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5 Super Basic Skin-Care Essentials That Every Dad Could Use at Home

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If your dad is anything like mine, he probably doesn't know about the trendiest new moisturizer, or celeb-loved cleanser the internet can't stop raving about. His skin care may just consist of two or three items that he loves (chances are, basic soap) and has been using for years because they're simple and "do the job." But that doesn't mean that he can't benefit from using a vitamin C serum or an exfoliating face wash.

In fact, more and more men (or folks who identify has male) are taking interest in beefing up their skin care, according to a recent study by Statista, and retailers are following suit. As a result, the men's personal care market is expected to hit $27.5 billion by 2025. But despite this upward trend, it's not that easy to convince Dad to try a new body wash. That said, we've curated a few essentials that dads can pack into their skin-care routine and diversify their arsenal—for Father's Day, and beyond.

5 skin-care goods to gift Dad this year


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bevel moisturizing face gel
Bevel Men's Face Moisturizer — $13.00

Bevel may be known for its shaving kits, but its moisturizer really deserves a spot in Dad’s cabinet. Not only is it super hydrating, but it’s also a winning solution for anyone with sensitive skin. The formula is super lightweight and even has some vitamin C and tea tree oil mixed in to help reduce oiliness.



disco sun block for men
Disco Men's SPF 30 Mineral Sun Block Facial Treatment — $28.00

If Dad spends a lot of time outdoors, this Disco mineral sunscreen will be his best friend. The SPF formula is incredibly lightweight and provides plenty of coverage. It’s also packed with ingredients like niacinamide to help reduce fine lines and tripeptides (aka, amino acids that help the skin to repair itself after sun damage).

Every Man Jack Men's Hydrating Sandalwood 3-in-1 All Over Wash
Every Man Jack Men's Hydrating Sandalwood 3-in-1 All Over Wash — $11.00

As far as convenience goes, it doesn’t get any better than this body wash from Every Man Jack. It’s a shampoo, conditioner, and body wash wrapped up into one. This way, Dad can get clean from head to toe all in one go, and feel like James Bond after. The coconut-derived compounds and soy proteins really help remove all the dirt from your body. Plus, it has aloe and sage to help soothe and hydrate your scalp.

Urban Skin Rx face wash
Urban Skin Rx Men's Daily Exfoliating Face Wash + Scrub — $12.00

Shaving is not always a clean cut deal (hehe). Sometimes razor bumps, ingrown hairs, scarring, and rough skin happen. To help keep these issues to a minimum, this Urban Skin Rx Men’s Daily Exfoliating Face Wash + Scrub is a must-have. It contains a high dose of salicylic acid, which helps to unclog pores and remove dead skin cells. Jojoba beads are also mixed in to help exfoliate and soften those rough patches of skin.

Nivea for Men Maximum Hydration Lotion
Nivea for Men Maximum Hydration Lotion — $6.00

The star of this lotion is the aloe vera. For anyone prone to dryness, this ingredient is going to give your skin some major hydration that will last for hours on end. That’s because aloe vera is a type of humectant, a type of substance that attracts and retains water. The lotion is also safe to use on your face, which is perfect if you run out of your moisturizer.

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