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Lab Series Razor Burn Relief Ultra

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Before I ever even started using a cartridge razor, in fact before I even needed to shave particularly, my dad got me a Norelco triple-head razor. I needed relief for what it did to my face and used the same stuff he did, which I believe was Aramis 100 post-shave lotion. I actually could have done without the fragrance of the stuff, but it did work pretty well so I didn't change it.

And then one day in college, after I'd made the switch to a blade (which was leagues better for my skin than the Norelco), I went to Dillard's to replace the bottle and found out it had been discontinued. The salesman said the Lab Series stuff was new (it was still "Aramis Lab Series" back then, in fact), and was unscented so I could continue to use the cologne. But man, was the bottle of Razor Burn Relief small. I think it was $18, and I figured it would be an expensive mistake I'd make once and that would be it.

But holy cow, did it work. It stops razor burn instantly. It's interesting, in that there's no "cooling" effect. Instead it's just an absence of burn where there was one before. Also as a somewhat new shaver I'd found that razor burn didn't always show up until the next day, but with that first bottle of Razor Burn Relief the burn didn't show up at all. And the one bottle lasted for months. I think I didn't have to buy a new one for at least eight months, and possibly closer to a year.

A single application takes about a dime-sized drop on your finger. It's very light and leaves no oil behind. If you're looking for a moisturizer it might not be the right product for you, but dry skin has never been a concern for me. It's fragrance-free, but not odorless. Out of the bottle it smells vaguely medicinal, vaguely botanical, but not unpleasant; once it's soaked in there is no trace of odor. It won't interfere with any cologne.

Over the years they've made changes to the product, as it's gone from Razor Burn Relief to Razor Burn Relief Plus and, now, Razor Burn Relief Ultra. I'd be hard pressed to say specifically what has changed from version to version, other than maybe the viscosity and opacity (I vaguely recall the Plus being slightly thicker and more creamy looking, while the Ultra looks vaguely watery in the same way Greek yogurt does). It's also $25 or so now, and since there's no Dillard's in DC I buy it at Sephora, but the little bottle still lasts forever.

I always feel like I might be paying too much when I buy it, but then I realize I can't remember the last time I bought a bottle and figure it must have been worth it. It was.

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Pros: Effective Burn relief like no others
Cons: pricey, at least in Italy
This is probably the best and the most effective anti razor burn outta home.
From time to time I suffer from sever burns and I also used to cure a contact dermatitis.

In few words:
IT WORKS!

Burn relief is complete within a couple of minutes, and having no alcol, no perfume, it's really smooth and delicate.

Highly recommended, if you can afford it!
Price
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Efficacy
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Moisturizing
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No Alcohol Burn
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Cooling Sensation
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Fights Razor Burn
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Not a bad product, though nothing exciting. Rich in texture, so difficult to be used in humid countries/environments. Does the job well, good value for money.

Overall: Recommended.
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Moisturizing
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No Alcohol Burn
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Cooling Sensation
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Fights Razor Burn
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good
Price
3.00 star(s)
Scent
3.00 star(s)
Quality
4.00 star(s)
Efficacy
4.00 star(s)
Moisturizing
4.00 star(s)
No Alcohol Burn
4.00 star(s)
Cooling Sensation
4.00 star(s)
Fights Razor Burn
4.00 star(s)

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