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16 Skincare Products That These Men Swear By

Take notes, your face will thank you.

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Getting a decent skincare routine can be a bit of a minefield at the best of times, so we enlisted Tito, Xavier, and Lateef to share how they keep their faces in tip-top condition.


Tito – The Morning Routine.

1. Bulldog Original Face Wash

Bulldog / Amazon

This non-drying face wash is made from aloe, camelina, and green tea, and is specially formulated to cleanse the skin without leaving you feeling dry.

Price: £4.63 for 150ml.

2. The Body Shop Shea Nourishing Body Butter

The Body Shop / Amazon

This classic staple is the perfect balance of fast-absorbing and long-lasting, and it leaves your skin feeling naturally soft.

Tito’s tip: "I just take a little and apply it to my face, and I also count my neck as part of that – anything I do to my face, I also do to my neck."

Price: £15.99 for 200ml.

3. The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil

The Body Shop / Amazon

There are over 15,000 tea tree leaves in this tiny bottle, and your skin will thank you for each and every one of them!

Tito’s tip: "I get a little bit on my fingers and use it as a spot treatment."

Price: £13.99 for 20ml.

4. Boots Tea Tree and Witch Hazel Back Spray


This non-greasy spray helps fight bacteria and prevent breakouts from popping up.

Tito’s tip: "It says it’s for the body, but I’ve been using it for the skin underneath my beard – it works against redness and inflammation. I also use it to combat the ingrown hairs that I tend to get."

Price: £3.33 for 150ml.

5. The Body Shop Cedar & Sage Conditioning Beard Oil

The Body Shop

Made with organic oils, this soothing beard oil is designed to nourish the beard and give the skin underneath some attention too, leaving it feeling soothed all day.

Tito’s tip: "I work this right through the hair, making sure I get my moustache and eyebrows, too."

Price: £15.00 for 30ml.

6. Tropical Sun 100% Pure Coconut Oil

Tropical Sun

I think we’re all well aware of how moisturising coconut oil is, and beards deserve just as much nourishment as the hair on your head! This formula is 100% pure and natural – a true gift from Mother Nature herself.

Tito’s tip: "When I don’t moisturise, combing my beard is impossible, so this keeps it nice. To finish off my face, I just use a tiny dot of coconut oil all over my face and neck – this works for me because I have dry skin."

Price: £2.49 250ml.

7. Sunny Isle Jamaican Black Castor Oil Extra Dark

Sunny Isle / Amazon

This natural oil is a must for anyone who wants to keep their hair as thick and nourished as can be – on your face, hair, or wherever! A little goes a long way, and you’re sure to notice a difference once you’ve worked your way through the entire bottle.

Tito’s tip: "I use just a little dab for the hair on my head, and then I add some of the coconut oil and go about my day."

Price: £6.85 for 118ml.

Xavier – The Face Mask Routine.

8. 7th Heaven Charcoal Peel-Off

7th Heaven / Sainsbury's

The activated charcoal is formulated to draw out impurities right down to the pores. It’s a deep clean without any of the hard work – just pop it on, let it dry, peel it off, and voilà!

Xavier’s tip: "I normally do this once a week, and it really gets into the pores and unclogs them. Since I’ve started this I’ve noticed just how clear and healthy my skin looks."

Price: £1.00 for 10ml.

9. The Body Shop Green Tea and Lemon Mattifying Moisturiser

Boots / Amazon

This lightweight gel keeps your face moisturised without feeling weighed down. The refreshing combination of green tea, lemon, and aloe vera is perfect for anyone that’s prone to oiliness.

Price: £13.52 for 100ml.

Lateef – The Evening Routine.

10. ATRUE Pure Balancing Cleansing Oil

ATRUE / Skin Library

This cleansing oil is made with eight botanic oils, and they all work hard to gently remove any dirt that may have found its way onto your face. This is a must-have for anyone with sensitive skin – its oil formula gently melts off all the impurities, with minimal effort on your part.

Lateef’s tip: "Because it’s an oil, you might be wondering how you get it off – you start to add small bits of water to emulsify the oil."

Price: £18.00 for 150ml.

11. Baxter of California Daily Cleansing Face Wash

Baxter / Amazon

This daily face wash is packed with loads of activated natural ingredients that your face will thank you for – it’s got caffeine to energise, aloe vera and allantoin to combat redness, and coconut-derived agents to keep things hydrated. All that, and no sulphates – what more could you ask for?

Lateef’s tip: "I put this on my face for 60 seconds and then rinse it off – I find the aloe vera soothing for the skin."

Price: £19.00 for 236ml.

12. COSRX AHA/BHA Clarifying Treatment Toner

COSRX / Amazon

If you’re a toner virgin, this clarifying spray is the perfect place to start. The alpha and beta hydroxy acids provide gentle exfoliation that’ll restore the pH balance of even the most sensitive skin.

Lateef’s tip: "Don’t forget your neck!"

Price: £20.00 for 150ml.

13. COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence

COSRX / Amazon

This skin treat will be a godsend to anyone prone to irritated skin. The eccentric use of Snail Secretion Filtrate soothes, softens, and revitalises the skin without leaving it feeling lightweight or sticky.

Price: £24.00 for 100ml.

14. Blithe Pressed Serum Crystal Iceplant

Blithe / Amazon

This unique serum uses Ice Plant, and it’s sure to become one of your go-to products. The formula is packed with vitamins (including zinc and collagen), which are exactly what your skin needs after a day of being exposed to the elements.

Price: £31.24 for 50ml.

15. Okiki Kwame Face Cream


This day and night cream is packed with an array of gorgeous scented natural ingredients that your skin will love. The ingredients are full of antioxidants and are great for people with easily irritated skin, or conditions like eczema.

Price: £18.00 for 30ml.

16. The Inkey List Rosehip Oil


We all know that rosehip smells gorgeous, but you might not know that it’s also a powerful antioxidant that can help improve skin texture, tone, and pigmentation. This one-ingredient wonder is simple, but very effective.

Lateef’s tip: "Apply oil last to seal everything in."

Price: £6.99 for 30ml

Check out Tito, Xavier, and Lateef's routines in action in the video below!

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