Refreshment:

This morning's shave made me question as to why I don't use a DE safety razor more often instead of a straight razor. First I started off with a nice and relaxing hot shower using Dr. Teal's lavender and chamomile mentholated body wash. Next I followed that up with Soap Commander and their "Refreshment" scented soap which has a sweet tea with lemon scent:


The post shave feel of today's shave was great, but it still wasn't quite as good as a straight razor shave. Even though these blades have no problem removing my beard, this DE safety razor does. So I subscribed to be notified when the Phoenix double open comb is back in stock. I was told 14 days almost a month ago, but I'm guessing he had machine shop trouble again. Which is pretty common because for some reason, machine shops don't like machining safety razors. Several razor manufacturers have stated the same thing.


Retiring The Track 2:

This will be breaking a lot of people's hearts, but I'm retiring my 1970 Gillette Track 2  to my collection and will no longer be u...