SOTD Saturday 9th September 2017 - Friday 15th September 2017

Discussion in 'Shave Of The Day - SOTD' started by R181, Sep 9, 2017.

  1. R181

    R181 Forum GOD!

    For Saturday


    Razor - Edward Smiths Celebrated Hollow Ground
    AS - AV Sport Original
    No prep cold water 4 pass face lathered shave

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  2. ojustme

    ojustme Veteran

    Shave of the Day for 09/092017
    Razor: 1830-1845 Wade & Butcher
    Brush: Ever ready 300 w/Fine Badger Hair
    Soap: Derby Shaving Stick
    After Shave Balm: Art of Shaving Sandelwood
    Cologne/After Shave: Pinaud Clubman After Shave Lotion

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  3. Belfont

    Belfont Legendary Member


    Brush : M&F
    Razor : Gibbs 17
    Soap : Gibbs
    Blade : Gibbs
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2017
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  4. Ram57

    Ram57 Forum GOD!

    Boise Idaho

    Saturday SOTD


    Razor: ATT Aluminum Bamboo SE1
    Blade: Schick Proline (D6)
    Brush: Zen Shave two band 24mm
    Bowl: HoneycombCopper 4 ½"
    Pre-Shave scrub: Lisa's Spicy Lime Patchouli
    Pre-Shave Oil: Homemade Bay Rum w Lime
    Shave Soap: Tiki Soaps Bay Rum w Lime
    Post: Monster Block Alum
    Aftershave: Dominica Bay Rum w lime
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  5. Z-2

    Z-2 Veteran

    Good morning :wink:

    Razor : Gillette Tech triangle slots
    Blade : Gillette Platinum (3)
    Shaving brush : Shea moisture black badger
    Shaving soap : Proraso white
    Aftershave : Barbon

    Happy Saturday to all :)
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  6. 54gasp

    54gasp Forum GOD!

    Toul, FRANCE
    Cobra, schick proline, El druida, Turtleship bayrum, bayrum rose épices by myself, and with santa maria novella garofano to finish.
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  7. MPF9

    MPF9 Forum GOD!

    Maidstone kent
    Sat 9th SEptember

    RazoRock Plissoft 24mm
    Stirling Baker Street
    Gem Junior 1912
    1 Vintage Ever Ready [ 1 ]
    2 Gem PTFE [ 1 ]
    Alum Rub/Rinse off
    Tuff Green A/S Lotion

    A Tale of Two Blades.
    Having started the month with modern SEs, I thought it time to turn to some Vintage ones. As I had recently received some honed Vintages blades, I though this was opportunity to try one out. I chose to use my favourite 1912 Razor, a nice brass Gem Junior which I prefer to the Damaskeene.

    I started off tentatively and as usual on the Cheeks. The first few strokes felt quite harsh and aggressive, and I found out that the combo was not really efficient either. I tried out a couple of strokes on the neckline which were not nice so decided to rethink the Shave

    I reloaded the Razor with a new Gem coated blade. The Razor was transformed, and the Shave was smooth and efficient with a very pleasing close all round finish. What was initially had been an unpleasant experience was redeemed by the change of blade.

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  8. Boru62

    Boru62 Forum GOD!

    Pre: Lots of cold water
    Brush: Vie-Long 13052
    Cream: Sweyn Forkbeard Cedarwood Sample
    Razor: Gem FHT aka G-Bar
    Blade: Gem Blue Star
    Post: More cold water, Floid Balsamo


    First time with the FHT and although I prefer the weight of this to theFeatherweight, I prefer the grip of the Featherweight. Fussy sod, I know.
    Also, the first use of this cream and the Cedarwood scent is very nice, not overpowering. But, what started out as a nice glossy yoghurt soon dissipated, leaving glide but not much cushion.
    Using two mild razors in a row confirmed my belief that a more efficient razor is kinder to the skin, less passes and less touch ups = less irritation, but as always, ymmv.
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2017
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  9. flashashton27

    flashashton27 Forum GOD!

    Simple, but oh so refreshing. I love the scent on this Le Père Lucien soap...
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  10. Thug

    Thug Forum GOD!

    Johannesburg, RSA
    Some lovely old Sheffield razors in great nick!
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  11. RamBaldi

    RamBaldi Legendary Member

  12. p.b

    p.b Forum GOD!

    These Razor Master soaps are very slick and cushioning and this is my favourite scent of the three tried so far but all have caused mild irritation. First use of my Cobra for ages, it was wonderful to use again. Lovely shave despite the irritation.
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  13. Sid James

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  14. Thug

    Thug Forum GOD!

    Johannesburg, RSA
    Not a facial shave but rather a head shave in the shower.

    Muhle R106
    Polsilver SI
    Bee Natural Cinnamon and Sandalwood ASB

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  15. OJ82

    OJ82 Legendary Member

    Feather Artist Club DX (face)
    Feather Professional
    Blackbird SB 101 (head)
    Gillette Nacet
    Simpson Chubby3 M.
    PannaCrema Verde
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