Can I be monogamous?

Thater 4125/1
Caties Bubbles La Terre Verte
Gillette Aristocrat Junior
Gillette Super Stainless (3)
Brut AS

There’s a lot of talk about wetshavers having a monogamous month of shaving in March where they are either sticking to one compete setup of soap, brush, razor, blade and aftershave. Others are just sticking to one thing like a particular soap. I don’t think I’ve got the willpower to keep to one thing for a whole month but I’m going to see how long I can last out using the Caties Bubbles La Terre Verte soap.

I figure from previous attempts like a month of Mitchells Wool Fat and Tabac where I have failed I need to pick something I really like. I did do nearly 3 weeks with Tabac before I crumbled and used something else. This will be hard and I’m making no promises but am just going to ride it out and see how long I go. It could make for some really boring blog posts but seeing as I’ve not been posting so much really it might not make too much of a difference.

On to the shave.

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Mickey Lee Soapworks La Fee Verte

3P preshave
Simpsons Duke 3 Best Badger
Mickey Lee Soapworks La Fee Verte
US Gillette Aristocrat
Gillette Swede (4)
Old Spice Noir

Excellent shave on this very windy day in Essex! I lined up a few soaps at the beginning of the week, so I have one more planned shave to go. Today was the turn of MLSW La Fee Verte so onto the shave

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The first shave of summer

I guess someone forgot to tell the weather!

3P preshave
Simpsons Duke 3 Best Badger
St James Cedarwood & Clarysage shaving cream
Gillette US Aristocrat
Gillette Swede (3)
Floid Vigoroso aftershave

Missing an hour after the clocks going forward today so I’ll keep this post short.

First try of the St James cream today and I’m impressed with it so far. It’s a really slick cream that lathered up quickly and easily with the Duke. It’s got a very nice scent too.

Quick 3 passes and a splash of the Floid and I’m ready to face another week of work.

SOTD 26/02/15

Proraso Travel Boar Brush
Strop Shoppe Alpine Frost
Gillette Aristocrat #16
Gillette Bleue blade (3)
Superdrug Forest Fresh

Mike at ThePathToSmoothness very kindly sent me a few samples to try out and this was one of them. Mike is a great guy and you should check out his blog.

Onto the soap, this stuff smells really good fresh and woody with a nice pine scent.

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