Maxim Grooming Awards: Best Shaving Products
Create the dopp kit with these razors, oils, and balms.
Bet you never thought the words “oily” and “balmy” could be good things.
1. BEST POWER TOOL/SYSTEM
Braun Series 7 Shaving System
The flexing head, crazy oscillation, and self-cleaning/lubricating system make this the closest we’ll get to shaving like RoboCop. $229–$289
2. BEST HANDHELD RAZOR
The Advanced Hydrating Gel Reservoir feeds aloe vera and vitamin E right into your skin. Bonus: It also sounds like a play set for your Star Wars action figures! $9
3. BEST BATTERY-OPERATED
Gillette Fusion ProGlide Power
Thanks to its handy blade stabilizer and precision trimmer, you could probably use this razor on a roller coaster and get a perfect shave. (But don’t.) $13
4. BEST ALL-AROUND TRIMMER
Philips Norelco Bodygroom
Avoid letting your man fur reach Robin Williams levels with this handy trimmer that works (and reaches) everywhere. $40
5. BEST SHAVE PREP
The Art of Shaving Pre-Shave Oil
This oil smooths things out for sensitive skin, ingrown hair, razor burn, and tough beards. (If you suffer from all the above, see a doctor.) $22
6. BEST POST-SHAVE
Nivea for Men Post-Shave Balm Extreme Comfort
Make your face ultra-smooth with this licorice- and chamomile-infused balm. Also makes for a lovely cup
of tea. $6
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