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The Art of Shaving®

  • 4.7 out of 5 stars, based on 50 Reviews 50 Reviews Write a Review
  • $25.00
  • Pre-Shave: 0.5 fl oz, Shaving Cream: 1 oz, After-Shave: 0.5 fl oz, 1 Badger Brush   
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    $25.00

Birchbox Breakdown

Listen up shower shavers, this one’s for you. The Art of Shaving’s four-step system is brought to life in this handy starter kit, featuring four essential products that help you prepare, lather, shave, and moisturize like a champ. From pre-shave preparation to post-shave pat down, you’re just a razor short of unlocking the perfect shave.

How it Works

Four distinct products mean four simple steps. The ritual starts with Pre-Shave Oil, which softens hair and opens pores for minimal irritation. Next up is a classic Shaving Cream, applied with a Badger Hair Brush, which lifts your beard for a close, smooth shave. After-Shave Balm completes the final step, pairing Shea Butter and Jojoba Seed Oil for soothing, all-day hydration. Choose between unscented and sandalwood versions for a shave that suits your style.

How to Use

Start by rubbing a small dab of Pre-Shave Oil on your hands, and massaging it into your beard. Without rinsing, use the Badger Hair Brush to apply a thick coat of Shaving Cream lather, then shave with the grain. If desired, re-lather and go against the grain for the closest possible shave. Round out the process with After-Shave Balm, which can be applied liberally to your face and neck.

Pre-Shave Oil: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil, Fusanus Spicatus Wood Oil, Piper Nigrum (Pepper) Seed Oil, Water/Aqua, Eugenol, Farnesol, Limonene, Linalool

Shaving Cream: Water/Aqua, Palmitic Acid, Myristic Acid, Stearic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Coconut Acid, Glycerin, Triethanolamine, Sodium Hydroxide, Lauric Acid, Propylene Glycol, Tetrasodium Edta, Disodium Edta, Phenoxyethanol, Methylisothiazolinone

After-Shave Balm: Water/Aqua, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Peg-4 Olivate, Isohexadecane, Isopropyl Isostearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Peg-100 Stearate, Silica, Sodium Pca, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Wax, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Equisetum Hiemale Extract, Cetyl Lactate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Peg-4 Dilaurate, Peg-4 Laurate, Carrageenan, Xanthan Gum, Peg-4, Tetrasodium Edta, Tapioca Starch, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Caramel

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The Art Of Shaving
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I bought this for my husband and he loves it. Leaves his face nice and smooth after a shave. Smells great too.

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Great gift
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I purchased this for my husband as a gift so he could try out the products, he loves it so far and can't stop talking about how soft it makes his skin. Even though it's unscented it does have a very faint "clean" smell, so it's perfect for those with sensitive skin. He has purchased the full size and still loves it.

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great present for dads
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I got this as a present for my boyfriend's stepdad. He's an uber hipster and he loved it. He went out and bought a full size of everything after this.

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Nice Starter Set

This is a nice set for those that are looking to start wet shaving. The AoS stuff is not the best out there, but it is certainly very good. The brush is kinda small in this kit, so if you end up liking the experience that should probably be your first upgrade. The 3 components - the pre- and post-shave as well as the shaving cream should last you for multiple weeks so you get a good amount of use for the price. The Sandalwood scent is my personal favorite.

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The perfect shave
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This is a really great kit. Good sized products and an easy to understand the 4 steps. Got the unscented for my boyfriend because he has sensitive skin and this has been amazing for him

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fun for hubby
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This is one of my husband's gifts. We saw it in a boutique store, and he loved the feel of it. I was happy to get a birch box deal on one of his gifts! A little luxury for the man in your life.

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love
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i got this for my bf and he loves it! he is a pretty simple guy so he says that this kit seems "fancy". the products make his skin so soft and his shave SO much better plus it smells great too!

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Great Shaving Pack!
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I can't say enough great things about this shaving pack! I bought this for my boyfriend and my dad and they loved it! A lot goes a long way and using the brush is the perfect way to apply the shaving cream. I live in a dry climate and my boyfriend said it made his skin softer and added moisture.

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fantastic trial set!
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My boyfriend loved this set. It's the perfect trial size and allows you to really get a feel for the products. He said it smells great and leaves his skin very smooth.

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Love it
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I love this entire set. The brush is a total game changer when it comes to the experience of shaving. My favorite part of my morning shave is rubbing the brush along my neck and feeling good. The pre-shave oil is another great feature to this---great shaves. Highly recommended it.

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