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    Well Shaved Gentleman... jhenry's Avatar
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    Default Sunday Morning

    Prep: Hot shower – followed by Proraso pre-post-shave cream
    SS/SC: L’Occitane “Cade” + L’Occitane “Cade”
    Brush: Vie-Long 6910 "Silvertip Badger"
    Strop: No strop today… Razor “shave ready.”
    Razor: 6/8” Dovo “Bismark” w/ red translucent scales
    Astringent: Thayer’s “Lemon” Witch Hazel w/ Aloe Vera
    ASB: L’Occitane “Cade”
    EDT: L’Occitane “Eau De L’Occitan”
    Result: Very well done…

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    Default Sunday

    Good Morning,

    First day of my working week.

    Something of a departure today, I decided to shave with a DE

    Prep: Shower
    Brush: Aqua Di Parma, Sivertip, Wenge Wood Handle
    Cream: Kaloderma
    Razor: Feather AS-d1
    Blade: Feather
    Astringent: Allume Di Rocca Naturale
    AS: Old Spice White Water

    Great shave

    I have a number of DE Razors, I would say that this one gives me the best shave, closely followed by the much less expensive EJ89L.

    I hope you're all having a great day.
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    Good morning boys!

    Last night I worked on honing a beautiful Wostenholm & Sons IXL razor that I rescaled recently with Polymer Clay. It was a tough blade to get sharpe but I managed after finally adding a layer of electrical tape.

    Had a great shave with only a bit of irritation around my neck due more from my inexperience with this blade than anything else I think. I really like the Irisch Moos cream. This time I made an uberlather from it, MWF and glycerin and it was a fantastic combination!

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    Razor:Torrey 4/8
    Brush:Jade and brass handled boar
    AS:Thayers Lavender and Clubman original
    Result:This Torrey is a bear to hone but it is a complete pleasure to shave with. The only 4/8 I have that could possibly take care of 5 days growth comfortably.Three pass CBS.
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    Have a great week of shaves everyone!

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    Post Week of August 14 SOTD - Sunday

    Pre-Shave: Hot shower
    Brush: 24mm Shavemac Silvertip Badger
    Razor: 15/16" Filarmonica #14 "Doble Temple", Full Hollow Ground, Spike Point
    Strop: 25/45/45 (Neil Miller Linen / Imperial Horsehide leather / Imperial Cordovan leather)
    Überlather: La Toja "Manantiales" Shave Soap + Glycerin
    Toner: Thayer's Witch Hazel (Rose, no alcohol)
    Moisturizer: Trumper's Fragrance-free Moisturizer
    After Shave Splash: La Toja "Manantiales"AS
    Cologne: La Toja "Manantiales" EdT
    Results: The meetup yesterday at my place went very well. We did quite a few honings. A great time was at hand for sure. As for today, what a shave with this Filarmonica. She never fails to deliver, especially when coupled with the La Toja SS. An extraordinarily enjoyable and close shave.

    Have a RELAXING Sunday gentlemen.


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    Razor - Joseph Rogers & Sons - "Smilin Joe"
    Brush - Semouge boar
    Soap - Good Fortune clay soap -coconut
    Alum - BLOC OSMA
    EDT- AESOP ,Marrakech


    Here's a smiling razor to start the day off right! Went with the face lather today and used some Sweet Island coconut soap bar. Really nice amount of soap-n-suds produced with the stiff boar brush.

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    Shavemac 44140
    Arko SS
    Cutlerix / Hart 80
    Tony Miller--Linen / Horsehide
    Humphreys Witch Hazel
    Cliven Young--AS / ASB
    Have a Great Day!

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    Waited days for this one after acquiring it off fleabay for a song, been honing this little Filly for what seams forever and don't seam to be getting anywhere.

    Beread-knifed on a carborundum due to slight frown.
    Bevel set with 1k side of an Ice Bear King waterstone
    Honed on the 6k side with nagura slurry/slurry water/water
    Finished on a CF
    Finally stropped 300 laps on newspaper

    Results were a bit of a let down as it dragged even though it started to pop hairs. Needs more work maybe using tape but she's getting there. Must stop feeling of HAD creeping in - keep looking at 10k waterstones and Norton combis.. Argh!

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    Default Late Sunday shave

    Nice work today, Gentlemen!
    Second shave with my newest addition, a Henckels 66. Really cool how the leather makes a big improvement on smoothness with the second shave after honing! Like Butter!
    Have a great Sunday and an awesome week to come and.....get it on...Tom
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    Buy and/or sell for a good cause!

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