12-23-2016, 04:02 PM
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Hi guys !

I would have swear I already registered some time ago, but seems that no, I didn't... So here I am, amending that.

Not much to say, really. A wet shaver with not much equipment - I like to think I choose wisely  ;-)   I've tried my fair bit of products, but settled for few of them.

My current gear consist of a couple of DE (an old long handle SA "Black Beauty", an equally old Slim, and a modern R89 rose gold), and a couple of brushes (all badger, one Wilkinson pure badger, a ST and a HM from WhippedDog and a limited edition Semogue ST recently acquired). For AS I use Tabula Rasa Cool & Blue and look no further.

For soaps, I am in love with B&M's fragrances, and lathering quality is great too. A bit expensive to have them shipped here, but worth it IMHO. I cannot praise Rhapsody enough. I know there's some hype on this brand but still, I like it and I am happy with that.

My skin is thin but not too sensitive. Gillete Blue or Platinum, and Wilkinson blades - to name a few - all cause me redness and irritation, but BBS results. Green Astra and Bolzano, on the other hand, are winners for me.

I do have a very light beard, and before starting to use classic tools I used to like that fact, shaving weekly. I can recall myself many times reckoning I was lucky. How wrong I was... As such, I am a bowl-latherer, with a vintage black marble bowl and matching brush and razor holder.

Many of us Millennials were introduced to it by our grandparents. I was, at least. I still keep his tools but I do not use them. He had a box full of blades and I have tried a couple of them, not bad considering they were purchased before I was born...

I'd love to learn how to use a straight razor, it's one of those things that scare me, what with me being ham-handed... Maybe a goal for 2017.

I also like perfumes and fragrances, eagerly testing what in writing sounds appealing. While there are many I love, my signature scent for Autumn/Winter is LCM's 51; for Spring/Summer there's nothing like Lacoste's Red (not the L12.12, not the Play)

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 12-23-2016, 04:34 PM
  • eengler
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  • South Dakota, USA
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Welcome to the Forum. Enjoy!

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 12-23-2016, 05:38 PM
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Welcome to TSN.   We're delighted you decided to join us, and we look forward to your participation.

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 12-23-2016, 06:12 PM
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Nice to see you.

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 12-23-2016, 06:28 PM
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Welcome and enjoy the forum.

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 12-23-2016, 10:01 PM
  • Snuff
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Welcome to the forum!

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 12-24-2016, 06:30 AM
  • Johnny
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Welcome to TSN.

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 12-24-2016, 07:57 AM
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Welcome. That Rose gold is beautiful and I am on the hunt for a black beauty myself

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 12-24-2016, 11:33 AM
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Welcome to TSN.

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 12-24-2016, 07:43 PM
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Welcome to the Shave Nook even though you are ham-handed ,   J ny .

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 12-25-2016, 04:06 PM
  • TheMonk
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Welcome to TSN!

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 12-26-2016, 07:16 AM
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Hello, welcome to: " The Shave Nook "  Relax & Enjoy.

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 12-26-2016, 08:17 AM
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Welcome aboard, enjoy the ride Smile

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 12-26-2016, 08:21 AM
  • evnpar
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Hello, welcome to The Shave Nook.

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