Aftershave: Importance, Benefits & Tips

Benefits of applying an aftershave include keeping your skin moisturized & irritation free. Think your shave is complete after that splash of cold water? Think again. If you really want to avoid that dry, tight feeling, it is important to use a quality after shave balm, gel or lotion which can help moisturize, calm and cool your skin.

Benefits of an Aftershave Lotion:

Following are the core benefits of using an aftershave:
  1. An aftershave can arrest bleeding caused by shaving & help your facial skin heal faster.
  2. It has a soothing effect on the skin.
  3. Hygienic benefits include keeping the skin pores clean & bacteria-free. This helps prevent acne.
  4. An aftershave can help a man feel more confident.

How to select an Aftershave?

  • Pick a select a gel or balm that contains a non-greasy moisturisers and skin calmers to help seal in your skin’s natural moisture barrier for a smoother look and more comfortable feel.
  • Or you can use an after shave splash, which tend to be alcohol-based to help close pores and provide fragrant scents similar to a cologne.
  • The only watch- out is alcohol-based splashes can be drying to your skin. So remember to use a skin conditioner if need be.

Read our guide to help you choose between shaving foam, gel and cream.Read more grooming tips for men at Reward Me.


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