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For the perfect shave, treat skin with PRORASO Pre-Shave Cream, which softens stubble and protects skin from razor burn.

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Birchbox Breakdown

If you’re an old-fashioned kind of guy, you like a quality shoe shine, crisp pocket handkerchiefs, and a traditional straight razor shave. When a jam-packed appointment book doesn’t allow for cut-throat whisker removal, we suggest this concentrated, creamy soap, which brings to mind classic barber shops (especially the Italian variety) with its tingly sensation and old-school packaging.

How it Works

The Refreshing and Toning formula uses eucalyptus oil to tone and purify skin, plus menthol to deliver a tingly kick. Naturally healing shea butter in the Moisturizing, Nourishing formula helps hydrate dry skin and soften coarse beards, while sandalwood oil calms red, irritated skin.

How to Use

If you have normal skin and facial hair, try the Refreshing and Toning formula. For dry skin and/or thick hair, we suggest the Moisturizing and Nourishing version. In both cases, mix cream with a bit of water and apply a layer to a warm and wet face using a shaving brush or your fingers. You'll be amazed at the difference it makes in achieving a smooth, close shave.

Nourish:
Aqua (Water/Eau), Stearic Acid, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Potassium Hydroxide, Glycerin, Lactic Acid, Parfum (Fragrance), Sodium Hydroxide, Butyrospermum parkii (Shea) Butter, Theobroma cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Sodium Metasilicate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Citronellol, Geraniol, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Limonene, Linalool, Coumarin, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Santalum album (Sandalwood) Oil.

Refresh:
Aqua (Water/Eau), Stearic Acid, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Potassium Hydroxide, Sodium Hydroxide, Glycerin, Lactic Acid, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Menthol, Camphor, Eucalyptol, Eucalyptus globulus Leaf Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Sodium Metasilicate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Geraniol, Parfum (Fragrance).

Protective:
Aqua (Water/Eau), Stearic Acid, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Potassium Hydroxide, Aloe barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Tocopheryl ACetate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Menthol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Sodium Metasilicate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Butylpenyl Methylpropional, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Great shaving cream

This stuff just smells Old School. Like Al Capone and Frank Sinatra would have used. The cream has a silky texture. A small amount covers your face with enough left on the brush for another coating. It's now regular in my shaving gear.

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I loved it! So good on my skin and great feel after the shave! They say you need a barbers brush but I just apply a small amount on my hands and lather!

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Great shaving cream

This opened my eyes to shaving cream that is better than what I used to buy at the grocery store. Easy on the skin and refreshing (with the menthol, I think), I doubt I'll buy the cheap stuff again.

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Great product!
Purchased

This cream is amazing. Brings back memories of old-time barber shops. My shave felt closer and I really didn't notice much irritation with this product. I will definitely be purchasing this over and over.

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Only Birchbox Sample I've Ever Thrown Out

I really enjoyed the texture and the feel of this shaving cream. It was creamy and soapy and I was expecting a really nice shave, and, in fact, after sliding the razor all over my face, I was smooth and shorn. The problem with this shaving cream is that it has a truly awful smell, something like black licorice mixed with olives. I had to scour it from my face after I was done.

Pros: Good shave.
Con: Smells like a ham roasting in the July sun.

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Just merely ok.

Feels weird on your skin, I do not care for it at all. I am happy with what I currently use.

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Good Shaving Cream

This is a high quality shaving cream that works really well on coarse whiskers like mine. I use with a brush and it has lasted a long time.

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Great value

A definite step up from the Barbasol I was using. Little on the oily side but overall not bad. Great value as its not very pricey and a little goes a long way.

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Wonderful!
Purchased

One of the better shaving creams I've used. It has a wonderful smell and leaves a "tingling" sensation while shaving. If only it would lather up better.

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Great for a quick shave!

I have fairly average skin and facial hair needing only to shave twice or so a week, and normally I use a brush and hard soap which I work into lather. Proraso had a similar feel and smooth quality which I find in my normal soaps yet in the convenience of a bottle. Easy to lather with my hands I will be back to use this product, especially when traveling.

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