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Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent 6 oz (170 g)

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Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent, 6 oz
 
3.2

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (7)
  • Reduces irritation (5)
  • Smooth (5)
  • Good value (4)
  • Pleasant scent (3)

Cons

  • Not close enough (5)
  • Unpleasant scent (5)

Best Uses

  • Dry shaving (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Clean shaven (6)
    • Hair Texture:
    • Coarse hair (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

under arm hair & bikini zone

I used to use razors and shave cream and after shave but I still got razor bumps. I used this under my arms and on my bikini zone and I was bump free. This...Read complete review

I used to use razors and shave cream and after shave but I still got razor bumps. I used this under my arms and on my bikini zone and I was bump free. This product is smelly but it works READ the directions and DO NOT leave on your skin longer than 9 mins or you may irritate your skin. Apply to dry skin let it set for about 5 -7 mins take a wet wash cloth and wipe cream off your skin and the hair will come right off. I used this product because I was tired of getting razor bumps and it worked just fine. NO I DID NOT USE IT TO TAKE HAIR OFF MY HEAD but I used it under my arms and on my bikini zone.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Complete grabage!

I used the "bald head" magic cream only 2 days after shaving my head with a razor, following the directions to a t, and not one single hair came off...Read complete review

I used the "bald head" magic cream only 2 days after shaving my head with a razor, following the directions to a t, and not one single hair came off in the wash cloth. While I was waiting the prescribed 4 minutes it gave me a burning sensation that made me think it was working wonderfully, and it had a stench the likes of which I have never smelled in a "hygiene" product.

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2.0

Disappointed Magic Shave Consumer

By Frustrated that I can't use a razor

from Bryant, AR

describe yourself Clean Shaven

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Not Close Enough

Best Uses

    Comments about Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent, 6 oz:

    I purchased Magic Shave Razorless Shave last week. After three uses I've decided that this product is not for me. I followed the directions word for word. My hair was short. I tested a small area on my head and the hair came off. After the test, I applied the cream to my entire head, waited seven minutes, and started the removal process. I started wiping where I applied the product first, continued wiping, and when I wiped all the cream off of my head, my head was a patchy mess. Since all the hair was not removed the first time, I waited 24 hours before trying again. After following all the steps yet again, and also leaving it on for 9 minutes, all of my hair was removed. 5 days later it was time to "shave" my head again. On the third use and leaving it on for 12 minutes, nothing was removed from my head. I decided to throw in the towel and throw Magic Shave in the trash. I am so glad this product did not cost a lot of money.

    • Hair Texture:
    • Coarse Hair

    (6 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    This works - if you let it!

    By Bald and Loving It

    from NOVA

    describe yourself Clean Shaven

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Value
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Weekly use

      Comments about Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent, 6 oz:

      Some people here have complained about the effectiveness or the smell so let me address these two points. First the smell - it's a chemical! Of course it smells. My grandfather and father both used Magic Shave so I remember the scent growing up. Adding a fragrance will do nothing for its effectiveness. The smell wanes as soon as you wash it away (thoroughly). It may linger in the air for a while, but that is to be expected from a depilatory. next, the effectiveness. it's all about how you use it. There are many 'tips' some of the users who complained were not aware of, probably from lack of experience. First, you must apply a thick layer - the thicker the better. The instructions say leave it on for 4-7 minutes but that is not enough. I leave mine on for 9 minutes before wiping it off. I pat it with water during the 9 minutes to make sure it stays wet. I use a clean cloth soaked in hot water to wipre it off. This opens up the pores. After I've cleaned my scalp thoroughly I take a hot shower, ensuring I spray my head to get all of the chemical off. Then I apply a thin layer of petroleum jelly or antibiotic ointment. I do this routine in the evening and the results last for a week. I have never had any chemical burns or sensitivity and I have keloids! Razors and clippers cause me great pain, but this stuff is painless, if you use it right. It's great for those of us who have keloids or ingrown hairs.

      • Hair Texture:
      • Coarse Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Complete grabage!

      By Unsatisfied bald man

      from Colorado Springs

      describe yourself Goatee Wearer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Not Close Enough
        • Unpleasant Scent

        Best Uses

          Comments about Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent, 6 oz:

          I used the "bald head" magic cream only 2 days after shaving my head with a razor, following the directions to a t, and not one single hair came off in the wash cloth. While I was waiting the prescribed 4 minutes it gave me a burning sensation that made me think it was working wonderfully, and it had a stench the likes of which I have never smelled in a "hygiene" product.

          • Hair Texture:
          • Fine Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Not really effective...

          By PandaPants

          from CT

          describe yourself Clean Shaven

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Reduces Irritation

          Cons

          • Doesn't Work
          • Doesnt remove all hair
          • Not Close Enough
          • Unpleasant Scent

          Best Uses

          • Sensitive Areas

          Comments about Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent, 6 oz:

          I was looking forward to using this product as I have very sensitive combination skin, and am prone to high irritation, ingrown hairs, and razor burn. I followed the instructions to a T, but most of the hair remained, and all I got was a disgusting smell in my room, near-painful irritation, and the inability to fix it with a razor afterwards. Dislike and will be throwing it out!!!

          • Hair Texture:
          • Coarse Hair

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Magic Cream Shave (Bald Head Maintence)

          By Robert

          from Hyattsville, Md. 20785

          describe yourself Clean Shaven

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Good Value
          • Pleasant Scent
          • Reduces Irritation
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Unpleasant Scent

          Best Uses

          • Dry Shaving
          • Everyday Use
          • Travel

          Comments about Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent, 6 oz:

          I love this product it is the only product I will ever buy. I had tried others and will never try another again.

          • Hair Texture:
          • Coarse Hair

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Helps Stop Razor Bumps!

          By glenjwc

          from MD

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Good Value
          • Reduces Irritation

          Cons

          • Unpleasant Scent

          Best Uses

          • Dry Shaving
          • Sensitive Areas

          Comments about Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent, 6 oz:

          I use this product for under-arm and bikini area hair removal. I am female and do not like wax or razor irritation. I stole this product from my husband. It works very well despite the smell. The smell has been improved from the first version of the product. SoftSheen-Carson has another version of this product, Not Sold here, which is stronger and much better for facial hair, regular to coarse beards. This version is for tender scalp skin. You MUST FOLLOW the instructions exactly for best results. Use a timer to make sure you do not leave it on too long.

          • Hair Texture:
          • Fine Hair

          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Magic Shave

          By Robert

          from Hyattsville, MD. 20785

          describe yourself Clean Shaven

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Good Value
          • Pleasant Scent
          • Reduces Irritation
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Not Close Enough

          Best Uses

          • In-shower Shaving

          Comments about Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent, 6 oz:

          Magic is a good product and I will continue to use.

          • Hair Texture:
          • Coarse Hair
           
          2.0

          More Selections

          By James

          from Newark, NJ

          describe yourself Clean Shaven

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Pleasant Scent
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Not Close Enough

          Best Uses

            Comments about Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent, 6 oz:

            They also make the same product for beard hair which is stronger. Why is that not available through drugstore.com?

            • Hair Texture:
            • Coarse Hair

            (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            under arm hair & bikini zone

            By no more razor bumps

            from bamberg germany

            Pros

            • Bikini zone no bumps
            • Easy To Use
            • Instead of razor
            • Lasts for about 1 week
            • No more razor bumps
            • Reduces Irritation
            • Smooth
            • Under arm no bumps

            Cons

            • Did not use on headscalp
            • Do not wet skin first
            • Smelly smelly
            • Unpleasant Scent

            Best Uses

            • Dry Shaving
            • once a week

            Comments about Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent, 6 oz:

            I used to use razors and shave cream and after shave but I still got razor bumps. I used this under my arms and on my bikini zone and I was bump free. This product is smelly but it works READ the directions and DO NOT leave on your skin longer than 9 mins or you may irritate your skin. Apply to dry skin let it set for about 5 -7 mins take a wet wash cloth and wipe cream off your skin and the hair will come right off. I used this product because I was tired of getting razor bumps and it worked just fine. NO I DID NOT USE IT TO TAKE HAIR OFF MY HEAD but I used it under my arms and on my bikini zone.

            (2 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Magic Smooth Razorless Hair-Removing Cre

            By drogers57

            from West Orange, NJ

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Disappointed
              • For bald head
              • Not fully explained

              Best Uses

                Comments about Magic Shave Razorless Cream Shave, Bald Head Smooth Head Maintenance, Light Fresh Scent, 6 oz:

                This product is not for really for facial hair, but that is not fully explained on the radio commercials. I bought sight unseen and wasted my money. Please revamp the formula so it can be used as a shaving product. You have no smooth formula for facial hair.

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