If you are participating in Movember, you need to be prepared to lose the beard come December. For many men, the first shave after growing a beard, can be on the rough side. So it’s important to prep your skin prior to shaving. We have rounded up the best products that will take care of your skin and give you a clean shave.
Be Prepared with the right Pre-Shave Product:
1. Anthony Pre-Shave Oil $24
Only you can prevent facial fires. You want oil? We got oil. Olive Oil, essential oils of Eucalyptus, Peppermint and Rosemary are combined with conditioning Vitamin E and healing Calendula. Softens the beard and prepares the skin for shaving. Helps prevent razor burn and is especially good for those with heavy beards or those prone to razor bumps and ingrown hairs.
Clarisonic® Mia 2™ Sonic Facial Cleansing Brush for Men $149
Start November 1st a cut ahead of the rest. Get the closest shave – and cleanest skin – you’ve ever seen, with the Mia 2 Facial Sonic Cleansing Brush. It’s lightweight, compact and equipped with a travel case for a gentle and effective cleanse at home or on-the-go. It’s perfect for pre-shave prep, and is proven with continued use to help achieve a closer, more comfortable shave.
Dollar Shave Club $3 and up per month, Available at DollarShaveClub.com
Growing a moustache sounds like all fun and games, until you realize that requires diligent and excessive beard shaving. The last thing you want to be stuck with is a dull blade… Be prepared with a membership to DSC. Dollar Shave Club is a subscription-based company that sends high quality razors to your door for a few bucks a month so you can always shave with a fresh blade. For members who reach out to the Dollar Shave Club about Movember and their participation, DSC will donate directly to their efforts and offer $5 off coupon codes to distribute within their team.
Elemis Time for Men Energizing Skin Scrub $47
Recharge and prime the skin for a clean, smooth shave with this dynamic exfoliator, formulated with marine phytoplankton in a vitamin E base. The scrub rapidly resurfaces, ‘polishes’ and brightens the skin, lifting the facial hair before shaving and helping to prevent ingrown hairs and blemishes. The skin is left feeling smooth, refined and deeply cleansed.