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Perfect BBS, with Vetiver

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SOTD 22 Oct 2013

Cyril R. Salter’s French Vetiver shaving cream is really excellent with a strong vetiver fragrance. After thinking, about it, I don’t think the vanilla+vetiver fragrance combination works for me, though I do like each separately. This vetiver is where it’s at. (Come to think of it, I believe I have a vetiver shaving soap from QED; I’ll have to look for that.)

With the Omega 20102 I got a very fine lather quickly—it is a shaving cream, and shaving creams lather easily—and then three passes with the Eros Slant, which I’m liking more and more. I had no trouble at all getting a perfect BBS result, and it was an enjoyable experience.

A good splash of Saint Charles Shave Very V aftershave, and the day is launched.

Written by Leisureguy

22 October 2013 at 8:51 am

Posted in Shaving

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  1. I’m a big fan of Omega Boars. That looks like a nice one. When I want a quick, no fuss lather, I reach for a Boar Brush. I remember the days when only a Badger Brush would do for your morning shave, Michael. I took the journey with you into Boar and Horsehair Brushes, and I’m glad that I did!

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    Ryan

    22 October 2013 at 9:47 am

  2. When I resumed wetshaving, horsehair brushes were unknown, and only badger brushes got any love. For me, it was Zach’s evangelism for boar brushes that opened my eyes. And Bruce Everiss wrote a good article on horsehair brushes that turned me on to those.

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    LeisureGuy

    22 October 2013 at 9:57 am

  3. Yes, it does. This post has some close-ups.

    UPDATE: Actually, the handle looks a little different. If you click to enlarge the photo above and the one at the link, you can inspect the handle more closely.

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    LeisureGuy

    22 October 2013 at 4:07 pm

  4. There was something that made me think it was not exactly the same. I think I will pass.

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    Michael Napier

    22 October 2013 at 5:05 pm


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