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A usually fragrant lotion for use on the face after shaving.
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Noun1.after-shave - a fragrant lotion for a man's face after shavingafter-shave - a fragrant lotion for a man's face after shaving
bay rum - an aromatic liquid originally obtained by distilling the leaves of the bayberry tree with rum
lotion - any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin
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This is all too much for a man of the 1970s when campaigns for after-shave carried one simple, subliminal message: "Wear this and you'll have sex.
The gift box is composed of: 'Marine Wood' with mineral shower shampoo for men (200ml), 'Marine Wood' deodorant with minerals (100ml), after-shave balm with minerals (75ml), leather bracelet and a metal printed box.
In addition to razors and razor blades, the company offers shave cream, after-shave moisturizer and other shaving accessories, all designed to enhance the shaving experience complete with its Burn Free Guarantee on all products.
That glossy men's magazine packed with poncey articles on tie-clips that most males only pick up in the barber's in the hope a free sachet of after-shave still hangs from a page, has named Tony Blair Philanthropist Of The Year.
Now, if you're planning to steer away from the old faithfuls this year - after-shave, tie, whisky, socks - then you'll probably be looking at a very man-friendly gift experience?
A man's fragrance kit should include a cologne, an after-shave, a shower-gel, a deodorant.
I remember that it really looKed the part, the sort of car your 1970s smart businessman with the expensive haircut and overpowering after-shave would cruise around in to woo clients.
But I still slapped on some after-shave balm post-trim, which took the edge off, while my flat-mate found the moisturiser of great use when he returned from Tenerife with a spot of peeled skin.
Indulge him with a unique male spa hamper of a shave oil, Shave gel and after-shave balm for all his grooming needs.
He was taken to hospital, reportedly suffering from the after-effects of drinking after-shave lotion.
I DIDN'T think it would be possible to find anything more annoying than the ridiculous wall-to-wall perfume and after-shave adverts that flood our telly screens in the run-up to Christmas.