03.03.2014
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Pre-Shave Guard
2.6 fl. oz. for $26.25
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Last Updated:03.03.2014
Jar Packaging:No
Tested on animals:No

Pre-Shave Guard doesn’t guard skin, it just puts it on the defensive side because of irritation from a painful amount of camphor, eucalyptus, and clove oils. Just in case that wasn’t enough assault, menthol and eugenol play supporting roles in a product that is a genuine mistake for any man to consider.

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Claims

Safeguard and soften to solve stubble trouble. Heavy, tough beards require extra prepping that maximizes beard softening without the high-alkaline ingredients that can aggravate and dry skin. This formula does just that, while shielding and prepping skin for shaving to help minimize razor burn and bumps. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.

Ingredients

Water/Aqua/Eau, Stearic Acid, Behenic Acid, Myristic Acid, Glycerin, Sucrose, Sodium Hydroxide, Menthol, Camphor, Sodium PCA, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil, Disodium EDTA, Eugenol, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin.

Brand Overview

Dermalogica At-A-Glance

According to company history, Dermalogica products came into being because founder Jane Wurwand could not find a spa-oriented skin-care line that met her criteria. She was dismayed that so many skincare lines aimed at the aesthetics market had products that contained alcohol, artificial colors, fragrance, mineral oil, and lanolin, ingredients he believed had a well-documented history of problems. That's true for fragrance and alcohol (and artificial colors to a lesser extent), but mineral oil and lanolin have no documented history of causing skin problems.

The line is positioned as a no-nonsense, no frills take on skincare, with clinically-inspired packaging that does protect its beneficial ingredients from light and air. Speaking of ingredients, Dermalogica does include a lot of beneficial ones in its skincare, though there are a number of formulas in the line that also make the misstep of including potentially-irritating fragrance ingredients.

For more information about Dermalogica now owned by Unilever, call 1-800-345-2761 or visit www.dermalogica.com.

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Dermalogica At-A-Glance

According to company history, Dermalogica products came into being because founder Jane Wurwand could not find a spa-oriented skin-care line that met her criteria. She was dismayed that so many skincare lines aimed at the aesthetics market had products that contained alcohol, artificial colors, fragrance, mineral oil, and lanolin, ingredients he believed had a well-documented history of problems. That's true for fragrance and alcohol (and artificial colors to a lesser extent), but mineral oil and lanolin have no documented history of causing skin problems.

The line is positioned as a no-nonsense, no frills take on skincare, with clinically-inspired packaging that does protect its beneficial ingredients from light and air. Speaking of ingredients, Dermalogica does include a lot of beneficial ones in its skincare, though there are a number of formulas in the line that also make the misstep of including potentially-irritating fragrance ingredients.

For more information about Dermalogica now owned by Unilever, call 1-800-345-2761 or visit www.dermalogica.com.