10 Men’s Skincare Products For All Skin Types
This story was updated on May 20, 2020.
With the recent surge of men's skincare brands and make-up collections designed specifically for men, it's no secret that gentlemen around the world are taking more pride and care in their skin than ever before. Here are 10 essential skincare products for men of all skin types.
1/10 Aesop In Two Minds Facial Cleanser
It is crucial to select an optimal cleanser suitable for your skin type. A winning product is the In Two Minds cleanser by Aesop—a gentle formula free of sulfates with witch hazel that will be sure to help your skin stay refreshed, while the salicylic acid helps protect your face from free radicals and inflammation.
This cleanser is perfect for combination skin, however, If you struggle with dryness, try the gentle cleansing oil by La Mer.
Available at Aesop.
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2/10 Acqua Di Parma Barbiere Soft Shaving Cream
A good shaving cream protects your skin against razor burns and nourishes it to minimise rashes and irritation post-shave. Acqua di Parma's luxurious Barbiere Soft Shaving Cream lubricates the skin with its anti-inflammatory and hydrating trio of pomegranate seed oil, lemon oil and basil extract, for an effortlessly clean shave.
Available at Escentual.
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3/10 SK-II Facial Treatment Clear Lotion
A good toner has to be hydrating and soothing, especially when applied after shaving. The perfect product for this is the Facial Treatment Clear Lotion by SK-II. Its water-based formula is free of fragrance and alcohol, which will prevent dryness and dehydration, while sodium hyaluronate and lactic acid will penetrate deep layers of your skin and boost collagen production.
Available at Tangs.
4/10 La Prairie Cellular Serum Platinum Rare
Serums are necessary to supply your skin with nutrients and microelements that you can’t normally get enough of with your diet. Titanium dioxide and platinum powder in La Prairie's Cellular Serum Platinum Rare will help to shield your skin from UV damage, while the abundance of rare ceramides in it will help to prevent symptoms of ageing.
Available at Tangs.
5/10 La Mer Eye Concentrate
Whether you're spending long nights at the office or indulging in artisanal cocktails at the hottest new bar, a lack of sleep takes a toll on your under-eye area. Formulated with sea alginate and hematite, this eye concentrate by La Mer will remove any discolouration and gently hydrate the sensitive area under the eyes to achieve a youthful, well-rested appearance.
Available at Selfridges.
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6/10 Dr Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics Face Cream
The deeply hydrating formula of Dr Sturm’s Molecular Cosmetics Face Cream is enriched with powerful protein and peptide complexes that penetrate skin cells directly, providing cellular regeneration on a molecular level.
The innovative ingredient, Purslane, will reinforce the skin’s barrier properties to accelerate the healing of micro-tears and scars. Apply it after your toner and on top of your serum for a more luminous appearance.
Available at Dr Barbara Sturm.
7/10 Tom Ford Concealer for Men
Every man from time to time experiences redness and blemishes. Such imperfections can all be promptly covered by Tom Ford’s new luxury concealer. The creamy lightweight formula makes applying the product on top of your eye cream and moisturiser smooth and easy. This concealer is perfect for all skin types and doesn’t clog pores—all while helping you maintain an all-natural look.
Available at Nordstrom.
8/10 Byredo Mojave Ghost Body Lotion
Spending long hours in an air-conditioned environment can dehydrate your skin, which is never a good look. If you don't like the greasy feeling of body creams, opt for a lightweight body lotion and absorbs instantly, like Byredo's Mojave Ghost Body Lotion. The lotion features hydrating shea butter and antioxidant vitamin E, leaving your skin moisturised with a woody and musky fragrance of ambrette, violet, cedarwood, chantilly musk, and amber.
Available at Escentials.
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9/10 Boy de Chanel Lip Balm
Lips are the most sensitive area on your face and are vulnerable to external conditions like sun and CO2 emissions, which is why they require proper treatment. The Boy de Chanel Lip Balm is rich in nourishing jojoba oil, shea butter and antioxidant vitamin E derivative, which nourishes and conditions lips for over eight hours.
The balm's lightweight formula leaves a natural-looking, matte finish. If you're seeking a more intensive lip-enhancing product, give the La Mer Lip Balm a try.
Available at Chanel Beauty counters and boutiques.
10/10 Sisley Paris Super Soin Solaire Facial Youth Protector
While we are in the zenith of summer, UV protection is needed more than ever. To avoid redness and protect your skin from the youth-draining effects of sun rays, be sure to invest in the Super Soin Solaire Facial Youth Protector by Sisley. This moisturising sunscreen is SPF50 and boasts a non-greasy formula, meaning you can still use it even if your skin is on the oilier side.
Available at Mr Porter.
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