How Do I Choose the Best Aftershave Set?

Lori Kilchermann
Lori Kilchermann
Talcum powder from an aftershave set.
Talcum powder from an aftershave set.

When attempting to choose the best aftershave set, you may wish to select a set that includes a variety of components. You can find an aftershave set that includes aftershave, cologne and talc powder in many scents. One of the many choices you will be required to make when deciding on the best kit is whether or not you want a lotion-based or alcohol-based aftershave. You may also want to choose an aftershave set that includes a fragrance-matched shaving cream or foam. Often, you will be able to purchase the aftershave components much more economically as a set than as individual units.

A bottle of aftershave.
A bottle of aftershave.

Typically, when choosing grooming products such as an aftershave set, it is often more convenient and economical to purchase the items collectively rather than as separate components. This provides you with an entire collection of products that are able to be used together due to their similar scent. One of the first considerations that must be made when attempting to choose the best aftershave set is the type of aftershave you prefer. There are two distinct types of aftershave: a lotion type that is similar to a hand lotion, and an alcohol-based type that is more similar to a cologne.

Once you have decided on the aftershave type you want, you will need to decide which other components you would like included in the set. An aftershave set can include many different items to be used in conjunction with the aftershave lotion. Components from cologne to talcum powder are offered, and many times shaving soap, cream or foam will also be included in the set. Many manufacturers also include a carrying case, razor or some other special feature with their products when you purchase them in set or package form. To help secure your purchase, the value of these bonuses is often increased when you buy the set during a holiday shopping period.

One downside to buying an aftershave set is that the containers are typically smaller than the individually-sized components. You may wish to search for the largest sized containers when you make your decision and compare prices in order to maximize the amount of product you receive for your money. In addition to price, the final decision on your aftershave purchases will likely come down to scent or fragrance. You might want to search for your favorite fragrance and find it offered and packaged as a set. Occasionally, a custom set can be assembled at your local fragrance counter, department store or shaving supply store.

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    • Talcum powder from an aftershave set.
      Talcum powder from an aftershave set.
    • A bottle of aftershave.
      A bottle of aftershave.