The Art of Shaving® Pre-Shave Oil

Talk to any seasoned painter, and they’ll tell you that painting a room is 90 percent preparation. The Art of Shaving® feels the same way about removing scruff from your face. In the same way that you’d prime your walls, you’ve got to make sure your shaving surface is prepped for a smooth razor glide. That’s where this slick pre-shave oil comes in—it softens and moisturizes skin and beard for an irritation-free shave.

The Art of Shaving® Pre-Shave Oil
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1st time preshave oil user...life changing!

This product does everything it supposed to. Softens skin and creates that barrier between skin and razor blade. The gliding of the blade is actually smoother, and so is the condition of my skin afterwards! Great product and will continue using.

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Next they'll send motor oil shampoo
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The experience of rubbing oil on your face prior to shaving is distinctly unpleasant. I didn't notice any difference in the ease or quality of my shave, but I did notice that the razor was more difficult to rinse, being covered with a fine coating of oil.

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Waxy Residue
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Sorry - but actively disliked this product. Left aheavy waxy residue on my hands after application that required 2 full 'hand washes' to remove. Noted no discernible benefit to the shaving experience. Threw away balance of product after 1st use.

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Not a fan
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I read the reviews and bought this product, hoping for a better shave, but it seems to have made my skin worse and I did not get a closer shave. Will not be buying again.

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More Trouble Than it's Worth

I just can't recommend this product. The pre-shave oil causes whiskers to clump between the blades on my razor, requiring a rinse under the faucet after every stroke. I didn't notice any benefit with regards to irritation, and it left a greasy feel on my face for a couple hours after shaving. That said, even though the unscented oil is "unscented," it smells fantastic. It has a masculine but subtle fragrance similar to an old-fashioned barber shop - I love it! That saves it from being a total disaster.

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Oily feeling lasted all day

I'm not sure if I used too much of the pre-shave oil but I felt like my face was oily for the rest of the day after using this. I don't have that much beard to shave off and used it on 2 day stubble but I really didn't like the oily feeling that remained on my face for the day.

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It really works, but...

This product really works. It does. It gives you an awesome shave thats smooth and soft. However, and I speak only from my experience, there are some drawbacks. #1. It makes me break out after usage. Not a fan. #2. The oil clogs up my triple bladed razor. I imagine this is best used with a straight edge. #3. (And this is nit picky) just makes my hands feel oily after lathering up.

Definitely give this a try, I loved the shave, just didn't enjoy the other effects.

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didn't like it

did not see any improvement in the way i shaved or the results and did not like the smell of the product

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No Fragrance, but fragrant.
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Be aware that the sensitive skin version does have a very distinct herbal smell. It does not have any artificial fragrance, but the natural oils are quite fragrant. This product may not work for you if you break out easily or if you like to wear specific scents in your after-shave.

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Great smell, other than that...
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Product smells and feels good, but in my opinion, really served no practical purpose. It didn't improve or even change the quality of my shave whatsoever.

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