Provides a good value per ounce, as you’ll receive two alum blocks in one order. Versatile product that’s a good choice for toning the skin or serving as a deodorant. Works best as a pre-shave application for electric shaving or as a post-shave application for mechanical shaving. Sourced from France for a high level of quality.
Five-plus ounces of product may be more than some people need.
Gives your irritated skin a soothing feeling after a shave. Helps to quickly heal nicks from shaving. Block is a little larger than some other brands, giving you a longer-lasting product. Corners and edges won’t break off if you keep it in the protective case. Tones the skin without causing pores to clog.
Texture is odd, as it seems softer than some other alum blocks.
Ships inside a plastic case, which will prevent the corners and edges from cracking. Works perfectly after a shave to cool irritated skin and to close any minor nicks. Uses only pure potash alum with no added chemicals. Works nicely for men or women after shaving. Reasonable price per ounce.
Plastic case may crack if it’s placed under stress.
Quickly closes nicks from shaving. Ships inside a hard container to prevent the alum block from cracking. Reasonable price per ounce. Includes an option to download an e-book with shaving advice and tips. Works nicely for women or men after a shave. Doesn’t cause unwanted reactions with other grooming products.
This alum block may absorb some unwanted odors over time.
Some people find the small chunks of alum block in this product to be easier to hold and use than a large block. Good value for those who don’t want a rectangular block. Consists of ammonium alum, which means it works better as an anti-perspirant than as a product to help with skin suffering from razor burn.
Doesn’t ship in a protective plastic case. Some pieces are very small.
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An alum block is a natural healing product that’s primarily used as aftershave. Men use this block to calm sensitive skin post-shave and also heal minor nicks and cuts. These blocks are made of potassium alum and have natural antiseptic qualities. Part of a multi-step grooming routine that should be used before applying aftershave and/or face balm. Alum blocks have been used for thousands of years to calm irritated skin in a natural way. Ancillary benefits include using the block as a deodorant. Have other medical products on hand in the event you have an atypical shaving cut. Preventive qualities also help to reduce future shaving accidents.