Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Gem Junior with bakelite handle, Van Yulay Live and Let Shave soap and aftershave.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Shaver: Gem Junior with bakelite handle   
Blade: Pal Blue Carbon
Soap: Van Yulay Live and Let Shave (Shaving Soap Scent:
Orange, Blackberry, Peppercorn and Bay Rum per site)
Brush: Omega 10049 boar
Post shave: witch hazel, PAA alum, Van Yulay Live and Let Shave aftershave and Maestro's beard butter "Spirited Blend"

I started using a buffing stroke this morning and also paying careful attention to the angle I was using. I kept the head of the razor close to my face during the buffing as to not shave with an aggressive angle. This will take a lot of practice with this razor as well as with most razors. The shave went well with no nicks, cuts, weepers or irritation. A smooth and comfortable shave but it did take me a bit longer to shave since I am not used to this method of shaving. I will have to say my face is very smooth. Stay safe and smooth shaves.  

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