, 4.8 ounces)
    BLADE: Dorco Platinum ST-300 - FRESH blade.
    PREP: hot water face wash with Dial soap- followed by application of bloom water from VDH Shave soap
    PRE SHAVE: - Tri Coastal Design White Birch & Tobacco Shave Butter.
    BRUSH: VDH Boar - this is the classic boar brush from the Van Der Hagen Premium Shave Set - second use from new.
    MUG: Vintage Old Spice Shave Mug
    SOAP: NEW PUCK of Van Der Hagen deluxe Shave soap- face lather
    POST SHAVE: Hot water rinse
    AFTER SHAVE: Flag & Sail Original Brisk
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    My first use of this new razor. I had great expectations for this Boss heavy weight razor - and it did not disappoint!
    Got a very excellent 3-pass BBS shave. Almost no issues (1 minor weeper under neck), no discomfort, very smooth. Could have stopped after 2-passes.

    It is definitely on the aggressive side, but seems to be exactly where I like it. Very efficient, nice feedback, and seriously hefty feel. My heaviest DE razor.
    This one is definitely challenging my current favorite (SABI Extra HeavyWeight 4" handle DE) for the top spot in the rotation.

    Thanks to jmudrick for pointing this one out. Love it!

    Have a great week.
     
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  13. wristwatchb

    wristwatchb wristwatch "danger" b

    November 14 Plans

    Weber SS
    Polsilver Super Iridium (1)
    Simpson Chubby 2 Super
    Castle Forbes Lavender shaving cream
    Thayers Lavender witch hazel, unrefined shea butter, and Fine Platinum aftershave


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  14. sdguero

    sdguero Well-Known Member

    SOTD 11.13.2017
    Head Shave Only:
    Pre-shave: Hot shower
    Brush: Omega Synthetic Hi-Brush (not pictured)
    Shave Cream x2: Barbasol Sensitive Skin travel size can + Cremo Cooling Shave Cream
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    Razor: VDH TTO razor
    Blade: Wilkinson-Sword (2)
    Post-shave: Assured WH (Dollar Tree), Nivea Sensitive Cooling PS Balm, Skin Bracer by Mennen

    Today I returned to my "roots," i.e. the razor which started me on this path of wet-shaving. It was like going home! I hope everyone else's shaves are as good.
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  15. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

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    SOTD - 13 November 2017

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    Have a great evening!
     
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  16. ram57

    ram57 Don't Open til Christmas


    Tuesday SOTD

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    Razor: Timeless Razor OC
    Blade: Gillette Spoiler (D10)
    Brush: Kent BLK4
    Bowl: Turkish Porcelain Bowl 4 ¾”
    Pre-Shave Scrub: Saponificio Varesino Honey & Grain
    Pre-Shave Butter: Mickey Lee Lime
    Shave Cream: Taconic Tequila Lime
    Post: Monster Block Alum
    Aftershave: Royall Lyme


     
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  17. Str8on2

    Str8on2 Well-Known Member




    Titanium Multi (WCS) Closed comb & Bolzano Superinox #1
    Maggard 30mm B&W
    B&M Seville soap
    Thayers Lemon WH astringent
    M&R Rose water
    B&M Seville A/S splash
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    This came in today, a razor from WCS (West Coast Shaving). It's from their Titanium Collection Multi anodized razors closed comb. Unfortunately, no open comb head available yet. But the shave was quite good actually and made short work of 24 hours worth of stubble. 2 pass plus some touch ups and it was a DFS for a sub $25 razor. Very satisfying indeed. Have a great evening and shaves Gents..... :happy088:
     
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  18. Hodge

    Hodge Well-Known Member

    Tuesday planned SOTD
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    Cobra Classic razor
    Simpson brush
    CRSW Juniper shaving soap
    Captains Choice Lime aftershave


     
  19. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    I'm not one to comment on the rash of odd photos, but, yours is seriously cool. Well done. :happy096:
     
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  20. EzraCobb

    EzraCobb Well-Known Member

    Monday night SPEICK shave.
    Semogue Synthetic - GEM 1912
    PAL Super - Carbon blade.

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