Create a free account to check out faster, store multiple shipping addresses, view and track your orders in your account, and much more.
Please enter your password to continue.
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.
This is a shave oil works well enough, however, I feel in comparison to other shave oils that I have used it has a very heavy and thick feel to it, this is slightly off putting and generally after shaving with this I will feel the need to wash my face with soap to remove some of the oil that has been left on my face. Also due to this thickness it makes cleaning my blade much more difficult then similar products.3
Art of Shaving is a solid line of products - I like the smell of this and it helped my shaves go smoother in combination with shave cream. I'd buy again.5
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.2
This stuff really makes a difference and smells great. The trick is to rub it on and leave it for at least 60 seconds before adding shaving cream. I shave with a straight razor and the blade slides more smoothly when I start with this stuff. I highly recommend it.5
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.2
Works great, especially for electric shavers. Leaves me with a clean, closer feeling shave. I highly recommend this product, especially in combination with the Art of Shaving Balm5
i have sensitive skin and this product makes my shave so much easier/better. no more razor bumps and redness! it was a gift from my gf but i will definitely be buying this again.5
Using this pre-shave oil is the only way I've found to guarantee a close shave without any cuts. I always try to keep some on hand.5
I wish I would get more stuff from the Art of Shaving. Their products are amazing and I would highly recommend them to others.5
This stuff makes my shave way smoother and before I got this in my box I was always quite hesitant to shave, fearing how the blade might be too rough. This stuff does the trick!4