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The Best Aftershave For Men

The Best Aftershave For Men
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A signature scent can be a great way of expressing yourself, however, more often than not, with so much choice available, it can be tricky to find the fragrance that best suits you. Whether you’re buying for yourself, or looking to give the gift of a signature scent, our helpful guide will help you find the best aftershave for men.

Before you begin your quest to find your signature scent or a new fragrance to try, we recommend choosing what kind of finish and wear you’d like, whether it be eau de parfum, cologne, aftershave balm or eau de toilette. All of the aforementioned formulas work slightly differently therefore it is important to learn more about the differences between eau de toilette and eau de parfum to make an informed choice. Here, we’ll be sharing our favourite eau de parfums, eau de toilettes and aftershave balms.

Which Are The Best Aftershaves For Men?

There really is no rule book when it comes to choosing an aftershave, as it is a really personal choice based on what kind of scent appeals to you, however, many aftershaves for men contain deeper, woodier notes for depth of scent and longevity.

Hugo Boss BOSS Bottled After ShaveTom Ford Noir Eau de ParfumPaco Rabanne Invictus Intense Eau de ToiletteArmani Stronger with You Intensely AftershaveVersace Dylan Blue

Hugo Boss BOSS Bottled After Shave

Blended with warm and spicy notes of Apple, Geranium and Cinnamon, this confident fragrance settles with deep notes of Sandalwood, Cedar and Vetiver for a warming, alluring scent.

Top Notes: Apple. Heart Notes: Geranium, Cinnamon. Base Notes: Sensual Woody Notes.

Tom Ford Noir Eau de Parfum

If you’re looking for a woody fragrance then we recommend trying this seriously sensual eau de parfum.With a beautiful blend of Italian Bergamot, spicy Black Pepper and Nutmeg as well as warming Amber and Vanilla, this indulgent scent will be sure to become a firm favourite.

Fragrance Notes: Italian Bergamot, Black Pepper, Nutmeg, Bulgarian Rose, Amber, Vanilla.

Paco Rabanne Invictus Intense Eau de Toilette

Find your new signature scent with this captivating aftershave bringing together warming notes of Black Pepper, salty Black Amber and Whisky Cream. Compliments are guaranteed with just one spritz to the pulse points and neck.

Top notes of Black Pepper, Orange Flower and Laurel Leaf. Heart notes of Ambergris, Whisky Cream and Salty Black Amber

Armani Stronger with You Intensely Aftershave

Contrasting both spicy and fresh scents, if you enjoy woody fragrances, this alluring woody and fougère fragrance is strong, intense and memorable. Blended with Suede, Pink Pepper, and sugar coated Chestnut, this unique blend will linger on the skin for hours.

Fragrance Notes: Pink Pepper,sugar-coated Chestnut, creamy Vanilla, Suede and amber.

Versace Dylan Blue

For a fresh and woody scent, this memorable fragrance contains high-quality Musk, Bergamot, Fig Leaves and Grapefruit. Violet, Black Pepper and Papyrus power the heart of this scent, before bringing on the warmer notes of Tonka Bean, Saffron and Incense. A truly mesmerising fragrance!

Top Notes: Bergamot, Fig Leaves, Grapefruit. Heart Notes: Violet, Black Pepper, Ambrox, Papyrus. Base Notes: Saffron, Tonka Bean, Incense.

Which Are The Best Aftershave Balms For Men?

If you’re looking for a hit with a wonderful fragrance but want it delivered in a more practical way, choose an aftershave balm instead. Here we’ll be sharing the best aftershave balms to suit a range of budgets.

L’Oréal Paris Men Expert Hydra Sensitive Post Shave BalmMurdock London Post Shave BalmYves Saint Laurent La Nuit De L'Homme After Shave BalmIssey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme After Shave LotionAHAVA Men's Soothing After-Shave Moisturiser

L’Oréal Paris Men Expert Hydra Sensitive Post Shave Balm

Complete your shave with this enriching balm. Lightweight and non greasy, to apply soothe your skin and alleviate razor burn with key ingredients, Birch Sap. Key Features ● Free from ethyl alcohol and colourants. Great for sensitive skin

Murdock London Post Shave Balm

This gentle, soothing balm is lightweight and anti-inflammatory to help cool and relieve skin, post shave. Witch hazel, mallow extract and sweet almond oil work together to hydrate your skin, leaving it feeling comfortable and feeling soft.

Key Features ● Not tested on animals ● Free from parabens, sulphates and phthalates

Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit De L'Homme After Shave Balm

Combine the skin loving properties of a shaving balm with a captivating Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit fragrance. This ultra moisturising, non greasy formulation is infused with Cedarwood and warming Cardamon for a truly memorable scent.

Key Features ● Combines an alluring scent with caring properties of shaving balm.

Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme After Shave Lotion

Soothe your skin with this gentle aftershave lotion from Issey Miyake. Leaving your skin feeling cooled and soothed, you’ll be left with soft skin with a subtle fragrance that will linger for hours.

Key Features ● Gentle on the skin.

AHAVA Men's Soothing After-Shave Moisturiser

Enriched with calming Witch Hazel and allantoin this non greasy after shave moisturiser helps reduce the appearance of redness and soothe razor burn. Extracts of Ginzing and Ginger leave behind a captivating scent on your skin.

Key Features ● Free from parabens ● Petroleum ● Harsh synthetic ingredients ● Not tested on animals.


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