SOS September 2019

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by celestino, Aug 31, 2019.

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  1. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member

    This is a great picture. I can see that the lather was too good today not to take a picture and share. That scuttle says it all.
  2. Boojum1

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    Thanks Joseph!
  3. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    Frameback Friday, for me. I broke out a little used Japanese Frameback, that always give a great shave. I had a very smooth 2 pass shave, that left me BDBS.

    Razor- Japanese "Yaichi". Nichiri Co. LTD. Swedish Steel. Special Made.
    Brush- Wilkinson Sword Boar
    Soap- ARKO Stick
    Aftershave- Vintage Avon "Island Lime". Super Cycle Decanter.

  4. Boojum1

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    September 7, 2019

    Blackland Sabre L2
    GEM PTFE Coated
    Shavemac Silvertip D0-1 Two Band
    Savonniere du Moulin
    CRSW Juniper Aftershave
    ADP Ginepro Di Sardegna

  5. James Kleinkauf

    James Kleinkauf Well-Known Member

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    Saturday 09.07.19 SOTD

    Taylor Of Old Bond Street Shaving Herbal Pre-Shave Gel
    iKon X3 Slant.OSS Handle / Feather (2)
    Yaqi Ruby Handle Two Band Badger
    Barrister and Mann Cheshire Shaving Soap
    Barrister And Mann Barrister's Cheshire Aftershave​
  6. BlueShaver

    BlueShaver Premature Latheration Sufferer

    This thread :smiley respect:
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    SHAVEWIZARD420 Well-Known Member


    Adaigo Road Coconut Lime Verbana for yesterdays soap choice. Ordered this unknown soap from Etsy a few days ago for a whopping $6.74 shipped, soap comes in a 2oz puck wrapped in paper and shipping was super fast. Have had this one on my radar for a while now and finally decided to pull the trigger. This soap is loaded with good ingredients and is made with Lamb Tallow.

    Scent is Coconut Lime Verbena and is about medium strength about 6/10 which is plenty strong for this type of scent IMO.

    Soap lathers well and produces a stable lather that has the consistancy of a cream with no bubbles but rather a thick dense texture. Will need to experiement further but so far i am happy with this product and have no complaints. Managed a decent shave and finished off with Myrsol Emulsion leaving the skin soothed and refreshed.

    Hope yall had a great shave!

    SHAVEWIZARD420 Well-Known Member


    Ellegant Rose English Rose was the soap choice for this evening. Discovered this artisan at last years Maggard Meet Up and was so impressed i later went to their site to try other scents and products. Very good stuff!

    Scent of English Rose is of course Rose but with a Geranium background giving it a sharp fresh boost. A very well done scent IMO which quickly became one of my favorite Rose scents.

    Performance is excellent IMO and delivers everything one would want in a shave soap in Spades. Lathers easily and can hold a good amount of water without breaking down. Slickness thru the roof and leaves the skin feeling great afterwards, no issues with touch ups without visable lather. This is one i highly recommend and the folks at Ellegant Rose are great people to do business with.

    Hope everyone is in good health and getting the best shaves possible!
  9. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    What kind of clay-Bentonite?
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  10. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member



    Perfumed by:
    Olivier Creed

    Shampoo - Paul Mitchell Lemon Sage Tea Tree
    Bath Soap - Mrs. Meyers Clean Day Lemon Verbena Bar Soap
    Razor - Antique Gillette 1907 Old-Type fully restored and re-plated in gold by Razor Emporium
    Blade - [​IMG] *28th Shave!
    Shave Brush - Gentleman's Hangar Synthetic
    Shave Stand by Robert Evans on Etsy. Must request custom project to order.
    Shave Soap - Mama Bear's "Bounty"
    Pre-shave Oil - Lather & Wood "unscented"
    Aftershave - Country Club for Men "1837"
    Post-Shave Balm - Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements - Mysterium Serum
    Deodorant - Ooh La Active Organics "Lemon-Mint"
    Fragrance - Creed Royal Water

    Well, it's likely that after this shave I will retire the greatest blade I encountered. The last time I shaved with it, only one side was efficient enough to shave and it was just beginning to show the first signs of weakness and a bit of irritation. I will do my best to finish the shave without incident then call it at 28 shaves. I hope it surprises me and I give it another shave, but my judgement thinks that it will falter again at shave #28. It had a great run of 26 solid shaves. Gotta give it one more chance though.

    It's been over 3 years since I got into elevating my wet shaving game and it's one of the best times of my day as a result. Shaves like this one are a prime example.

    ***EDIT - BBS shave. 3-passes + clean up. I had to chase the BBS. The blade took many strokes to get the hair. So, this was the final shave with the Wonder Blade. I got BBS at the price of a tad of irritation. Hopefully the alum block will get that worked out in a few hours post-shave. The redness should fade soon. (My skin likes to get red over any minor irritation.)
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2019
  11. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member

    Cool! I bought Elegant Rose Geranium deodorant to pair with my Creed Vetiver Geranium fragrance. It really pairs well and a great deodorant.
  12. Tim Spencer

    Tim Spencer Well-Known Member

    It is a pretty epic run lately.
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  13. clint64

    clint64 Blind Squirrel

    September 7, 2019
    O.R.E.N. with 2 Dot Plate
    Feather Pro
    30 DC LE with Tuxedo
    Speick Shave Cream
    Myrsol Agua Balsamica

  14. brit

    brit in a box

    lovely shave Kevin,have a great weekend..
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  15. brit

    brit in a box

    very nice bike..:)
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  16. brit

    brit in a box

    classy set up sir..
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  17. jtspartan

    jtspartan Well-Known Member

    SEptember 6th SOTD
    GEM Jr
    Simpsons CH2 Synthetic
    Strop Shoppe Baker Street
    Stirling Baker Street
    Have a great night all!
  18. Justin Linker

    Justin Linker Wetshaving belieber

    8E1622BA-EA06-41F3-A4D3-19851B7A0325.jpeg Shower and Shave of the Day
    September 6, 2019

    * Shower:
    • Dove For Men Fresh Clean 2n1 Shampoo/Conditioner
    • Dove For Men Comfort Clean Body Wash

    * Shave:
    • Prep: Hot Shower, Nivea For Men Moisturizing Face Wash
    • Brush: Razorock Plissoft
    • Lather: Cella (bowl lathered)
    • Razor: Dollar Tree Assured Safety Razor
    • Blade: Dollar Tree Assured Blade (no kidding - first use)
    • Passes: WTG/ATG
    • Post: Cold water rinse, Old Spice Aftershave

    I was browsing Dollar Tree several months ago and found they had a DE razor. I blindly purchased it and forgot I had it until I was cleaning out my trunk and lo and behold. So I decided to give it a whirl today. First thing I noticed, it’s insanely poorly built as expected. The TTO butterfly doors could easily be bent with two fingers and after twisting to open, I found that the doors wanted to close which made Blade loading slightly more difficult than it should be.

    As for the blade, it was the Assured brand (no name of the actual blade - nothing at all was printed on it). I decided to do only two passes with it. As expected, it was stupid mild and handle heavy. I felt slight drag on the blade. No nicks or cuts. Super mild shaver. Passable? Sure. Fun? Far from it.

    The Cella, in case you’re wondering why it’s in that tub is because a nice guy from Ohio had sent me 1/4th of the kilo of it to try out. Bowl lathered nicely and provided exceptional post shave feel.

    After care was barely needed. Not sure if it was because of the mild nature of the razor or the wonderful moisturizing effect from the Cella. Just splashed on a little Old Spice to disinfect anything for precaution. Overall, not a terrible shave. I may keep playing with this razor with other blades this week. I’ll keep posted.
  19. brit

    brit in a box

    fantastic shaves and pics gents..
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  20. Boru62

    Boru62 Well-Known Member

    Thanks Gary, you too mate.
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