The 45 Best Skincare Products for Men That Make Excellent Gifts

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A Brightening Quartet

The Ordinary The Bright Set

The Bright Set

A Brightening Quartet

The Ordinary The Bright Set

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The Ordinary is one of the buzziest skincare brands around, and for good reason: Its range of complexion essentials, including this set of brightening favorites offers the perfect balance of product effectiveness and budget-savvy. Since he’ll find bottles of full-strength vitamin C and seven percent glycolic acid in this kit, we recommend gifting it to the man in your life with a more established routine.

An Anti-Aging Moisturizer

Goodnight Wrinkle Night Cream

Goodnight Wrinkle Night Cream

An Anti-Aging Moisturizer

Goodnight Wrinkle Night Cream

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If your dad is tired of staring at the years-worth of wrinkles on his face, this hyaluronic acid and caffeine-based anti-aging cream might be the routine essential he didn’t know he needed.

An Energizing Cleanser

Kiehl’s Since 1851 Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash (One Liter)

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Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash (One Liter)

An Energizing Cleanser

Kiehl’s Since 1851 Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash (One Liter)

Now 27% Off

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Help him feel more awake in the morning with this value-size version of Kiehl’s culty and energizing Facial Fuel cleanser (which nicely happens to be 25 percent off right now).

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A Renewing Face Mask

buttah. by Dorion Renaud Charcoal Detox Mask

Charcoal Detox Mask

A Renewing Face Mask

buttah. by Dorion Renaud Charcoal Detox Mask

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Nearly 500 Amazon shoppers are fans of Buttah.’s Charcoal Detox Mask, which also features Argan oil and shea butter to replenish his complexion as it draws out dirt and oil.

A Set of Redness Reducers

Tower 28 SOS Skincare Set

SOS Skincare Set

A Set of Redness Reducers

Tower 28 SOS Skincare Set

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The guy in your life with super sensitive skin will deeply appreciate this soothing, alcohol-free set from Tower 28. It features the brand’s redness-reducing SOS Rescue Spray in full- and travel-sizes, along with their top-rated serum.

A Set of Relaxing Sheet Masks

Jaxon Lane Bro Mask: Korean Face Mask for Men (4-Pack)

Bro Mask: Korean Face Mask for Men (4-Pack)

A Set of Relaxing Sheet Masks

Jaxon Lane Bro Mask: Korean Face Mask for Men (4-Pack)

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It may seem a little on the nose, but gifting your actual brother with this set of four firming and brightening sheet masks with “bro” in the title is almost too thoughtful of a gift.

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A Luxurious Cream

Le Domaine Skincare The Cream

The Cream

A Luxurious Cream

Le Domaine Skincare The Cream

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For the luxurious man in your life, this super rich cream from Le Domaine boasts olive oil, shea butter, and the brand’s proprietary complex, which includes antioxidant-rich grapes, and leaves the skin feeling hydrated and plump. Plus, this cream is one of Brad Pitt’s go-to products, so it’s bound to impress him.

A Long-Lasting Luxe Lip Balm

Chanel Boy de Chanel Lip Balm

Boy de Chanel Lip Balm

A Long-Lasting Luxe Lip Balm

Chanel Boy de Chanel Lip Balm

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For a more elevated balm pick, consider this matte option from Chanel that aims to keep his lips moisturized for up to eight hours per wear.

A Gentle Toner

Grown Alchemist Balancing Toner

Balancing Toner

A Gentle Toner

Grown Alchemist Balancing Toner

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Treat his skin to this alcohol-free toner from Grown Alchemist that contains ginseng, chamomile and aloe vera to give his complexion a healthy glow.

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An Under-Eye Soother

Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels (12-Pack)

Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels (12-Pack)

An Under-Eye Soother

Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels (12-Pack)

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Celebrity hairstylist Chris Appleton uses these cooling under-eye patches on a regular basis to de-puff and relax. And because they come in a 12-pack, they’re the gift that keeps on giving.

A Mess-Free Cleansing Tool

Foreo Luna 4 Men Face Cleansing Brush for Skin & Beard

Luna 4 Men Face Cleansing Brush for Skin & Beard

A Mess-Free Cleansing Tool

Foreo Luna 4 Men Face Cleansing Brush for Skin & Beard

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He’ll get a mini face lift and deep cleaning experience all-in-one with this silicone facial brush from the beauty tech experts at Foreo. It uses T-sonic vibrations and a range of touchpoint sizes to not only lift dirt and oil from pores, but also give his go-to serums and moisturizers a little extra oomph once he’s done cleansing.

A Gentle Exfoliator

Humanrace Lotus Enzyme Exfoliator

Lotus Enzyme Exfoliator

A Gentle Exfoliator

Humanrace Lotus Enzyme Exfoliator

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To keep his complexion as smooth as possible, Pharrell Williams uses this gentle exfoliator from his brand, Humanrace. It features a blend of chemical and physical ingredients like glycolic acid and rice particles to sweep away dead skin cells.

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A Soothing After Shave Balm

Le Labo After Shave Balm

After Shave Balm

A Soothing After Shave Balm

Le Labo After Shave Balm

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Here’s a soothing after shave balm from Le Labo to help his face heal after a shaving session. Its cooling formula is entirely plant-based, and features notes of bergamot, lavender, and tonka bean.

A Well-Loved SPF

EltaMD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46

UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46

A Well-Loved SPF

EltaMD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46

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No skin care routine is complete without the addition of an effective sunscreen, which is why this dermatologist-recommended pick is one of our everyday go-tos (and beloved by more than 30,000 Amazon customers).

An Evening Cleansing Balm

Paula’s Choice Omega+ Complex Cleansing Balm

Omega+ Complex Cleansing Balm

An Evening Cleansing Balm

Paula’s Choice Omega+ Complex Cleansing Balm

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Garrette is also a fan of using this Paula’s Choice balm to double cleanse, which he says is ideal to combat uneven texture and hyperpigmentation.

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A Cult-Favorite Mask

Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask + Moisturizer

Jet Lag Mask + Moisturizer

A Cult-Favorite Mask

Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask + Moisturizer

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Over 4,000 Beauty Insiders are raving about Summer Fridays’ viral Jet Lag Mask, and we’re betting your boyfriend will, too. Its fragrance-free formula combines plumping hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, and more to improve skin’s texture, tone, and hydration.

A Nourishing Treatment

Aesop Damascan Rose Facial Treatment

Damascan Rose Facial Treatment

A Nourishing Treatment

Aesop Damascan Rose Facial Treatment

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He can apply this rose oil before his moisturizer for supreme hydration in colder months, and by itself as a lightweight moisturizer once the weather warms up.

A Kit for Melanated Skin

Dr. Barbara Sturm Darker Skin Tones Discovery Kit

Darker Skin Tones Discovery Kit

A Kit for Melanated Skin

Dr. Barbara Sturm Darker Skin Tones Discovery Kit

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This five-piece skincare set from Dr. Barbara Sturm includes travel-friendly essentials like foam and enzyme cleansers, a hyaluronic acid serum, and more, each formulated especially for melanin-rich skin.

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A High-Tech Skin Tool

BeautyBio GloFacial Hydro-Infusion Pore Cleansing and Blue LED Clarifying Tool

GloFacial Hydro-Infusion Pore Cleansing and Blue LED Clarifying Tool

A High-Tech Skin Tool

BeautyBio GloFacial Hydro-Infusion Pore Cleansing and Blue LED Clarifying Tool

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Here’s a top-rated skincare tool that makes getting rid of blackheads a breeze: While sucking out dirt and oil like a vacuum, the LED device also infuses the complexion with salicylic and hyaluronic acids for plumper, clearer skin.

A Brightening Eye Cream

Drunk Elephant C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream

C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream

A Brightening Eye Cream

Drunk Elephant C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream

Credit: Sephora

More than 1,500 Sephora customers love this brightening, vitamin C-based eye cream, which is gentle enough for both day- and nighttime, and also contains entirely vegan ingredients.

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Tiffany Dodson is currently the associate beauty commerce editor at Harper’s Bazaar, where she specializes in trend forecasting, building relationships with major and emerging brands, and crafting shopping stories—from holiday gift guides to product road tests. Tiffany’s work has previously been featured in outlets like SELF, Bustle, and Teen Vogue, and she’s been quoted as a commerce and beauty expert in publications and platforms like The Business of Fashion and NPR’s Life Kit podcast.

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