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What Is There To Know About Shaving Foam

By Hugh Lyons

The main idea behind shaving cream is to help lubricate skin for a better shave. They can come in different shapes and styles including tubes and cans. And they can be put on to the skin as a foam or gel.

One purpose of it is to help weaken the hair so that the razor doesn’t have difficulty cutting them. When you are shaving the foam also helps reduce the space between your skin and the razor to help shave closer.

Shaving cream is made of different ingredients like oils and soaps which also help your toleration of them. Unfortunately there are not a lot of different ingredients used because the skin is sensitive to many chemicals.

Theo only real difference between shaving cream brands is the amount of these specific ingredients inside them. Sometimes, however, other ingredients are added such as aloe and other skin moisturizers. The shaving cream that is in the form of a spray is exactly like the kind that comes in a small tub but with an aerosol propellant added to make it spray out.

One of the bigger changes is that shaving cream now comes with an environmentally friendly option. All of these types come in containers and sticks because aerosol cans use harmful gases. Organic ingredients like peppermint, eucalyptus, and aloe are common ingredients. Witch hazel is sometimes added to help against razor burn. If you want to make sure that your shaving cream is in fact good for the environment then you will need to ensure that it is USDA certified.

We all know that natural additives are better for the environment and have the best impact on it. When we say organic it simply means that the ingredients were grown naturally. Unfortunately these are more expensive than their synthetic counterparts but in good time these prices should come down drastically.

You should check out BIC Razors and especially the BIC Comfort 3 for the best shave.

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