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Beat The Bumps

Written by Stefan Doyno Posted on February 26, 2013

Shaving can be an extremely aggravating activity for many guys out there- and if you have easily irritated skin, you know how annoying, not to mention painful a clean shave can be. Razor burn and ingrown hairs can lead you down a real bumpy road; thankfully The Manual has compiled some great products that can help you beat the bump.

AHAVA’s Time to Energize Soothing After-Shave Moisturizer is a calming, soothing and hydrating after-shave formula. The after-shave uses the brand’s famed Osmoter™, a unique blend of hydrating Dead Sea minerals, as well as a botanical blend of gingko (which relieve and calms irritations), ginger root, green tea and ginseng root extract (which provides skin with hydration). Anti-bacterial ingredients also disinfect minor nicks and cuts.

Organic Male OM4 is a series of supplemental products designed to provide targeted solutions to a host of gender specific needs and concerns. OM4’s  Soothing Herbal Shaving Emulsion contains lavender, which invigorates the skin while coltsfoot and comfrey prevent skin irritations, and helps prevent razor burn.

Caswell-Massey knows the necessities behind a good shave – and they should considering they’ve been formulating products for men for over 260 years. The Almond Try Me Set is the perfect shaving kit if you’re looking to change up your routine. The set contains moisturizing Pre-Shave Oil to prepare the face and beard, Shave Cream to protect during a shave, and After-Shave Balm to soothe and comfort the skin. It also smells fantastic.

Anthony Logistics For Men Pre-Shave Oil has a simple and clever objective “Only you can prevent facial fires.” This pre-shave oil will make your trip to shave town a hell of a lot smoother. Shaving oil should be massaged into your beard before you apply shaving cream and will help protect your skin from the sometimes-harsh blade. With it’s blend of olive oil, castor oil, eucalyptus, peppermint and rosemary oils, this shaving oil’s got you and your skin covered.

Elemis Time for Men Time for Men Post Shave Recovery Mask is a great post-shave option. Yes it’s a mask! Your gal will be impressed you are man enough to wear one. The facial mask calms irritations brought on from shaving, and will help calm shaving nicks. The recovery mask contains lavender, macadamia, rosemary and thyme, which help calm razor burn and restore vital nutrients lost during shaving.

What are some of your shaving tips? Let us know in the comments section.