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Classic Shaving Creams

Elevate your wet shaving experience with a classic shaving cream from a top, traditional shaving brand.

Shaving creams are often considered to deliver the best moisturizing shave with their softer lather. Shaving creams for brush use can be lathered with just about any type of shaving brush and requires very little effort to produce an optimal lather for your shave. This creates a razor shaving cream that is ideal for beginners and well-versed shavers alike.

Discover the enjoyment of lathering your shaving cream in one of our traditional shaving bowls to create a luxurious lather and embrace the art of this age-old tradition.

Shop our full collection of classic shaving creams to enhance your shaving routine today! 

  • Taylor of Old Bond Street - Sandalwood Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Sandalwood Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Sandalwood Shaving Cream

    9 Reviews Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Sandalwood Shaving Cream from Taylor of Old Bond Street is our best selling shaving cream. It is light, has a luxurious and masculine sandalwood fr...

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  • Taylor of Old Bond Street - Tobacco Leaf Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Tobacco Leaf Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Tobacco Leaf Shaving Cream

    5 Reviews Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Shaving Creams from Taylor of Old Bond Street have been a classic for over 150 years. Tobacco Leaf Shaving Cream provides a distinctive tobacco fra...

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  • Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Refreshing - Green - New England Shaving Company
    Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Refreshing - Green - New England Shaving Company
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    Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Refreshing - Green

    Proraso

    The original Proraso shaving classic, this refreshing and toning Shaving Soap is formulated for any beard on any man. This creamy soap produces a t...

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  • Taylor of Old Bond Street - Jermyn Street Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Jermyn Street Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Jermyn Street Shaving Cream

    2 Reviews Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Shaving Creams from Taylor of Old Bond Street have been a classic for over 150 years. Jermyn Street Shaving Cream provides a modern fresh fougère f...

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  • Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Sensitive Skin - White - New England Shaving Company
    Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Sensitive Skin - White - New England Shaving Company
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    Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Sensitive Skin - White

    4 Reviews Proraso

    Proraso Shaving Cream for Sensitive Skin provides a rich, creamy lather to prepare skin prone to irritation for a close shave without razor burn. O...

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  • Taylor of Old Bond Street - Royal Forest Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Royal Forest Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Royal Forest Shaving Cream

    1 review Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Shaving Creams from Taylor of Old Bond Street have been a classic for over 150 years. Fresh and vibrant, the Royal Forest Shaving Cream offers a ri...

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  • Cella - Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Cella - Shaving Soap in Bowl - New England Shaving Company
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    Cella - Shaving Cream

    2 Reviews Cella Milano

    It’s not a shaving cream, it’s Cella. The secrets of its success lie in the strict production process; the carefully selected top ingredients, sapo...

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  • Taylor of Old Bond Street - Cedarwood Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Cedarwood Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Cedarwood Shaving Cream

    5 Reviews Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Shaving Creams from Taylor of Old Bond Street have been a classic for over 150 years. Offering a deep and masculine fragrance, this cream is manufa...

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  • Taylor of Old Bond Street - Eton College Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Eton College Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Eton College Shaving Cream

    5 Reviews Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Shaving Creams from Taylor of Old Bond Street have been a classic for over 150 years. A citrus based shaving cream, which dates back to when Taylor...

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  • Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Protective - Blue - New England Shaving Company
    Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Protective - Blue - New England Shaving Company
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    Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Protective - Blue

    5 Reviews Proraso

    Proraso Protective and Moisturizing Shaving Cream is ideal for a classic moisturizing shave. This hydrating cream helps comfort skin with extra-soo...

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  • Taylor of Old Bond Street - Sandalwood Shaving Cream Tube - New England Shaving Company
    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Sandalwood Shaving Cream Tube - New England Shaving Company
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Sandalwood Shaving Cream Tube

    Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Shaving Creams from Taylor of Old Bond Street have been a classic for over 150 years. Luxurious and masculine, this sandalwood shaving cream create...

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  • LEA - Classic Shaving Cream in Metal Tub - New England Shaving Company
    LEA - Classic Shaving Cream in Metal Tub - New England Shaving Company
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    LEA - Classic Shaving Cream in Metal Tub

    4 reviews LEA

    The LEA Classic Shaving Soap has a masculine scent with nourishing and creamy lather. Fragranced with a traditional blend of smoky, sensuous sandal...

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  • C.O. Bigelow Premium Shave Cream (48g / 1.7 oz.) - New England Shaving Company
    C.O. Bigelow Premium Shave Cream (48g / 1.7 oz.) - New England Shaving Company
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    C.O. Bigelow Premium Shave Cream (48g / 1.7 oz.)

    C.O. Bigelow

    Favored by Italian barbers, this creamy, softening lather formula protects all skin types, cools the skin and gives a truly exceptional shave. Incl...

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  • Taylor of Old Bond Street - Lavender Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Lavender Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Lavender Shaving Cream

    Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Shaving Creams from Taylor of Old Bond Street have been a classic for over 150 years. A classic floral fragrance with essential lavender oil, this ...

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

    Pre de Provence

    Shea Butter Enriched Men's Shave Cream (75ml) This shave cream has a rich texture allowing for a close shave while hydrating and nourishing skin. B...

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  • Taylor of Old Bond Street - Organic Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Organic Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Organic Shaving Cream

    Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Shaving Creams from Taylor of Old Bond Street have been a classic for over 150 years. This certified organic shaving cream is the purest shaving pr...

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  • Edwin Jagger - Shaving Cream - Sandalwood - New England Shaving Company
    Edwin Jagger - Shaving Cream - Sandalwood - New England Shaving Company
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    Edwin Jagger - Shaving Cream - Sandalwood

    Edwin Jagger

    Edwin Jagger shaving cream creates a luxurious lather for a smooth and comfortable shave. Sandalwood is ideal for normal skin. The essential oil cr...

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  • Taylor of Old Bond Street Peppermint
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Peppermint Shaving Cream

    3 Reviews Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Shaving Creams from Taylor of Old Bond Street have been a classic for over 150 years. This peppermint shaving cream offers a refreshing and exhilar...

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  • Castle Forbes - Cedarwood and Sandalwood Essential Oil Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Castle Forbes - Cedarwood and Sandalwood Essential Oil Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Castle Forbes - Cedarwood and Sandalwood Essential Oil Shaving Cream

    Castle Forbes

    A gorgeously dense, creamy lather that effectively protects skin while providing a silky-smooth shave. Best used with a traditional brush and bowl....

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  • Pre de Provence - No. 63 Men's Shave Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Pre de Provence - No. 63 Men's Shave Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Pre de Provence - No. 63 Men's Shave Cream

    1 Review Pre de Provence

    No.63 Shave Cream (75ml) - give your skin the shave it deserves with nourish shave cream. Aromatic, warm and spicy in nature, No.63 is a classic ex...

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  • Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Nourishing for Coarse Beards - Red - New England Shaving Company
    Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Nourishing for Coarse Beards - Red - New England Shaving Company
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    Proraso Shaving Cream Tube: Nourishing for Coarse Beards - Red

    Proraso

    This nourishing Shaving Cream, created for thick, coarse or curly beards, is rich in emollients to soften the hair and nourish and regenerate dry s...

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  • Taylor of Old Bond Street - Lime Zest Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Lime Zest Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Lime Zest Shaving Cream

    2 Reviews Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Shaving Creams from Taylor of Old Bond Street have been a classic for over 150 years. Lime Zest Shaving Cream provides an uplifting fragrance of fr...

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  • Taylor of Old Bond Street - Grapefruit Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Grapefruit Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Grapefruit Shaving Cream

    Taylor of Old Bond Street

    Shaving Creams from Taylor of Old Bond Street have been a classic for over 150 years. Invigorating grapefruit shaving cream creates a uniquely smoo...

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  • Castle Forbes - Lime Essential Oil Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
    Castle Forbes - Lime Essential Oil Shaving Cream - New England Shaving Company
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    Castle Forbes - Lime Essential Oil Shaving Cream

    Castle Forbes

    A gorgeously dense, creamy lather that effectively protects skin while providing a silky-smooth shave. Best used with a traditional brush and bowl...

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How to Find the Best Shaving Creams for You

Finding the right shaving cream can transform your daily shave from a mundane task into a luxurious and enjoyable experience. Here's a guide to help you navigate the world of shaving creams and find your perfect match:

  1. Identify Your Skin Type: Choose a shaving cream that matches your skin type. For sensitive skin, opt for hypoallergenic options. Moisturizing creams are great for dry skin, while oily skin benefits from non-greasy formulas.
  2. Match with Your Razor: If you use safety or straight razors, go for creams that create a rich lather. For cartridge razors, look for lubricating creams for a smoother glide.
  3. Quality Ingredients Matter: Prioritize natural, soothing ingredients like aloe vera, shea butter, and essential oils. Avoid harsh chemicals and artificial additives.
  4. Lather Quality: A good shaving cream should produce a thick, protective lather for a smooth shave and reduced skin irritation.
  5. Scent Preference: Choose a scent that you enjoy, whether it's a classic barbershop aroma or a fresh, modern fragrance.

FAQs

How do you use shaving creams?

Using shaving cream is a straightforward process that enhances your shaving experience. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Wet Your Face: Start with a clean and wet face. Ideally, shave after a shower when your hair is soft.
  2. Apply the Cream: Place a small amount of shaving cream on your hand or directly onto a wet shaving brush.
  3. Lather Up: If using a brush, use circular motions to build up a rich lather on your face. For brushless creams, you can use your hands to massage the cream into a lather on your skin.
  4. Shave: Glide your razor over the lathered area, shaving in the direction of hair growth to minimize irritation.
  5. Rinse: After shaving, rinse your face with cool water to remove any remaining cream and soothe the skin.

Is it better to shave with shaving cream or shaving gel?

The choice between shaving cream and shaving gel often comes down to personal preference.

Shaving cream produces a rich lather that provides excellent lubrication for the razor. It's generally better for those who prefer a traditional shaving experience and for use with safety and straight razors

Creams are also typically more moisturizing, which is beneficial for dry or sensitive skin.

Shaving gel is often clearer than cream, allowing for more visibility while shaving, which is useful for styling facial hair.

Gels tend to be more lubricating and can be easier to rinse off the blade. They're a good choice for those with oily or acne-prone skin.

Can you shave without shaving cream? 

Technically, yes, but it's not the best idea, particularly if you have sensitive skin. Shaving cream isn't just about creating lather; it's essential for providing lubrication that protects your skin from irritation, nicks, and cuts.

In situations where shaving cream isn't available, alternatives like hair conditioner, body wash, or soap can offer some level of lubrication, but they often fall short of providing the necessary protection and moisture that shaving creams or gels deliver. 

For those who prefer a more traditional approach, shaving soaps are also an excellent alternative, offering similar benefits to creams. 

Ultimately, for optimal results and a smoother, more comfortable shaving experience, sticking to shaving soaps and creams is highly recommended.