1. Soothing shave cream

Pamper your post-shave skin with this ultra-calming shave cream infused with anti-oxidant ingredients to protect skin, and menthol to keep it cool.

£18.50, Dermalogica, 0800 591 818, dermalogica.com/uk

2. Smooth Shave foaming gel

Designed to take the stress out of shaving, this foaming gel uses a patented formula of bison grass, Chinese ginger and purslane extracts to energise, soothe and purify the skin.

£13.79, Clarins Mens, 0800 036 3558, clarins.co.uk

3. Blade 5 razor

Achieve a close shave with this five-blade razor system complete with precision trimming for the most meticulous of groomers.

£6.12, Boots, boots.com

4. ProGlide manual razor

The newest offering from Gillette, this razor uses unique technologies as well as a larger strip infused with mineral oil to give a smooth glide without irritation.

£9.99, Gillette, 00800 4455 3883

5. Razor repair balm

This balm combines ancient Japanese knowledge with cutting-edge scientific research to combat irritation and smooth the skin's texture after shaving.

£29, Kyoku for Men, mankind.co.uk

6. Smooth shave oil

Shaving needn't be traumatic. This moisture-rich number helps to cushion and glide for a close shave, while emollients protect against razor burn.

£19, Lab Series, 0870 034 2566