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    25 Men's Grooming Products You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

    We have everything you need: beard oils, scrubs, conditioners, pomades, and shaving tools!

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Honest Amish Classic Beard Oil hydrates, moisturizes, and softens your facial hair with organic argan, jojoba, avocado, and sweet almond oils. Say goodbye to that dry and itchy beard!,

    Promising review: "If you have the snow raining on your shirt every day from your amazing manly beard then you need to buy this stuff. It really helped hydrate and get my beard to a place where there is no beard dandruff to speak of. Keep your beard happy. Your shirt will thank you." —Colt and Missy

    Get it from Amazon for $11.61.

    2. House 99 by David Beckham Get Groomed Beard Scrub is a black granular scrub that'll help remove dirt and pollution from your skin and beard while reducing and preventing ingrown hairs.

    Promising review: "I got this for my husband and he absolutely loves it. He hasn't been able to really wash his beard since using shampoo in it isn't good and this really got it clean! He said it has a nice cooling sensation to it. After rinsing it out his beard was smelling and feeling great. He has used it twice, only took very little each use so this will last. He will for sure repurchase!" —Paigelee

    Get it from Ulta for $22.

    3. Baxter of California Deep Cleansing Bar Charcoal Clay is infused with kaolin, bentonite clay, and activated charcoal to eliminate excess oil, dirt, and impurities from your face, beard, and body. It also has glycerin and coconut oil that'll help moisturize skin after the deep cleansing.


    Get it from Amazon for $19.

    4. Jack Black Epic Moisture MP 10 Nourishing Oil will add a much-needed boost of moisture right before shaving. You can also use it as a skin moisturizer or a beard oil for an overall softer and more hydrated feeling.

    Promising review: "I use this every day on my face or hair. I put this on before applying shaving cream and it helps my sensitive skin from getting irritated. I also have thick, slightly frizzy, greying hair, and this tames it. I put it on my hair and leave it in after I get out of the shower and have washed my hair. The difference in the texture of my hair and the way it acts with this in is amazing. I usually put one to two pumps, depends on if it's summer and my hair is really short or winter when it's longer. You may have to experiment a bit to find the right amount of you." —Jim

    Get it from Amazon for $34.

    5. Scotch Porter Hydrate & Nourish Beard Conditioner is made of all natural ingredients to deep condition dry and unruly facial hair, all while preventing shedding and giving your beard the ultimate shine.

    Scotch Porter

    This product is formulated without parabens, silicones, petroleum, mineral oil, or artificial colors.

    Promising review: "Gave this conditioner a go, and I was definitely pleased on how soft it made my beard. Since I started using this over six months ago, it has changed the way my beard tolerates being dry — instead of getting brittle and itchy, it just feels more coarse." —Jaeger W.

    Get it from Scorch Porter for $20.

    6. Cleanfly Ear and Nose Trimmer comes with four different trimmer heads to gently remove unruly hair from your nose, ears, eyebrows, and sideburns without the painful cutting or pulling feeling. And it's also waterproof and rechargeable!


    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised at the power of this model. I have had others in the past that would last a short time on a charge and struggle with minimum trimming. I actually love this thing! It's lightweight and slim and not at all bulky, which will make it convenient for traveling. The attachments are easy to pop off and secure on with a click. The beard trimmer, sideburn trimmer, and ears/nose trimmer are working really well and serving their purpose. The battery has continued to be charged through several uses and has yet needed to be charged. For the price, this really can't be beat." —Elizabeth Robinson

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    7. Baxter of California Clay Pomade is a wax that'll hold and define even the thickest of hair with a strong matte finish.,

    Promising review: "Oh my god this clay is the best of the clays. Seriously, I've tried so many clays, and they've all done the job for sure, but I have thick hair that sometimes requires upkeep halfway through the day. This clay has some serious hold without actually weighing down my hair. An hour after applying it, I can run my fingers through my hair and it feels like there's no product there. It would take a hell of a product to take me away from this clay as my daily user." — Scott Dobyns

    Get it from Amazon for $21.85.

    8. Jean Pierre Modev Soothing After Shave Balm cools on contact, hydrates, and relieves minor shaving skin irritations while preventing ingrown hairs.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "It’s good. I have given this as a gift to my dad and he seems to enjoy it." —Layla T.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $2.99 (originally $4.90).

    9. Maapilim Facial Mud Mask is full of minerals from the Dead Sea to gently draw out toxins while cleansing and nourishing your skin.


    Promising review: "The viscosity is perfect. Not too think. The consistency is spreadable once you apply on your face. It’s not aggressive. Perfect for sensitive skin. Plus the scent is not strong." —Bernardo a.

    Get it from Maapilim for $38 or Neiman Marcus for $38.

    10. Anthony Skincare Ingrown Hair Treatment kills bacteria after shaving and frees the trapped hair under your skin. It'll also reduce razor bumps and inflammation.


    Promising review: "Worked great. Had an ingrown hair in a difficult spot for the LONGEST time that would never come out. This brought it out within the week along with the infection. Sure it may be a little pricey but if you want that thing gone and done right the first time, buy this product. Should also note that I use this whenever an area on my face gets red/inflamed and it calms it down amazingly. Pleasantly surprised to find a product that does what it says it does." —Wajster

    Get it from Amazon for $30.72.

    11. Bulldog Skincare For Men Beard Balm is made with aloe vera, camelina oil, and green tea to tame, hydrate, and help manage even the scraggliest of beards — it'll help bring your beard back to life!

    Promising review: "My husband loves this beard balm. It has a pleasant light scent that we both like. It is more of a cream than a balm but worked great with his beard. Very happy with it and will be researching other Bulldog products now." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available with four other product options).

    12. SheaMoisture Maracuja Oil & Shea Butter Beard Wash will deeply clean your beard without drying it *or* your skin out.


    This product is cruelty-free and formulated without aluminum, dyes, parabens, sulfates, or phthalates.

    Promising review: "So I used to swear by a different product but wanted to try this because I was curious about the smell... This is the best beard wash I have ever used. It is silky smooth and smells amazing. I will be purchasing a second one for my travel bag." —TS

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    13. Proraso Travel Shave Kit has all the essentials you need to keep up your grooming when you're on the go! With an invigorating pre-shave formula, smooth shaving cream, a classic boar bristle, and an after-shave balm, it's great for all skin types.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Pretty good starting pack for shaving. It even comes with the little brush to wipe annoying hairs after you’re done. Would recommend." —aylo

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $15.

    14. Brickell Men’s Restoring Eye Balm is infused with caffeine to eliminate and reduce puffiness, dark circles, and wrinkles for brighter looking eyes.


    Promising review: "I was hesitant to buy this as it is two times what I am used to paying for eye cream. I received this package today and tried it on for the 1st time and was shocked at how well this works. I've been using my previous cream for years with small gains but let me tell you, this stuff is amazing and is worth the money. I saw immediate results from the puffy bags under my eyes in literally minutes. I couldn't believe it. If you have bags from kids, busy work life, fun nights out, insomnia, etc. Buy it! You won't regret it!" —MN Boulevard

    Get it from Amazon for $40.

    15. Clinique Aloe Shave Gel helps to calm razor burn and allows you to get a close but comfortable, smooth shave.


    Promising review: "My husband has used for years. He says it is the best shave cream he has ever used and that he is able to get a really close smooth shave. Do not be discouraged by the price, one of these last him about one month." —whiteflowers

    Get it from Sephora for $17.

    16. American Crew Grooming Spray will reduce flyaways and help protect your hair from sun damage. It can be used on damp or dry hair for a natural, flexible hold.


    Promising review: "Been using this for many years. It's the only spray that makes hair look naturally in place. No sticky residue." —Edward M. Zuczek

    Get it from Amazon for $14.77.

    17. Jack Black Beard Wash gently cleans skin and facial hair by removing dirt and oil and leaving your beard with a natural-looking shine.

    This product is vegan and cruelty-free. It's formulated without parabens, sulfates, or phthalate.

    Promising review: "As a first-time beard-grower, I started using this product a few times a week and I'm very happy with the results. My beard is not very long (approximately two inches in length) but it has been looking healthier and feeling more soft while keeping a consistent and pleasant after-shower smell. Overall, Jack Black's facial products have not disappointed me and I don't see myself switching to any other product anytime soon." —Armand

    Get it from Amazon for $18.

    18. Smooth Viking Styling Clay will effortlessly mold your hair into the exact style you want without the flaky white residue. It has a super strong hold with a shine-free matte finish — perfect for lasting all day!,

    Promising review: "Some of the best hair product I have ever used. I have thick curly/wavy hair and I hate using pomade or anything shiny in my hair. It just doesn't fit my style. This clay helps shape my hair and keep it in place. That whole 'bedhead look but you know it's on purpose' look. I will continue to get this any time I need some clay. It smells great too!" —adam bullet

    Get it from Amazon for $13.27.

    19. Naturenics Grooming Kit gives you everything you need to maintain your facial hair, skin, and have a well-kept beard without having to buy a ton of different products.


    It includes a handcrafted magnetic bamboo box, unscented beard oil, unscented beard/mustache wax, a horsehair brush, a pair of stainless steel Japanese beard scissors and a PDF e-book.

    Promising review: "I have been using this product for just about a week now. So far, I am very impressed with it. Both the oil and the balm are very high quality and deliver lots of moisture to my skin and beard. The comb is great, and once seasoned, doesn’t pull much, if any, product out of my beard. The scissors are sharp and do their job. The bristled brush is a bit stiff at first but is doing a great job straightening and laying down the hairs on my cheeks." —Nic

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99.

    20. Philips Norelco OneBlade Face + Body efficiently shaves and trims any length of hair on any part of your body. No more using multiple tools, this one does everything for you!


    It includes one handle, one blade for face, one blade for body, four stubble combs for face, one skin guard for body, one body comb, one power charger, and one protective cap.

    Promising review: "Love this shaver. It’s great for everywhere and easily cuts through hair. Not very loud but also not silent. Clean cut is real nice though." —B

    Get it from Target for $49.99.

    21. American Crew 3-in-1 Tea Tree Cleanser is a shampoo, conditioner, and body wash that'll hydrate your dry skin, stimulate and cleanse your scalp, and condition to restore damaged hair.


    Promising review: "Love this product. I have very sensitive and dry skin and this doesn’t dry my skin up. It just leaves it clean and smelling great. As a shampoo it works great too." —Rob Bass

    Get it from Amazon for $10.48.

    22. Cremo Company Original Shave Cream gives you a slippery buffer between the sharp blade and your sensitive skin for an effortless shave with no irritation.

    This product has over 2,000 five-star reviews!

    Promising review: "This is a wonderful item to shave with. I shave my head all the time, and with this shave cream, I get a very close shave. Don't expect it foam up when applying. That's not what it's supposed to do. It will give you the closest shave possible, provided you just follow the instruction. I use a dime-sized amount in the palm of my hand, which is plenty. Using that amount will last a long time. Now knowing how well it works first hand, I wish I had bought two instead of one. Happy shaving." —Bonecrusher

    Get it from Amazon for $14.24 (comes in a two-pack).

    23. Honest Amish Beard Balm Leave-in Conditioner softens, conditions, and repairs dry and splitting beard hairs while promoting new hair growth.,

    Promising review: "The hardest part of finding a beard balm I liked was finding one which had a scent my wife and kids enjoy and Honest Amish beard balm is that product. I have moderately coarse and dry hair and after a hot shower, I apply about a dime-sized amount to my dry/damp beard. Too much will make my hair too shiny, but the correct amount leaves it soft and manageable." — HIM916

    Get it from Amazon for $10.86.

    24. Old Spice Sculpting Pomade polishes and smooths hair with a moderate hold that'll tame any hairstyle with a matte finish.

    Promising review: "Really like this stuff. It works well with my thick hair and doesn't leave it sticky." —Zdub

    Get it from Amazon for $6.69 (available in six types).

    25. And The Art of Shaving Peppermint Oil Beard Wash moisturizes and rejuvenates your beard and skin jojoba seed oil and olive oil — and it has an invigorating scent.


    It's formulated without parabens or phthalate.

    Promising review: "Purchased this for my boyfriend and he absolutely loves it. It smells SO good and makes his beard softer too!" —Goodin1058

    Get it from Sephora for $15.

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