The Skin-Care Products the Guys in Our Life Actually Use

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While we’ve been on our skin-care game since middle school, most of the guys in our life can’t say the same. Many of them only recently started using moisturizer and daily SPF (what?!), but that doesn’t stop them from curiously rifling through our stash of products in the bathroom. Thankfully for their complexion, they’ve developed a skin-care interest of their own. What are they actually buying? We asked the men in our office to weigh in. 

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neutrogena naturals

Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Pore Scrub

“I love that this scrub is all-natural and is formulated without any harsh plastic microbeads. It exfoliates so well without stripping my skin.” —Daniel

Buy It ($8)

kiehl s facial fuel

Kiehl’s Facial Fuel With Spf

“As someone with Irish ancestry, my skin is predisposed to burning very easily, so a basic everyday sunscreen is logical. This one doubles as a facial moisturizer and makes my skin softer than ever.” —Conor

clean and clear

Clean And Clear Deep Action Cream Cleanser

“My usual grooming routine consists of washing my face in the morning and at night, using a simple Clean and Clear face wash to get rid of New York dirt and grime.” —Josh

keihls daily reviving concentrate

Kiehl’s Daily Reviving Concentrate

“I first got involved with skin care when I discovered the L'Oréal store downstairs (we share an office building with L'Oréal HQ). Prior, I had only ever really used a moisturizer, but my skin would still get ashy. Three drops of this serum covers my whole face, and it’s helped so much with hydration.” —Tyler

fab ultra repair cream

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream

“My wife works for First Aid Beauty and insisted that I start using skin care. I didn’t buy this myself, but it’s pretty much the only thing I remember to use.” —Matt

ursa major golden hour recovery cream

Ursa Major Golden Hour Recovery Cream

“My AP English teacher’s life advice was, ‘You have to moisturize! It's very dry out there.’ Although it was a joke (at least I think so), I started using facial products after that. I love using this recovery cream from Ursa Major before bed to seal in hydration.” —Phil

aveeno moisturizer

Aveeno Clear Complexion Daily Moisturizer

“After years of trying to balance an oil treatment with my moisturizers, this product saved the day. It helps prevent pimples and keeps my skin hydrated.” —Michael

Buy It ($19)


Skinceuticals Clarifying Clay Mask For Acne Prone Skin

“I rotate this into my routine on Sundays to keep blemishes from forming. So far so good.” —Tim

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