19/04/2015

SOTD 19/04/2015


Bulldog Face Wash
Habitat Shaving Soap (Vintage)
L'Occitane Nylon Travel Brush (Vintage)
Le Grelot & GEM Stainless (2)
Hot Rinse, Cold Rinse & Alum Wash
Witch Hazel Toner
YSL Kouros Aftershave & EDT

Bowl Lathered
Two Pass - WTG & WTG (Slide)

Lovely soap, almost without scent and lathers up so easily!

The brush gains some unwarranted negativity, in my opinion, being old generation synthetic and often considered like lathering with a toothbrush, but in all fairness it is perfect for bowl lathering as evident by the really quite excellent lather; on the face, not a million miles from a fresh boar.

I genuinely like the brush, but the shell is not so tough and deforms easily. I am not likely to use this for travelling and so I think I'll pop the knot out, which appears to be set in a plastic cup, and set it into a handle of its own; something long like the travel casing as it really is a super bowl latherer.

It's been a while since I've used this French razor - I've seen this razor under the Le Grelot name and more recently under the L'Essor name. It gives a super shave, strong, yet gentle.

In all, much enjoyed!

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