Fougere Santal, Coffee & The Jinhou:

This morning's shave was excellent. Reef Point's Fougere' Santal is awesome soap. I get nice floral top note with an earthy base of oakmoss and patchouli with a little hint of sandalwood. There must NOT be much sandalwood in it because I don't get any reaction from this soap. Brut goes extremely well with this soap:


The Gold Monkey performed extremely well this morning which resulted in a 2 pass BBS shave along with a touch up on my moustache and neck areas and I'm still using leather only when I strop. While I was blooming my soap and soaking my brush, I whipped out my brand new 8 cup Caribou pour over coffee brewer and brewed some of the best coffee I've ever had:


This method of coffee brewing wins hands down. It's clean, crisp, and packed full of flavor. Just make sure you rinse the filters before brewing and dump the rinse water out and yes this method does work for drip coffee pots.

Pipe Smoke & The Mach 3:

Man oh man what a great shave 😀. For today's brush, I went with my RazoRock Plissoft 24 mm synthetic  which is now my new "go to&...