Confidence & The Gem SE:

This morning's shave was great. I needed a Soap Commander fix this morning and since I was also craving something semi sweet, I went with their Confidence scented soap. The scent is unique which is sweet honey, white musk and patchouli which has a hint of sweetness but not overly sweet. The musk and patchouli really calm the the overly sweet honey scent down but still allows it to come through and really balance out the scent:


These Ted Pella blades are great. They're a touch sharper but not quite as comfortable as the Blue Star blades are which is exactly what my beard needs. So the next shave will be interesting. In terms of the post shave quality, I got an "ice rink" type of post shave in just 2 passes with no touch ups. So I should be good for a couple of days.

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...