If you’re the proud owner of a Barrington’s single watchwinder, we’re willing to bet money that you’re a pretty smooth character. But could you get even smoother?

There’s nothing like a good shave for putting a swagger in your step, but if you don’t have time for a trip to the barber, the rigmarole of a self-shave can get seriously tiresome. The tediousness of shaving and the lacklustre razor on your bathroom shelf are liable to resulting in a slap-dash job which leaves you feeling less James Dean than you strictly should.

But it doesn’t have to be this way. If your morning shave lacks pizazz, we’ve rounded up some of the finest shaving kits currently on the market which will make shaving a pleasure and make you feel like a seriously smooth new man.

1. Damn Handsome Shave Kit

It might ship in from the States, but this bundle of facial goodness is worth the wait (they offer free shipping, never fear!). Featuring a pre shave oil, old school shave cream, after shave gel and washcloth, this set is good-smellin’, good-feelin’ and made of seriously good stuff.

2. Gentleman Overnight, Sabon

Stocked with everything a gentleman needs when away from home overnight, this great-smelling, portable set includes a shaving cream, after shave, shower oil and shampoo.

3. Shaving Essentials, Kiehl’s

The ultimate three part kit which will cure all of your shaving woes. This set from the skincare geniuses at Kiehl’s includes a foaming gel shave cream-come-cleanser, a razor bump relief treatment and a soothing post-shave gel.

4. Anthony The Perfect Shave

Cult US brand Anthony make exceptional products for gents. This kit includes some of their finest formulas including a glycolic facial cleanser, pre shave oil, shave cream and after shave balm.

5. The Gentleman’s Shave Set, Murdock London

With traditional barbershop heritage at its heart, Murdock of London makes sublime shaving products for men. This set features their shave cream, pre-shave oil and post shave balm in convenient travel sizes for the man on the move.

How often do you give yourself a wet shave? Do you have any favourite products? Share you picks and preferences with other readers below.