5 products to stop post shave irritation

No matter how good your shaving cream, high-end your razor or strict your grooming routine, sometimes there’s just no escaping the woes of the after shave irritation. Whether your post shave irritation comes in the form or redness, soreness or even an actual rash, there are a few products on the market with near-on miraculous qualities that at this time of year are well worth the investment…

EGYPTIAN MAGIC

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Egyptian Magic All Purpose Skin Cream is one of the worst kept secrets in grooming and beauty. A backstage favourite, this multitasking miracle cream can work wonders on your complexion, heal scars and bruises, as well as reliving chapped lips and rough patches. Whilst it may not be advertised as a men’s post shave cream, it works absolute wonders and should take pride of place in every gent’s wash-cabinet.

£29.00 – liberty.co.uk

L’OCCITANE CADE AFTER SHAVE BALM FOR MEN

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This thick after shave balm is enriched with purifying and stimulating cade organic essential oil, which immediately soothes and softens the skin. One of few balms that instantly reduces redness and razor burn when applied straight after shaving, for an instantaneous soothing effect that will also help protect the skin from the negative effects of daily life.

£23.00 – amazon.com

NIVEA FOR MEN SENSITIVE POST SHAVE BALM

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This post shave balm from Nivea is proof that looking after your skin doesn’t have to cost the earth. Specially designed for men with sensitive skin, this light balm has an instant cooling effect and with the chamomile and Vitamin E infused formula, the gentle Post Shave Balm will help to alleviate skin dryness which can be especially prevalent in the colder months.

£5.39 – amazon.co.uk

ANTHONY LOGISTICS AFTER SHAVE BALM

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This lightweight, easily absorbed after shave balm from Anthony Logistics has a quick cooling effect that will help to relieve any redness or soreness after shaving. With its complex fusion of natural plant extracts, the grease-free after shave balm is quickly absorbed whilst moisturising the skin and soothing any razor burn, irritation or redness.

£15.00 – mankind.co.uk

FLORIS ELITE AFTER SHAVE BALM

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This alcohol-free balm is heavily enriched with luxurious extracts of willow, hops and oats, and rapeseed oils which all help to comfort delicate skin, whilst aloe vera and menthol provide a refreshing cooling effect.

£27.00 – floris.co.uk

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Holly Macnaghten is the Fashion Director at The Gentleman's Journal

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