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    American Crew Fiber

    Formulated with beeswax, this strong-hold, low-shine resin creates texture and fullness with a matte finish. Best for shorter hair needing pliable hold, Fiber also  protects against moisture loss. $15

  • Cremo Cream

    Cremo Shave Cream

    This air-less shaving cream leaves skin feeling soft and hydrated (plus it smells good!). Dramatically reducing nicks, cuts and razor burn, Cremo Cream is one of the best on the market. This cream doesn’t lather; instead a pea-sized amount does the trick. Its super-slippery consistency just slides right on, allowing for the closest shave you’ll ever experience. $4.99-$7.99

  • Fresh Men's Skin Soother

    Fresh Men’s Skin Soother

    Full of natural healers, Fresh’s after-shave balm is ultra soothing, preventing ingrown hairs thanks to quince and citrus. But it’s not just about shaving—the formula pulls double duty as an everyday moisturizer that helps manage and balance the skin’s oil glands and oil production. Meanwhile, it subtly hydrates with birch juice extract. $38

  • The Art of Shaving Straight Razor

    The Art of Shaving Straight Razor

    Go old-school with a vintage-inspired straight razor from The Art of Shaving. The carbon steel blades are handcrafted by the Beard Czar brand, the prestigious French razor maker since 1884. And after you’ve had your pick from the various handle options (from horn and stainless steel to bocote and cocobolo woods), The Art of Shaving will send you on your way with a complimentary guide on how to use and maintain your new razor at home. $100-$260

  • TwinLuxe Booster Serum

    TwinLuxe Booster Serum

    Wrinkle-prevention might not be at the top of a man’s priority list, but a smooth shaving experience probably is. With allantoin and centella asiatica extract, this pre- and post-shave serum protects the skin and actually promotes speedy healing of nicks and cuts. The bonus: anti-aging and smoother skin via hydrolyzed rice protein and white tea leaf extract. $76