Mail Call:

Today's mail call is from "Zen Shave" out of Ontario Canada and it's epic. About a month ago, I entered my name in a contest that was being held on the Wet Shaver's Round Table and the drawing was held the following week (3 weeks ago to be exact) and the winner was to receive a custom made wooden box that holds one DE safety razor and a single pack of DE blades. I got lucky for the second time in a row and won the contest which was cool. The first time was by pure luck when I became member 1K at the HTGAM G+ community when someone joined about 30 seconds right behind me so I consider that being lucky. This box is gorgeous. Zen Shave does amazing work:


It took a while to get here, but it arrived safely and in one piece:


Coming from Canada, I suspect that it got held up at U.S. Customs which is really nothing unusual but it can be slightly irritating if you're not use to it, but I am because I made a career out of waiting and I'm a hunter which involves waiting:


It has a beautiful dark blue velvet liner and it's perfect for my PAA double OC:


I love it when I win contests. And I will be ordering some more stuff from Zen Shave in the near future. I've been wanting a couple of custom brushes for a while now.


Proraso Green & The Shield:

Man oh man that shave was excellent. After a nice, hot and relaxing shower, I went with a modern day classic, Proraso Green  which has an i...