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Emilion and Dr. Selby

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Extremely nice shave today, using the Rooney Emilion, which worked quite well. This, like the Victorian, has hooked tips that make the brush tips “grabby” when wet, and they dry porcupinish, but can readily be brushed smooth and feel quite nice on the face: soft tips, resilient bristles.

Dr. Selby, reputedly a shaving cream, looks and acts like a (very nice) shaving soap. Like the Martin de Candre, Dr. Selby is to dry between shavings, thus the lid becomes a pedestal rather than continuing as a lid. (The lid also has holes.)

The Aristocrat from the 40s gave a fine shave with a Swedish Gillette blade previously used, and the splash of Saint Charles Shave Woods was a good finish.

Written by LeisureGuy

2 February 2012 at 8:00 am

Posted in Shaving

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  1. Wow, and the good Dr. Selby holds its own against the French giant. Stop the presses… Nice news on the Emilion as well. I trust this means that its performance matched the Victorian — just as stiff, and just as butter-soft at the tips. You’re a lucky man.

    Todd O.

    2 February 2012 at 10:40 am

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