Naturally, if you’re a facial hair free man, you’ll be all too aware of the importance of having a decent shaving cream. Even in these beard-tolerating times, however, there’s a place in every man’s bathroom cabinet for a quality shaving cream. While razors and wet-shaving are exceptionally well suited to creating a clean cut look, they’re also second to none when it comes to detailing, tidying up beard and hairlines, and cleaning up the back of the neck. And even if you don’t partake in any of the preceding, it’s definitely always handy to have a shaving cream lying around in case you need to tidy up for a special occasion.
The vast majority of men will know how crucial the shaving cream is to a good shave, ensuring smooth passes with the blade, and reducing irritation. But if you’ve never made the jump up from a basic product to a quality shave cream, you might not know just how good you can have it. In this article, we take you through the Best Shaving Creams for Men.
First on our list of the Best Shaving Creams for Men is the Hanz De Fuko Invisible Shave Cream, a luxurious new formula that minimises razor bumps while maximising glide. The emollient properties of its Avocado Oil and Shea Butter work in harmony to moisturise the skin and ease the passing of the blade, while Aloe Vera and Pomegranate soothe and rejuvenate skin.
The Clinique for Men Aloe Shave Gel is an outstanding shave product, oil-free yet richly moisturising. Its Aloe content calms irritation and reduces redness while ensuring extreme smoothness. An ideal fit for those with sensitive and easily irritable skin.
Making use of highly moisturising and cleansing glycerine, which maximises glide, the rich lather of the Trumpers Shave Cream Tub – Sandalwood softens and nourishes skin, while making shaving a breeze. This traditional shave product is specially designed to work best with a shaving brush.
The Moroccan Neroli Shaving Serum by Aesop is a low-foaming serum which is specifically designed to create an extremely smooth shave without comedogenic effects. Sandalwood, Neroli Blossom, and D-Panthenol work not only to lubricate but to calm and soothe irritation.
Neat Cut, the Shaving Cream from House 99 is a nourishing cream, which creates a protective veil over the skin to ensure the smoothest and most effective shave possible. Combining Spirulina, Quinoa, and Glycerin, your skin will feel thoroughly hydrated, and you’ll be able to easily pass over it with a razor.
Triumph & Disaster Old Fashioned Shave Cream, inspired by traditional shave creams used in barbershops around the world for centuries, creates a rich, foamy lather, while its Coconut Oil and Lanolin content create an extremely smooth shave. Its unique blend of aromas makes it an extremely popular choice.
Using Macadamia Nut Oil and Glycerine to thoroughly hydrate and moisturise the skin, the Jack Black Supreme Cream Triple Cushion Shave Lather leaves skin noticeably softer than the average shave cream. Its rich lather helps to lift up facial hair from the face to cause fewer ingrown hairs.
Next on our list of the Best Shaving Creams for Men is the Neville Shaving Cream. Formulated with plant-based Bisabolol, which helps to regulate sebum production and prevents bacterial infections and acne after shaving, as well as Aloe Vera, it’s great for those with oily or combination skin.
The Protective Shaving Cream from Proraso also makes use of Aloe, combined with Vitamin E, its chief nourishing and moisturising agent. It softens the beard hair, works into a lather which lifts beard hairs from the face, all while reducing the risk of inflammation.
The Menscience Advanced Shave Formula is another product which makes use of a Glycerine and Aloe combo to produce an ultra-smooth, ultra-protective shave, moisturising the skin while soothing it deeply.
The Baxter Of California Super Close Shave Formula is a nourishing shave cream which makes use of anti-septic tea tree oil to prevent the outbreak of blemishes. Combining this with peppermint, menthol, and botanical extracts, the Shave Formula refreshes and soothes irritated skin.
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