Cuts, irritations, redness, feelings of tightness Freshly shaved skin is often irritated skin. The solution ? After-shave! To see more articles on beauty & skincare click here.
Why Use an Aftershave?
Aftershave, in all its forms, relieves razor burn. The cuts and irritation caused by the blade moving back and forth on your skin could quickly make you give up traditional shaving. Fortunately, there is aftershave!
Benefits Of Aftershave
- Calms razor burn;
- Disinfects and activates the healing of small cuts (antiseptic & astringent properties);
- Rehydrates the skin (moisturizing property);
- Feeling of well-being and immediate freshness;
Choose Your Aftershave According To Your Skin
The skin irritated by the daily aggression of the razor needs that we take care of it. Tightening the pores while hydrating the skin is what we all expect from an effective aftershave.
Dry Skin, Prefer An Aftershave Balm
If you have sensitive and / or dry skin, head for aftershave balms. C ‘re afterhsave smooth texture make the skin soft and hydrated. Choose formulas enriched with shea butter, argan oil, sweet almond or olive oil, or cocoa butter to intensely hydrate and nourish your skin. You instantly regain your baby skin!
For Oily Or Mixed Water, The Aftershave Will Make You Happy! lotions
For less sensitive skin, we prefer aftershave lotions and colognes.
Some lotions are particularly scented and are reserved for parties and special occasions.
To avoid promoting the appearance of pimples and blackheads, leave aside nourishing aftershaves and instead turn to a lotion, less greasy and more energizing.
Eau de Cologne: Perfumes you throughout the day, but beware, its strong presence in alcohol (immediate boost effect when you wake up) can dry out your skin.It tones the skin.
Eau de Cologne originated in Cologne, Germany in the 18th century. It was invented by Farina, then competed by 4711. It generally contains a 70 ° to 80 ° alcohol solution.
Normal Skin, The Luxury Of Choice
If you don’t have especially dry or specially dry skin, you are lucky to be able to choose!
With Or Without Perfume
Some people don’t go to work without a pchitt of aftershave, just for the sake of smelling great all day long.
Others, on the contrary, prefer the natural. History of taste! In any case, the Art du Barbier boutique offers aftershaves with more or less original or traditional scents, some will remind you of the barbershops of yesteryear, but also aftershaves without perfume.
The Little Extras: Talc And Anti-cut Sticks
Hemostatic Pencil: the essential accessory for the treatment of micro cuts.
Alum Stone: to stop bleeding due to shaving, nothing beats Alum stone, the oldest and most effective after-shave! It is by far the most widely used natural aftershave. It is valued for its astringent and antibacterial properties.
Shaving Talc: It’s not just baby’s bottom that can benefit from the softness of talcum powder.
Complete your traditional rasag routine with a veil of talc to regain velvety skin.
Known for making the skin particularly soft, talc is a mineral species that is used as part of a traditional toilet after a shaving session.
Prefer its use with a vaporizer, otherwise you risk finding yourself in front of a ghost!
Please Note: Hydro-alcoholic lotions which contain alcohol (40 to 70 °), can be at the origin of unpleasant sensations: tingling, burning. Although these lotions contain anti-drying ingredients, they do not hydrate the skin.
Patience in Finding the Ideal Aftershave!!
Every skin is different, and you will likely need to experiment with several aftershaves before you find the one that’s right for you.
Idea for Summer
Put your aftershave in the fridge for an immediate refreshing effect!