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Alcohol Based Aftershave Vs. Aftershave Cream: Which Is Better?


In the big world of grooming, finding the perfect aftershave is like discovering the holy grail of skincare. It's not just about keeping your skin fresh; it's about making a statement. At Suavecito Pomade, we understand the importance of choice, and that's why we offer both alcohol-based aftershave and aftershave cream. But the question remains: which one is better? Let's break it down and discover the unique benefits of each.

The Timelessness of Alcohol-Based Aftershave

For those who appreciate the classic touch of refinement, Alcohol-Based Aftershave is a timeless choice. Here's why:

Immediate Refreshment:

Alcohol-based aftershaves provide an instant burst of freshness. The quick-drying formula leaves your skin feeling fresh and invigorated, making it an ideal choice for those rushed mornings or post-gym grooming sessions.

Astringent Properties:

Alcohol is known for its astringent properties, helping to tighten pores and reduce the risk of infections. Suavecito alcohol-based Aftershave leaves your skin feeling toned and revitalized without all the oiliness and greasiness.

Subtle Fragrance:

Suavecito Aftershave offers a subtle and sophisticated fragrance that carries with you throughout the day. Our nose-pleasing lineup of scents like Black Amber, Whiskey Bar, Dark Clove, Bay Rum and Ivory Bergamot are thoughtfully crafted to enhance your overall grooming experience without overpowering your senses.

Suavecito Alcohol Based Aftershave 80z being used by barber
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  • Alcohol tightens pores and prevents infection after shaving
  • Menthol cools and soothes skin to prevent irritation
  • Works as a subtle cologne throughout the day
  • Available in Black Amber, Dark Clove, Ivory Bergamot, and Whiskey Bar scents
  • Available in 3.3 oz or 8 oz options

Aftershave Cream: A Soothing Symphony for Your Skin

On the flip side, aftershave cream offers a different kind of experience—one that's cool, calming, and crafted for those who seek a natural touch of hydrating luxury. Here's why aftershave cream might be your new go-to:

Soothing Sensation:

The menthol-infused formula in Suavecito Menthol Aftershave Cream creates a soothing and cooling sensation on your skin, providing instant relief from irritation caused by shaving. It's like a spa treatment for your face.


The cream-based texture is easy to apply, making it a versatile option for those who want a product that can double as a daily moisturizer. It's the perfect balance between functionality and grooming opulence.

Hydrating Formula:

Aftershave cream is enriched with moisturizing ingredients, ensuring your skin stays hydrated and nourished throughout the day. The natural mint formulated in Suavecito Menthol Aftershave Cream helps reduce redness and irritation post-shave and leaves your skin feeling fresh, happy and healed.

Menthol Aftershave Cream

  • Made with natural mint and menthol
  • Repairs skin
  • Reduces irritation and redness post-shave
  • Leaves skin soft and healed
  • Mess-free and easy to apply
Suavecito Menthol Aftershave cream


In the showdown between alcohol-based aftershaves and aftershave cream, there’s no clear winner because both offer unique benefits. It ultimately comes down to your personal preference and grooming needs. Whether you crave the immediate refreshment of alcohol or the soothing coolness of menthol, Suavecito has crafted two exceptional products to cater to your individual, suave style.