Pre-shave: Dr Bronner’s Magic Soap, peppermint
Lather: Arko shaving stick
Brush: Turkish No6 horse hair brush
Razors: Merkur 39C slant-bar and Parker 22R – both loaded with Personna Super Medical Prep blades
Post-shave: Alum block and Proraso Liquid Cream Aftershave
Building lather on the face is a slightly different technique, but I’m getting there… had to be careful with my lower neck today; the ATG pass on Wednesday was indeed too ambitious – first time in months I’ve gotten shave bumps, which threatened to erupt into a bloody mess this morning. Still; no nicks!