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The 50 best men's grooming gear

Published 06/02/2010

<b>Dr Bronner's Organic Lotion</b> Dr Bronner?s products are free from preservatives and made from natural organic ingredients. This peppermint body lotion uses coconut oil and avocado and is also great for hands, which are forgotten about. <b>Where</b> <b>How much</b> £4.99
BODY Dr Bronner's Organic Lotion Dr Bronner?s products are free from preservatives and made from natural organic ingredients. This peppermint body lotion uses coconut oil and avocado and is also great for hands, which are forgotten about. Where How much £4.99
FACE Hommage This razor has a very contemporary modern feel to it. It?s nice and heavy and also comes with a rubberised handle, which helps give you a steady grip for a smoother shave. Compatible with Gillette Mach3 blades. Where How much £140
HAIR Murdock London If you like to style your hair with the minimum amount of product then this paste from Murdock is a lightweight product with a strong hold. Where How much £12
FEET LOccitane We often neglect our feet so why not give them a treat with this rich nourishing shea butter cream. Containing essential lavender oils, it not only moisturises but also relives irritated feet. Perfect. Where How much £16.50
SOAPS/BODY WASH Space NK The fragrance for this soap comes from the classic scent of Space NK for men, which has notes of cedarwood and patchouli. Made from rich shea butter, it?s a rich foaming soap and of course has no animal ingredients. Where How much £2
FACE Aqua di Parma If you really want a stylish shave at home then you should splash out on this deluxe Italian shaving set. The shaving brush is made from super-soft bristles and the wooden handle of the razor ensures a firm grip. Where How much £342
FRAGRANCES Agua de Colonia Concentrada If you like a refreshing fragrance then this classic citronbased number is just for you. With notes of lavender and geranium, it?s a great smell. You also have the added kudos of it coming from the oldest perfume house in Madrid. Where How much £39.95
FACE L'Oreal This Expert Wrinkle De-crease cream is combined to combat the signs of aging in men?s skin, particularly crow?s-feet and heavy forehead lines. It also contains a nifty skin-tautening agent. Where How much £16.30
SOAPS/BODY WASH Floris Floris is over 300 years old and is still a family-run company. These rich luxurious soaps are scented with its frangrance Santal, which has notes of lavender and bergamont. Where How much £15
HAIR Dr Bronner's This Magic Hair Crème is socalled because it?s a conditioner that you can leave in your hair after shampooing and you don?t have to wash it out. This helps to style your hair and keeps it nourished and conditioned to boot Where How much £4.99
BODY Acqua di Parma Blue Mediterraneo Rich Body Nourisher definitely nourishes the skin. It has a special formula that helps oxygenate the skin ? perfect for the end of the day when you?re on your Italian holiday. Where How much £23
FACE Ole Henriksen If you suffer from blotchy skin then try out this Sheer Transformation cream. It?s oil free, so quickly disappears into the skin while the liquorice root may help to address uneven skin tone on the face. Where 020-7235 5000 How much £45
FRAGRANCES Geranium Pour Monsieur Geranium is an odd plant to base a fragrance on because a geranium flower doesn?t actually smell of anything. However, Frédéric Malle possesses a subtle powdery fragrance that is light and easy to wear. Where How much £75
SOAPS/BODY WASH Prada Infusion D'Homme The smell of this soap comes primarily from iris, which is unusual for a man?s fragrance but it also has a punch of vetiver to give it that masculine feel. The soap itself has a luxurious feel to it and soothes the skin. Where 020-7494 6220 How much £22.50
HAIR Geo F Trumper If you have dark locks that are particularly dry then this Coconut Oil Shampoo will be ideal for you. The coconut oil actually moisturises and nourishes as it cleans, leaving hair in tip-top condition. Where How much £10
BODY Jo Malone If you like a body moisturiser that is light on the skin then you?ll love this Jojoba Day Moisturiser. It sinks quickly into the skin and has amatt finish so doesn?t leave it oily or greasy. Where How much £52
FEET MALIN+GOETZ If you suffer from dry or sundamaged hair then here?s the moisturising shampoo for you. It nourishes hair and helps to replace lost nutrients and oils. Where How much £19
FRAGRANCES Dr Harris & Co Ltd ATraditional Cologne with orange scents from a company, which was established 220 years ago when the wealthy but generally smelly needed to keep their personal pongs at bay. Where How much £23.95
FACE Brave Soldier This Solar Shield Moisturising sunblock SFP28 is light and smooth so is ideal for delicate skin. It also absorbs quickly and leaves no residue behind. Where How much £14.50
HAIR Molton Brown This gentle Purifying Plum-Kadu Hair Wash doesn?t strip hair of essential oils. Instead it helps hydrate your locks and leaves them healthy and shiny. Where How much £10
BODY Espa For a mature skin this Deeply Nourishing Body Cream is a wonder. It?s rich. It?s luxurious. And the avocado and evening primrose oils help improve elasticity of skin. It also balances and smoothes wrinkles. Where How much £45
FACE Clarins This Men?s Anti-fatigue Eye Serum can help reduce the puffiness around the eyes, while its added ginseng and ginger boost the skin?s strength and vitality. Where How much £26
FRAGRANCES Chanel Pour Monsieur A timeless fragrance and ideal for those of you who like their scents to be subtle and unobtrusive. It?s light and refreshing and ideal for spring. Originally made by Coco Chanel for the numerous men in her life. Where How much £50
FACE Baxter of California This company was founded back in the 1960s so has a strong identity. This Oil-free Moisturiser is lightweight and most importantly matt, which means it won?t leave your skin looking shiny. Packed with those essential antioxidants, it?s also fragrance free. Where How much £18
SOAPS/BODY WASH Geo F Trumper You know that you?re getting a good soap when you read that it?s triple-milled and this is just what you would expect from Geo F Trumper. This Buttermilk Soap is of the finest quality and really does feel as though it has been made from milk. Where How much £13.50
BODY REN This Grapeseed Jojoba and Shea Butter Body Cream is a deeply hydrating body lotion. The grape seed oil may also help the skins natural protective function, which helps against pollutants. Where How much £17
FEET Geo F Trumper The chiropody treatment at Trumpers is amazing and includes having your feet soaked in these Almond Effervescent Bath Tablets, which helps to soften skin and ease away the aches and pains of everyday feet. Where How much £16
FRAGRANCES Encre Noire If you like a fragrance that is strong and masculine then plump for this scent. With its strong notes of vetiver, which is a classic of men?s scents, and mixture of cypress leaves and musk, Lalique really makes an impact. Where 020-7730 1234 How much £59
FACE Kiehl's This cleanses skin without stripping it of its natural oils. It?s also not as abrasive on your skin as some other facial cleansers can be. It dissolves excess oil in your skinwhile maintaining your natural pH balance. Where How much £ 16.50
BODY Dermologica This Body Hydrating cream is suitable for all skin types, but it?s especially good for sensitive skin because it contains green tea, tea tree and lavender, which have inflammatory properties that can help sooth irritated areas. Where How much £34.30
HAIR Oribe Signature If you have longer hair then this shampoo is great. As well as protecting hair with its gentle cleansing action, it also detangles. Where How much £27
FEET Margaret Dabbs Suffering from athlete?s foot is not fun so give this antifungal foot cream a whirl. Use every day for two weeks and then when a further flare-up occurs. Where How much £15
FRAGRANCES Costume National Homme I like a scent that is based on citrus ? they seem easier to wear and are not as cloying as heavierbased products. This juicy number is perfect for me, and it has added spice and notes of wood. Where 0800 123 400 How much £48
FACE Proraso Proraso is a family-owned business and respected among generations of well-groomed Italian men. This cream contains eucalyptus and coconut oils, which are essential for a good shave. Where How much £5.95
SOAPS/BODY WASH Voya This Squeaky Clean BodyWash stimulates the skin and helps wake you up in the morning. It also softens and moisturises, leaving your skin feeling clean and revitalised. Where How much £14.50
HAIR Phyto This 100 per cent plant-based Thinning Hair Shampoo works on the area surrounding the hair bulb and encourages it to grow and thicken. It also contains ginseng and sage, which can help strengthen the scalp and give hair added vitality. Where How much £9.50
BODY Neutrogena If you have dry skin then try this Deep Moisture Body Lotion. It absorbs deep into the skin and lasts all day rather than just a few hours like some other creams. It is also absorbed into the skin immediately, so that means you can dress straight away. Where How much £4.99
FRAGRANCES MALIN+GOETZ This Synthesized Geranium Leaf is a great little fragrance. Along with the geranium, there are fresh green notes of apple mixed with coriander and musk. Amajor selling point is the size of the bottle ? easy enough to carry around in your bag. Where How much £36
SOAPS/BODY WASH Dr Bronner's Magic Soap is cheap, cheerful and mild on skin. Go for the Eucalyptus for an invigorating wake-up shower every dreary Monday morning, to leave you ready to face the day. Where How much £4.99
FRAGRANCES Clinique Happy Clinique has been providing high-quality products for men of all ages since 1968. This fragrance is one such example ? a scent that can be worn by anyone and at any time of the day. It?s citrus based ? mandarin and grapefruit ? and feels light and crisp. Where How much £40
FEET Neal's Yard If you're on your feet all day then massage this Comfrey & MallowFoot Balm into each foot. Made from a base of wheatgerm and almond, it has added marshmallow extract to help revitalise overworked feet. Where 0845 262 3145 How much £12
FRAGRANCES Eccentric Molecule 01 is one of my all-time favourite fragrances. Based on the chemical Iso E Super, it brings out the pheromones of each different person. Therefore, the smell becomes individually tailored to each wearer. Where How much £59
FACE Liz Earle This Essentials Kit provides botanically based products for menin a travel kit. Containing all you need to give yourself what feels like a professional shave while away on business trips. Where How much £27
SOAPS/BODY WASH Brave Soldier If you don?t really go in for this male grooming thing then you might like this brand. This Clean Skin Face and Body Cleanser is infused with eucalyptus and is also non-drying, which is good for sensitive skin. Where How much £13
FEET Neutrogena It doesn't take much time to rub a bit of creaminto you feet and keep them in condition. This Refreshing Foot Balm is brilliant. Rub a small amount of this cream into overheated feet and skin becomes instantly moisturised. Where How much £5.99
FRAGRANCES Byredo Parfums Fantastic Man smells amazing, with notes of bergamont, star anise, incense and lavender. And the shot of patchouli gives it its warm punch. Where Les Senteurs (020-7730 2322) How much £115
FACE Dermologica This is an oil-free Invigorating Shave Gel that infuses the skin with anti-oxidants. While its clear formula means that you can seewhere you are shaving once you?ve put it on. How much £16.30
SOAPS/BODY WASH Aesop This is a big piece of soap fragranced with coriander, which has invigorating properties. I recommend that you cut this into smaller pieces so that it is easier to handle in the shower. Where How much £7
HAIR Philip Kinsley If you suffer from a flaky, itchy scalp this new formula from Philip Kinsley helps relieve the symptoms of dandruff. And while it cleanses, it also moisturises hair too. Where How much £19
BODY Gentlemen's Tonic This Moisturising Hand Balm is one of my favourites because it?s non-greasy and is quickly absorbed into hands leaving them feeling nourished. Where How much £12

From moisturisers and shaving kits, stylist Lee Holmes selects the lotions and potions to keep you looking and feeling good

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Source: Independent

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