Ever heard the old saying ‘Different strokes for different folks’? This is especially true when it comes to finding the best shaving cream for women. Truth be told, what is ‘best’ for you might be a nightmare for your girlfriend. The fact is, different people have different bodies, different constitutions, and different sensitivity levels. All these factors are at play when trying to find the right shaving cream for you. Just because a particular brand or formulation works for your best friend does not mean it will work for you.
Sadly, our consumer culture pushes the idea of ‘best’ product in a very pervasive way. We begin to think that there is such a thing as a ‘best’ product that works for all people in all situations. This thinking (a triumph of modern marketing) has produced the sad reality that people might not be getting the best shave because they have been buying the best shaving cream for women. See what’s wrong with this picture? The solution is to select products, and I am not just talking about shaving cream here but with all products you find, based not on flashy ads or catchy jingles but on the most important factor – your actual needs. Only by selecting products based on our particular bodies, our sensitivity level, and our tastes, can we find the actual best shaving cream for women.
Couple tips for choosing best shaving cream for women
Pay attention to your hair type
Not all female leg hairs are the same. Some women have coarse leg and underarm hair. Others have wisp-like soft hairs. Others have hair types and texture that are mixed. Even others have hair that appear in harder to shave clumps. The key point in taking stock of your particular hair type is to ensure that you get the right product that will take out your hair. Don’t select shaving cream just because it has slick ads. Slick ads won’t give you the sleek, clean shave you’ve been looking for and deserve – proper cream selection will.
Pay attention to your skin sensitivity
Some shaving cream formulations come packed with compounds that soften your skin and also dull the pain of shaving. While shaving is normally not painful, if you come across a tough patch or your hair has gotten tough and resistant, you can feel quite a bit of irritation and shaving can become a painful ordeal if you are not careful. The amount of pain depends on your skin sensitivity. If you have very sensitive skin, look for shaving formulations that have a ‘cooling’ agent like menthol that helps you withstand irritations so you can do what you need to do to get the smooth, smooth, sleek skin you have been looking for.