Every day we lather, slather, spray, wash, splash and spritz ourselves with loads of grooming products. This exposes us to potentially dangerous chemical compounds which can harm our skin. No matter how much you love the smell of your after shave, it’s time to substitute it with a natural after shave that offers multiple benefits.
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1. Aloe Vera – An after shave for all skin types:
The natural anti-inflammatory property of Aloe Vera makes it a perfect substitute for after shave lotion. Absence of alcohol makes it ideal for all skin types. Don’t you think it’s a cheap and easy balm for just-shaved skin? So, what are you waiting for? Hurry up and dab it on with a cotton ball on your just-shaved cheeks!
2. Apple cider vinegar – An anesthetic to heal your cuts:
No matter how many years of experience you have, you are likely to cut yourself whilst shaving. So, how about a natural ingredient which will act like an anesthetic? Dab some apple cider vinegar with a cotton ball on your after-shaved cheeks to heal the cuts and soften the skin.
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3. All you need is cold water to close your skin pores:
Cold water? Yeah, you read it right! A splash of either cold water or rose water is all you need to close the skin pores of your after-shaved skin. Invigorate your skin with this simple and easy to use aftershave alternative.
4. Alum – Both an antiseptic and constricting agent:
Alum will take care of damaged skin like a compassionate mother. And, the icing on the cake is that it acts both as an antiseptic and a constricting agent. So, the next time you shave don’t forget to rub alum on your wet skin for a couple of minutes. You’ll be amazed by the healing magic of alum!
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Just like clothes make a man, a nice aftershave makes a gentleman! Happy Shaving!