Mike’s Natural and the Pro 48
Extremely smooth shave, and it began with the lather. Mike’s Natural seems to take an unnatural amount of water, but the lather you ultimately get is very nice indeed. I used the soaking wet Pro 48 to begin loading, and then added even more water. I got a thick creamy lather that easily lasted for the three passes I do.
My Silvertone razor with the Kai blade did a fine job, and then a splash of sample #2 finished the shave. This is a pleasant aftershave, but I like #1 better.