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    Standard Razor (Gray)
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    WSP Monarch Silvertip
    Seagrapes Studio Orange Bay Rum Shave Soap
    Every Man Jack Mint Balm
    Bowling Green After Shave
    World Market Scuttle
    Jerry

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    Default Sunday, January 12th, 2014

    Sunday, January 12th, 2014

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    Mastro Livi Experimental Inox, 7/8 Full Hollow, Spanish Point

    • Pre-shave: Proraso Pre Shave Green
    • Soap: Proraso Shaving Cream Blue Tube
    • Brush: Omega Bristle Brush #83
    • Bowl: Chinese Cheap Steel Bowl
    • Strop: Mastro Livi Loom Strop and Hand Palm Stropping
    • Razor: Mastro Livi Experimental Inox, 7/8 Full Hollow, Spanish Point
    • Post-Shave: Argan Oil
    • After Shave: Floïd Blue After Shave
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    I wanted to shave but not enought growth. Ugh maybe tonight i will have more. Great job guys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by charlie48horlogerie View Post
    A rare shave this morning , I used my new arrived " Pepys & co ( mpagny )", " London made" on the back of the tang.

    I 've already wrote (mostly in english) a review on the french forum "coupe chou club" and "leretourducoupechou" here:

    Pepys and cie London made (on y parle de WOOTZ)

    It is rare because authentically made out of Wootz ​​by a great scientist, also son of a London Cutler, and culter himself, who has conducted research on Wootz steel in parallel with Stoddart and the famous Faraday.

    For "safety" I also had two other English razors restaured and honed the very same day. A A. Jordan Sheffield "the AAAI brooklyn " ( probably a razor made ​​for the brooklyn american association of artists and Interprets founded in 1917 ) and a microtome William Ragg Sheffield, honed as a Kamisori ( 7 ratio on the flat / 1 on the hollow)

    Results : with the Peyps : I do not feel the blade, his he cutting, am I asking to myself ? Oh yes, incredible softness while being very efficient. It reminds me a 1820 Rodgers that left me the same impression of sweet caress. Delightfull !

    I made two passes with him, and for the last I suspected that this feeling is not only due the quality of the razor, but to a meticullousand very good preparation ( hot shower and facial massage) so I picked up the tow others more "hard" , but equally effective

    Time for the pictures ( the soap is the old school "gentlemen and officers" from Trumper, shaving brush made ​​by Shengouille from the CCC, Cologne Roger Gallé from the original recipe of Farella )

    I'm very happy as you can imagine !
    Nice pictures. The razors look great and an interesting story. I also like the brush you used, but I love that old scuttle. I would like to find one like that.
    Geezer and briarup like this.
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    Sunday, January 12, 2014

    Prep: CADE Oil
    Razor: PILS with Personna Med Prep Blade
    Soap: CADE Rich Shaving Cream
    Brush: Semogue TSN 2012 LE #46
    Scuttle: Swarzweisskeramik
    Post: CADE Balm



    Johnny

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    Sun, Jan 12

    Pre: Hot Shower
    Razor: Hart 6/8 w/ Rosewood
    Brush: Thiers-Issard Super Badger Brush
    Soap/Cream: MWF
    Post: Alum
    Aftershave: Trufitt and Hill Traflagar And Woodsman Beard Oil

    Nice smooth neck.
    Shaving with facial hair is like a golfcourse. It's a challenge of rough and fairways. You are the skilled greenskeeper of your face?

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    May this week bring you all a positive change of pace.

    PENNY'S razor, Palmolive cream, silvertip brush, Royall Vetiver.

    The Day? A partly sunny and mild 30ºF / -1ºC. The Shave? A quickie and a good one at that! The European Palmolive makes up a smooth lather that has a decent amount of glide. The razor is one of the myriads of razors made with just a name for sale wherever that name might catch on. Be that as it may, this little razor is of good hard steel. The splash is herbal and mild.
    ~Richard
    " charlie48horlogerie" I love the scuttle...been beat out on the 'bay twice for one like it!
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    12 January 2014

    * Weber DLC + UFO U2V1 Graphite Black
    * vintage Wilkinson Swords
    * WSP 2-band + A&A Faux Ivory
    * Mystic Water Bay Rum
    * Unrefined Shea Butter







    Laughter, Love and Shaving

    ~ Celestino ~



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    AOS silvertip badger
    Trumper's Lime
    11/16 vintage Solingen
    TOBS Victorian Lime

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    Did 40-50 passes on the Zulu before stropping. Got a great, buttery edge and a comfortable shave. Drew blood for the first time in ages, though, after wandering up to an unstretched portion of the cheek.

    Have a great week everyone.

    Michael

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    Sunday - Game day. Needs a special blade
    Razor - 7/8 Dorko
    Soap - XXX reformulated
    Brush - Thater
    AS - GT Lime skin food
    EdP - Eau Sauvage
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