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Wetshaving Style: Bowl Latherer for creams; Face Latherer for soaps

Preparation: Hot Towel Treatment with a pre-shave oil, or just following a hot shower, sometimes with a pre-shave oil; Sweet Almond Oil for pre-shave

Razors: Merkur 34C Heavy Duty, Merkur 38C Barber Pole, Gillette Slim Adjustable '61, Travel Gillette '64

Blades: Derby Extra, Personna Israeli, Crystal (Israeli)

Straights: Dovo Special Faux Tortoise 6/8", Wade and Butcher 7/8" - The Celebrated (Extra Hollow Ground) with Original Mahoghany Scales (needs restoring), Wade and Butcher 4/8" (needs restoring)

Strops: Straight Razor Designs 3" Red Latigo

Creams: The Gentlemens Refinery - The Standard

Soaps: Mama Bear's

Scuttles: Georgetown Pottery v.4 - Ivory and Green Oribe

Brushes: Shavemac 23mm Silvertip, Unidentified old boar brush

Aftershaves: Thayers Alcohol-Free Rose Petal Witch Hazel Toner, T.N. Dickinson's Witch Hazel, The Gentlemens Refinery

Most Common Shave Routine

Style: Evenings; Bowl Latherer

Prep: Hot Shower with Sweet Almond Oil as a pre-shave

Razor: Dovo Special 6/8"

Strop: 3" Red Latigo Leather

Scuttle: Georgetown Pottery - Ivory and Green Oribe

Brush: Shavemac 23mm Silvertip

Cream: The Gentlemens Refinery - The Standard

Aftershave: Hot Water Splash; T.N. Dickinson's Witch Hazel; Cold Water Splash