The Shelf: Products To Get You Started

Did you know that today is National Men’s Grooming Day? There’s a lot of stigma around male grooming. But in today’s society it’s simply not acceptable to be scruffy, smelly and unkempt. So, an entire day has been dedicated to the men of he world! A day that encourages you to purchase and use a variety of beauty products to help manage and maintain your appearance.

Men’s grooming has developed from a simple application of aftershave to a full facial and skincare routine. Top salons, barbers, online stores and men’s beauty parlours are often promoting National Men’s Grooming Day with special offers, discounts and education about the men’s beauty sector.

We’re here to educate those less enthused on the idea of skin care by highlighting your basic must have routine. For any beginners, one rule to remember is, a man’s bathroom is no different to his wardrobe and to keep your skin in best possible condition, there are a few essentials.

Malin+Goetz Grapefruit Face Cleanser

Traditional cleansers made with harsh detergents can dry, strip and irritate skin, however this formula gently and thoroughly purifies whilst hydrating to ph balance all skin types. Rinses residue free, and has a natural colour with Amino Acid Hydration Technology.

Grapefruit Face Cleanser, £29 by MALIN+GOETZ

Baxter of California Oil Free Moisturiser

Lightweight moisturiser that quickly absorbs leaving skin smooth, refreshed and with a shine-free matte finish. The formula developed specifically for men hydrates and restores the skin’s protective barrier without leaving behind oily residue.

Oil Free Moisturiser, £24 by BAXTER OF CALIFORNIA

Geo F Trumper – Coconut Oil Shaving Cream Bowl

Specially formulated, glycerin-based shaving cream; the concentrated and nourishing formula ensures a close yet comfortable shave leaving skin soft, smooth, hydrated and irritation free. Lifting and softening the hairs to provide a closer shave and better protection for the skin.

Coconut Oil Shaving Cream Bowl, £17 by GEO F TRUMPER