Fougere' Santal:

Today is Saturday which means a Reef Point Soap gets used and since I only have 2 of these fabulous soaps (which will soon be corrected) the Fougere' Santal was up next in the rotation. Clubman's original formula goes perfectly with this soap. The shave was incredible. So far these Personna injector blades are much better than the Schick Injector blades are right out of the pack. Now this was only the 1st shave on this particular blade. Historically with my beard, I would be doing good to get more than 2 shaves at the most out of a Personna blade:


In terms of post shave quality, I didn't quite get that "ice rink" type of shave that I normally get with a straight razor and sometimes with a DE safety razor. There was a few spots I could have easily went over again such as the bottom of my chin and my neck area. My moustache area got cleaned up pretty good. But it's more than socially acceptable and it was extremely comfortable. So far it's NOT looking too good for this razor in terms of single edged razors. The Mongoose may have already won this battle before it even entered the arena. But there's more injector blades for me to try still. Tomorrow's shave will tell a story in terms of longevity and post shave quality. But I definitely like these better than the Schick injector blades in terms of comfort and consistency.

C.a.D. & The Tech:

Today's shave was great. Today I went with Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements  and their modern day classic, C.a.D.  scent. The scent is a m...