SOTD : Saturday 25 June - Friday 1 July. 2022.

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Gillette ‘46-’47 Aristocrat / Pesonna
Il Marchese XC-05 Elitario synthetic
A&E Asian Plum Soap & Aftershave
 
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Fri 1st July

RR 400.SE Plissoft noir
Ach Brito Mogno
Gem Micromatic - Clog Pruf
Gem S/S ( 3 )
Pitralon Classic A/S Lotion

Today’s Shave was with a Gem Micromatic, and very pleasant too with quite a decent finish. However, I am sure that the Original delivers a better finish, despite its undeserved overly aggressive reputation.

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LeeMaz

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SOTD: 01/07/2022

Razor: Yaqi Excalibur
Blade: Kai Titan Mild Pink , 6th use
Brush: Shedeleven Spalted Scottish Hawthorn AP Shave Co G5C 26mm Fan
Bowl: Captains Choice Copper Lather Bowl Standard Bowl
Preshave: Proraso Pre-Shave Cream Sensitive Cream
Soap: Stirling Shadow Orchid Puck
Aftershave: Tom Ford Black Orchid EDT
Balm: Baxter Of California Aftershave Balm
Additional Care: Osma Laboratoires Alum Block

This little razor is amazing, it’s been my closest shave in days and not a nick to be seen or issue to be had, just smooth shaving and a BBS finish that’s lasted for most of the day. I have decided I have a habit of under loading my brush and just a few seconds more over the last week of so has made the world of difference to my lathers. No idea why I got into the habit, I guess I didn’t know any better when I started out but since I’ve started using more it’s been great. Plus it’s not like I’m going to run out of soap any time soon!
Enjoy your weekend guys!
 
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Halifax, Republic of Yorkshire
Friday 1st July

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Ganders Goat Soap w/Hop, Sage & Birch
Wilkinson Sword Shaving Stick (Grated)
Ever-Ready 600N w/Tuxedo Synthetic 26mm
Wilkinson Sword Hydro Advanced System
Skin Protection Advanced Cartridge (10) < Removed gloop pod strip
Pinaud Clubman Special Reserve Aftershave Cologne

Another enjoyable week with teh Wilkinson Sword Hydro Advanced system, which I find the cartridge somewhat better (certainly at 10 shaves) than I do the equivalent Gillette which I think is probably the Fusion ProGlide. Having also found that I can simply remove the gloop pod bar from the cartridge is a real boon. I can enjoy my traditional soap and brush lather without it being affected by the gloop, which on these cartridges is abundant and very long-serving.

I'm going to roll on into the weekend with same soap, brush and splash, but bring in my Wilkinson Sword Sticky for a proper traditional shave. Naturally, the blade will be a (modern) Wilkinson Sword as well.
 
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07.02..22
Pre - Hot washcloth & bloom water
Razor - Barbaros TR-2
Blade - Gillette‌ 7 O'clock SharpEdge Yellow
Brush - Restored Ever-Ready 150P 22mm Maggard 2- band badger
Soap - Fine Accoutrements Lavender Pour Homme Shave Soap
Post - Fine Accoutrements Lavender Pour Homme Aftershave Splash
 

LeeMaz

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SOTD: 02/07/2022

Razor: Yaqi Excalibur
Blade: Kai Titan Mild Pink , 7th use
Brush: Yaqi Freedom Italian Flag 24mm Cashmere
Bowl: Captains Choice Copper Lather Bowl Standard Bowl
Preshave: Bart’s Balm Preshave Sample Oil
Soap: Signature Hibernia Puck
Aftershave: Signature Hibernian Aftershave
Balm: Bart’s Balm Sample Balm
Additional Care: Osma Laboratoires Alum Block

The Hibernia is just delightful, I’m not scooping the soap out, I dived straight in with the brush, these soaps aren’t leaving the den! The 3rd pass was barely necessary but why not, BBS and with a lovely fresh and light scent.
Have a great weekend guys.
 
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