Armada & The Hawk:

Today's shave was marvelous. I was craving Through The Fire Fine Craft by Maria Arman and I was also craving a Vintage Old Spice scent so I went with her Armada scent. And to finish off today's shave I paired it with both my 2003 Old Spice splash and Soap Commander's Endurance aftershave balm which is also a vintage old spice scent:

The hawk was fabulous. It had no trouble mowing through 2 day's worth of beard growth and I got another "ice rink" type of post shave feel in just 2 passes. That fresh blade made a huge difference. Don't know when my Jr. Torrey will be back but I can't wait for it to arrive. Mainly because it will have a Belgium Coticule edge on it and I've never shaved off that stone before.

#5 of 2017:

Well all good things must come to an end. Say hello to my 5th soap that I've finished off in 2017. This one was really good and I'm...