The Best Shaving Creams, Have Aloe Vera In Them!

I’m not a fan of shaving; most guys feel the same as me. Over time I have used everything from cheap shaving creams to soap to an assortment of shaving oils, to the most expensive shaving products available in the market. What I have found is that the majority of the best shaving cream’s tend to have Aloe Vera in them. Learn more about the benefits of Aloe Vera here.

Top Picks for Shaving Creams

My First Choice - The Body Shop 'Maca Root Shave Cream', A Great All Rounder. 

Maca Root For Men Shave Cream 125ml/ 3.95ozMaca Root For Men Shave Cream 125ml/ 3.95oz

My first choice from all the shaving creams I have tried is from The Body Shop. It is called maca root shave cream ( Creme De Rasage Racine De Maca).

There our number of reasons why I think this is in my opinion one of the best shaving creams I have come across.

Firstly it lasts forever (almost ☺), it’s got loads of natural ingredients in it, and it works really well compared to other shaving creams. Its not overly expensive and from what I have been told it apparently smells nice as well.

This is what The Body Shop says about Macca Root Shave Cream:

A rich cream to perfectly prepare the skin for a close and comfortable shave. It contains enerigsing maca root and Community Fair Trade brazil nut oil and aloe vera to condition and moisturise the skin leaving it feeling soft and smooth. It is suitable for all skin types and is ideal for men looking for a first rate shave whilst energising the skin and helping to improve its condition. 

• Softens bristles and improves razor glide for a close, comfortable shave.

• Contains Peruvian maca root

• Helps prepare skin for a smoother shave

• Conditions and moisturizes skin


Energising maca root and creatine help boost skin vitality, firm and soothe the skin.

Community Trade brazil nut oil from Peru moisturises and helps to leave the skin feeling soft.

Community Trade aloe vera gel is renowned for its incredible soothing, hydrating and moisturising properties - perfect for sensitive skin.


Aqua, Stearic Acid, Myristic Acid, Aloe Barbadensis Gel, Potassium Hydroxide, Coconut Acid, Glycerin, Triethanolamine, Parfum, Phenethyl Alcohol, Panthenol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Bertholletia Excelsa Nut Oil, Creatine, Sesamum Indicum Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Hydrolyzed Lepidium Meyenii Root, 1,2-Hexanediol, Capryloyl Glycine, Citric Acid.

Over all its is just a great all-rounder.

ZIRH - The New Kid On The Block!
Really Cool Aloe Vera Shave Cream

ZIRH Aloe Vera Shaving CreamZIRH Aloe Vera Shaving Cream

Ok all you 'Hipsters'. ZIRH is the uber trendsetter of the Aloe Vera Shaving World.  Out of the three choices here they have the most Aloe Vera content in their ingredients.

This is what ZIRH says about its product.

It is a non-foaming shave cream with aloe vera that helps to protect against razor burn for a comfortable shave. ZIrh conditions the skin and helps protect from dryness. Extremely concentrated formula-one jar should last 3-4 months. Aloe Barbadensis ( Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice: Acts as an anti-irritant and plays a role in binding moisture to the skin.


Algae Extract: Water-binding agent and antioxidant that binds moisture to the skin and eases irritation inflicted during shaving.

Glycerin: Attracts water from the environment and dermis, increasing the amount of water in the surface layers of skin. Substance found naturally in skin and helps maintain the outer barrier and prevent dryness or scaling.

Full Ingredient Listing

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Aqua (Water), Ceteareth-20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Petrolatum, Menthol, Phenoxyethanol, Agrimonia Eupatoria (Sticklewort) Leaf Extract, Propylene Glycol, Acacia Farnesiana Extract, Macrocystis Pyrifera (Giant Kelp) Extract, Ulva Lactuca (Green Algae) Extract, Plantago Major (Plantain) Leaf Extract, Passiflora Laurifolia (Jamaican Honeysuckle) Fruit Extract, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract, Cinchona Succirubra Bark Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Ethylhexyl Stearate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Diethylhexyl Adipate, Methylparaben, Parfum (Fragrance), Propylparaben, Diazolidinyl Urea, Polysorbate 20, CI 42090 (Blue 1)

Proraso - The Farrari Of The Shaving Cream World!  

Proraso Blue Shave Cream with Aloe and Vitamin E 150ml ref 400413Proraso Blue Shave Cream with Aloe and Vitamin E 150ml ref 400413

Proraso has been around since 1930 when it was first developed by Ludovico Martelli in Florence Italy. Good old Ludovico was on to something alright.

Proraso Blue Shave Cream (with Aloe and Vitamin E) is the new model for Proraso.

Hear is some blurb on Proraso Blue Shaving Cream with Aloe and Vitamin E.

It is an excellent addition to the Proraso sensitive shaving range. This cream creates ample protective lather for the smoothest shave and it has a very fresh clean scent.

The added aloe will help keep the skin moisturised while the added Vitamin E nutrient acts as an antioxidant that will help repair and protect post shave.

Overall Proraso Blue shave cream is one of the best products on the market for sensitive skin with outstanding skin care properties.

Here is a cool link that may give you some inspiration to stop looking like big foot, and  to get of your butt and have a shave ( and make yourself look presentable). :)

Full Ingredients listing

Water, Stearic Acid, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Potassium Hydroxide, Glycerin, Lactic Acid, Parfum, Sodium Hydroxide, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Menthol, Pentaerythirityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Sodium Metasilicate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Sodium Hydroxymethlglycinate.

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