Straight Razor Shave of the Day

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Fri 30 SR SOTD
Soap Cukur May Chang & Basil (Cukur means Shave)
Brush Yaqi 24mm Cavern Lake 2 Band Badger
Razor Dorko Solingen Near Wedge 3rd Use
Post & Aftershaves Ice Water + Stirling Witchhazel Wintergreen + HA + Clubman Gents Gin
1st use of this locally made soft soap. The scent is what I like most...herbs? flowers? Just very clean & aromatic scent. The lather was great too...creamy and slick enough. Absolutely enjoyed this soft soap...there's more to come according to the supplier.
This is the razor's 3rd shave on a jnat edge and somehow it felt much better. It was abit more efficient too. 3+1passes for a ccs to sas result and no weepers nor irritation. Enjoyable SR session top-off by some excellent aftershaves.
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Very nice shave this evening last one on the AOS TI before a change tomorrow.. the Wickhams I have the balm for too but find it pairs nicely with the zingari No1 also ! Weather has been a bit cooler today and after being stood out in the rain changing the coil pack and spark plugs on the car I decided to go with a nice warm water shave. Feeling nicely refreshed and super smooth ! AE34F07A-461C-4981-922F-826C2E770CD3.jpeg
 
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Sun 1st SR SOTD
Soap Stirling Lemon Chill
Brush Zenith 28mm Scrubby B14 Boar
Razor Henkels & Friodur 472
Post & Aftershaves Ice Water + Stirling Witchhazel Lemon Chill + HA + Reuzel Wood & Spice.
Consistently good lather from Stirling soaps and this was no exception...nicely creamy, slick, and coooold!
This would be the 4th shave with this razor with a jnat edge but the 2nd after the pasted balsa strop. It was a good enjoyable 3+1passes for a better result of dfs to ccs instead of sas. The edge felt smooth and was able to comfortably cut more efficiently. Aftershaves were fantastic!
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Really enjoyed this one..Sunday morning started with 1 1/2 hours on the weights followed by 2 enjoyable hours out on the bike cycling and finished off with some good home cooked food and a nice relaxing shave what more could I ask for ! Feeling super smooth and refreshed E714E6A6-3DE8-4EC4-AAB7-A5A001947B46.jpeg
 
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A freshly honed/stropped Ralf Aust..
My favourite brush , even though it is a shedder.
My wife likes the "Le Pere Lucien" , the Fougere has a light, pleasant odour and it I enjoy shaving with it...
As we can see from the post above , we share the same balm, it's cheap and it works very well.

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Mon 2nd SR SOTD
Cream Arko Cool
Brush Yaqi 26mm Mysterious Space Tuxedo
Razor Friedr Herder Abr. Sohn 77 4th
Post & Aftershaves Ice Water + Stirling Witchhazel MitA + HA + TGS Sea Citrus
Shave with the razor was uneventful but still not satisfied with the efficiency. The edge was still smooth and comfortable in 3passes+ for a between ccs to sas result without any weepers.
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