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Nick Relief

At New England Shaving Company, we offer only the finest grooming products that optimize your shaving experience and make your beard happy. All while ensuring your skin remains healthy and well cared for. 

Our collection includes everything you need for a smooth, comfortable shave, with products designed to address minor cuts and razor nicks. Our top-quality personal care items, such as styptic pencils and alum blocks, help to stop bleeding and promote healing. Who knew it was so easy to keep your beard happy? 

Whether you are dealing with minor cuts or looking to improve your overall shaving routine, New England Shaving Company can easily provide for all your grooming needs. You can browse our range of top-quality products below. 

  • Osma - Alum Block (75g / 2.6oz) - New England Shaving Company
    Osma - Alum Block (75g / 2.6oz) - New England Shaving Company
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    Osma - Alum Block (75g / 2.6oz)

    Osma

    Relief after a rough shave is only a few moments away. The Osma Alum Block contains antiseptic and astringent properties that soothe nicks and cuts...

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  • Omega - Potassium Alum Stick, 60 gr - New England Shaving Company
    Omega - Potassium Alum Stick, 60 gr - New England Shaving Company
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    Omega - Potassium Alum Stick, 60 gr.

    6 reviews Omega

    Omega's new alum stick is a traditional antiseptic and astringent. Use after a shave to close your pores and stop those nicks and weepers. Can be u...

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  • Osma - Styptic Pencil (12g / 0.45 oz) - New England Shaving Company
    Osma - Styptic Pencil (12g / 0.45 oz) - New England Shaving Company
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    Osma - Styptic Pencil (12g / 0.45 oz)

    1 Review Osma

    Hemostatic Pencil by Osma Laboratories. Apply the pen directly on the micro abrasions to reduce and stop bleeding completely. Ideal for all shavin...

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  • Proraso - Post Shave Stone - New England Shaving Company
    Proraso - Post Shave Stone - New England Shaving Company
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    Proraso - Post Shave Stone

    2 Reviews Proraso

    Owing to its natural astringent properties, this 100% natural Potassium Alum stone is an ideal post-shave companion to reduce redness, soothe, tone...

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  • Edwin Jagger - Alum Block - New England Shaving Company
    Edwin Jagger - Alum Block - New England Shaving Company
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    Edwin Jagger - Alum Block

    Edwin Jagger

    The Edwin Jagger Alum Block 54g is a natural paraben free product that has a styptic effect, closing the pores and offering post shave comfort. Alu...

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  • Edwin Jagger - Styptic Pencil (12g / 0.42 oz) - New England Shaving Company
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    Edwin Jagger - Styptic Pencil (12g / 0.42 oz)

    Edwin Jagger

    Alum is the original antiseptic aftershave. Dampened and rubbed on the face it has a styptic effect, closing the pores and leaving the skin soft a...

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    Semogue - Alum Stone

    Semogue

    The Semogue alum stone is 100% Natural Grade A+product that has a styptic effect, closing the pores and offering post shave comfort. Alum is the or...

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FAQs

What is the stick that stops bleeding when shaving?

The stick that stops bleeding when shaving is commonly known as a styptic pencil. It is designed to quickly stop the bleeding from minor cuts and razor nicks by contracting the blood vessels and promoting clotting.

What does Nick Relief do?

Nick relief products, such as styptic pencils and alum blocks, are used to treat razor nicks and minor cuts caused by shaving. They work by sealing the wound, reducing irritation, and promoting healing. Clever, eh? 

Is a styptic pencil safe?

Yes, a styptic pencil is safe to use. It is a widely trusted personal care product that effectively stops bleeding from minor cuts and razor nicks. All you need to do is apply it directly to the affected area, and it will help to seal the wound and promote healing.

What is a substitute for styptic powder?

A substitute for styptic powder can be an alum block or even household items like baking soda or cornstarch. These alternatives can help to stop bleeding by absorbing moisture and promoting clotting, similar to styptic powder.

What does styptic mean?

Styptic refers to a substance that is capable of stopping bleeding by contracting tissues and blood vessels. Styptic products, such as pencils and powders, are commonly used in shaving to treat minor cuts and razor nicks.

Why do styptic pencils sting?

Styptic pencils sting because they contain astringents, such as aluminum sulfate, which cause the blood vessels to contract rapidly. This action helps to stop bleeding. However, it can cause a brief, sharp sensation on the skin.