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After Shave Balms

Discover the ultimate secret to achieving the perfect shave with our premium collection of post shave balms at New England Shaving. 

We proudly stock popular brands such as Proraso and Pre de Provence, known for their exceptional quality and ability to soothe, hydrate, and nourish your skin after every shave. 

Our carefully curated selection is designed to reduce irritation, leaving your skin feeling incredibly smooth and refreshed. 

Whether you're looking to calm sensitive skin or maintain a healthy, vibrant complexion, our range provides the perfect solution for every man seeking the perfect shave experience. 

Explore our collection today and elevate your post shave routine to a moment of pure luxury.

  • Pre de Provence - No. 63 After Shave Balm - New England Shaving Company
    Pre de Provence - No. 63 After Shave Balm - New England Shaving Company
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    Pre de Provence - No. 63 After Shave Balm

    7 Reviews Pre de Provence

    No.63 After Shave Balm (75ml) -  includes shea oil and grape seed oil to leave skin hydrated and smooth. Aromatic, warm and spicy in nature, No.63 ...

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  • Pre de Provence - After Shave Balm - Bergamot & Thyme - New England Shaving Company
    Pre de Provence - After Shave Balm - Bergamot & Thyme - New England Shaving Company
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    Pre de Provence - After Shave Balm - Bergamot & Thyme

    3 reviews Pre de Provence

    Shea Butter Enriched Men's After Shave Balm (75ml). After-Shave Balm helps soothe skin irritation caused by shaving, soaps, and detergents. After s...

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  • Proraso After Shave Balm: Refreshing - Green - New England Shaving Company
    Proraso After Shave Balm: Refreshing - Green - New England Shaving Company
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    Proraso After Shave Balm: Refreshing - Green

    5 reviews Proraso

    Proraso After Shave Balm, Refreshing and Toning, is an alcohol-free, non-greasy formula that provides immediate relief after shaving and complet...

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  • Proraso After Shave Balm: Protective - Blue - New England Shaving Company
    Proraso After Shave Balm: Protective - Blue - New England Shaving Company
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    Proraso After Shave Balm: Protective - Blue

    2 reviews Proraso

    Proraso After Shave Balm moisturizes, strengthens and protects skin, and completes the shaving ritual. Enriched with Vitamin E to moisturize, Al...

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  • Proraso After Shave Balm: Sensitive - White - New England Shaving Company
    Proraso After Shave Balm: Sensitive - White - New England Shaving Company
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    Proraso After Shave Balm: Sensitive - White

    Proraso

    Proraso After Shave Balm for Sensitive Skin combines the soothing effects of a balm with the protective and moisturizing qualities of a cream, a...

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  • Castle Forbes - Cedarwood & Sandalwood After Shave Balm - New England Shaving Company
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    Castle Forbes - Cedarwood & Sandalwood After Shave Balm

    Castle Forbes

    Our Cedarwood and Sandalwood After Shave Balm is an exceptionally soothing balm which uses natural ingredients such as witch hazel and essential o...

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  • Castle Forbes - Lime After Shave Balm - New England Shaving Company
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    Castle Forbes - Lime After Shave Balm

    Castle Forbes

    Suitable for those with sensitive skin and exceptionally useful for skin prone to nicks and cuts, Castle Forbes lime aftershave balm is fragranced...

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  • Zingari Man - After Shave Balm Unscented - New England Shaving Company
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    Zingari Man - After Shave Balm Unscented

    Zingari Man

    The Unscented balm comes in a frosted glass bottle and our traditional vinyl label so it will stay looking fresh for those SOTD posts. Zingari man ...

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  • Castle Forbes - Lavender Essential Oil After Shave Balm - New England Shaving Company
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    Castle Forbes - Lavender Essential Oil After Shave Balm

    Castle Forbes

    Lavender Essential Oil After Shave Balm is a soothing balm that uses natural witch hazel to gently close the pores, whilst moisturizing the skin. ...

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  • Zingari Man - After Shave Balm The Gent - New England Shaving Company
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    Zingari Man - After Shave Balm The Gent

    Zingari Man

    Zingari man after shave balm is specially formulated for freshly shaved skin. This alcohol-free formula contains witch hazel which will help soothe...

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  • Zingari Man - Sego After Shave Balm Unscented - New England Shaving Company
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    Zingari Man - Sego After Shave Balm Unscented

    Zingari Man

    Zingari Man Sego After Shave is specially formulated for freshly shaved skin.  This formula is for those that need heavier moisture and longer last...

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    Barrister and Mann - Seville After Shave Balm

    Barrister and Mann

    Everyone has a different idea of what a barbershop ought to smell like, but we tend to lean historically for this kind of stuff. Giovanni Maria Far...

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  • Abbate y La Mantia - Krokos After Shave Balm - New England Shaving Company
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    Abbate y La Mantia - Krokos After Shave Balm

    Abbate y La Mantia

    Rich in anti-aging free radicals and reviving the complexion Calcium and Vit. D for skin firmness Vit. C1, B1 and B2 anti smog and skin stress Ag...

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  • Castle Forbes - 1445 After Shave Balm - New England Shaving Company
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    Castle Forbes - 1445 After Shave Balm

    Castle Forbes

    Suitable for those with sensitive skin and exceptionally useful for skin prone to nicks and cuts, Castle Forbes 1445 aftershave balm is fragranced...

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    Barrister and Mann - Unscented Aftershave Balm

    Barrister and Mann

    The Scent No scent, no menthol, no problem. Unscented balm won't irritate your skin or interfere with your personal fragrance. A little dab is all ...

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    Barrister and Mann - Marilyn After Shave Balm

    Barrister and Mann

    Introducing Marilyn, Barrister and Mann's sprawling, baroque tribute to Monroe and her legacy. Blended with notes of amber, bergamot, cedar, clary ...

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    Barrister and Mann - Waves After Shave Balm

    Barrister and Mann

    In the mood for something modern and not sure if our other scents are right for you? Enter Waves. Resurrected from the early years of aquatic fragr...

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  • Proraso After Shave Balm: Nourishing for Coarse Beards - New England Shaving Company
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    Proraso After Shave Balm: Nourishing for Coarse Beards

    Proraso

    Proraso After Shave Balm, formulated for Coarse Beards and skin prone to bumps and ingrown hairs, soothes and moisturizes the skin and helps to ...

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How to Use After Shave Balm

Using after shave balm effectively involves a few simple steps:

  1. Wash Your Face: After shaving, rinse your face with cool water to remove any remaining shaving cream or residue.
  2. Dry Gently: Pat your skin dry with a clean towel. Avoid rubbing to prevent irritation.
  3. Warm the Balm: Dispense a pea-sized amount of after-shave balm onto your palms and gently rub your hands together to warm it up.
  4. Apply Evenly: Using a circular motion, apply the balm evenly across all shaved areas. Focus on areas that tend to get irritated.
  5. Absorption: Allow the balm to absorb into your skin naturally; there's no need to rinse it off.
  6. Regular Use: Incorporate after shave balm into your daily grooming routine for improved skin health and protection against razor burn and irritation.

FAQs

What does after shave balm do?

After shave balm, also known as post shave balm, is a key product in the post shave routine that plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy skin after shaving. 

It is designed to soothe, moisturize, and repair the skin following the abrasion and irritation often caused by shaving. 

The primary benefits include reducing razor burn, preventing irritation, and hydrating the skin. 

Unlike traditional after shaves, which may contain alcohol and can dry out the skin, post shave balms are usually alcohol-free and contain ingredients that are beneficial for skin health, offering a soothing and rejuvenating effect.

Are you supposed to wash off after shave balm?

No, you are not supposed to wash off after shave balm. After applying the balm to your freshly shaved skin, it should be gently massaged until absorbed. 

The purpose of after shave balm is to moisturize and protect the skin, so washing it off would counteract its benefits. 

Its formulation is designed to be left on the skin, allowing the active ingredients to work over time to hydrate, heal, and soothe the skin, reducing the risk of razor burn and irritation.

Can I use after shave balm everyday?

Yes, you can use after shave balm every day, even if you do not shave daily. After shave balms are formulated to be gentle on the skin and provide hydration, making them suitable for everyday use as part of your skincare routine. 

Using a post shave balm daily can help maintain the skin's moisture balance, improve its texture and appearance, and provide ongoing relief from any post-shave irritation. 

For those who experience dry skin or irritation from shaving, incorporating a post shave balm into your daily regimen can significantly enhance the health and comfort of your skin.

When should you use an after shave balm vs a regular after shave?

Choosing between an after shave balm and a regular after shave depends on several factors, including your skin type, personal preference, and the specific needs of your skin post-shave. 

After shave balms are best suited for those with sensitive or dry skin, as they are formulated to soothe, moisturize, and reduce irritation without the drying effects of alcohol. They're particularly beneficial during colder months when skin tends to be more prone to dryness. 

On the other hand, regular after shaves, which typically contain alcohol, are ideal for individuals with oilier skin or those seeking the antiseptic benefits to prevent post-shave acne and infections in minor cuts. 

Ultimately, your choice should align with your skin's needs and your desired outcome, whether it's hydration and soothing or a refreshing, clean feel.