John Allan’s Slickwater Pre-Shave Solution

Many shaving aids foam and froth dramatically, but that doesn’t mean they’re offering your face protection through a shave. Prepping your face with a quality pre-shaving formula—one that sits directly against the skin—will ensure you’re safe from nicks, bumps, and irritation. True to its name, John Allan’s pre-shave solution creates a super slick and super protective primer coat, over which you can apply your usual shaving solution. Think of it like the Zamboni that smoothes and cools the shaving surface, allowing your razor to glide like Apolo Ohno.

John Allan’s Slickwater Pre-Shave Solution
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This is a pleasant surprise. It doesn't completely prevent the razor from pulling the hair, but it certainly helps somewhat.

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ok, not necessary?
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would rather go with an all-in-one solution for ease.

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Same as others
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This product was okay. It seemed to do the same as other products in the past. It did work well with an electric razor.

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Eh
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I did not notice any real difference between this and any other pre-shave oil that i've used in the past. It worked ok, but nothing special.

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Just alright
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The product works I suppose, but I'd suggest spending your money on something else. I feel like if you buy a good shaving cream it does just as good.

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Smells weird
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Didn't love the scent of this product. Maybe I'll give it another go before I decide on tossing it or not.

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Didn't notice a difference
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I use the proraso shaving cream and I couldn't really notice a difference between just the shaving cream and using it with this.

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Interesting concept
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I like the idea, but I really didn't notice a difference in the shave even with a new razor.

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Decent
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It's OK, but I didn't care for the fragrance after applying it. I will stick with my current pre-shave oil.

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Not too oily
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I liked that it wasn't too oily, but I have tried other pre shave oils that work much better. I feel as if it was a decent moisturizer but didn't add much slickness to my shave.

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