Best Pre-Shave Oils

Updated November 2019
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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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