11/11/2013

SOTD 11/11/2013

For some reason, I feel really chilled this evening … and my shave reflected that ...


Routine

Hot Towel
Olive Oil/Grapefruit PSO
NSS Goat Milk OO Soap
Pure Badger Brush
Merkur Progress
PolSilver Super Iridium [7]
Sputnik Stainless (Teflon) [4]
Hot Rinse
Cold Rinse
Alum Wash
Witch Hazel/Grapefruit Toner
Jovan Musk Aftershave Cologne

Technique

WTG PolSilver Super Iridium [7]
XTG Sputnik Stainless (Teflon) [4] … and minor polishing ATG

Impression

I'd forgotten about the PolSilver Super Iridium sitting in my pile of "in service" blades, but believed there to be life in it yet, I ran it through for a gentle WTG pass having opened up the Merkur Progress to 3. It was smooth and did a good first pass. I'll keep hold of it and see if can push an eighth run.

Going XTG with the Sputnik Stainless (Teflon) and the razor set to 4, I got the result I wanted: a good shave. Light polishing with the razor closed up to 1.

Tonight, I'm not too fussed about getting very close or very smooth, just wanted a good shave, and I got it.

The combination of the olive oil PSO and the olive oil based soap, not to mention the moisturising goat milk in the blend has left me with a great post-shave feel.

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