For many men, the truth is ignored until it’s too late: Our faces, when neglected over time, start to look like a wet T-shirt that’s been balled up and thrown in the freezer overnight. Luckily, a slew of amazing companies are one step ahead of the aging process. Add these skin-care products to your arsenal if looking your best is something that interests you.
Rugged & Dapper Daily Power Scrub
Designed especially for male skin, this facial scrub cleans away dirt and excess oil, while nourishing and smoothing texture. Its foaming exfoliator and toner makes this a complete 3-in-1 solution for daily face care. Bonus: The scrub is free of harmful chemicals and toxins, and it counts aloe vera, vitamin C and willow bark among its certified organic ingredients. $25 at amazon.com
Baxter of California Clay Mask
Wouldn’t it be cool to put something on your face each morning, leave it on for 10 minutes and then remove it to reveal a younger, fresher you? Well, you can. This malecentric clay mask contains Bentonite and kaolin clay to remove impurities, and botanical extracts like avocado oil and aloe vera to moisturize deep within the skin. Your skin is smooth and revitalized in less than 10 minutes. $20 at amazon.com
Jack Black DIY Power Peel Pads
Interested in the anti-aging benefits of a facial peel, but worried it’ll make you look like an Irishman who vacationed on the surface of Mercury? Look here: These resurfacing pads give you results similar to a professional-strength peel with less irritation and downtime. They exfoliate the skin, diminishing fine lines and wrinkles while increasing firmness. Even the most sensitive skin won’t be bothered by the certified organic ingredients, which lack fragrance, parabens and colorants. $38 at amazon.com
Clinique For Men Maximum Hydrator
Would you be more inclined to use moisturizer if it had a more masculine name? That’s what led Clinique to launch this “maximum hydrator.” You can effortlessly avert dry and flaky skin with this product, while softening the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. No wonder it’s becoming one of the male grooming market’s most popular products. $34 at nordstrom.com.
Tizo 3 Age Defying Fusion
You don’t need to start raiding your wife’s makeup kit to have a more even complexion. All you need is a tinted sunscreen. With a 40 SPF, this one by Tizo works hard to prevent the UV rays from prematurely aging your skin while the subtle matte finish makes you look younger and healthier. $29 at jet.com.