In honor of National Grooming Day (August 18), we’re bringing you the best of the best for your beards, hair, staches, body, and more. These products keep your scalp healthy, target in-grown hairs, and are just all-around, head-to-toe glam-savers.
Here are seven awesome picks to keep you looking, smelling, and feeling good. An added bonus? All of the below brands are BIPOC founded, owned and/or operated.
This complete shave kit system is revolutionary. Created specifically for men of color, the system developed a cult following partly for its minimization of ingrown hairs and unsightly bumps which plague many with higher concentrations of melanin in their skin. The sleek packaging doesn’t hurt either.
A hydrating yet cleansing shampoo and equally effective conditioner filled with nourishing ingredients that are good for the user and the planet? Sold!
Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter & Mafura Oil Moisturizing Shampoo and Avocado Butter & Manuka Honey Deep Conditioner, $6.99 each; sheamoisture.com
OVATION FOR MEN
With top notes of bergamot, middle notes of vanilla, and base notes of amber, this fragrance is both classic and modern—just like you.
Ovation for Men, $110; ovationfragrance.com
A personal care brand for all gender identities, this company offers skincare options which deliver proven results for people of all shades and colors. (Word on the street is the Cosmic Dew Water Cleanser is life-changing.)
This Mexican brand creates grooming products that aid in achieving and maintaining a healthy scalp and healthy hair. We also love that it is packed with natural plant-based ingredients.
Facts: This brand has changed the game for beard care. The beard collection’s key ingredients include biotin liposomes, burdock root, and white willow to condition and moisturize a thick, soft, and healthy beard.
Co-founded by Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown, this unique brand has developed a reputation as providing top notch skincare for the scalp. It’s specifically designed for bald men and features ingredients meant to protect an exposed scalp and keep it looking great.
Which products caught your eye? Let us know in the comments!