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To further calm a freshly shaved face, try Kyoku Razor Repair Balm, packed with witch hazel, aloe, and chamomile.

Kyoku for Men

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It’s our policy that anything can be enhanced with a modest infusion of booze (prime examples: chocolate cake with whiskey, beer can chicken). But that’s not the only reason this sake-steeped shaving cream—that has garnered awards from both GQ and Esquire—is a welcome addition to our grooming arsenal. The sake is just one of a slew of special ingredients that combine to provide extra lubrication and smooth razor glide. The formula also features volcanic ash and adzuki beans indigenous to the Japanese town of Yuzuri Hara, where inhabitants are known for both their longevity and enviably youthful complexions.

How it Works

This shave cream protects your face during your shave while simultaneously soothing it. An anti-inflammatory complex actually works to change in the skin's response to redness and irritation over the long term. Sake, made from fermented rice, softens and moisturizes skin, while silicone micro particles coat skin to make the shave extra smooth.

How to Use

Apply to wet skin like normal shaving cream. Allow the lather to sit on your face for about two minutes, then shave as you would normally.

Water, Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Coconut Acid, Myristic Acid, Triethanolamine, Hydrolyzed Algin & Zinc Sulfate, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Water, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizinate, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Hydroxypropylmethyl Cellulose.

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Doesn't lather well, but I like the product

Interesting appearance texture and scent. I find myself using more than my standard go-to shave cream because it doesn't lather well. Leaves a pleasant tingle. Did I say, interesting appearance and texture?

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Because I also shave my head, I've used every shave cream known to man! This includes the Art of Shaving as well as what I considered the best with Truefitt and Hill's Ultimate Shave Cream and this SAKE stuff is the BOMB! Do yourself a favor and use John Allan's Pre Shave Oil, and then apply this cream using a badger brush and shave then, BOOM! Enjoy!

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