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The Best Skincare Products for Men

From shaving and sun damage to breakouts and beard maintenance, these products have you covered.
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Deciding on a skincare routine can be intimidating: serums, creams, oils. Do you need a foaming cleanser or is a cream better? And what exactly do you with an exfoliant anyway? Giving your skin the care it needs is essential for keeping it feeling and looking healthy, so we've narrowed down some of the best products around for a guy's skincare needs. From shaving must-haves and anti-aging serums to skincare fundamentals (exfoliants included) here are the best products for every skin type.

Clarifying Mineral Mask


Root Science
bloomingdales.com
$60.00

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Just like getting your car detailed, a face mask is a way to tune up problem areas and give everything a good clean up. This mask uses detoxifying French green clay to target blemishes, absorb oil, and help soothe redness.

Beard Wash


Jack Black
sephora.com
$18.00

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If you're going to embrace the scruff, then investing in a beard wash is a must; Not only does it clean and moisturize the skin below your whiskers to eliminate oil and dirt, but it actually softens and helps condition your beard.

Wormwood Absinthium Body Cream


Prospector Co.
barneys.com
$16.00

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For the cocktail inclined, this body cream is inspired by the supposedly hallucinogenic liquor, absinthe. Redolent of the sent of wormwood (absinthe's stand out ingredient) the cream is made up of moisturizers like shea butter, and avocado and grape seed oils that make it incredibly hydrating.

Dark Spot Corrector


Clinique for Men
ulta.com
$50.00

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The environment, stress, and age all wear on your skin. A dark spot corrector, like this one from Clinique for Men, can help even your skin's coloration and tone with botanical extracts from yeast, turmeric, and barley.

Windsor Aftershave Milk


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D.R. Harris & Co.
amazon.com
$42.50

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Give yourself the royal treatment with this lightweight aftershave moisturizer which smells of citrus, leather, and pepper.

The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave


The Art of Shaving
sephora.com
$120.00

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The Art of Shaving has perfected the clean shaven look with a set of shaving cream, brush, pre-shave oil, and after-shave balm that will make you feel like you've just left the barber without leaving your house.

Un-Wrinkle Peel Pads


Peter Thomas Roth
sephora.com
$45.00

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To help keep skin clear and wrinkle-free, chemical exfoliation is a must. These pre-soaked pads contain hydroxy acids which help melt away dead skin cells that can block pores and leave skin looking dull. 

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Daily Moisturizer


Tom Ford
sephora.com
$109.00

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Proper moisturizing (that means morning and night) is one of the keys to flawless skin. Tom Ford's daily moisturizer is an especially good option for oily or acne-prone type because it's oil-free, so it won't clog your pores.

Hand Cream, Geranium & Walnut


Jo Malone London
neimanmarcus.com
$30.00

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The hands are often the most neglected and, as a consequence, the skin most likely to reveal your age. Help prevent dryness and signs of aging with this skin-plumping, woodsy scented hand cream.

Drying Lotion


Mario Badescu
saksfifthavenue.com
$17.00

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Otherwise known as magic in a bottle, this drying lotion from Mario Badescu can improve the look of blemishes overnight with exfoliating salicylic acid, oil-sopping sulfur, and soothing calamine.

Cleansing Foam


La Mer
saksfifthavenue.com
$95.00

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For dry types, this La Mer cleanser is a great way of keeping skin clean without leaving it feeling tight and dry.

Lip Balm, 4 Pack


Rugged & Dapper
amazon.com
$12.95

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With ingredients like beeswax and vitamin E, this set of lip balm will combat the winter weather and keep your lips hydrated.

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Face Lotion with SPF 20


Neutrogena
amazon.com
$27.58

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The sun is your skin's biggest foe, both for the cancer risk posed by UV radiation and for its ability to cause premature wrinkles and dark spots. This facial moisturizer has SPF 20 built into it's formula, making it a solid two-in-one product for the guy on the go.

Advanced Anti Aging Routine


Brickell Men's Products
brickellmensproducts.com
$147.00

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For the guy who's looking to get serious about skincare but isn't sure where to start, this curated set features a rich anti aging cream, a skin-coddling eye balm, and a lighter night serum with plant stem cells to help encourage skin's natural elasticity.

Truly Brighter Eye Balm


House 99 by David Beckham
ulta.com
$26.00

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Whether it's allergies, too little sleep, or a few too many cocktails, lots of factors can cause dark, sunken, crepey circles around the eyes. This balm from David Beckham's new skincare line targets and refreshes the sensitive skin under the eye with hydrating cocoa seed and shea butters.

Ingrown Hair Lotion


Shaveworks
ulta.com
$26.00

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Shaving can be irritating for the sensitive skin of the face, but this cooling and exfoliating gel will help calm irritation and prevent ingrown hairs.

Anti-Age Face Lotion


Lab Series
amazon.com
$38.96

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Anti-aging products are the best way to prevent fine lines and wrinkles. With ginseng and peptides that help wake up your skin's natural turnover and repair processes, this light cream will help keep you looking younger for longer.

Black Diamond Eye Mask, Set of 8


111 SKIN
amazon.com
$115.00

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Pamper the under eye area with these black diamond eye masks. These soothing masks help moisturize and depuff tired eyes and decrease the look of dark circles. They're particularly good for travel, when dry airplane air can leave you looking even more jetlagged than you really are.

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Beard Softening Oil


Men's Society
neimanmarcus.com
$30.00

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Just because you're skipping on shaving doesn't mean you can skip on maintenance. This beard softening oil makes sure your facial hair not only looks great but feels just as nice.

Facial Cleansing Device Set


Foreo
nordstrom.com
$119.00

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This little silicone device helps give your skin a super gentle yet thorough cleansing with pulsating action. The mini version that comes in this duo is perfect for travel, so you can keep your routine consistent on the go.

Purifying Facial Exfoliant


Aesop
amazon.com
$91.00

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Made from crushed quartz, lactic acid, and rosemary leaf extract, this scrub not only clears out your pores but also helps to balance your skin's moisture levels.

Acne Clearing Gel


Peter Thomas Roth
sephora.com
$54.00

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A clear complexion boosts everyone's confidence. This gel keeps skin clearer with exfoliating salicylic and glycolic acids that will help knock out pore-blocking dead skin cells before they can cause blemishes.

Pre-Shave Conditioner


Mario Badescu
saksfifthavenue.com
$8.00

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It may seem like an unnecessary step, but for those with coarse whiskers or sensitive skin, applying this pre-shave conditioner before your shaving cream will ensure a closer shave and less skin irritation.

Skincare for Men Everywhere Essentials Travel Set


Lab Series
amazon.com
$29.78

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Airplanes, disrupted sleep schedules, and new environments can wreak havoc on your complexion. This travel set in TSA-approved sizes takes care of all your face's needs with a cleanser, shave cream, moisturizer and lip balm, so you'll never be stuck washing your face with that tiny bar of hotel soap again.

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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