Do yourself a favor and get some real, old school shaving cream and a brush. They still sell this stuff at CVS, Walgreens and the like.
It takes a bit of practice to get the texture right but it's SO worth it. It won't dry your skin out like the crap in a can and helps to moisturize as well.
This is brand we use but there are a lot of others out there:
And yes, it smells amazing!