Conditions and moisturizes beards, mustaches and other body hair. Both women and men can use it, as it has a mild scent. Made from natural oils, so it won’t affect the pores of the skin. Softens coarse facial hair to deliver a smoother shaving experience. 2-ounce bottle will last a long time.
Thin oil that some people don’t like. Scent doesn’t appeal to everyone.
Only requires a few drops per shave to deliver maximum performance. Smooths and softens coarse beard hair or sideburns to allow for a comfortable shave. Eliminates razor burns, problems with ingrown hairs, nicks and irritated skin from shaving. Works nicely without the need to add shaving foam.
A little pricey per ounce. Some shaving foams will react badly with this oil.
Works especially well for those with coarse beards, as it softens the facial hair to prepare for a very close shave. Has skin conditioning ingredients too, helping those who suffer from razor burn. Can shave using only the oil when you’re in a hurry, rather than adding shaving foam.
Some users don’t like the sandalwood scent. Expensive price per ounce.
Delivers protection to the skin while shaving to help those with sensitive skin issues. Also works as a skin moisturizer. Simplifies shaving tough beards by softening the facial hair. Reasonable price per ounce. Helps eliminate the pain of ingrown hairs. Contains primarily natural ingredients.
Has a thin texture that some people will not like.
Helps the razor cut through the hairs easily, while protecting sensitive skin from the blade. Helps with ingrown hairs too. Contains primarily natural oils and botanicals as ingredients. Uses an unscented formula, so it will work well for both women and men. Delivers a comfortable shaving experience.
Expensive price per ounce. Doesn’t include a dropper that would simplify application.
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Why would you prep your skin with oil before shaving? Lots of good reasons: Prevent razor burn, moisturize skin with longer lasting results than cream or lotion alone, make shaving easier, and get a closer, perfect-looking shave. How? It helps the razor glide effortlessly across the skin. Pre-shave oils tend to be very concentrated, so you only need a few drops. While geared toward men and facial shaving, pre-shave oils can also be used to prep legs, underarms, and other areas before shaving. Look for a pump bottle for mess-free application. A nice pre-shave oil should cost no more than $20.
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