10-14-2017, 05:59 AM
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Prep - Hot towel
Pre shave - Prep
Razor – Merkur 34C HD
Blade – Gillette 7 O'clock S/P Black
Brush - ‘Il Cinghiale’ (Zenith EURO/RX)
Soap – Lebelle Soaps: Tobac Vanille 
Post - Cold water rinse / Wholly Kaw: King of Oud Aftershave Toner

At first, I thought The Black Ninja felt a little tuggy with the Merkur 34C HD, but it soon settled down, and with Tobac Vanille laying down the foundation, produced a BBS, irritation free shave... Superb shave.

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 10-14-2017, 06:02 AM
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TOBS Sandalwood
Ever Ready 350 TGN Finest
Fine Clean Vetiver

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 10-14-2017, 09:35 AM
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Saturday AM 2017-10-14

Moss Anniversary Slate scuttle/Floris towel
Rooney 3/1 Ebony Finest (22m/48mm)
Floris JF shaving soap (tallow)
Delta Echo Black Chrome-Nickel Feather AS-D2/Triad Satin Aristocrat
Wilkinson Light Brigade (1)
Floris JF aftershave (vintage)
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 10-14-2017, 09:56 AM
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Thanks to Billy's good work I finally got back to the Rolls. Good shave until I got to my chin where going XTG I couldn't seem to get it right. Takes some practice I guess. For the head shave I used the new Apollo. At about 20g lighter than my version 2 It feels quite different, but with a new Supermax Platinum served up a nice BBS in two passes +. [Image: 8042fdae8fe268f3af28320e021ff628.jpg]

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 10-14-2017, 11:20 AM
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Filarmonica Especial
Sears Archduke/30 Manchurian
S.M. Novella
ZIRH Platinum AS

Sometimes something magical happens when lathering like today - SMN contributed to that and is awesome as is this brush - warm badger lather on a cool autumn day . . . and the weeks badgering disappears

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 10-14-2017, 12:59 PM
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Razor: C-Mon HF
Strop: Scrupleworks HH
Soap: Arko
Brush: Custom Badger
Aftershave #1: Thayer’s WH
Aftershave #2: AV Ice Blue
Talc: Clubman

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 10-14-2017, 02:05 PM
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Zenith Manchurian badger 27x50; Grooming Dept Mallard; ATT H2 Atlas; Gillette 7 o’clock Sharp Edge #1; Aqua Velva; Bálsamo Eufros Lima Especies.
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 10-14-2017, 02:08 PM
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Razor: Blackbird OC Delta Echo Razor Finish

Blade: Personna Tungsten 74 (5)
Brush: 30 Day Crew w/ LS 2 Band
Soap: Cold River Soap Works Jeff's Soap
A/S: Folsom & Co. Shambala

A very close comfortable shave today as I have had with these products for a week. 

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 10-14-2017, 02:38 PM
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Gillette Aristocrat #15
GSB (1)
Wolf Whiskers Bishop
Barrister and Mann Reserve Lavender
Thayers' Lemon
Caldey Island Lavender

Beautiful, pure lavender scent from the soap and its inspiration (Caldey Island Lavender EdT). Looking forward to the release of the Reserve Lavender splash. Frugal shaves makes the really cool "razor blade" drawer, it has 4 compartments and it's kinda like a filing cabinet. 

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