SOTD Saturday 26th September to Friday 2nd October 2020.

Thu 1 Oct SOTD
Soap Saponificio Bignoli Black Berry & Moss
Brush Yaqi 24mm Purple Mink
Razor Gillette Empire Goodwill OC
Blade Gillette Nacet Stainless 3rd
Post & Aftershave
Ice Water + Special Thayers Mix
Hyaluronic + Aqua Velva Musk
Nice nice soap. Pleasant scent, good quality and slick lather from a pleasurable workout with the soft brush.
Sharp, smooth and comfortable shave with razor paired with blade for 3passes. Between bbs to dfs.
Excellent post and aftershave.
Enjoyable shave. Rating 9.5/10
Thursday 1st October

Simpson 'Trafalgar' T3 - TOBS Cedarwood - Henson Shaving/Med Prep - L'Occitane L'Occitan EDT

Even though I don't use DE razors much.......I couldn't resist buying this one due to the sales 'blurb'. Angle is everything with this razor due to the tiny blade exposure. In fact the angle of attack is similar to that used by the Focus Dynamic. Miss it....and you will just massage your face with a piece of high tech aluminium.
It's mild in use but delivers a very good end result.
3 passes for a great finish. Now the wait see how long that remains!
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Sunny Sunderland
Pre: Face wash with Whickams pre shave soap
Brush: Simpson Chubby 2
Soap: Maca Root/Palmolive Superlather
Razor: PILS 101NL "Thor's Hammer"
Blade: Gillette Stainless (6)
Post shave: Cold water splash, L'oreal Ice Impact
Balm: Barts Balm Amber and Moroccan Jasmine Balm & Lotion
Aftershave: Old Spice Pure Sport
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Super smooth shave today. I am really impressed with this blade, 6 shaves and still smooth.
BBS, feeling and smelling good.
Stay safe and enjoy your day All
The Dark Lord of Wet Shaving
Date:- 01 October 2020

Pre-shave:- Cold Water straight from the tap
Bowl/Scuttle:- Captain's Choice
Brush:- WCS Two-Tone Tall (Blue & White) Extra Dense Synth. 26/56mm knot
Soap/Cream:- Ariana & Evans ~ Kaizen
Razor/Blade:- Merkur 34C / Gillette Rubie #1
Post/After-shave:- T.N. Dickinson Witch Hazel Astringent mixed into the 240ml bottle with Natural Glycerin (20 drops) & Tea Tree Antiseptic (5)
1 October

PAA Solstice
PAA Peregrino synthetic
Parker Variant (2-2.5)
Personna med prep
Proraso white asb


This morning the postman delivered a new soap and brush, so I had to try them out. Both of them proved excellent in use the lather was rich and copious, with a distinctly smoky aroma. The brush is quite large, not quite as tall as the Razorock 400 in aluminium, but just as heavy. On my first pass I caught a bump on my chin with the Mühle Rocca, damn, not a common occurrence now. I picked up the Parker Variant for the second pass set to 2 for the damaged chin and 2.5 for everywhere else. A smooth and close shave was the result. It is time to pass on the Mühle Rocca razor and brush, life is too short for bad shaves.
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