Extinguish & Aqua Velva:

Today is "TTFFC Thursday" and the raspberry gelato scented soap Extinguish was up next in the rotation and I decided to pair it with Aqua Velva's ice blue aftershave. I was NOT planning on shaving today until I got up this morning and looked into the mirror. I got too close for comfort yesterday using a straight razor and had epic razor burn and irritation which finally cleared up yesterday evening. So for this morning's shave I went with my DE 89 and a Perma-Sharp blade. It was a fast and clean shave that's more than presentable and socially acceptable:

The DE 89 is mild in terms of blade exposure. But it does have some really nice weight to it and the smooth head offers a lot of glide so shaving with it has been and will continue to be an enjoyable experience. I'm really looking forward to trying the Alumigoose razor when it's released.

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...