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If your skincare routine starts and ends with a splash of water, read on and wise up: These local companies are making it easier than ever to mind your mug.


This scientist-backed skincare line’s made-for-men range combines hardworking ingredients with streamlined applications for a no-excuses solution to everything from unruly beards to razor burns. The pre-shave scrub does double duty by prepping skin for a close shave and zapping clogged pores with detoxifying charcoal. Pre-shave charcoal face scrub, $20

Your complexion and countertop will get an upgrade with this skincare line made with the stylish gentleman in mind. Sleek packaging contains premium ingredients and pampering formulas, like the night cream with hydrating mango butter, clarifying grape seed oil and wrinkle-fighting sunflower-seed oil. Consider this your one-step bedtime routine for seriously good skin. Hydrating mango face cream, $59

Amazonian clay, volcanic sand, juniper berries—these are just a few of the all-natural ingredients found in Oars + Alps’ down-to-earth products. Whether you’re up and at ’em for a sunrise hike or recovering from a rowdy night, the eye stick—with caffeine to de-puff and Persian silk tree to fade dark circles—is your new go-to. Wake-up eye stick, $21