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Pair this Pre-Shave Oil with The Art of Shaving®’s Shaving Cream, and follow that with the brand’s After-Shave Balm for the complete grooming hat trick.

The Art of Shaving® Pre-Shave Oil

$25.00 Ships Free
2 fl oz

Availability: In stock


Birchbox Breakdown

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.

How to Use

Rub a small amount of oil on your palms, and then work it in to your beard. Do not rinse it off. Next, layer your shaving cream or soap on top of the oil, and shave as usual.

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1st time preshave oil 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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Art of Shaving

I received a sample of this product after making a donation. I gave one sample to my dad and one to my husband. They both love the product. This makes a really great gift for Fathers Day.

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Avoids Razorburn

I have been using this product for about 4 years, although recently I grew our my beard and have had less of a need. I have always had sensitive skin and have searched for ways to avoid razorburn. Let me tell you, this oil did the trick. Really close shave with no irritation. I have used both the sandalwood and unscented varieties, and my only complaint is that the unscented actually smells just a bit off. Otherwise, solid product that works as it should

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The search is over!

My husband has been searching for a descent pre-shave oil for awhile. After Trying so many products, he has been happy with this. It allows for a smooth shave and skin without a greasy feeling. A little goes a long way. He plans to stick with this product.

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Tried others, back to the best!

I am always willing to try new brands (hence my Birchbox membership). I enjoy exploring the wide range of shaving products that are out there. I have tried some that are okay, some good...but very few that I would go back to again and again. The Art of Shaving pre-shave oil is the best I have tried to date. I have found some that are close, but not quite good enough to get me to switch brands long term. Great product!

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