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What is best for skin after shaving?

13 Mar 2020
Herbivore Post shave elixir

What is best for skin after shaving?

Post shave products are essential items in a man’s bathroom cabinet. These products are designed to protect and soothe the raw, irritated layer of skin that is exposed after shaving. They contain antiseptics to clean cuts that may have occurred in order to prevent infections from forming. As always, it is the best to use natural botanical products as opposed to conventional products.  

Herbivore’s Post Shave Elixir is one of those products. It contains notes of Cedar and Citrus combined with astringent alcohol-free Witch Hazel and soothing Aloe to protect and hydrate your skin post shaving or anytime. This wonderful elixir is truly natural, vegan, and cruelty-free. It is a concentrated blend containing no fillers and using the minimum amount of ingredients necessary to achieve the maximum results.

More wonderful natural ingredients!

Witch hazel is a wonderful natural antiseptic with antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. This helps it protect post shave skin from inflammations, infections, and irritations. It is has astringent properties which make it an excellent toner. It cleanses, tones, moisturises, and balances pH levels of the skin. It is rich in tannins which give it both antibacterial and antioxidant properties to keep skin healthy and resilient. A sensational ingredient to soothe and protect post shave skin. 

Aloe Vera is…Aloe Vera! What more can we say about this amazing plant that has so much to offer for skincare. Packed with nutrients like Vitamins B Complex and C, choline, and 18 amino acids, it moisturises skin while brightening it and toning it. It delivers these nutrients deep within the layers of the skin and nourishes them while relieving them of toxins. It has wonderful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and speeds up healing which is wonderful for post shave skin and any cuts that may have happened. 

The Elixir contains the essential oils for Bergamot and Cedarwood. Bergamot Essential Oil is a natural cleanser due to its antibacterial properties. It helps unclog pores and balances sebum levels and prevents breakouts, irritations, and acne, perfect to ensure a smooth face after a shave. Cedarwood Essential Oil contributes more than its distinct sweet and woody aroma. A natural antiseptic with potent antibacterial properties, it works powerfully to combat infections. It has antifungal properties as well which ensure additional protection against skin irritations. 

With all these amazing ingredient, this Elixir keeps your post shave skin smooth, clean, well hydrated and free of any irritations and infections. 



Herbivore products are truly natural, vegan, and cruelty-free. They contain no synthetic ingredients— this includes no dyes, no fragrances, and no synthetic preservatives. Additionally, they are concentrated blends containing no fillers and using the minimum amount of ingredients necessary to achieve the maximum results!

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