SOTD : Saturday 10th October to Friday 16th October 2020.

The Dark Lord of Wet Shaving
Date:- 15 October 2020

Pre-shave:- Cold Water straight from the tap
Bowl/Scuttle:- Captain's Choice
Brush:- Yaqi Sagrada Familia Tuxedo Synth. 24/53mm knot
Soap/Cream:- Mike’s Natural ~ Lime
Razor/Blade:- EJ 3one6 / Voskhod #7
Post/After-shave:- T.N. Dickinson Witch Hazel Astringent mixed into the 240ml bottle with Invite E High Potency Pure Oil (20 drops), Natural Plant Glycerin (15) & Tea Tree Oil Antiseptic (5)


Sunny Sunderland
Pre: Shower
Brush: Vintage Butterscotch Culmak Plus 1950
Soap: Vintage Cussons 1950's
Razor: Blackland Sabre L1
Blade: GEM PTFE S/S (9)
Post shave: Cold water splash, L'oreal Ice Impact
Balm: Bart's Balm Bergamot and Vanilla Balm & Lotion
Aftershave: Old Spice Original
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My Lather was just a bit thin today from the Vintage Cussons (not like yesterdays Gibbs lather) it was still ok for the shave and did not dissipate at all.
I really enjoy using the Blackland Sabre and today was no exception, it really suits my beard & skin type giving me a super comfy BBS finish from 3 passes. (Tomorrow the ATT SE1-G will need to be at the top of its game ;) ).
Stay safe and enjoy your day All
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Prep - facial wash
razor - Yaqi Katana
blade - Med Prep (4?)
brush - Simpsons P8 Phyl best
soap - Nivea cream
post - witch hazel
a/s - Nivea Cool Sensitive
balm - Nivea Sensitive
scent - Gotas Frescas cologne.

This afternoon - when in doubt - use Nivea - one of my shaving maxims. Nose to tail in this case - never fails for me. I first tried the cream after it was recommended to me years ago by the assistant that served me in El Corte Ingles department store in Madrid. I was looking for Alvarez Gomez cream - sadly now deceased - couldn't find it and had to ask - she found it for me - and then explained that her husband shaved with a straight razor - navaja - and he used the Nivea cream every day. For two Euros odd - worth a punt I thought. She did me a big favour. You should try it - it does the job well - with a minimum of fuss and expense - enjoy shaving one and all - cheers - I.
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