Shaving Kit
Shaving Kit

Essential Products To Kick Start Your Shaving Kit

Looking to up your shave game? There’s a wealth of products out there specifically designed to help you get the closest, smoothest shave with the least irritation – and there’s more to it than buying the most expensive razor on the rack at your local supermarket. Building a nice, concise shaving kit is an opportunity to dive into a world of beautifully crafted razors and other shaving essentials…



You should prep your skin by cleansing and exfoliating in the shower before shaving to minimise the chance of ingrown hairs and help lift the beard for a closer, cleaner shave. You could also opt for a pre-shave oil for an added layer of protection from burn and irritation. 

Dermalogica Shave – Daily Clean Scrub | $31 | Buy: Ry

This two-in-one product simultaneously cleanses and exfoliates…

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The Lather

A rich lather lubricates the skin and is the key to a closer shave. Instead of opting for a gel or foam, go for a high-quality cream that will suspend your facial hairs upright more effectively during your shave. 

Baxter Of California – Super Close Shave Formula | $35 | Buy: Ry

This coconut-derived soothing formula will lift your whiskers and provide a protective cushion between your skin and razor…

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Muhle – Fine Badger Hair Shaving Brush | $90 | Buy: The Iconic

Application of your shaving cream with a badger hair brush is recommended to lather your face. Its hairs exfoliate, massage and lift your whiskers to ensure a more successful shave when the blade moves over them.

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The Razor

Keep your distance from disposable razors and invest in a double-edged safety razor or a quality multi-blade cartridge razor.

Merkur Solingen – Heavy Duty Double Edge Razor | $60 | Buy: Men’s Biz

One of the most popular razors in the Merkur line, the thick handle and fixed blade exposure make this the ideal first razor for a beginner. It features a sophisticated 2-piece construction and stylish chrome finish.

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Captain Fawcett – Mach 3 Razor | $65 | Buy: The Iconic

 This removable head razor combines traditional design with modern technology…




Post-shave products will help relieve any burn, dryness or irritation.

Aesop – Moroccan Neroli Post Shave Lotion | $49 | Buy: David Jones

This lightweight moisturiser contains botanical oils that will smooth and refresh your skin, minimising any post-shave irritation.

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Your shaving kit should be something you’re proud of, so proper storage of the products in your bathroom and keeping them safe when travelling is essential.

Geo. F. Trumper – Universal Chrome Razor & Brush Stand | $105 | Men’s Biz

This stand features a stylish polished chrome finish and is designed to hold virtually all razors and any shaving brush with a knot diameter of up to 23mm. 

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Tooletries – Bathroom Travel Case | $40 | Look Store

This air tight, hard-shell, heavy-duty case will protect your shaving essentials from the rigours of travel…

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Feature image by Muhle

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