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Review: Gillette PURE Soothing Shaving Cream with Aloe

This economical shaving cream feels like a cross between shave gel and old-fashioned cream. A single tube offers many great shaves and won’t leave you with razor burn.

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What You Need To Know

The "Good"

  • Formulated without alcohol, dyes, parabens, or sulfates
  • Cools and soothes skin

The "Could Be Better"

  • Some find the smell unpleasant


Lather and massage into your beard prior to shaving.



Aloe is a powerful and incredibly versatile skin care ingredient. It's packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that help protect the skin from environmental damage. Aloe also helps to soothe irritated and inflamed skin, making it ideal for men who suffer from razor burn or other irritations caused by shaving.

Coconut Acid

Coconut Acid is a popular ingredient in men's skincare, known for its cleansing and exfoliating properties. Derived from coconut oil, this natural acid helps to gently remove dead skin cells, unclog pores, and improve the overall texture and appearance of the skin. It also helps to hydrate and protect the skin, leaving it feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Ideal for those with dull, congested, or rough skin.

Full Ingredient List

Water/Eau Palmitic Acid Stearic Acid Glycerin Coconut Acid Potassium Hydroxide Triethanolamine Fragrance Phenoxyethanol Sodium Hydroxide Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Menthol Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil


Shaving mainstay Gillette’s PURE line of shaving products is no-frills shaving cream at a great price. This stuff offers a close, refreshing shave that won’t leave you with cuts or razor burn. At only $1 and some change per fluid ounce, it offers great value for money—and a little goes a long way. Be advised that contains peppermint oil and menthol, which may not be ideal for sensitive skin.


Gillette PURE Soothing Shaving Cream with Aloe