Pierre Marier of Sainte-Louise, Que., gave this water-activated exfoliating gel “five stars”: “The texture allows for a more thorough cleaning of the skin, it rinses well and its scent is perfect.” ClarinsMen Exfoliating Cleanser ($32)
Men don’t like shiny skin either. Enter this mattifying lotion. Bioderma Laboratoire Dermatologique Sébium Mat Control ($19.90). For details, see Shopping Guide.
“Whatever was in this bottle is pure magic,” said Mar Rahman of Surrey, B.C. Actually, it’s the addition of moisturizing ingredients, which means he can skip the post-shave moisturizer. Gillette Fusion ProGlide Sensitive 2-in-1 Shave Gel Plus Skin Care ($8)