SOTD: November 13th, 2013

Great shave; I love Wednesdays. I have adopted I think at least one tradition so far I will stick with. I really like the Mitchell’s wool fat Wednesdays thing. I am very blessed I can get a wonderful lather from this soap, as I hear on so many forums horror stories about sub-par lathers and frustrations. I used my Omega black badger which is one of the softest brushes I have ever used I would put it up there with my silvertip easily. A few months back I had Matt Pisarcik from the New Razor Emporium Revamp my 1961 Gillette Fat Boy and damn if this razor doesn’t deliver the goods ! He did a wonderful job and re worked the mechanics, re-plated the razor and made the razor look like it just came off the assembly line. There is a definite art to that profession. The MWF was rich, creamy, and plentiful more than enough to do at least four passes maybe more. I used for the last time on the 3rd use the Derby extra, for a value blade it is pretty solid for the price but dulls on my face pretty quick. I bought 100 blades so I use them every now and again. 3 passes later smooth as can be. Finished it of with some witch hazel and The Body shops Arber after shave balm; wonderful scent ! I hope all your shaves and days went as great as mine. – Aaron

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  • Pre: Hot shower w/ Anthony Logistics glycolic cleanser
  • Soap: Mitchell’s Wool Fat
  • Brush: Omega 63185 Black badger
  • Razor: 1961 Gillette Fat Boy revamped by the New Razor Emporium
  • Blade: Derby extra (3) last use
  • Lather type: Face
  • Beard type: Chin Strap
  • Moustache type: Upper Lipholstery
  • Post Shave: cold water and Shavex broken alum block
  • Additional: Witch hazel toner
  • After Shave Balm: The Body Shop “Arber”

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