4 of the Best Shaving Creams for Men

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Everyone knows that a well shaven face is a good face. Whether you're growing a beard or you want a clean shave, you're going to need a few products to help you get by. But with the world of grooming on the rise, how do you choose the right one? Here's where we come in, with the best shaving creams for men broken down.

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The two most important tools for when it comes to shaving - your razor and your shaving cream. Of course there are all the other factors like technique, how thick your hair is and how good you are with concentration, but if you don't have the right product and razor you won't be getting the clean shave you're after. It's therefore a necessity for you to get them both right. With a razor it's all about personal preference, how many blades work best for you and whether you prefer one style over another. So if you've got yourself a favourite razor you're now ready to start shaving. Well, until you've found the perfect shaving cream that is.

A quality shaving cream in today's day and age is hard to come by, as there are so many claiming that they're the very best. But when you opt for brands that you trust, you can't go wrong. So how do you find a brand to fall in love with? Firstly, you're already on the right track as we've got a few for you.

Ernest Supplies

Ernest Supplies is a skincare brand that has the intention to take advantage of skincare technology developments to create something efficient and simple for you to use. Hailing from New York City, the brand use its clear and simple mind set to create not only shaving products but soaps and face washes that hydrate and take care of your skin. In May 2016, Ernest Supplies’ Soap Free Gel Face Wash received a grooming award from the prestigious Men’s Health magazine. The brand has also received several other awards from magazines including Esquire and GQ - both impressive feats by any means. Ernest Supplies is well known for making some of the best matte moisturisers and matte face washes on the market.

But anyway, back to its shaving cream. A favourite product of ours is this Ernest Supplies Cooling Shave Cream. The premium sized cream provides you with one of the coolest shaves each time you use it. So if you're looking for the best sensitive skin shaving cream then this should be in the running. With a unique base of hair conditioner, the lightweight cream hyper nourishes and smooths any coarse facial hairs in order to prevent any fiery irritation or redness. So if you have sensitive skin, this cooling shaving cream will help control your skins reaction to any shaving movements.

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Ernest Supplies Cooling Shave Cream 150ml Bottle
PHOTO CREDIT: The Idle Man

Anthony 

Moving on to another best shaving cream for men, we have the multi-functional, multi-benefit personal care brand, Anthony. This brand began when Anthony Sosnick had his heart set on turning the grooming industry around after he recognised that there was a lack of quality in prestige grooming products. Therefore this brand is all about producing the highest quality skincare, ranging from cleaners to sun creams to shaving creams. Each product is made with extracts of natural ingredients and the use of the latest technology. They also won't break the bank, making them some of the best cheap shaving creams that will be worth buying.

Having the best shaving essentials is of course needed when shaving is such a key process for any guy. So the Anthony Shave Cream is a necessity. It instantly softens your facial hair allowing for a closer shave, and within the soothing whipped texture there are Hop extracts that can help protect the skin against shaving irritation or redness. As well as this, the rosemary and eucalyptus extracts provide antiseptic protection, making this one of the best organic shaving creams for men. As the ingredients are subtle, the product's suitable for daily use and all you have to do is massage a liberal amount across the skin and rinse off after shaving. 

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Anthony Shave Cream
PHOTO CREDIT: The Idle Man

Blind Barber

This unique barber shop all started when a young ex-lawyer realised that his 9 to 5 job just wasn't for him. Scrapping his original plans of becoming a lawyer, co-founder Jeff Laub spent a year writing up his business plan, then secured his first location and opened up shop. From then on, as they say, the rest is history. Finding a gap in the market for guys to look, feel and stay sharp, Blind Barber not only has barber shops located in Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago but it also has extended a grooming product line. As each product is used religiously in the Blind Barber shops, there's no doubt that these are great for your skin.

When it comes to shaving, you need to take care of your skin and make sure it's prepped and ready for a clean shave. And what better way to do this than by using the Watermint Shave Cream by Blind Barber. This cream offers an impeccable shaving experience while still maintaining the hydration you need. Limiting any razor burn, the luxurious creamy texture glides effortlessly across coarse or stubborn hairs so you're able to get the clean, smooth shave you're after. Plus with notes of water mint and gin, whats not to love?

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Blind Barber Wild Watermint Shave Cream
PHOTO CREDIT: The Idle Man

Malin & Goetz

Last but not least, Malin & Goetz are one of our trusty favourites. They are the definition of easy-to-use skin care and that's why we love them. Based in New York, their popular go-to products have been filling shelves for years. Becoming renowned for their originality and clean formulas, Malin & Goetz offer products for every grooming need. From face washes and body scrubs to a selection of hair care, the brand understands that natural ingredients go a long way and will address skin that's sensitive to any irritations or issues. The best all natural shaving cream can therefore be found within this brand.

The Malin & Goetz Vitamin E Shaving Cream gives you all the natural benefits you'll be looking for when searching for the best shaving cream for sensitive skin. Containing substantial amounts of vitamin E helps to keep the skin youthful and nourished, a menthol ingredient is used for cooling and amino acid is used for hydration technology. So all in all, this product is perfect for your weekly shaving routine. It can be used on all skin types, not just sensitive skin, as the formula is still strong enough to fight any coarse hairs or problems you may have when shaving. 

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Malin & Goetz Vitamin E Shaving Cream
PHOTO CREDIT: The Idle Man

On That Note

Choosing a good shaving cream may be becoming a bigger issue than you initially thought. Because of the sheer amount on offer, how do you pick one that's right for you? But if you want to save yourself from having to deal with shaving rashes, cuts and patchy areas, we've given you a line up of four of the best men's shaving creams that you should get your hands on ASAP.

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