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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Best pre-shave lotion I've tried
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I've tried at least two other brands of Pre-Shave product (both of them were oils), and this is hands down the best. It isn't oily... its kind of hard to describe. Just a very slick, clean smelling substance. Provides a great shave.

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Wow
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I was so surprised as to how well this actually worked. I had never gotten a closer cleaner shave than when i used this. It felt so smooth.

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Amazing Product
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I often have irritation after I shave. This product eliminated the problem. This will always be in my cabinet.

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Great Buy
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When I first received this product I thought it was another gimmicky product. But after using the sample I received, it was one the best samples I've EVER received. My face tends to get razor burn and dry after shaving but after using SLICK WATER all those issues are gone! I sometimes use this alone with no shaving cream for those quick shave moments and works perfect with no need for an after shave. A def MUST BUY!

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Great Stuff
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This is amazing pre-shave stuff! I love it and will buy it!

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Good Stuff
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I really like this stuff. I have very sensitive skin, and found that it was very helpful in preventing shave irritation. I typically use Art of Shaving products, and they are great, but I feel like I really have to do the full shave routine with those products. I used the Slick Water for a quick shave the other day, and it was just as effective as the AoS oil. It also smells great.

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Best pre shave available
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I have tried all the best pre shave oils out there and none compared to this. It drastically improved my shave and the life of the blade. It washes off significantly easier than oils do. Get it, it will change how you feel about shaving, unless you already like it.

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Slick Water
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I've tried many pre-shaves and this is honestly the best. I use a shavette (straight razor w/ replaceable blades) and using a pre-shave really makes the difference so it's important that it's a good one. I've put slick water on my regular buy list because of this sample. A must try!

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Great Shave
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Very comfortable shave with this product. Goes on before shave cream and leaves you feeling good after use.

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The Best Shave
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Not a whole lot more to say than that. You can really feel the difference between Slickwater and some other, cheaper pre-shave products. Definitely a must-have in any guy's Dopp kit.

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