If you’re looking to change up your daily routine these products are all excellent men’s grooming and skincare options that we have full confidence in. We know you don’t want to spend hours looking for a new soap to try so we’ve done the heavy lifting for you.
An absolute favorite. Maison Martin Margiela’s Jazz Club transports you to a dimly lit jazz club somewhere in Brooklyn. The scent is warm, rich, and slightly spicy. The base of tobacco, leather, vanilla, tonka bean, and styrax are complimented by heart notes of rum, sage, vetiver, and liquor. Top notes of peppercorns, citrus, neroli, and orange complete the scent. Although there are powerful notes, this cologne is subtle and has a nice familiarity to it. You’ll leave the house feeling like you spent the afternoon tucked away with good company, drinking cigars in leather chairs around a reclaimed wood table. The classic apothecary bottle looks great on your bathroom counter as well.
Hair and body wash duos are always a go to when you want to simplify your daily routine. JACK BLACK’s Performance Remedy Turbo Wash Energizing Cleanser for Hair and Body can be used as both hair and body wash and works to cleanse skin from dirt, sweat and oil while also boosting immunity and keeping skin hydrated. As you use this product, key ingredients like Eucalyptus and Rosemary act as anti-bacterial agents for your skin and are also decongestants. Juniper berries work diligently to break down lactic acid build up in muscles from being active. Overall, this is a great solution for giving your body a little boost. The fragrance is very popular and the product doesn’t dry out your skin — worth a try.
This luxury body wash is awesome. Molton Brown Bath & Shower Gel in Re-charge Black Pepper combines black pepper, ginger, and vetiver for one of our all-time favorite scents. If you’re a fan of Maison Martin Margiela’s Jazz Club, you’ll like this one. The body wash has a base of vetiver, oakmoss and ambergris and is complimented by heart notes of coriander, basil and violet leaf. The fragrance is topped off with black pepper, lemon, and ginger. If you’re looking for a rich scent that is comforting and warm, this is a must try. We forgot to mention — your entire bathroom will smell incredible for hours after using this one.
Toothpaste wise, this premium natural toothpaste is a must have. David’s Peppermint Toothpaste is made in California and is created to safely clean and whiten teeth. key ingredients like Baking Soda and Birch Xylitol work to kill bacteria, whiten teeth, strengthen enamel, and promote dental hygiene. Natural, premium mint oil flavors the toothpaste to give it its great minty flavor. Overall, 98% of the ingredients used in David’s Peppermint Toothpaste are natural so you can feel great using it. The minty flavor is pleasant, but not overpowering and the best part is that you know exactly what you’re getting –a Fluoride Free, SLS Free, Sulfate Free, and Vegan toothpaste that the whole family can use. Don’t forget to use the roll up key, it’s the most fun part of brushing. If you’re a fan of sustainable products, pick this one up for your medicine cabinet.
A solid face moisturizer and sunscreen duo — JACK BLACK’s Double-Duty Face Moisturizer – SPF 20, Broad-Spectrum Sunscreen is one of those super easy to use products that can really help out your skin. The light-weight formula doesn’t leave your skin feeling heavy or oily and also enriches skin with helpful antioxidants. You won’t have to spend much time applying. This specially formulated moisturizer restores hydration as well as combats UVA and UVB rays with broad-spectrum sun protection. For those of you battling inflammation and redness, Jack Black’s formula includes Vitamin E as well as sea parsley that naturally contains Vitamins A and C to aid skin appearance. The product is also Paraben-free, Sulfate-free, and Phthalate-free!
Juniper Ridge body washes are specially crafted using native-plant sources. “We formulate Wilderness Perfume by distilling and extracting fragrance from wildflowers, plants, bark, moss, mushrooms, and tree trimmings that we harvest on the trail. All of our products are named for the wild places they come from…Our company is built on the simple idea that nothing smells better than the forest and that the only way to bring this beauty home is to strap on your boots and go there.” Juniper Ridge products are built on a four step process of harvesting, processing the n natural-plant materials, and formulating their final products. The Juniper Ridge Cascade Forest Body Wash we’re sharing here brings a little taste of the woods to your home with Douglas fir and Pine. The Juniper Ridge Desert Cedar Body Wash and Juniper Ridge Backcountry Body Wash are also good picks.
If you’re not ready to commit to a full bottle of Maison Martin Margiela’s Jazz Club or you’re just in the mood to try a few different scents, try out the Maison Margiela Replica Masculine Discovery Set featuring three scents: Jazz Club, At the Barber’s, and By the Fireplace. As we already discussed, Jazz Club will feel reminiscent of sitting in your favorite, upscale jazz bar in New York while you sip manhattans and smoke cigars in worn leather chairs — we love it. At the Barber’s has a fresh scent that will take you to Sunday morning at the barber shop — you’re sitting with your newspaper, a black coffee, and a clean shave. It’s fresh and works very well as a day time scent. Fresh notes of tonka beans, white musk, black pepper, rosemary, lavender, and basil accord smell clean and bright. By the Fireplace is a warmer scent that will remind you of eating breakfast in front of a crackling fire at log cabin somewhere in the mountains. Woodsy accord and chestnut are complimented by top notes of vanilla, neroli extract, red berries, and orange blossom. If you’re looking for a scent that reminds you of home and provides comfort, this is a great go to.
KIEHL’S SINCE 1851 Grooming Solutions Nourishing Beard Grooming Oil is a perfect solution for soothing skin, calming irritation, and smoothing coarse hair. KIEHL’S shares, “An earthy blend of fresh sandalwood, cedar wood, and eucalyptus essential oils. Pracaxi oil softens and smooths coarse facial hair and nourishes the skin underneath, while gentle exfoliating actives smooth dry, itchy skin.” After use, you can expect your facial hair to be more tame as well as notice a difference in your complexion as irritation and redness fade. Plus ingredients like Eucalyptus and Peppermint oil make this balm smell great. Worried it’s not right for you? Good news, this product will work for all types of hair so give it a go if you’re trying to tame straight, wavy, curly, coiled, or tightly coiled hair.
If you can’t tell, we’re huge fans. Molton Brown Re Charge Black Pepper Anti Perspirant Stick compliments the body wash perfectly if you’re looking for a great duo. The main notes are coriander, black peppercorns, and vetiver. The scent is subtle, warm, and spicy. It does a great job as an antiperspirant and provides a pleasant, mild fragrance all day that doesn’t overpower.
Avoid skin irritation and razor burn by using The Art of Shaving Shaving Cream in their Sandalwood scent. This very popular shaving cream works to protect skin from irritation while listening and softening facial hair for a close, clean shave. This product creates a nice lather and has a pleasant, woody scent. When you’ve finished shaving, your skin will feel soft and hydrated from key ingredients such as Coconut Acid*, Essential Oils and Extracts from natural origins, and Glycerin. Works best for men with normal-to-dry skin.
If you’re looking for an easy to use face wash that works for all skin types, Malin + Goetz Face Cleanser, Grapefruit is a nice option. This product has a grapefruit scent (so if you’re not into fruit, skip it and try out one of the more woodsy cleansers we suggested). This cleanser works for men and women so if you have a shared shower, it may be a hit. It’s a gel-based cleanser that works to deeply cleanse skin while hydrating. If you’re a fan of Malin + Goetz, try out their Malin + Goetz Body Wash in Eucalyptus — the scent is awesome and it leaves your skin feeling great.
Journeymen Natural Deodorant Spray utilizes natural ingredients like sage, aloe vera, tea tree leaf oil, chamomile, witch hazel, and rose hip fruit to bring you a top-notch natural deodorant. The deodorant is aluminum free and Paraben free so you’re able to sweat without the odor. The founders say that Journeymen creates products utilizing “modern fragrances distilled from natural ingredients and simple formulas, the products offer a subtle yet masculine feel.” The deodorant has a woodsy scent that is not overpowering. If you’re looking for a natural option, this is a favorite.
Laugh all you want, but you’ll be happy you kept this under your sink! The Poo-Pourri Before-You-Go Toilet Spray, Smoky Woods Scent won’t be the same as having to find a tree at 5 am to do your business, but it’s as close as you’re going to get. If you’re not a fan of the more floral Poo-Pourri scents, but need to keep something around for when you have company over this is a great option. The scent combines cedar, Hickory, and citrus natural Essential oils. (P.S. Your girlfriend will appreciate this one too!)
The Prospector Co Wormwood Absinthium Hand and Body Cream combines the subtle and hypnotic scent of Absinthe with the woody, herbal scent of marjoram, shea butter, and cucumber extract. The unique fragrance makes it one of a kind. Prospector Co Says, “This hand and body cream takes its inspiration from the infamous hallucinogenic plant that both inspired and drove people mad during the mid to late 1800s…Its effects might not inspire you to paint or cut off your ear, but its all-natural hydrating properties will take the stress off your hard-working hands and feet.” The cream is light and will give your skin some needed hydration after a long day at work.