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Balm or Splash (without alcohol)

I only have Stirling Soap Company's after shave balm currently. I use after shave only for skin regenerating (skin food) as I don't get irritated after shave. I always apply the balm after shave on towel dried skin, it works well. But I notice I will get some pimples (I normally don't have) if I use too much of it. I don't really use too much, but I have to reduce it. One thing different after using is that my mustache area will sweat (not sure if it is due to the shave or the balm). I have normal skin, little oily around nose, little dry on cheek. But overall normal without breakouts. FYI, after using balm, my skin looks normal too, doesn't look oily/dry, or any extra shine/film. It feels natural and light.

I never try splash without alcohol, but they don't look like they have skin food ingredients. I don't plan to try splashes with alcohol, never. Any recommendation or thought?
 
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Ingredients
Purified Water (Aqua), Polysorbate 20, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Distillate, Glycerin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Sodium Hydroxide, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E Acetate), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A Palmitate), Trisodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, Fragrance (Citrus Essential Oils).
 
Try leaving your skin slightly wet before applying balm. This way, you will not need to apply very much balm at all, the water will dilute it and help you spread it out evenly. I usually need only a dime-size amount (or less) and it is absorbed almost immediately.

Two good balms are Nivea Sensitive and Proraso White. There are many others, too.
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Try leaving your skin slightly wet before applying balm. This way, you will not need to apply very much balm at all, the water will dilute it and help you spread it out evenly. I usually need only a dime-size amount (or less) and it is absorbed almost immediately.

Two good balms are Nivea Sensitive and Proraso White. There are many others, too.
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+1, Nivea sensitive is fantastic. It’s water based so it doesn’t leave my face feeling oily. Smells good, too.
 
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