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Doppelgänger and the Plisson Grey Badger, with one of Gillette’s new DE razors

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This brush is coarse on the face, and it took me a while to realize that was enjoyable. Note: the feel is not prickly, just coarse. And the lather it aroused was wonderful, from Phoenix Artisan’s CK-6 formula. 

The Gillette DE razor uses the Edwin Jagger/Mühle head, and has a fairly heavy handle. A heavy handle is no problem, since the razor then feels agile; a heavy head and lightweight handle is not so good. And the shave was superb. EJ/Mühle really did themselves proud with that head.

A dab of the Star Jelly aftershave balm, and I’m good to go.

And I just scored a couple of Grooming Dept Mallard Formula shaving soaps, which you’ll see here in due time. I imagine they’ll be sold out by the end of the week if not the end of the day, so if you’re interested, act fast.


Duck fat is the primary fatty acid in this base. Most scents are gourmand.

Water, Stearic Acid, Duck Fat, Kukui Nut Oil, Goat Milk, Castor Oil, Potassium Hydroxide, Cupuaçu Butter, Kokum Butter, Glycerin, Jojoba Oil, Myristic Acid, Shea Butter, Sodium Hydroxide, Fragrance, Coconut Milk, Tamanu Oil, Lauryl Laurate, Carnauba Wax, Beeswax, Allantoin, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Betaine, Sodium Lactate, Silk Amino Acids, Oat Amino Acids, Sesame Oil, Macadamia Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Gluconate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Tocopherols, Silk Peptides.

Written by Leisureguy

14 October 2021 at 11:12 am

Posted in Shaving

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