15 best shaving gels and foams

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Gels and foams are essential shaving products that not only help you achieve perfect results, but also protect, soften and soothe the skin. Since this procedure is performed almost every day, it should be the most comfortable. The controversy over which tool is the best continues among users. But not everything depends only on the characteristics of the product. The result can be influenced by skin type, sensitivity threshold, growth rate, hair thickness and length.

What is better shaving foam or gel

Our experts have highlighted the advantages and disadvantages of foam and gel, which will help answer the question: what to choose for?

Product name

pros

Minuses

Shaving gel

+ promotes easy glide of the razor;

+ evenly distributed over the surface;

+ suitable for sensitive skin;

+ does not dry;

+ healing property;

+ transparent texture;

+ cooling effect;

+ economical consumption.

– does not foam immediately;

– the price is higher than other shaving products.

Shaving foam

+ foams immediately after squeezing;

+ applied on dry and damp skin;

+ airy texture;

+ unprocessed area cannot be missed;

+ low cost.

– high consumption;

– may dry out the skin and cause irritation;

– sometimes it is necessary to reapply to the same area.

If you have not yet decided which is better, then our rating will help you with this. Foams and gels were selected for it, which were recognized as the best among analogues. They were voted on by buyers, and are also recommended by dermatologists.

Rating of the best shaving gels and foams

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best shaving gels 1 L'Occitane “Cedrat” RUB 1,749
2 Avene men 820 RUB
3 Matis 870 RUB
4 Pharmaact , ph-neutral, for sensitive and problem skin 559 r
5 Gillette Fusion ProGlide 2-in-1 Active Sport 345 r
6 Nivea “Silver Protection” 225 RUB
7 L'Oreal Paris Men Expert “Hydra Sensitive” 286 r
The best shaving foams 1 Clarins Men Rasage Ideal, 150 ml RUB 2,100
2 Vichy “Vichy Homme” 1 289 rub.
3 Kai, 415 g 819 RUB
4 Yves rocher 432 RUB
5 Cliven Gentle with Aloe Vera Extract 334 r
6 Kapous Gentlemen 3 Effect 300 ml 286 r
7 Pure Line Herbal Medicine for Men for sensitive skin for men 200 ml 155 RUB
8 Gillette Classic with Lemon and Lime scent 124 RUB

The best shaving gels

Shaving gel L'Occitane “Cedrat”

Rating: 4.9

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The first place is taken by the gel of the French cosmetic brand L'Occitane. After squeezing from the bottle, it transforms into an airy foamy texture that spreads well and contributes to the quick and easy glide of the razor. The composition does not contain parabens and other irritating chemical components, therefore the gel is recommended for especially sensitive skin.

Cedrat is suitable for all bristle thicknesses and lengths and removes hairs the first time, even in hard-to-reach areas. The innovative formula contains valuable natural ingredients with a high moisturizing effect. The gel improves metabolic processes, has a rejuvenating effect.

Customers have noted the economic use: a small amount of gel is enough for a perfect shave result. A pleasant citrus aroma was also highlighted. It is light and does not overpower the smell of perfumes. After the procedure, the skin becomes soft, without signs of dryness and tightness.

Advantages

  • does not contain parabens;
  • moisturizing formula;
  • reduces sensitivity;
  • wound healing effect;
  • light citrus smell;
  • for all skin types and stubble types.

disadvantages

  • the price is about 1500 rubles.

Shaving Gel Avene Men

Rating: 4.8

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The second place in the ranking goes to the gel of the French brand, designed specifically for sensitive, dry, allergy-prone skin. In our own dermatological laboratory, we have created a unique product that solves several problems: it removes hard hair, soothes and heals damaged skin.

The gel forms a dense, dense foam that facilitates sliding, reduces sensitivity and eliminates discomfort. Triclosan included in the composition has an antiseptic effect and prevents bacteria from entering microtraumas and cuts. Bisabolol neutralizes irritation.

The active ingredient is Avene thermal water, which has an excellent softening effect. According to reviews, this gel is the best remedy for problem skin. It not only acts delicately, but also eliminates existing dermatological problems. Avene Men is the definitive choice for a comfortable shave.

Advantages

  • specially for sensitive skin;
  • recommended by dermatologists;
  • quickly soothes and softens;
  • antiseptic action;
  • minimum consumption;
  • softens coarse bristles for a better shave.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Matis Light Shaving Gel

Rating: 4.7

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A manufacturer from France has prepared a gift for men, creating a gel for a perfectly clean and comfortable shave. Its main advantage is its texture. The product transforms into a light mousse that evenly covers the hair removal area. The stiff bristles are softened, so the procedure only delivers a comfortable feeling.

The gel refreshes, removes dryness and tightness. The moisturizing complex quickly restores hydrobalance. The composition includes sorbitol, which prepares the skin for razors and lowers the sensitivity threshold. The product can be used on bristles of any length and density. It tackles all vegetation the first time and does not require re-shaving.

The dispenser dispenses the optimal amount of gel for one procedure, so consumption is minimized and the life of one balloon is increased. All men who opted for the Matis gel confirmed that they will continue to use the product of the French cosmetic brand.

Advantages

  • smooth and light shave;
  • without irritation and dryness;
  • moisturizing formula;
  • mousse consistency;
  • high density;
  • neutral smell.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Shaving gel “Pharmaact”, ph-neutral, for sensitive and problem skin

Rating: 4.7

Pharmaact

Next, we include in the rating a Japanese gel created by the best dermatologists of the Land of the Rising Sun. It is suitable for all skin types and will become an indispensable remedy for dermatological problems. Comfortable texture does not stick, spreads well, does not run off, allows you to see untreated areas. It improves the glide of the razor and protects the skin from cuts during the procedure.

The main caring component is hyaluronic acid. Penetrating into the deep layers, it contributes to the saturation of moisture, retains it inside, eliminates dryness, tightness, and uncomfortable sensations. The rejuvenating effect of the acid stops the first age-related changes. The skin looks refreshed, rested and healthy.

Delicate neutral odor does not irritate the sense of smell, does not interrupt the eau de toilette, gives a feeling of freshness for the whole day. The gel is packed in a tube with a tight-fitting lid. The opening in the dispenser is designed to dispense the required amount of gel for economical use.

Advantages

  • for sensitive skin;
  • pleasant consistency;
  • wound healing effect;
  • as part of hyaluronic acid;
  • unobtrusive aroma.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Shaving Gel Gillette Fusion ProGlide 2-in-1 Active Sport

Rating: 4.6

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One of the most popular brands in shaving products has launched a product for sensitive, irritation-prone skin. It forms a dense foam and spreads evenly over the surface. The razor glides well without skipping over small hairs and removes very stiff stubble the first time.

In addition to a comfortable shave, the gel is aimed at the care and restoration of the skin. It lowers the threshold of sensitivity, softens. The dispenser swivels and helps to avoid unwanted smudges. The user will always know the remaining amount of funds. A special indicator is provided for this.

The undoubted advantage is the packaging, which does not rust under the influence of water and does not leave yellow stains on the sink and bathtub, so the container can be stored in close proximity to water. Men have rated the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 2-in-1 Active Sport at the highest point and recommend purchasing it.

Advantages

  • innovative shaving and grooming formula;
  • dense consistency;
  • stainless steel cylinder;
  • remaining gel indicator;
  • clean and gentle shave;
  • convenient rotary dispenser.

disadvantages

  • not everyone likes a persistent, rich smell.

Shaving gel Nivea “Silver protection”

Rating: 4.5

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The gel included in the rating was developed by German scientists for all skin types, but also suitable for especially sensitive skin. Quickly transforming into foam, it softens coarse hairs by shaving off bristles of any thickness and length the first time. It not only makes the procedure comfortable, but also takes care of irritated skin.

Silver ions, chamomile extract, provitamin B5 provide powerful protection against microbes. They prevent them from getting into wounds and cuts, thereby stopping their reproduction. After application, the skin becomes soft, smooth, dryness and redness disappear. The gel guarantees long-lasting freshness and has a slight cooling effect.

Surveyed buyers, who have been using it for several years, singled it out among others as the best product with a disinfecting composition that minimizes the risk of irritation. It quickly regenerates the skin, making it less sensitive. Low consumption and budgetary costs were also noted.

Advantages

  • antibacterial composition;
  • calming effect;
  • dermatologically tested;
  • economical consumption;
  • convenient dispenser;
  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Shaving gel L'Oreal Paris Men Expert “Hydra Sensitive”

Rating: 4.4

 L'Oreal Paris Men Expert Hydra Sensitive

The gel is intended for especially sensitive skin. It restores it day after day and eliminates dermatological problems: irritation, dryness, redness. The soft texture is well distributed, does not stick, does not flow, helps to remove bristles of any length and density. Alcohol is excluded from the composition. The gel is hypoallergenic, as proven by numerous tests under the control of dermatologists.

The complex includes aloe vera extract. It saturates dehydrated skin with vitamins, amino acids, minerals, and compensates for the lack of moisture. The extract softens, reduces redness, and promotes rapid healing of cuts. In addition, a clear anti-aging effect is visible. The skin is smoothed, elasticity and firmness increase. After shaving during the day, the face is protected from environmental influences.

Many noted that the product is very economically consumed, the dispenser dispenses the optimal amount. Many were pleased with the affordable cost for a quality product.

Advantages

  • specially for very sensitive skin;
  • does not contain alcohol;
  • hypoallergenic composition;
  • neutralizes irritation and dryness;
  • budget price.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

The best shaving foams

Clarins Men Rasage Ideal Foaming Shaving Gel, 150 ml

Rating: 4.9

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We include in the rating a product that can be called both foam and gel. It makes shaving as comfortable as possible and is suitable for all skin types. After squeezing out, the gel turns into an airy foam that tightly covers the surface, lifts and softens coarse hairs.

The thermal water included in the formula replenishes the lack of moisture, soothes and relieves irritation. Nicidin destroys bacteria, thereby preventing inflammation and the appearance of an unpleasant odor. Plant extracts are aimed at eliminating skin problems. Grindelia neutralizes the burning sensation after shaving. Zubrovka and galanga tone up, normalize metabolic processes. Purslane gives a healthy look.

Men who use this remedy have found a great combination of gel and foam qualities. It has an intense moisturizing effect and prevents unpleasant sensations.

Advantages

  • recommended for extremely sensitive skin;
  • does not contain alcohol;
  • dense foamy texture;
  • herbal care ingredients;
  • comfortable shave;
  • disinfecting effect.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Shaving foam for sensitive skin Vichy “Vichy Homme”

Rating: 4.9

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In its own Vichy laboratory, with the participation of renowned scientists and dermatologists, a foam has been created for especially sensitive, problem skin. The hypoallergenic agent has a safe composition, from which aggressive chemical components that cause irritation are excluded. The foam is created on the basis of ecologically pure thermal water of magmatic origin. It instantly soothes the skin, saturates it with useful substances.

Calcium restores protective functions, makes the cover less susceptible to external stimuli. The foam has an airy creamy texture, lays down delicately, does not slip, helps to remove hairs of any stiffness.

The light aroma is pleasant, does not interrupt the smell of perfumery products. The respondents noted a good healing effect, an ideal shaving result, minimal consumption, and a convenient dispenser. Dermatologists and users alike gave Vichy Homme the highest score.

Advantages

  • hypoallergenic composition;
  • based on valuable natural ingredients;
  • delicate pleasant texture;
  • removal of stiff bristles;
  • neutralization of irritation and redness;
  • creates a protective barrier.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Shaving foam Kai, 415 g

Rating: 4.8

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Foam from our rating was created by Japanese scientists who took into account the peculiarities of skin prone to irritation during shaving, and presented an innovative formula for the most comfortable use and prevention of unpleasant sensations: burning, dryness, redness.

After the procedure, a slight cooling effect appears. The skin is soft, not tight, smooth. The foam helps to remove bristles with different growth directions, especially stiff ones, of any length. It has a cleansing and absorbent effect, removes keratinized scales and impurities, and prevents the accumulation of toxins.

The pleasant menthol scent stays fresh all day long without irritating the particularly sensitive sense of smell. The cylinder is equipped with a convenient dosing pump. For the most comfortable use, a rubber ring is located at the bottom that fixes the package to the surface and makes it stable even on wet surfaces.

Advantages

  • removal of hard hairs in one procedure;
  • soft pleasant texture;
  • cooling effect;
  • light aroma of menthol freshness;
  • anti-slip rubberized bottom.

disadvantages

  • difficult to find on sale, sold mainly through online stores.

Shaving foam Yves Rocher

Rating: 4.7

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The foam is formulated on the basis of valuable plant extracts for a gentle and perfectly clean shave and active restoration of the natural processes in the skin. It softens the stubble, helping to remove it from the first slide. After rinsing with water, there is no burning or itching. The main active ingredient is antsky bean extract.

The plant is grown on Brazilian organic farms without the use of chemical fertilizers. It has a softening and moisturizing effect. Chamomile extract prevents inflammation and has a disinfecting effect.

The scent is 'masculine', but light, unobtrusive. The expense is quite economical. All men surveyed commented positively on the Yves Rocher product. Those who have tried the product for the first time in action are satisfied with the result and are going to use this foam further. Many have confirmed that they give preference only to her and, as it ends, they buy a new cylinder.

Advantages

  • in the composition of plant BIO extracts;
  • no parabens are used;
  • soft and high-quality shave;
  • softening and soothing complex;
  • airy texture;
  • minimum consumption.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Cliven Shaving Foam Gentle with Aloe Vera

Rating: 4.6

Cliven Shaving Foam Gentle with Aloe Vera Extract

For a high-quality shave and care for sensitive skin, the following product has been developed, selected in our rating. It is tested in dermatological laboratories and approved for use by people prone to allergies. The balanced formula contains valuable ingredients. Each of them is aimed at fixing a specific problem.

The active ingredient – aloe vera – softens, improves blood circulation, stimulates the formation of new cells. The plant extract improves the external condition of the skin, restores the hydrobalance. The composition is enriched with glycerin, panthenol, coconut and peanut oils.

Lightweight texture does not clog pores. It softens stiff bristles. After the procedure, the skin does not feel burning, tightness and dryness. All men who use this foam on a daily basis agreed that it not only neutralizes irritation during shaving, but also effectively restores the damaged skin, normalizing its condition and giving a healthy look.

Advantages

  • gentle shave of sensitive skin;
  • delicate care;
  • restores the hydrolipid balance;
  • non-comedogenic agent;
  • neutral smell;
  • budget price.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Shaving foam Kapous Gentlemen 3 Effect 300 ml

Rating: 4.5

Shaving foam Kapous Gentlemen 3 Effect 300 ml

Kapous proposes to forget about the discomfort associated with daily shaving and use foam that will make the procedure pleasant and easy. Even very sensitive skin prone to inflammation and irritation will become elastic, smooth, clean-shaven. Foam with an airy consistency envelops each hair without clogging the pores, makes the hard bristles softer and more manageable and prepares the skin for subsequent exposure.

The active complex consists of aloe vera, panthenol and vitamin E. The valuable components not only help to achieve a perfectly clean shave, but also provide subsequent care for the skin. They restore the hydro-lipid balance, improve blood microcirculation, promote healing of cuts, and slow down the aging process.

According to reviews, the foam really has the qualities that the manufacturer promises. In addition, it smells good with a purely 'masculine' scent, keeping it fresh until the end of the day.

Advantages

  • high quality light shave;
  • anti-aging effect;
  • softening components;
  • prevents itching and redness;
  • long-term care;
  • economical consumption.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Pure Line Herbal Medicine for Men for sensitive skin for men 200 ml

Rating: 4.4

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Further, the rating included foam of a well-known Russian brand, which uses valuable herbal ingredients in formulations, which are very effective and at the same time safe for health. It is designed for skin prone to irritation while shaving. The procedure with it becomes more comfortable and faster, and the face after it – without dryness, burning and itching.

Aloe and hop extracts carefully care for the skin, replenish the lack of moisture, smooth, and soothe. They prevent the multiplication of pathogenic microbes, disinfect, accelerate the healing process of micro wounds and cuts.

The foam is packed in a bottle with a dispenser. Under pressure, the optimal amount of product is released for one shave. The texture is soft, airy, well distributed over the surface. Dermatologist tested and recommended for use. Many people liked the quality in relation to the low cost.

Advantages

  • removing stiff bristles the first time;
  • suitable for irritated skin;
  • light consistency;
  • anti-inflammatory and wound healing effects;
  • vegetable smell;
  • relieves redness and itching;

disadvantages

  • drains quickly from the skin.

Gillette Classic Shaving Foam Lemon & Lime

Rating: 4.

Gillette Classic Shaving Foam Lemon & Lime

The rating is completed by a budgetary tool, to which most of the surveyed users voted. Foam forms a dense texture that spreads well over the surface, makes the bristles softer and more manageable and promotes quick and easy gliding. It rinses off well, does not leave a sticky feeling.

A light fresh citrus aroma adds comfort, which is not harsh, pleasant and does not cause negative sensations. The composition includes a moisturizing complex. It prevents dryness, smoothes, and promotes rapid healing of cuts.

Foam easily comes out of the dispenser, the pump is easily pressed, does not jam. The consumption is minimal due to its thick texture. Men recommend this foam as one of the best products in the economy segment. She copes with her immediate task and continues to care for the skin throughout the day.

Advantages

  • clean and close shave;
  • light scent of lime and lemon;
  • dense consistency;
  • convenient dispenser;
  • neutralizes irritation;
  • low price.

disadvantages

  • not detected.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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