Whether your boyfriend is taking the lumbersexual look too seriously these days or you’re married to a man with an eye cream addiction, we’re tapping into next level men’s skin care solutions – and there’s something for everyone.
Celeb makeup artist, Rob Harmon, is a product fiend and recently launched his own men’s grooming line to help keep good-looking mugs like clients Hugh Jackman and Ian Somerhalder in on that rugged glow.
We’ve got a few of the boys in our lives hooked on Rob’s The Magic Pads, packed with glycolic and hyaluronic acids to exfoliate and moisture in one fell swoop. For the low-maintenance man, these no-rinse needed pads will be a major skin care upgrade. For the man ready to up his face game and really ward off those wrinkles, here are a few other products for the freshly shaven face…
REN High Glide Shaving Oil & After Shave Balm | The oil gives a really easy shave and minimizes post-shave dryness. The oil makes it easier to get a closer shave. After getting a good close shave with the oil, I like to use the After Shave Balm. It cools and calms the skin, plus helps prevent ingrown hairs, which tends to happen a lot with facial hair. The healing properties of the products are great, which makes them a fave.
The Magic Pads | I was in search of a way to reinvent how my clients (and I) dealt with skin issues. These easy-to-use pads are 99% organic and include a unique blend of ingredients including organic willow bark and aloe vera – so not harsh on the skin and it’s great for all skin types. I like to use them 2-3 times a day, or keep them by my bed and just use them at night. Since they do not dry out my skin I don’t need to carry moisturizer. It’s great for men as it’s not complicated – it’s an all-in-one product that works in one step.
Burt’s Bees Sensitive Eye Cream | I like to keep it clean around my eyes and Burt’s Bees is low in cost and fragrance, which is perfect for men! Day and night, this eye cream is the best. The formula is lightweight and helps reduce puffiness and hydrate the delicate area.
SW Basics of Brooklyn Lip Balm Flight | We love that this balm is just like The Magic Pads, including only a few key ingredients because beauty doesn’t need to be complicated! The lip balm comes in 4 flavors (cocoa, peppermint, citrus and cinnamon) and in a ‘flight.’ Again, like the pads, it is affordable at only $15. Each of the balms pack a punch with a huge surge of moisture!
Malin + Goetz Hand Treatment | These guys know how to keep it clean and make products well for men. I couldn’t make it through another NYC winter without their hand cream. The best part is that there isn’t that oily slick feeling you sometimes get from moisturizers – it’s nourishing and eliminates wait time to use your hands.