Best Pre Shave Lotions
Most men it is fair to stay skip the step of using a pre-shaving lotion. You may well ask why and the really simple answer is that they just can’t be bothered. Let’s face it, for most guys, the whole act of shaving is just something they have to do. Adding any extra elements to it just makes that task last even longer.
There is also still a lot of macho men syndrome out there. Whereas ladies take a lot of care over their skin to maintain a great look, most men barely give that thought the time of day.
Now men who wet shave do give it some thought, but men who use an electric shaver simply don’t. We know this because we asked them in a survey, and that was the clear outcome.
Men who wets shave just generally know a lot more about shaving and they will use a pre-shave oil. There are however a number of good quality lotions, that are cheap, which will make a huge difference to a person who prefers the speed and convenience of a dry shave.
Here at the Emporium we would always recommend wet shaving over dry shaving, but the choice is of course a personal one. However, if you are a dry shaver, then we would recommend at least using a lotion, to get the stubble ready for your electric razor.
Blue Stratos Pre-Electric Shaving Lotion
This is one of the more popular shaving lotions and many people do like the Blue Stratos scent. The people who have bought it like it a lot, and like any product that is always a good thing. This is also a lotion at a really good price point so that should encourage a few people to at least give it a try.
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It rates 4.5 out of 5 over at Amazon which is always a good sign that the majority of users like a product. If you are someone who finds that an electric shaver can catch on the skin, then this lotion will remove any chance of that, and give you a pretty smooth shave.
This lotion does set the whiskers up, and the truth is, that is what it is all about.
Tabac Original Pre-Electric Shave Lotion
This brand just continues to grow in popularity with many men. This we think here at the Emporium is one of the best pre-shave lotions on the market. It does the two main functions which are skin protection and hair softening very well indeed. Users like it and so do we.
The scent is a really good one with a combination of black pepper, lavender, chamomile and sandalwood. if you are a guy who suffers from redness after an electric shave, then give this one a try and we don’t think you will be disappointed. When used in combination with their after shave shown below, you will get an unusual, pleasant and not overpowering manly scent.
If you haven’t tried their after shave then we think that is also worth a try. It is something different and has a nice manly scent without being really over powering.
They are better known for their after shave and it is one that seems to be catching on right now. This was a scent that was around many years ago, and then disappeared in the glamour of designer after shaves.
It is now making a welcome return and we are glad to see that happening. Many of the chaps here had used it in the past, and had forgotten about it.
Suddenly it has re-emerged and is now one of the best selling male fragrances around. If you haven’t heard of this one before, then we would urge you to give it a try. The scent is unique and a lot different to a lot of the scents currently on the market.
Gold by Parfums Pre-Electric Lotion
Most men will be familiar with the Parfums brand. It is slightly more expensive than many of the others, but those that do use it, really like it a lot. The reality is that not that many pre-electric lotions actually exist in today’s market, but this has always been a firm favourite for many.
If you want to stop the drag and the irritation you get from dry shaving, then this product does that quite effectively.
For many people the scent is a big thing when using any type of pre-shave product. This one is light enough not to matter a great deal. They also do a range of after shaves should you want to make sure everything is the same. The buyers over at Amazon rate this one at an average 4.4 out of 5 and that is a highly consistent rating.
So there are a few pre-shave lotions to try. If you haven’t tried one before, then we suggest that you do. That way you will make the task of dry shaving a lot more pleasant.