Best After Shave Cream

Kempt March 12, 2013 0

If you’re sick of liquid after shaves that smell like alcohol and feel like they’re drying out your skin, our list of the five best after shave cream products might be the solution to all your problems. You’ll feel the quality of your skin improve immediately and there is sure to be a scent on this list that will suit your style.

Proraso Pre and Post Shave Cream Review

As the name suggests, this cream is meant for use before and after shaving. Before shaving, it softens your beard to make shaving easier and to reduce irritation before you even start. After shaving, the Eucalyptus oil refreshes and moisturises the skin. I found it worked best either with some water, or if my face was still damp from rinsing. I didn’t need a lot to see excellent results, meaning one bottle last a long time. The only issue I had was when I used it in pre-shave, my razor clogged up a lot quicker than normal.


Pros: Good for all stages of shaving, moisturises and refreshes the skin

Cons: Can clog your razor

Saxon After Shave Cream Woodspice Review

An oldy but a goody, this cream smells amazing and is the best after shave cream for men who spend a lot of time outdoors. I was surprised how much using this reduced wind burn and the drying effects of cold air. If you live in a windy, cold, but sunny location, this is the cream for you. It also comes in a few other scents so there’s bound to be one you like. Be aware that the quality of this after shave does come with a price!


Pros: Smells great, protects skin from the elements

Cons: Pricey

Bump Stopper Double Strength Review

If you’re seriously prone to razor bumps then you’ll be hard-pressed to find a best after shave cream than this one. I tried this out by using a less than amazing razor (I knew it would give me razor bumps) and applied it as directed and noticed the results right away. I imagine if I had really sensitive skin this would be a miracle cream! Because it is so powerful, make sure you spot test it first to make sure you don’t have a bad reaction.


Pros: Works well if you have razor bumps

Cons: Potent so spot test for bad reactions

Kiehls – Ultimate Mens Aftershave & Moisturizer Review

This is one of the more expensive products on the list, and is technically a ‘balm’ but it’s so good I couldn’t leave it off! It smells good, refreshed my skin and didn’t leave any stinging when I applied it. Combine a small amount with a few drops of water for the best results. If your skin is often red after shaving, you’ll see instant results.


Pros: Smells good, refreshing, reduces redness

Cons: Expensive

Avon Wild Country After Shave Conditioner Men Review

This product has a pleasantly masculine scent that wasn’t oily or sticky on my skin. I also found that it was surprisingly effective for the price at reducing bumps and spots caused by shaving. If products containing aluminium are an issue for you, this probably isn’t the best after shave cream on the list as it is an ingredient.


Pros: Masculine scent, not overpowering, well priced

Cons: Contains aluminium

Start using the best after shave cream for your skin type today!

Using one of these best after shave cream products means that you’ll never have to worry about the annoyance caused by dry, irritated skin as a result of alcohol based after shaves. These creams moisturise and reduce the irritation caused by shaving to give you skin that looks and feels better, and will leave you smelling amazing!

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