* Shaving creams that protect and repair skin
* Made with healthy, natural ingredients for a clean feel
* All under $20
Men are finally ditching their drugstore shaving creams for the good stuff. New shaving creams have better ingredients, promote healthier skin, and provide a smoother shave, while old drugstore creams can be irritating to the skin and even promote breakouts.
Finding the perfect cream can be a challenge, so we rounded up 7 of the best products designed to give men a smoothest shave possible, without irritating the skin.
1. Pacific Shaving Company Natural Shaving Cream
With safe, natural ingredients and a soothing formula, Pacific Shaving Company’s natural cream makes a great upgrade from the basics. It’s TSA-sized, so you can get the same great shave while traveling during the holidays as you would at home.
2. C.O. Bigelow Premium Shave Cream
This shaving cream maintains the beloved creamy barber-shop feel and signature smell, but is enhanced with Eucalyptus oil. It’s made in Italy and favorited by Italian barbers..
3. Kiss My Face Moisture Shave
Along helping you get a smooth shave, this cream contains vitamins A and E, and oils for healing irritated or acne-prone skin. It also has antiseptic peppermint that cools and stimulates the skin while helping to prevent breakouts.
4. Henry Cavendish Himalaya Shaving Soap
Henry Cavendish’s shaving cream is highly recommended by users because it moisturizes with Shea butter for moisturized skin. It’s enhanced with Himalaya oil perfume, and doesn’t dry out quickly like some products. It sounds fancy, but costs less than $15 and comes in a long-lasting puck.
5. Taylor of Old Bond Street Sandalwood Shaving Cream
This shaving cream features a unique, masculine scent that’s dominated by sandalwood, cedar, and has subtle hints of lavender, rosemary, and jasmine. It’s very highly reviewed on Amazon with 4.5 start and over 8,000 reviews.
6. Cremo Original Shave Cream
Cremo’s original formula has been specifically engineered to reduce cuts, nicks, scrapes, and irritation when shaving. It’s smooth enough that most men can comfortably shave against the grain without any trouble.
7. The Art of Shaving Lavender Shaving Cream
This no-frills, premium cream from The Art of Shaving takes inspiration from old school products and provides a close, comfortable shave that leaves skin feeling moisturized and smooth. It also has essential lavender oil that leaves just the right amount of scent to make you feel confident on the way out the door.