Aftershave is put on after shaving to help soothe the skin.
Aftershave is put on after shaving to help soothe the skin. If not done correctly, shaving may cause more irritation to your skin. Cologne is meant to be used on its own as a daily scent.
Should I Moisturize After Using After Shave?
To keep your skin hydrated and ready for next time, it’s important to apply a lotion or oil after you shave. If not done correctly, shaving may cause more irritation to your skin. 
Is Cologne The Same As After Shave?
What is the difference between cologne and aftershave? Cologne is meant to be used on its own as a daily scent, whereas an aftershave is meant to soothe the skin after shaving. 
Should I Use Aftershave Before Or After Shower?
The efficiency of the shave is the best part about shaving after showering. The steam from the shower causes the skin on our face to open up, giving us easy access to the hair on our head. This is the best option for you if you use a traditional safety razor. 
Do You Use Aftershave Every Day?
If you don’t shave, you don’t have to worry about using an after shave drying your skin, but if you do shave, you don’t have to worry about using an after shave. Alcohol-based aftershaves can help close your pores after a shave. 
Frank Harmenstein is the lead editor of the grooming website Cut Throat Straight Razor, and has over 15 years of experience in the industry. He’s personally tested and reviewed over 200 different straight razors, and has written countless articles on the subject.