Go green and opt for natural, paraben-free creams and aftershaves. “Shaving with a product that’s highly detergent and high in alcohol can lead to high sensitivity, dehydration and red, flaky skin,” says Noella Gabriel, Director of Product and Treatment Development at Elemis.
Try applying Organic Male’s Soothing Herbal Shaving Emulsion before you shave to protect and soothe the skin. Great for all skin types, it contains comfrey, an herb that prevents scarring, and peppermint and lavender to soothe irritation. $25.00; om4men.com.