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This preshave oil sets the standard for simple, no-frills skincare. To finish your shave the way you started, cap your routine with Schulz & Malley After Shave Balm.

Schulz & Malley

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Rich, botanical oils have been a skincare staple since the days of ancient Greece. Now, Schulz & Malley continues the tradition with their preshave oil, specially designed to prep your face for a close, luxurious shave. Its unscented formula softens scruff, stands up hairs, and moisturizes skin to head off postshave irritation. No additives, no nonsense, and no Achilles Heel: just easy, reliable skincare.

How it Works

Free of scents, harsh chemicals, and campy ostentation, this simple formula is like a fast-acting conditioner for both skin and scruff. Plant-based oils soften hairs for a closer shave, while soothing the skin beneath to prevent redness and razor burn.

How to Use

After cleansing, pour a small dollop of oil into your hand, then massage into damp skin. Layer your favorite shave cream on top—no rinsing required—and shave as usual.

Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Isononanoate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Ricinus Commmunis (Castore) Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Extract, Phellodendron Amurense Bark Extract, Hordeum Distichon (Barley) Extract, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Bisabolol, Wheat Germ Glycerides, Pentaerthrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Phenoxyethanol Chlorphenesin, Fragrance/Parfum, Benzyl Benzoate

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Pre-Shaving Necessity
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Very good product. Wanted something to help me with shaving at least in a regular basis. Smooths the skin before shaving and helps the razor slide.Recommended for dry skin. Helpful tip: use small quantity, a few drops would do the work.

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Pleased with this product.
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It does just what it is supposed to do. It has a subtle, pleasant, fragrance. It is a pleasure to apply and use, and as part of a good shaving regimen (say, Above the Tie safety razor, fresh Feather blades, and Mitchell's Wool Fat shaving soap, for instance), delivers a very close, comfortable shave without irritation. I've tried several shaving oils so far, and this one currently tops the list.

5
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Strong Choice
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I'm trying to find a good pre-shave oil and this is a solid option. Doesn't leave any residue, makes my skin feel very good, and I do feel like the shave was a bit closer. I like that it's unscented.

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SCHULZ & MALLEY MEN'S PRE-SHAVE OIL
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I very much like this pre-shave oil. It comes in an appealing, faux apothecary-style bottle, it has a mild, pleasant scent, and it provides a smoother, closer shave than without pre-shave oil. But it's a very small bottle--not as much bang for my buck as I'd like.

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Every Man Needs Oil
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Every man needs some pre-shave oil. If you're not privy to pre-shave oil, this will definitely give you the smoothest shave you've ever had. This product leaves my skin smooth with no need for aftershave or moisturizer. A definite step up from the corner store oils.

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Wow
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Smells amazing without being over powering. Very smooth and really helped my whiskers stand at attention. Also helps clump up my hairs to clean the razor easier. Great product.

5
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High Hopes
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I bought this with great expectations. I wasn’t disappointed but it did not live up to my hopes in my head. That is not the products fault but my own insanity. So it works and works well for what it is preshave oil.

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love it
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This is such a lite oil and helps keep your beard soft . Makeing my shave a better experience . I love shaving now awesome

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Wonderful!
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This is a great add in to your shaving routine. A little goes a long way, and helps for a smoother shave. I love shave oils and have used many in the past, but this one is straight forward, no frills and does the job perfectly.

I give it five stars because it is simply an awesome product that does what it's supposed to do.

Try it!

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Great Product
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The Pre-shave oil definitely helps with a close shave. It has a great scent to. It is a definite must have.

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