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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Better than expected
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I usually don't go for pre-shave products. This feels and smells nice, works well, and was easy to wash off my razor. Expensive but potentially worth it.

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not really necessary
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i did not feel like this was a product that is needed for me to get a nice shave

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smooth
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i wet shave, with a nice brush and so didnt think this would add anything to the experience, however i was pleasantly proven wrong. This got rid of the slight redness i get on my neck from keeping my beard up. I would recommend this to a friend.

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Smooth
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It goes on smooth and offers a little better glide for shaving.

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I'll Stick with Oil
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I don't know what it is, but I am partial to rubbing my face with castor oil before I shave. It makes me feel like a mechanic. This was a decent product, I just prefer the other stuff.

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Close Shave
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I have sensitive skin and shave always causes me razor burn. This stuff allows for a closer and more smooth shave.

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Good Stuff
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Received a sample and have tried it on 2-3 shaves. Haven't noticed any real difference, but certainly doesn't hurt. Have noticed that my Razor glides easier over my face now. Give it a try!

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Great stuff
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This stuff really works and gives you a smooth shave. Plus, a little goes a long way. Definitely recommend!

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Good Stuff
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This stuff works pretty well. The sample size in the Box was a bit skimpy, but it still seemed effective.

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One of the better out there
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I have tried many pre-shave products, mostly pre-shave oils so this is a different texture. Quite nice. However, I am happy with my current brand, which though similarly priced has a more pleasing scent and luxurious packaging.

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