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Pure Shave vs Other Brands

So, you’ve found your way to our website, but you’re not convinced that switching away from your usual brand is worth the effort? After all, it’s good enough, right? Well, we’re here to tell you that you’re doing yourself an injustice by settling for “good enough”.

Not only does Pure Shave give you a smoother, closer shave, but you’ll also have less irritation, more hydrated skin and be making a difference to the planet. Here’s the breakdown of what you’re missing out on…

Pure Shave vs Other Brands – At A Glance


Pure Shave

  • Natural ingredients
  • No SLS
  • No Parabens
  • Focus on quality
  • Refillable

Other Brands

  • Synthetic ingredients
  • Contains SLS
  • Contains Parabens
  • Focus on profitability
  • Single-use

But what does this actually mean? A shaving gel is a shaving gel, right?! Let’s break down these differences and explain why it matters to your shaving experience.


When it comes to shaving, much of the irritation and tightness that people experience is caused by cheap, drying ingredients. Pure Shave uses some of the best natural ingredients such as Sweet Almond Oil, Coconut Oil and Vitamin E to nourish and hydrate your skin.

SLS and Parabens

What do washing up liquid and your other shaving gels have in common? They probably both contain SLS. That cleansing lather that so many products create comes from SLS, an detergent that is great for cleaning grease off your plates, but not so great for the gentle skin on your face. We use gentler alternatives to SLS to keep your skin healthy.

Focus On Quality

The big names in shaving have made their fortunes by prioritising profit over quality – we do things a little differently. We’ll never be the cheapest or the most readily available shaving products on the market, there’s a lot of competition for those “accolades”. Instead, our focus is on being the best quality, skin-friendly and environmentally sound shaving products available.


In our humble opinion, any new business needs to be looking to the future and how their existence will impact it. In 2020, the time for single-use plastics has passed, customers, communities and our planet as a whole, expects better. Our packaging  is designed with this in mind, allowing one can of shaving gel to be used again, and again, and again…

We’re continuously looking for ways to improve the products and service we offer to our customers. Check out more of our blogs to learn more.

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