It's a Guy Thing


We know you don’t want to spend too much time looking after your skin, so we put together a few key products that every guy should have on hand. Keeping your skin clean, moisturized and protected from the sun will save your skin in the long run, helping you to maintain your complexion and look younger, for longer. Whether you have dry, oily or normal skin, these must-haves will work perfectly every time!

For Dry Skin

· Cleanser: Aesop Gentle Facial Cleansing Milk

Here’s an exceptionally gentle cleanser for daily use, enhanced with botanicals renowned for their soothing properties. It removes impurities effortlessly and rinses with ease. It is suitable for most skin types, particularly dry and sensitive skin. Your skin will feel cleansed and refreshed.

· Toner: DTRT So Fine Toner

A hypoallergenic oxygenated water-based toner to soothe men’s irritated skin and relieve razor burn. This cooling aftershave toner heals, hydrates, and protects irritated skin. It is formulated with 10 percent oxygenated water to reinvigorate skin and pine sap to soothe damaged, sensitive skin after shaving — minus the irritation. Cactus fruit extract features excellent moisture retention that helps to keep men’s dry skin moisturized and silky-smooth.

· Moisturizer: Jack Black Dry Erase Ultra-Calming Face Cream

A calming facial cream with Hydromanil™, Ginger Root, and vitamins C & E that delivers moisture to dry skin, reduces the appearance of redness and helps soothe irritation. It’s clinically-tested ingredients, botanical oils and extracts, make it an ideal night treatment or for use after masks, peels, and exposure to environmental elements.

· Shaving Cream: Taylor of Old Bond Street Sandalwood Shaving Cream

A Taylor of Old Bond Street classic is well-known to all wet shaving enthusiasts as having a luxurious and masculine sandalwood fragrance. This shaving cream creates a uniquely smooth and creamy lather for a fresh shave every time and it’s available from Amazon and Wallmart.

Sunblock: Epicuren X-treme Cream Propolis Sunscreen SPF 45+

Finally, a versatile sunscreen with a moisturizing formula enhanced with propolis which helps form a thick and revitalizing sunscreen with ample protection and no sticky residue. The propolis is also very effective for sunburn, as the ingredients are soothing and beneficial for damaged and dry skin.

For Oily Skin

· Cleanser: Clinique For Men Charcoal Face Wash

A detoxifying gel wash that delivers a deep-pore clean. Its natural charcoal draws out the dirt and excess oil that can clog pores. It also creates a soothing, non-drying lather that gently foams away impurities leaving all skin types feeling fresh, comfortable, and firm.

· Toner: Anthony Purifying Astringent Pads

These convenient pore-refining, dirt-busting purifying astringent pads help remove impurities, tighten pores, and control shine, leaving skin calm and refreshed. These premoistened toner pads are infused with witch hazel to help mattify skin. It also incorporates aloe vera to diminish redness and irritation for an even skin tone with added peppermint to cool your skin for a fresh finish. It’s perfect to take with you on the go, whether on a plane, train or boat, camping, at the beach, at the gym or anywhere else you need a quick refresh.

· Moisturizer: Baxter of California Oil-free Moisturizer

Oily skin doesn’t mean you shouldn’t moisturize: Skipping this crucial step can lead to dry skin and, believe it or not, increased oil production. Rich in fortifying green tea extract, soothing aloe vera, and hydrating chamomile, this plant-based salve delivers just the right amount of moisture with a shine-free finish.

· Shaving Cream: Neutrogena Men Skin Clearing Shave Cream

Their oil-free, no-foam formula is the first medicated shave cream for men to fight razor bumps and minimize ingrown hair. And a thin layer is all you need. What is their secret? Glycerin and moisturizers form a protective barrier between your face and razor to minimize irritation and provide a great shave.

· Sunblock EltaMD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46

It’s very lightweight, making it easy to carry around and it helps calm and protect sensitive skin types prone to discoloration and breakouts associated with acne and rosacea. It contains niacinamide (vitamin B3), hyaluronic acid and lactic acid, ingredients that promote the appearance of healthy-looking skin.

For Normal Skin

· Cleanser: LAB Series Multi-action Face Wash

A rich, multi-action foaming cream that cleanses, refines, and gently smoothes the skin. It’s been specifically designed to provide a thorough cleanse and is best used daily to maximize the benefits. Their specially formulated ingredients help dissolve excess oil and unclog pores without drying your skin out. It also removes dead skin cells with purifying exfoliants leaving your face with a more healthy appearance. The LAB cleanser also helps lift, soften, and smooth beard hair and is ideal for prepping for a close, comfortable shave. The best part is that it’s formulated for normal and dry skin types so it’ll work great either way.

· Toner: Clinique For Men Exfoliating Tonic

A daily exfoliator for normal to dry skins. It de-flakes and smooths the skin’s surface for a clearer more even finish. It unclogs pores and minimizes oil build-up and is also great to use as a prep for shaving.

· Moisturizer: Bulldog Original Moisturiser. 

This moisturizer for men contains aloe vera, camelina oil and green tea and has been specially formulated to hydrate men’s skin without leaving a sticky or greasy residue. It will also leave the skin looking healthier and feeling softer.

· Shaving Cream: Kiehl’s Ultimate Brushless Shave Cream – White Eagle

Experience a close, comfortable shave with their men’s shaving cream with Menthol and Camphor. This is their most popular Ultimate Men’s Shave Cream because of its superb formula that prepares your skin for an ultra-smooth shaving experience. Simply glide your razor for a smooth take-off with this brushless shave cream that’s perfect for everyday use.

Sunblock: Clinique For Men UV Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50

Here’s another great product from Clinique that is ultra-lightweight and provides high-level UVA/UVB protection. It can be worn comfortably every day to help prevent the signs of aging. Its patent-pending Invisible Screen™ technology forms a protective shield that’s virtually invisible on all skin tones.

There you have it, a full grooming routine to get you ready and prepared to maintain those boyish good looks on the daily – no matter what your skin type.