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Which is Preferable, A Shaving cream or A Shaving Soap?

We all know that Shaving Cream and Shaving Soap are supposed to achieve the same purpose; soften your stubble, moisturize your face when shaving, and help prevent nicks and cuts. As a result, you'll be able to shave more closely and comfortably. However, the methods used by the two products are vastly different, and the topic of which is better for your face frequently arises, particularly among those who are new to the wet-shaving game. Before we go any further, let's clarify that we're not talking about the foam in a can from the drugstore when we say “Shave Cream”. If you're still using a product like that, do yourself a favor and stop using it. Most drugstore shaving creams contain substances that can cause itching and dryness in your skin, as well as longer-term issues including premature aging and persistent acne from clogged pores.

Shaving Creams that are more traditional or of higher quality will have components that are gentler on your skin and will provide a close, comfortable, and consistent shave. The option to include extra substances that are not possible in a soap-type product is the main way that these products differ from straight-up Shaving Soaps. We may include numerous additional substances in our Shaving Creams that will protect and moisturise your skin as you shave, as well as providing excellent lubrication. These Shaving Creams are ideal for those who experience sensitivity, redness, or irritation during shaving, as the added chemicals allow us to more directly target those issues.