If you live with your boo (or, you know, sleep over at his place all the time) you probably have a healthy stash of beauty supplies nestled in his bathroom. But there may be reason to steal, er, borrow from him once in a while. Some of the best beauty buys in the world are designed for dudes (and we’re not just talking about razors). Scroll down for a few products you may not think to steal for when you raid their side of the cabinet, but definitely should.
1. Utility Balm for No-Fragrance Moisturizing: Using moisturizer or ointment is crucial during the frigid winter months. If you want to step up your supple skin game, minus overwhelming fragrance that can take away from your signature perfume, try out utility balm. What the heck is that, you might ask? It’s usually used to keep your dude’s beard conditioned, soft and fresh. But Beardbrand’s Blank Slate Utility Balm ($26) is made with mango and shea butters and jojoba oil, so it’s great for keeping your skin super smooth and conditioned. Bonus — it even works as an ointment to keep your tattoo ink vibrant and hydrated. Win. Win.
2. Beard Oil for Shaving Your Legs: You love your raspberry coconut scented shaving gel. But the next time your legs are feeling a bit dry, grab your dude’s beard oil. If you don’t want to smell like you just chopped wood, make sure he’s stocked with Beard Brand’s Urban Garden Beard Oil ($15). It’s super moisturizing, smells refreshing like cucumber and licorice and won’t get stuck in your razor.
3. Mustache Wax for Eyebrows: Even if you wax and pluck, your pesky brows never seem to stay in place. So, so annoying. We’ve got a solution for you: Just dab on a bit of ‘stashe wax. The Honest Amish Original Beard Wax ($13) will give you complete hold and a bit of shine to boot. Thanks, guys!
4. Post Shave Gel for Sunburn: If you get a sunburn on vacation but didn’t pack any aloe under 3.5 ounces, try out Jack Black Post Shave Gel ($20). It’s made with aloe, sage and lavender, meaning it’s super soothing and moisturizing for your skin.
5. Moustache Scissors for Bangs: If you have bangs, you know the monthly trim is usually an exercise in, “Don’t mess this up!” Actually, part of the reason it’s so difficult is probs the scissors you’re using. Guys who rock a ‘stashe don’t worry about this stuff. Scissors like The Art of Shaving Moustache Scissors ($20) have a fine sharp end for precision and are easy to hold, so you are less likely to botch.
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