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Best Men’s Shaving Creams And Shaving Razors of 2022

Let’s face it, shaving is an art, ‘The Art of Shaving’, some men need to do it less, some men need to do it more, regardless, it plays an integral part of every Man’s life, daily or not. So why write about shaving?

Well, Dudepins is all about sharing manly content and our blog is about providing insightful information, tips and tricks on everything that is Manly; enter the Dudepins guide to the best men’s shaving creams and shaving razors of 2022.

Not too long ago, Men didn’t have much choice as to which shaving cream, balm, lotion, foam vs. gel, etc, etc, they would use. Options were quite limited for the shaving man and selection usually came down to impulse; all this has changed.

Most men don’t realize that using a high quality shaving cream dramatically changes your shaving experience, yes we just called it an ‘experience’. A better razor and higher quality shave cream mean less razor burn, smoother look, less ingrown hairs and, you know it, all around shine!

So let’s get to it:

Editor’s Recommendation: Top 3 Best Men’s Shaving Creams and Shaving Razors

Top 3 Best Shaving Creams Of 2022 (In No Particular Order)

1. Proraso Shaving Cream

Proraso Shaving Cream for Men, Sensitive Skin Formula with Green Tea and Oatmeal, 5.2 Oz
  • Oatmeal Extract: Calms and soothes skin.
  • Green Tea: Provides antioxidant properties.
  • Glycerine: Helps the blade glide to help prevent razor burn and rashes.
  • Thyme Extract: Delivers antibacterial properties.

Proraso has been making their incredible product since 1907 and is imported from Italy. This shaving cream is not only extremely effective and good for your skin, but it’s also surprisingly affordable at under $15 USD per tube.

The Proraso shaving cream contains a plethora of natural ingredients (menthol, coconut oils, eucalyptus) and is great for any skin type. If you haven’t tried this product yet, get to it and buy some today.

2. The Art of Shaving Shaving Cream

The Art of Shaving Unscented Shaving Cream for Men - The Perfect Gift, Beard Care, Protects Against Irritation and Razor Burn, Clinically Tested for Sensitive Skin, 5 Ounce
  • The unscented preshave oil is the first step of the perfect shave
  • Shave Oil helps protect against irritation and razor burn by promoting razor glide.
  • Before shaving, rub a small amount of oil on your hands and massage into beard
  • Unscented Hypoallergenic Shaving Cream
  • Softens and lifts the beard for a close and comfortable shave

Common, how can you go wrong buying a shaving cream from a company that specializes in just that, ‘the art of shaving’. Each shaving cream is loaded with natural ingredients and comes with both scented and unscented ingredients; Coconut or mint? … your choice.

The cream is suitable for dry to medium skin and leaves skin extremely moisturized after use. If you’re not sold on the name alone, you can be confident in knowing that this shaving cream won’t do you wrong.

3. Billy Jealousy Hydroplane(TM) Super-Slick Shave Cream

Billy Jealousy Hydroplane Super Slick Shave Cream, 8 Fl Oz
  • Shave cream provides superior razor glide and reduces irritation and cuts
  • Water-soluble silicone beads minimizes razor drag
  • Natural citrus and mint fragrance without any perfumes
  • Doesn't contain alcohol or menthol
  • Winner, Best Shave Cream - Esquire, 2007 Grooming Awards

As Billy states, this shaving cream is “sharply tailored for today’s sophisticated bad bot”… that’s a statement and they don’t seem to be too far off. Already a winner of the 2007 Esquire Grooming Awards, this cream is specifically formulated for the shaving man looking for keeping his skin healthy and rejuvenated.

Perhaps most important is that this shave cream does not foam up, so for those men looking to trim their beards, or shape their hair in a specific form, this cream makes that easy as pie; seriously how frustrating is it to have to wipe away foam to see that beard.

However, shaving cream won’t get the job done alone, with that cream you need a trusty razor to do the job. It seems that there is an endless supply of options right now, mach 1, 2, 3, 4… 5?.. vibrate, no vibrate, gel, foam, smooth, etc, etc. Nevertheless, we’ve pulled together the top have the top creams shaving razors of 2022 for you right here:

Top 3 Best Shaving Razors Of 2022 (In No Particular Order)

1. Merkur Model 180 Long Handled Safety Razor

Merkur Long Handled Safety Razor
  • EXCELLENT COMFORT AND CONTROL - Have a comfortable and safe grip with its long-handle, designed for man-sized hands.
  • DOUBLE EDGE SAFETY RAZOR - This feature of the razor is very convenient and gives a quick, decent shave.
  • HEAVYWEIGHT - Its weight of 4.2 ounces gives a solid feel in the hand and allows the razor to do most of the work.
  • CHROME FINISH - It has a chrome finish, making the razor look sleek and simple.
  • HIGH-QUALITY RAZOR - Merkur Futur provides men with quality grooming with this top-quality razor that gives a nice, clean shave.

Not only does this thing have one heck of a name, “Hey Joe, what type of razor do you use? well, it’s a ……………..” it’s also flashy enough to play the part as well. The Merkur comes with a chrome finish, its double edge design provides for an extremely close shave and the extended ‘rigid’ handle ensures that your fingers don’t slip.

Better yet, at a price point just under $40 USD, the Merkur Model 180 is a piece of manly art each man should have in his collection.

2. Parker 99R – Long Handled Butterfly Open Double Edge Razor

Parker 99R - Long Handle Heavyweight Butterfly Open Double Edge Safety Razor for Men & 5 Premium Platinum Double Edge Razor Blades
  • ELIMINATE RAZOR BURN and INGROWN HAIRS – Parker Safety Razors are designed to eliminate shaving bumps, irritation and ingrown hairs. Parker Razors are world famous for delivering a Barber Shop Shave experience in your own home.

  • HANDMADE with GENUINE BRASS - Every Parker Safety Razor is handmade with a Genuine Brass frame and then Electroplated for a superior finish which is both beautiful and durable

  • WORLD FAMOUS QUALITY ENGINEERING – Parker Safety Razor has been manufacturing quality Shaving Products for over 45 years. Our Butterfly mechanism makes blade replacement simple and easy. This particular razor also has a heavily knurled handle to ensure a “sure grip” even with wet and soapy hands in the shower

  • HEAVYWEIGHT DESIGN – The Heavyweight design of our all metal safety razor makes shaving easier. There is less pulling, tugging and blade drag as the weight of the razor does this work. Less expensive and lighter weight razors simply don’t shave like a Parker Heavyweight

  • 5 PARKER PREMIUM PLATINUM RAZOR BLADES INCLUDED - A world class razor shaves better with a world class razor blade. Parker’s blades are manufactured with stainless steel from Sandvik of Sweden and coated with a proprietary platinum and polymer blend for long lasting and smooth shaves. All razor blades are not the same. See the Parker difference!

Another mouthful yes, but it’s no over exaggeration! Like the Merkur shaving razor, the Parker 99r is also double edged, comes with 10 extremely sharp shaving blades and scales in at an ‘extra heavy weight’ (3.4 oz) ensuring a close, comfortable and confident shave each time.

The Parker has a Brass frame and is nickel plated, as per the usual Parker shaving quality. This razor also prices in at under $40 USD, so again, almost a necessity.

3. An oldie, But a Sure Classic Each Time – Gillette Two Blade Excel Razor

Gillette SensorExcel Razor With 2 Cartridges + Bonus Sensor3 Cartridge, (Pack of 3)
  • Pack of three, 2-count cartridges (Total of 6-count Cartridges)
  • Soft, protective microfins
  • Self-adjusting twin blades automatically
  • All Sensor razors fit all sensor cartridges

Before the days of mach 3, sensor 3, Gillette vibrating something or other, was the lone star solder, “The Excel” a fantastically simple, yet fanatically accurate 2 blade razor. Still used by many to this day, this razor is extremely accurate, stays sharp for, what appears to be, infinite amounts of time, and really does ensure a close, close shave.

The best part is, it is very reasonably priced and almost a steal when comparing quality vs. price. Our recommendation, get yours today and you’ll never look back.

In the end, we hope you enjoyed our short, but a sweet, list of the top shaving cream and shaving razors of 2022. It’s important to stay in top form and always look your best, this is the advice that any manly man, or gentleman, would offer you, we are just carrying on the tradition.

If we’ve inspired you to try something new, then congrats, if you’ve got your brand and stick to your razor, then that’s also fine and we won’t be too offended. Thanks for reading, don’t forget to share and till next time.

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