In our humble opinion, few rituals are more important (or more fulfilling) than a well-rounded shave. But whether you’re caught without a shave kit, or trying to squeeze more life from your blade, every gent could use an ace up his sleeve. From shave cream substitutes to sharpening techniques, here are eight must-have shaving hacks to keep you looking tidy.

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