Shaving cream isn’t complicated. Sure, big brands might try to impress you with a long list of long-winded ingredients, but the best creams focus on just three simple goals: to desensitize the skin, swell the surface of your skin, and lubricate the follicles of your hair for easy cutting.
Granted, that’s a little more complicated than it used to be. A long read by Andrew Tarantola published on Gizmodo explains how the earliest humans began trimming their facial hair almost 100,000 years ago – using flakes of sharp rock and shards of sea shell.
Read on to find the best way to apply shaving cream