Like many wet shavers, I love menthol. I never had exposure to mentholated shaving cream until I returned to wet shaving, as canned foam was my choice. It’s cooling, refreshing, and great for summertime heat. The first mentholated cream I tried, Proraso green, overwhelmed me. I … [Read more...] about Menthol – How It Works To Cool The Skin
I’ve read about plenty of guys (and work with one, too) who make their own aftershave. While I’m intrigued about concocting my own homemade bay rum, I have neither the skill nor the time for that endeavor. However, there is one DIY shave product that I heartily endorse because … [Read more...] about Mentholated Witch Hazel
Over the past few weeks I have been mentioning shaving products that create a cooling sensation (HERE and HERE and HERE). The common ingredient in all these products is menthol. If you want to read up on just what menthol is and does, HERE is Wikipedia's entry. So, if you want … [Read more...] about How To Freeze (Almost) Anything!
My recent post on aftershave balms that have a cooling effect on the face was popular enough for me to continue researching products. Here are three more cooling aftershaves that I've tried and like: … [Read more...] about 3 More Face Cooling Aftershave Balms
As the heat of the summer approaches you may want to consider a mentholated shaving cream or soap, something that's cooling to the skin. Proraso (and it's clone, C.O. Bigelow) is the classic--and perhaps best-known--cooling shave product (reviewed HERE) but there are others. … [Read more...] about 5 Face Freezers