Our habits and routines tend to shift slightly during the cooler winter months to include things like taking hot showers to combat the morning chill and sitting in front of the heater or open fire at night. Unfortunately, this can often lead to dehydrated skin and hair that feels dry and uncomfortable. We’ve put together a list of men’s grooming products that will keep you looking and feeling fresh throughout the cold season…
The Groomed Man Co. – Smooth Operator Face Moisturiser
The Groomed Man Co.’s Smooth Operator Face Moisturiser is ideal for problematic and dry skin, containing activated charcoal to absorb and control excess oil and eliminate shine, while Pracaxi oil, rich in Behenic acid provides up to 12 hours of moisture. Incorporate it into your morning and night grooming routine for non-greasy, highly hydrated skin.
gentSac are curators of premium and specialist grooming products for men. Spanning skin care, hair care, fragrance, and much more, their subscription kits have made looking good even simpler. The Face Time Kit (pictured) contains a face wash, face scrub, and moisturiser: exactly what you need for a clean face in winter.
Jack Henry Co began out of a personal need for lifestyle products that both looked and felt good. This feeling of dissatisfaction ultimately led to a range of hair, skin and body offerings that are full of fine, natural ingredients from across the globe. Their clay pomade holds up through humidity and is sweat resistant, making it ideal for winter days when you’re moving between warm, heated rooms and frosty outside temperatures.
By replenishing some of the essential vitamins and minerals lost during winter, Hunter Lab‘s Daily Face Fuel nourishes your skin, leaving it feeling soft and smooth. The natural moisturiser is crafted from avocado, macadamia and passionfruit seed oils that help to delay skin ageing and repair damaged skin. Easily implement it into your routine by applying it daily after showering for healthy, hydrated skin.
Renowned Swedish label SACHAJUAN has spent the last fifteen years perfecting their line of high-quality hair care products. With simplicity and functionality as guiding principles, their Ocean Silk Technology helps to keep hair manageable. Their Normalizing Shampoo was recently awarded ‘Best New Shampoo of 2018’ by British GQ with ingredients such as rosemary and menthol that cleanse your hair, leaving you with a clean, healthy scalp.
Charlie Screen‘s 100% Australian made products are ideal for anyone looking for a quick and effective way to keep clean and protected from the winter elements. Their simple range of products cover all the bases with a shampoo and body wash combo, and a face moisturiser with SPF. The Shampoo/Body Wash will save you time in the shower and is suitable for your entire body, free from nasty parabens and sulphates.
Malin + Goetz began in 2004 by identifying an opportunity to craft simple, luxury skincare products for people with sensitive skin. Since then, their distinctive packaging and award-winning formulations have evolved into a full skincare essentials line. The Vitamin B5 Body Moisturiser is non-greasy and quick-drying, leaving skin hydrated with vitamin b5 and essential fatty acids.
Commited to producing high-quality products using only the finest ingredients, Uppercut Deluxe takes a modern approach the the age-old tradition of barbering. Their Beard Balm is capable of taming even the wildest of beards, leaving it feeling nourished and moisturised while reducing flyaways and keeping its shape.
With a wide knowledge of cocktail bars and barbershops, Enright’s is a culmination of both worlds. With a penchant for gin, Enright’s list of men’s grooming products are infused with sixteen exotic botanicals that provide the signature scent. The Shave Oil offers a smooth, close shave free of razor burn and irritation.
With a history spanning fifty years, Baxter of California are experts in crafting men’s grooming essentials that are simple and powerful. Enriched with hydrating shea butter, macadamia and jojoba oils, Hydro Salve Lip Balm combats chapped winter lips by locking in moisture. Added lemon and lime extracts provide a subtle, zesty mojito flavour.
Aesop marry premium plant-based ingredients with contemporary technology to produce their varied range of grooming products. Their products undergo rigorous testing by their chemical science team to ensure high standards are met and maintained. The Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm is a winter necessity for keeping your hands soft and moisturised, with a fresh scent and non-greasy formula.
Brutal Truth‘s Aftershave Balm is manufactured in Melbourne from native Australian ingredients. Kakadu plum and old man weed sooth skin after shaving, resulting in well-hydrated, protected skin. With a commitment to men’s health issues, the brand donates a portion of every purchase to the Movember Foundation Australia.