Heavy, tough beards require extra prepping that maximizes beard softening without the high-alkaline ingredients that can aggravate and dry skin. Pre-Shave Guard shields and preps skin for shaving to help minimize razor burn and bumps. Twist up application stick allows this cooling cream to be applied directly to skin for less mess and less wasted product. For use underneath Soothing Shave Cream. Contains no artificial fragrance or color.