Rich's Top 10 Men's Grooming Essentials

Rich's Top 10 Men's Grooming Essentials

Beauty BloggerRichard Davies

Bringing the fun back to beauty, I blend insightful skincare reviews with humor in order to entertain. My passions are discovering and supporting smaller independent brands, skincare with a conscience and green science. I'm also known for my creative take on textures!

Looking for a great gift for your father, your lover, a male friend, or a sibling? If you don't have any idea of where to start, grooming essentials is always a great option. But finding the best options can be a bit difficult to do, especially if you don't know much about the products! That's why we asked beauty blogger Rich (@theskincarestooge) for his top picks.

"With Father’s Day fast approaching, now might be the time to think about how we can help the men in our lives transform from Captain Caveman into Mr. Darcy with just a few carefully chosen grooming essentials. 

Gone are the days when men made do with a weekly outdoor shower and rub down with a block of lard. Now some even use eye cream! Whilst men do tend to have thicker, oilier skin and contend with increased sensitivity from shaving they don’t necessarily need their own dedicated skincare. 

However, for non-millennials, the beauty arena can still be a rather daunting place with row upon row of twelve-step routines. These simple, multi-tasking male beauty picks will take the guesswork out of things & more importantly make it more likely that grooming becomes a daily ritual."

  • Last updated: 05-30-2021
Table of Contents

Richard Davies's mybest

EspaDual-Action Shavemud


Brothers Artisan OilThe Grooming Oil

Eucalyptus & Juniper


AnthonyGlycolic Facial Cleanser

8 oz.


Harry'sFace Lotion


Ursa MajorHoppin' Fresh Deodorant


DermalogicaTotal Eye Care with SPF15


18.21 Man MadeOriginal Sweet Tobacco Man Made Wash


Philips NorelcoDual-sided Body Trimmer and Shaver



Richard Davies's mybest Summary

Picking the right products, which perform multiple jobs with ease, should take the confusion and guesswork out of things for our partners, dads, and brothers and mean that the man in your life’s grooming game reaches new heights. 

In fact, now that he has been buffed, polished, conditioned, and groomed to within an inch of his life, it’ll almost be like welcoming a new man into the home. You can thank me later.

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