SoS: October 2021

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

  1. ram57

    ram57 Don't Open til Christmas

    Thursday SOTD


    Razor: OneBlade Hybrid
    Blade: Feather (D4)
    Brush: Black Eagle Rhino Black Feather 25mm
    Bowl: Corbell Pedestal Bowl 4"
    Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGLO Lime
    Pre-Shave Balm: GroomingDept Unscented
    Shave Soap: Chiseled Face/Zoologist – Rhino
    Balm: Saponificio Varesino Puro Burro di Karitè
    Aftershave: Chatillon Lux Gratiot League Square Toner

  2. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    DE SOTD, OCtober 14th 2021

    Razor: Razorock 2nd Gen Lupo.72, Mfg 2021> excellent mid range, excellent design, very enjoyable shave & care free mostly.
    Blade: GSB (3) top tier, Sharp & smooth with reasonable longevity, one of my favorites right on 1st shave!
    Soap: Tabac, nice flowery clean mild scent with excellent lather qualities, post shave skin can feel a little dry IMO.
    Brush: Yaqi red Zebra 26mm synthetic [​IMG], nice luxury feel, excellent lather generator, heavenly cloud like soft tips, gentle scrub+ excellent 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.
    Post shave: Razorock Santa Marie del Fiore AS with witch hazel + a dollop of CeraVe moisturizer lotion balm.
    Results: CCS,DFS,BBs + no irritation + no weepers= [​IMG]excellent shave with my RR Lupo.72 with a GSB blade.
    SOTD, Oct 14, 2021.jpg

    Have some great shaves!
  3. jtspartan

    jtspartan appropriately stimulated, via Netflix

    OCtober 14th
    Canadian NEW LC w Astra SP (2)
    Omega Pro/Poculi
    Soap Commander Endurance
    Shulton OS AS
    Twice a week doesn't seem to be making a huge difference in finishing off this Soap Commander tub. Almost like it is 3x milled in its ability to hang on.
    Have a great day all!
  4. jtspartan

    jtspartan appropriately stimulated, via Netflix

    What makes that NEW LC a 'Windsor', Gary? is it just the case like a 'Bostonian' designation? I have a Canadian Ball End NEW LC (as an extra) without a case.
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  5. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Mitch is well-known for men's hair care.
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  6. stuartganis

    stuartganis Well-Known Member

    Blackland Dart / Gillette 7o'clock SharpEdge
    Heritage Eveready 500E / Synthetic
    Fine Accoutrements / American Blend [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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  7. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    James, I just looked at your den. Bravo, sir. I remember you just getting started. Your journey has been fun to follow.
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  8. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    When your technique is advanced, you can very easily adapt to new gear. Well done with the Henson.
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  9. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    Nice shave. I regret selling (piffing??, I can't remember) my tub of American Blend. It is a terrific scent. (YSL Rive Gauche pour Homme).
  10. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    That Black Eagle is a beaut, Guy!
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  11. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    This is weird, but that huge container kept me from purchasing. They had a special, 3oz Indian Sandalwood that was amazing. I had two tubs and...sold 'em. :angry032:
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  12. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    I noticed you felt Tabac left your face a bit dry. May I suggest over-hydrating your lather to see how much H2O it can absorb. If you do it slowly, you will be amazed. My guess is that your lather is a bit under-hydrated.
  13. ram57

    ram57 Don't Open til Christmas

    Thank you, Joseph!
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  14. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Gillette Blue Tip (C4) Razor
    Gillette Nacet Stainless Blade
    Czechoslovakian Triumph Boar (restored) Brush
    Viking Revolution Clary Sage Shave Cream
    Sea Breeze Astringent
    Aqua Velva Classic Ice Blue After Shave

  15. Karl G

    Karl G Well-Known Member

    This John & Wm Ragg may outshave all of my other ones, which is no small feat. :happy036:

    Hot water preparation
    Argan Oil PSO
    Savile Row 3824 Silvertip Badger
    Sterling Soap Sharp Dressed Man sample
    John & Wm Ragg 11/16 Napoleon
    Thayers Rose Petal Witch Hazel


    Happy shaving - Karl
  16. jtspartan

    jtspartan appropriately stimulated, via Netflix

    The tub of Endurance is now almost 5 years old. It does seem to have hardened, even with recent regular use. I swear I have triple milled pucks that wear quicker! A fine product, but yes, the containers are huge considering it is a hard soap and not a cream or croap.
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  17. brit

    brit in a box

    cool bulldog Dave..:cool:
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  18. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you Jim..:):eatdrink047:
    fine ambadassador shave and pic Jim..;):eatdrink047:
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  19. brit

    brit in a box

    yes it's just the case/set.mine has no patent numbers or "reissue" stamped on the baseplate also,making it an early /1930 model.:eatdrink047:
    1930 Windsor.jpg
  20. James Kleinkauf

    James Kleinkauf Well-Known Member

    Thank you Gary. ;)
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