Touch Up Time:

After my last straight razor shave with my Gold Monkey Jin Hou and this morning's shave with the Gold Dollar 208, it was clear that a touch up was definitely needed. The Gold Monkey triple 6 left quite a few weepers around the corners of my moustache area and the bottom of my chin got it pretty good too. The Gold Monkey just didn't slice through my beard cleanly. The 208 tugged really bad this morning. Especially when I got to the 3rd pass which I normally don't like to do. 2 passes ONLY is where I like to keep it but on occasion if necessary, I'll do 3 passes if more than one area didn't get cleaned up enough. I used the 8K side ONLY and you will see why in yet another blog post. I did 100 round trips followed by my usual 40/40, 20/20,10/10,5/5 seconds and clean up strokes then I did 100 more round trips to give it a little bit more of keener edge:


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...