These Are the Best Soothing Aftershaves for Men

January 04, 2022 by L'Oréal
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These Are the Best Soothing Aftershaves for Men

If you experience acne, ingrown hairs or razor burn after shaving, it’s important to incorporate an aftershave balm, tonic or lotion into your grooming routine. They not only help keep irritation at bay, but the right product can also hydrate, tone and leave your skin feeling soft and smooth. Not sure where to start? We’re sharing our favorite aftershave products for men to use after shaving a beard or facial hair, below.

Vichy Homme After Shave

This alcohol-free aftershave balm is perfect for sensitive or dry skin types. The formula is enriched with a free radical-fighting antioxidant complex and the brand’s signature volcanic thermal water to help repair the skin’s moisture barrier. It promises to keep your skin hydrated for up to 24 hours.

vichy homme after shave

Kiehl’s Close Shavers Squadron Smooth Glider Precision Shave Lotion

Formulated with kukui nut oil and essential oils, this lightweight aftershave has a lotion-to-gel texture that softens facial hair to protect your skin from razor irritation, bumps or ingrown hairs. It’s great for all skin types and has an invigorating eucalyptus scent.

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Baxter of California Shave Tonic

For a product that works as a pre- and post-shave treatment, pick up this shave tonic, which contains vitamins E, A and D for a boost of hydration. The revitalizing treatment cools razor burn and prevents ingrown hairs while also balancing the skin’s pH levels.

baxter of california shave tonic

Thrive Face Balm

If you’re interested in eco-friendly products, check out this lightweight balm from Thrive, a sustainable skincare brand. It’s vegan, cruelty-free and GMO-free and helps reduce irritation and redness following your shave.

thrive face balm

Proraso After Shave Lotion: Refreshing

Relieve red, itchy skin with this cooling menthol and witch hazel-infused blend. The cruelty-free lotion tones as it soothes, plus it’s free of parabens, silicones and mineral oils.

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