Enjoyable shave. Smooth in 3 passes without the slightest irritation.
Great soap. The brush not so great. Although it feels nice it has the tendency to absorb the lather deep within the knot making it rather hard to get and keep enough lather on the face.
Loud little bugger this blade.
Can’t wait for the next shave, the Wicawa 6/8 is up next.
Stirling Mentholated Pre-Shave Soap
Razorock Plissoft 26mm Monster
Super Speed/new Rapira
Stirling Glacial Spearmint SS
Stirling Glacial Spearmint ASB
B&M Arctique AS Splash
Bleu de Chanel EdP
Yesterday for some reason the Gillette blade felt a bit rough although it performed very well and that surprised me a lot because it was brand new so I changed it up to a new Rapira and it felt a lot smoother as well as very comfortable. The Glacial Spearmint soap’s scent is so lovely - it filled the bathroom, I had two boatloads of fabulous, bone chilling lather and such a great postshave feeling. The matching balm, together with the Arctique aftershave brought the freeze to a crazy level. Three passes did the job and I’m as smooth as silk!
What I love about this soap is the fact it is both warm and woody, as well as fresh pinetree-y, which is wood in itself of course. Great lather as well. Interesting how the tallow in this soap is less prominently smellable than that of some other tallowbased soaps.
Perfectly smooth in three, working with my brand new block of Tunney.