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Switching To These Shave Gels Could Make a Big Difference In Your Morning Grooming Routine

Switching To These Shave Gels Could
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For many men and some women, shaving is a part of an everyday routine. It’s how we start our morning and feel prepared to literally face the day. When it comes to our face, there’s no hiding, so we want to use products that are safe, good for our skin, and give us the best shave possible. But since many men shave every day or at least a few times per week, we also want something that is affordable. Thankfully, there are some great options for shaving gels that you should add to your bathroom as soon as possible.

When it comes to getting a ‘good’ shave, there are many factors involved. We want a close shave so that it doesn’t look like we have a permanent 5 o’clock shadow. We want a razor and shaving gel combination that works well together, with a gel that won’t clog our razors and razors that won’t cut our skin, regardless of how good the shaving gel is that we’re using. We also want a product that will leave us free from bumps, burns, nicks, and skin that is hairless but left feeling and looking dry and flaky.

If you suffer from sensitive skin, having a shaving gel that is specifically designed to moisturize your skin and leave it looking and feeling more hydrated is a must, especially for those who shave daily. If you prefer using a shaving brush to a gel, finding a product that works with your shaving routine will help you get the best shave possible.

If you already use an aftershave, a shaving gel with little to no fragrance is important. Fragrance-free options are also must-haves for anyone that works in a scent-free workplace, with more hospitals and office places banning scents.

Maybe you’ve found a few different shaving gels that offer one of two features that you like, but what about a gel that combines everything you’re looking for in one product? We’ve got three great options that will have you looking and feeling your best.

  

1. Taylor of Old Bond Street Sandalwood Shaving Cream Bowl

A traditional shaving cream in a resealable bowl, the Taylor of Old Bond Street is preferred by those who like applying their shaving cream with a brush. Customers also choose Taylor of Bond Street because it has less chemicals than traditional shaving gel. Pros of shaving cream that customers rave about include its lasting ability, with one package lasting months, and the cream’s thick lather than makes for a smooth shave. Users are divided on whether they like the Taylor of Old Bond Street fragrance, but all agree that the scent is strong. Taylor of Old Bond Street is our most expensive option, but it also lasts the longest.

Taylor of Old Bond Street Sandalwood Shaving Cream Bowl

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2. Aveeno Therapeutic Shave Gel

Dermatologist recommended Aveeno Therapeutic Shave Gel is designed for users with sensitive skin or those who often suffer from razor burn and dryness. Made with oat and Vitamin E to moisturize and lubricate the skin, creating a smooth shaving surface that won’t result in bumps and redness, Aveeno is also a great option for those who don’t like a lot of fragrance with their shaving gel, with the non-comedogenic formula also designed to not clog pores, good news for those who suffer from acne. Customers rave about how gentle Aveeno is on their sensitive skin, but list how quickly the gel runs out as the products’ major con.

Aveeno Therapeutic Shave Gel

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3. Cremo Original Shave Cream

A barber-grade shaving cream made with natural ingredients like Macadamia Seed Oil, Aloe, Calendula Extract, Lemon Extract, Papaya Extract, and Olive Leaf Extract, the Cremo Original Shave Cream includes some of the best features of our first two options. Like the Taylor of Old Bond Street, Cremo is concentrated and only requires a small amount of product to create a full lather. Like Aveeno, Cremo’s natural, paraben-free ingredients mean it’s ideal for those with skin sensitivities, with the slick molecules making for a smooth shave that help to avoid razor burn and nicks. The classic version has a light citrus scent and Cremo works with any type of razor. Customers note that Cremo does not lather as thick as other shave gels, which takes some getting used to when first using.

Cremo Original Shave Cream

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