20/12/2015

SOTD 20/12/2015


Bulldog Face Wash
Kent Shaving Soap
Barbershop Pure Bristle
Bowl Lathered
Vincent Disposable Straight & Feather Cut (1)
Two Pass - WTG & ATG
Hot Rinse, Cold Rinse & Alum Wash
Witch Hazel Toner
Pashana Original Aftershave
Darbar (via Paradise Perfumes & Gems) Attar (Wrists)

Essentially, this is a modern version of the frameback.

In prior shaves I've been using Diane or Personna blades which are much akin to GEM single edge blades, just longer and squatter - similar thickness and a similar shave.

Tonight, I used a Feather Cut blade which is the same shape but thinner. The shave is very much like a faux frameback and really quite noisy, which is a great indicator as to angle - the louder it is, the steeper the angle. Learn the noise, the angle stays spot-on.

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