Review: Oars + Alps Soothing Shave Cream
Oars + Alps Soothing Shave Cream is expertly formulated to provide a smooth, comfortable shave while soothing irritation. It cools and calms to prevent razor burn and awaken the skin.
What You Need To Know
- Formulated with coconut and olive oil for a smooth glide
- Packed with nourishing plant extracts
The "Could Be Better"
- Doesn’t produce much of a lather
Massage into your beard prior to shaving.
Coconut oil is a versatile ingredient that is commonly used in men's skin care products, including moisturizers, shaving creams, and aftershave balms. Coconut oil is derived from the fruit of the coconut palm and is known for its numerous skin care benefits, including hydration and nourishment. Coconut oil is also non-comedogenic, meaning it won't clog pores, making it a good choice for men with acne-prone skin.
Vitamin E helps protect skin from free radical damage and ultraviolet radiation that can cause premature aging. It can also help keep skin cells healthy and promote healing and reducing inflammation.
Olive oil provides deep hydration and nourishment, reducing dryness and irritation caused by 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.
Full Ingredient List
Water Myristic Acid Stearic Acid Glycerin Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract Cladonia Stellaris Extract (Alpine Caribou Moss) Panthenol Allantoin Tocopherol Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Seed Extract Menthol Cetearyl Alcohol Sodium Gluconate Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose Phenoxyethanol Ethylhexylglycerin Potassium Hydroxide Sodium Hydroxide Fragrance
This shave cream works beautifully to prep skin for a smooth, close shave. Its blend of nourishing oils provides the perfect amount of glide for any type of razor while plant-derived super-ingredients nourish and soothe skin. It smells fresh and clean without overpowering. Though the lotion-like consistency may take some getting used to, this is ultimately a fantastic shave product that offers excellent value for money.