Are you looking for the best shaving sets and kits for home use? Are you having a difficult time choosing a product from among many premium quality brands that are attainable on the Internet? If you have a few dollars to spend, but grappling with this dilemmas, here is a detailed review of the top 20 best shaving sets & kits for men worth buying in 2016:
20. Gibson Premium Razors Top Rated Safety Razor Kit
All safety razors look the same through the eyes of the uninitiated. At first glance, the Gibson Premium Razor looks like your average run-of-the-mill razor, but once you have it in your hand, then it’s easy to see why it is marketed as “Premium”. The razor sits perfectly balanced on your hand, and its metal head can shave even the most stubborn of hairs with the least amount of pressure. As a premium razor, of course, it also deserves a premium presentation. The razor comes with a handsome leather travel case and a set of ten disposable single blades, all contained in a premium-looking wooden case with faux gold accents.
19. Gentleman’s Hangar Old School Full Size Shaving Kit
Hark back to the golden age of barbershops (when flimsy disposable razors were unheard of) and shave the way your grandfather use to shave using the Gentleman’s Hangar Old School Shaving Kit. This kit is old-timey shaving at its finest. First, you’ll get the Gentleman’s Hangar patented pre-shave oil, which moisturizes the skin and allows for nick-free shaving. Then you’ll also get an old school shaving cream (Gentleman’s Hangar says that a small dollop is enough to cover the entire face and neck area). To round it all up, the kit also includes a sandalwood after-shave lotion, a small old-timey wooden brush, and a stainless steel shave bowl.
18. Mid Century Shaving Safety Razor Kit Gift Set
This shaving set isn’t for inpatient shavers. This is for people who like a slow, methodical, and precise shave that only wet shaving can provide. The first product out of the kit is a testament to that fact. It’s a shaving brush made out of genuine, hand tied, badger hair. Badger hair is very absorbent, which makes it perfect for shaving. Next, the kit also features a premium TTO double razor, and a sleek chrome stand display for the brush.
17. The Art of Shaving Full Size Kit, Sandalwood
The perfect shave comes down to only four “elements”- the preparation, lathering , the act of shaving itself, and moisturization after everything has been done. This is the core philosophy behind the Art of Shaving Kit. The set contains the necessary equipment (save for a safety razor) needed to have that optimal shave: the Art of Shaving pre-shave oil, after-shave balm, and a shaving brush made out of real badger hairs. It’s important to note that the products in the kit contain essential oils from Sandalwood, a tree which is known for its therapeutic properties and fragrant scent.
16. Parker 29L Safety Razor Shave Set
From mere appearances alone, the Parker 29L Shave Set is one sleek looking product. It’s the perfect gift for anyone who loves the art of wet shaving or for those you want to expose to the wonderful world of wet shaving. First the razor alone is enough to justify the price of the kit: it has a chrome finish, an easy-open butterfly head (so that you can easily switch blades), and an amazing balance that allows it to sit well in the hand. To ensure a nice lather every time you shave, the kit also provides you with a premium shaving brush with a brush head made out of black badger hair.
15. Wood Shaving Set for Men with Leather Strop
This wooden shaving set is a well-built vintage set designed by Haryali Fashion London. The traditional 100% wooden material used to manufacture this set is durable. Its rustic vintage design is eye-catching. For a few dollars, you get a good quality shaving set with functional natural and faux leather straps, a straight razor, and classical shaving soap. You also get a durable wooden brush made of thick and fine burger hairs.
14. Straight Razor Beginner’s Shaving Set for Men
For novices, this six-piece beginner shaving set by Haryali Fashion London is one of the best in the niche. It’s cowhide leather strop and FROMM-Diane shaving brush are durable. Its 6-inch leather honing stone is functional, while the stainless steel straight edge shaving razor that come bundled in its package is functional and cuts close to the roots without irritating, nicking, or bruising the skin. With each purchase, you also get a natural Marvy shaving soap and a skin safe strop paste.
13. Complete Premium Shaving Set for Men
As its name suggests this complete shaving set by Smart-home is a premium five-piece accessory that works well for both novice and experienced groomers. Each set contains a razor and a chrome plated shaving bowl. You also get a 100% burger brush, blades and chromium plated brush stand and a shaving soap that does not irritate delicate skin. All components are very easy to use, aesthetic, cost-effective, and most importantly, very durable.
12. Merkur 3 Piece Shaving Set for Men
Merkur’s three-piece grooming set is classy and works great. Its components (safety razor, Colonel Conk 247 brush, and chrome plated razor blades and brush) are functional. They are also easy to use and made of quality, rustproof, and durable materials. Whether you have normal, dry, or sensitive skin or soft or tough facial hairs, this shaving set will serve your well. All you have to do is buy and original model from a reputable store.
11. Bey-Berk 4 Piece Shaving Set for Men
Bey-Berk 4-piece shaving set is one of the preferred choices of thousands of people worldwide for many reasons. It, for instance, is one of the most recommended brands for its quality components. It’s burger brush is durable. The Mach 3 razor in the package shaves well, while the silver-plated soap dish and stand combo on offer is aesthetic, sturdy, and functional. It is also cost effective, easy to use, and best for both novices and professionals.
10. Harry D Koenig & Co 4 Piece Shave Set for Men
Harry D Koenig & Co is a stylish silver-coated 4-piece men’s shaving sets that is attainable cheaply on the Internet. It includes shaving soap, a natural bristle brush, a razor, bowl with cover, and a brush. Components are sturdy. They are also easy to use and can complement contemporary decor in bathrooms. This set serves as a good birthday or father’s day gift.
9. Grooming Lounge Greatest Shaving Set for Men
If you have a few dollars to spend and want to enjoy a smooth and luxurious shave whenever you are preparing to work or social event, this grooming lounge greatest shave set for men might be the product you are looking for. Each set contains the following four components: a beard master shave oil, best for last after-shave cream, a Beard Destroyer Shave Cream, and an aesthetic mug cleaner face wash. All components are effective and made using quality natural ingredients/ materials that are safe for use.
8. Merkur Beginner 5 Piece Shaving Set for Men
In the shaving set niche, Merkur products are functional and among the most liked worldwide because of their ease of use, durability, and quality ratings. This five-piece beginner’s model, for instance, has all components that you will need for both dry and wet shaving. With each purchase, you get a premium five pack of Wilkinson Sword double edge blades. You also get a well-built Merkur 33 C razor, a brush, Omega shaving bowl and soap, and an aesthetic stand for displaying all components.
7. MenScience Androceuticals Advanced Shave Kit for Men
For people with sensitive skin or delicate ones that are prone to cuts and nicks, MenScience Androceuticals is an advanced shaving kit for men designed to solve these problems. It has an advanced foamless shave formula that is best for grooming sensitive skin. You also get a fine-mist post-shave-repair formula, a razor, and other essential toiletries required for grooming.
6. Merkur Shaving Gift Set for Men
The best shaving set for men, as per our review, is this innovative gift set by Merkur. With it, you get a safety razor. You also get a badger brush, and bowl shaving soap and an aesthetic chrome plated stand that lasts long. All mechanical components are durable and work well on all skin types.
5. Omega 46065 Shaving Set with Brush, Holder, and Soap
Do you want the feel of an old-school, wet shave without breaking the bank? Then you can have it with the Omega 46065 shaving set. Yes, we all know that there are a lot of fancy wet shaving kits on the market today, but sometimes all you need is a simple product that works. This Omega set contains a shaving brush with bristles made out of boar hair, an Omega shaving soap in a bowl, and a small plastic brush stand that you use to hold the brush to dry after you use it. That’s it. No bells and whistles, just a simple shaving kit that works perfectly enough for most men.
4. The Shave Network Shave Ready Straight Razor Set
In the olden days, the only manly way men could shave is with a straight razor. Yep, none of that safety razor business. If you want to try your hand out at straight shaving, then this set is perfect for you. The highlight of the set is the old school 6/8″ classic cut-throat style straight razor. It’s important to note that this razor is made of kiln-hardened, high quality carbon steel, so that it can maintain its edge for a long time.
3. Van Der Hagen Premium Shave Set
What’s the use of a premium razor if you don’t go through proper shaving prep before using it? This is what the Van Der Hagen Premium Shave set is for. You get a hypo-allergenic shaving soap that can moisturize even the toughest and scruffiest of hairs, a ceramic bowl to put the soap in, and a handmade shaving brush (made out of boar hair bristles) with which to apply the lather. All you need to do is soak the shaving brush for a couple of minutes in warm water (boar hair bristles needs to be softened first before use), whip up the lather, and apply it to your face. It’s that easy.
2. Smoothere Double Edge Safety Razor Kit for Men
Now you can have a barbershop-quality shave everywhere you go with the Smoothere Safety Razor Kit! This kit contains a double-edged safety razor that is designed and produced by avid shaver who want to create the perfect razor of their own, a cool black traveling case with a mirror, and a set of five premium blades. This is a thousand times better than what the most expensive of disposable razors can give you, and comes at a very affordable price.
1. Van Der Hagen Men’s Luxury Shave Set
Van Der Hagen has always been known for its luxurious and high quality shaving equipment, and this kit is a manifestation of that fact. You have a premium shaving brush with badger hair bristles, a hypo allergenic soap, a razor stand display, as well as an apothecary mug with a monogrammed design. It’s perfect for shaving beginners, and a practical gift for anyone who just likes a good, perfect shave.