Shaving gels can come in jars or cans and are designed to soften the beard and moisturize the skin when shaving. These products often contain many of the same ingredients that shaving creams have, but in some cases, tend to create less lather than shaving creams or soaps.

Some men actually prefer shaving gels to shaving creams. So, if you want to try a shaving gel to enhance your shaving experience, here is a look at some of the best shaving gels for men.

Edge Sensitive Skin Shave Gel For Men (Pack of 6)

Edge Sensitive shave gelFounded in 1970, Edge shaving products are designed for a variety of users. In specific, The Edge Sensitive Skin Gel is designed for men who have sensitive skin that is easily irritated when shaving.

According to the product description, this gel provides a comfortable shave and has a cooling effect on the skin.

It also gets extremely good reviews from most users who think that it gives them a close shave and reduces irritation and breakouts which sometimes accompany shaving.

This gel leaves their skin feeling hydrated and smooth to touch. Its reasonable price is very much appreciated.

Finally, keep in mind that you don’t need a lot of this shave gel per shave.

NIVEA Men Sensitive Cooling Shaving Gel

Nivea for Men Sensitive Cooling Shaving GelAnother popular shaving gel for sensitive skin is the NIVEA For Men Sensitive Shaving Gel. According to the NIVEA company, this product provides a close and comfortable shave, improving the razor’s ability to glide across the skin.

Interestingly enough, users also include women who find that this gel makes shaving their legs very easy.

People state that it is somewhat thicker than other gels they have tried and creates a nice lather. It provides them with a close shave and offers a lot of protection for the skin when shaving.

Users with sensitive skin really like this product and say it does not cause any irritation and makes their skin feel great after shaving.

Most of them also believe that it has a very light scent that is both clean and masculine. There aren’t really any complaints regarding this gel.

NIVEA Men Energy Shaving Gel

NIVEA Men Energy Shaving GelThis NIVEA Energy Shaving Gel comes in 3-7 ounce cans and is rich in moisturizers to keep your skin look and feel healthier.

Users say that this product is concentrated and rich, and works well to soften tough beards while also hydrating your skin.

They feel that it leaves their face feeling fresh and clean, and there is less irritation since your razor glides easily across your face. Although it is supposed to be unscented, it does have a light scent that most people find quite pleasant.

It doesn’t take much gel to create a good shave, but people state that it is difficult to control the amount of gel that comes out of the can, saying that it comes out much faster than it should. In that case, you might need to be a bit more careful with its use.

Gillette Body Men’s Shave Gel

Gillette Body Men's Shave GelFor men who are looking for a close shave at various parts of their body, this Gillette Body Men’s Shave Gel might be the perfect gel.

Although this product is rich, it does not create a rich lather. Still, it only takes a little of this gel to get a close refreshing shave.

Users say that it is great for manscaping and that they experience fewer nicks, cuts and irritation.

They also feel that it provides great lubrication and works well in a shower. It is good consistency and does not dry out during your shave.

Fusion Moisturizing Shaving Gel For Men

Fusion Moisturizing Shaving Gel for MenThe Fusion Moisturizing Shaving Gel comes in 6-7 ounce cans. Billed as a unique shaving gel with advanced glide technology, this product offers protection for your skin while also hydrating and moisturizing it.

It is easy to apply on the skin, reduces irritation and you only need a small amount to get a close comfortable shave.

Users state that it foams nicely and leaves your skin feeling healthy and soft. It also has a pleasant scent.

However, there were few complaints from users who have had had difficulty getting the spray cap to dispense the gel properly.

Remington Men’s Sensitive Shave Gel

Remington Men's Sensitive Shave GelThe Remington Men’s Sensitive shave gel comes in a 7 ounce can and is one of those shave gels that do not produce much if any lather.

While it does make your razor blade glide across the skin, some users find it to be a little on the watery side and somewhat slippery, making it difficult to hold onto your razor.

It does, however, provide excellent lubrication and allows for a close comfortable shave. Although it is considered to be odorless, some people say that it has light scent. However, most are not bothered by the scent and actually find it appealing.

Personally, I like the fact that it contains Aloe Vera since it helps to reduce shaving irritation as well as razor nicks and bumps.

Aveeno Active Naturals Men’s Shave Gel

Aveeno Active Naturals Men's Shave GelThe Aveeno Active Naturals Men’s shave gel goes on thick and smooth, and results in a close shave with fewer razor burns and bumps.

Users like the fact that this product does not leave behind any greasy residue and does not bother people with allergies.

The gel has a light oatmeal scent and people state that their skin feels smooth and healthy after using it.

While not everyone prefers shaving gels to creams or soaps, for those that do, the above selection of some of the best shaving gels for men offer an excellent choice.