When it comes to men’s grooming, or what we like to call it — manscaping — you need to ensure you have the right products for your needs: hair and skin.
That’s why the New York Post spoke to Gillete Barber council member and owner of Grey Matter Barbershop, Vince Garcia.
Garcia, who has worked with athletes and celebrities such as LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Ludacris, Lance Stephenson and more, shared his expert tips with The Post.
Pair his expert grooming tips with our top choices, and you’re sure to find some stellar manscaping products.
Included brands range from Nair, Gillette, Harry’s, Phillips, Jack Black and more.
Shop by category below, or keep scrolling to discover our 17 top picks.
Best Manual Razors
Expert tip: “Look out for products that prevent irritation and razor bumps.”
GilletteLabs with Exfoliating Bar Razor (1 Handle + 2 Cartridges), $25
One of Garcia’s favorites is this Gillette razor. “The exfoliating bar built right into the razor combines shaving and gentle exfoliation into one efficient stroke,” shared Garcia. He also mentioned that it provides a “quick and easy” shave.
Harry’s Razor Set with 6 Blades, $31.06 (originally $32.87)
Complete with six razor blades, the Harry razor set is an affordable yet capable option. This product comes in the shade navy blue.
Gillette Mach3 Razor, $6.68
Designed to provide a closer shave without irritation, the Mach3 razor is one of the best out there. Features include lubricated strips, an advanced skin guard and three DuraComfrot blades.
Best Electric Razors
Expert tip: “I always look for cordless shavers and trimmers because they’re easier to travel with, and I’m sure to pick powerful products with good battery life.”
Philips Norelco Shaver 2300, $39.96
With over 25,000 positive reviews, the Philips electric shaver offers a clean shave with the use of flex and float heads, self-sharpening blades, a pop-up trimmer, 40 minutes of cordless shaving and more.
Panasonic Arc5 Electric Razor, $149.99
Looking for an electric razor that works on both wet and dry skin? Well, you’re in luck, as the Panasonic electric razor does that and more. Further features include a multi flex pivot head, a high performance motor and five precision blades.
Remington F5-5800 Foil Shaver, $54.99
Deigned with pivot and flex foil technology, the shaver stays close to your skin to provide smooth results. You can also look forward to 60 minutes of cordless runtime to shave with ease.
Best Hair Removal Creams
Expert tip: “It’s important to be mindful of how your skin reacts when you introduce a new product. [So] ensure you skip on products with ingredients that irritate your skin.”
Nair Hair Removal Body Cream, $14.24
Made to use all over your body, the Nair Hair Removal Body Cream works fast, is easy to apply and leaves you with smooth, clean skin.
Nad’s for Men Hair Removal Cream, $5.99 (originally $8.99)
The Nad’s Hair Removal Cream is painless to use and is ideal for course body hair. It gets to work in as little as four minutes and is suitable for all skin types.
No Hair Crew Intimate Hair Removal, $15.99
Harsh hair removal creams won’t be great for your private area. Opt for the No Hair Crew Intimate Cream instead. With each use, you’ll experience gentle process and smooth, silky skin.
Best IPL Hair Removal Devices
Expert tip: “I would recommend learning what type of skin you have and whether it’s sensitive or not. That will help narrow down the best products for [you].”
XSOUL At-Home IPL Hair Removal, $93.49 (originally $109.99)
Created for full body hair removal, the XSOUL product features five various power levels and an ergonomic design for easy handling. Best of all, it helps break the cycle of hair regrowth for permanent hair reduction.
Tria Beauty Hair Removal Laser, $459
The Tria device is a powerful at-home laser made to safely rid of unwanted hair. What makes it special is it delivers over three times more hair-eliminating energy when compared to other leading IPL products.
Best Beard Grooming Kits
Expert tip: “Once you identify the products that work best for you, it’s easier to create a daily self-care routine you can stick too. This is a crucial step to being your best self each day, because when you look good, you feel good.”
Jack Black Beard Grooming Kit, $35
Made to rid of dirt and sweat, this Jack Black beard grooming helps reduce razor burn, irritation and ingrown hairs. Inside the kit, you’ll find an All-Over Wash, a Beard Lube Conditioning Salve, a Beard Oil and a Beard comb.
Golden Ultimate Beard Bundle, $44.99
Packed with beard oil, balm, and shampoo, you’ll quickly be on your way to taming your mane. Better yet, the products are gentle enough to use day after day.
Isner Mile Beard Kit, $22.90
With an unscented beard oil and beard balm made with organic ingredients, your skin will stay hydrated, moisturized, soft, healthy and groomed all day long.
Best Beard Balms And Gels
Expert tip: “It’s important to be kind to your skin, and I recommend seeking out natural products that are made without alcohol, parabens and sulfates.”
Gillette King C. Gillette Soft Beard Balm, $13
Another one of Garcia’s favorites, the Soft Beard Balm “keeps your beard nice and moisturized.” Rich cocoa butter, argan oil and shea butter are also packed into the formula to help condition your beard.
Honest Amish Beard Balm and leave-in Conditioner, $11.43
Crafted in the USA, the Honest Amish Beard Balm softens your roughest hairs, minimizes itching and even eliminates “beardruff.”
Gillette King C. Gillette Beard and Face Wash, $13
“Some of the top beard products I highly recommend would be the King C. Gillette Beard and Face wash,” shared Garcia, and we couldn’t agree more. Ingredients include coconut water, argan oil and avocado oil.
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