#61

It's sharp and it cuts. I like it...
Northeast, USA
RR Gamechanger .84-P & Kai SS
Semogue SOC Boar
RR Emperor Tallow
Humphreys Alcoholado Maravilla
RR Emperor a/s splash

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#62

Member
Atlanta, GA
February 12, 2019
Supply SE V2 - 2 dot plate
Schick Proline
Paladin
Stirling R4L Soap and
Aftershave

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Clint
#63
(This post was last modified: 02-12-2019, 03:34 AM by Freddiep318ti.)
1st run with Southern Witchcrafts shaving soap. 

Josh Nute was gracious enough to provide me with a sample of SW Pomona. I normally stay clear of Vegan soaps, always preferring the performance of a good tallow instead. Even the most reputable of soap makers leave me with a "Meh" feeling after using their Vegan base. That did not happen with Southern Witchcrafts! Scent wise upon opening I was greeted with a nice, fresh apple scent. Immediately thought if you like apple then you'll like this! Scent notes: Apple, honey, red wine, spice, honeysuckle. Upon lathering I was enveloped in a wonderfully balanced fragrance of apple, sweetness, freshness, and spice with the spice perfectly toning down the others. It was a scent I know I've smelled before, I thoroughly enjoyed, and actually made me smile. I just continued to breath it in, loving each breath of it. I was bewitched! Lol 

I scooped it out and spread a nice layer in the bottom of my 99 cent plastic Walmart salsa/lather bowl. Perfect lather bowl BTW! I loaded rather heavy which has been my needed experience with Vegan soaps but that was apparently a mistake on my part. I wound up with a very thick, luxurious, slick, protective lather that just kept going and going and was way more than needed for my 3 pass shave. I felt guilty with how much I felt I wasted. Post shave was the only part that didn't wow me. It wasn't bad by any means. It didn't dry my skin but didn't leave it with the hydrated feel I'm left with after a good tallow base. Again, not knocking it at all! So far its probably the best vegan base I've used!

I followed up with the only splash I had that might accent it in some way which was Nocturne by B&M. I love this scent as well but was disappointed that I didn't have the matching splash of the Pomona. This will definitely be one of the next sets on my list of Artisan must haves and I'm sure it will not be my last from them. Thanks again Josh for the chance to try them. Very much appreciated! 

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#64

Member
Cincinnati. Ohio
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Tuesday, 12 February, 2019:

RazoRock German 37 Slant
Astra Superior Platinum
Plisson Ivory HMW #12
Le Père Lucien Traditionnel Scent Shaving Soap
G. F. Trumper Coral Skin Food Pre & After Shave

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John

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#65

Member
Russia
Mickey Lee soapworks, Wolfman razor -Guerrilla, Semogue 620 shaving brash, Gillette nacet stainless, Cosmia men aftershave

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#66
Tuesday, 2/12/19
- Geo F Trumper's, Coral skin food, pre-shave
- Norbeck, Elixier, shaving cream, orange y patchouli
- Epsilon, two band badger
- C.V. Helstrand, M.K. 4.
- Lucki Tiger, aftershave and face tonic
- EdC Santa Maria Novella, patchouli.
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#67
Pre: Warm water, Crew oil
Razor: Gillette Slim H 1 1962 (5)
Blade: NACET
Bowl: Handmade bowl, Mk2
Brush: RazoRock Silvertip Synthetic
Soap: Australian Private Reserve (APR) Florian
Post: Australian Private Reserve (APR) Florian Splash

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#68
Razor: OneBlade
Blade: Feather FHS
Brush: Thater 26mm two-band silvertip
Pre-shave: Castle Forbes
Cream: OneBlade lavender
Balm: OneBlade lavender
Finale: Woods of Windsor
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#69
Mikes Hungarian Lavander
M&F L7 Tortoishell Finest Badger
Blackbird OC Polished
Castle Forbes Lavanda

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#70
One Blade February Challenge
Tuesday  February 12, 2019
2019 Shave # 44       
Razor: Rockwell 6s Plate 5 
Blade: Sputnik (17)
Brush: Paladin 26 mm Harlequin Chief
Soap: Stirling Coconut Lime
Aftershave 1: Humphrey's Alcoholado Maravilla
Aftershave 2: Pinaud Clubman Original
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