Razor: Rockwell 6c on 3
Brush: Paragon Synthetic
Soap: Henri et Victoria Cognac & Cuban Cigars
Aftershave: Henri et Victoria Cognac & Cuban Cigars Splash & Balm
Other: Henri et Victoria Cognac & Cuban Cigars Pomade

Well, it has been officially a year since Thirsty Badger launched and I figured it was time to do a little celebration.  What better way to celebrate than with 1. a theme week 2. a giveaway.  The theme of the week is #CanadianShaveWeek.  This week I will be celebrating many of my favourite Canadian artisans that create great shaving related products for us wet shavers to enjoy.  AND, at the end of the week I am going to be having a great giveaway for one lucky follower.  I’m not sure where I will run the contest yet or what the parameters will be so make sure to follow along this week as I release more info on that.  I can say it will be Canadian related and you may find some useful information in the blog posts.

To kick off #CanadianShaveWeek I’m going back to one of the first setups that really got me hooked, Henri et Victoria Cognac & Cuban Cigars.  The scent on this guy is fantastic.  This takes my back poker nights with the buddies, enjoying a fine cigar and an expensive cognac while losing my stack of chips.  Luckily we didn’t play for much other than the night out with friends.

The soap is a softer soap.  It loads and lather easily.  The fantastic Canadian made Paragon Synthetic saw to that.  If you are looking for a nice piece of craftsmanship with an excellent knot look no further than them.  Cushion and slickness were decent and post shave was really nice as well.  A quick 3 passes and today, BBS.  The Rockwell 6c, another Canadian jewel is a fantastic razor for any budget, offering several options for blade gap to dial in your preference.  This is an excellent razor for the beginner to the experiences wet shaver and I highly recommend you having one in your den.

I finished up with the matching splash and balm for a fantastic post shave feel.  And just because…. I straightened up the hairdo with the matching pomade.  I love the performance on the Pomade, scent matched but is a bit more subtle.  I’m just about done my second tub of it.

Hope everyone is having a great long weekend and I will you all here again tomorrow!



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