If your hands get dirty, you’d probably wash them. But your face is one of the most exposed parts of your body and also gets grimy every day. And yet you probably don’t give it the same love. Like our hands, the face absorbs a good amount of bacteria and debris each day we’re exposed to the elements. That’s why it’s good practice for you to add face washes to your daily routine.
Having a daily grooming ritual that includes a face wash will greatly enhance your appearance, health and overall youthfulness. But just washing it with water won’t do the trick. You’ll want to invest in the right, high-quality products to get the best results.
Here are the best facial cleansers for men in 2019:
Jack Black Pure Clean Daily Facial Cleanser
Because who doesn’t love anything that’s “two-in-one” or “all-in-one”? The Jack Black daily facial cleanser lets you have the best of both worlds. It’s a great facial cleanser and toner with the ability to remove dirt and oil. And it does so without the use of harmful chemicals or dehydrating your skin. This cleanser is compatible with most skin types, except for those with extra sensitive skin.
Milk & Co. Men’s Natural Face Wash and Scrub
If you’ve never exfoliated your face before—besides shaving, of course—it’s time to start. The Milk & Co face wash is another two-in-one product that washes and exfoliates your face at the same time. Eco-conscious shoppers will also like the formula as well as the mission. Not only are the ingredients all-natural, but the entire packaging and bottle are also made from recyclable materials.
Rugged & Dapper Face Wash
Not to be outdone by Milk, the Rugged & Dapper face wash lets you wash, exfoliate and tone your face. The brand uses plant-based jojoba beads to exfoliate your skin. It’s a fantastic face wash that does more for your skin than most cleansers. And if you’re vegan, you’ll love it even more because it’s sulfate-free, paraben-free and not tested on animals. The Rugged & Dapper product will give you a clean wash every time and even helps get rid of acne.
Cetaphil PRO DermaControl Oil Removing Foam Wash
If your skin hates you, then you might want to give Cetaphil Pro DermaControl a try. For those with sensitive and oily skin, choosing the right face wash can be a challenge. You can’t choose ones with alcohol or harmful chemicals that will cause inflammation. Products with exfoliating benefits might do more harm than good if you’re not careful. The Cetaphil PRO is a gentle wash that can remove dirt, oil and bacteria using nonabrasive soft foam. Although it resembles a medicine bottle, it’s actually non-medicated and offers nondrying and nonirritating protection.
Beautycounter Countercontrol Clear Pore Cleanser
Beautycounter is a luxury beauty brand that has a mission to offer consumers “clean” products that don’t contain harmful chemicals. And its Countercontrol Clear Pore Cleanser promises to wash your face and help reduce acne. The formula will cleanse, exfoliate, and open up your pores using only natural ingredients. The aloe vera extract helps soothe your skin while the jojoba beads scrape away dirt and dead skin. It’s a bit pricey, but if you also have an acne condition, it’s well worth the investment.
Bulldog Original Face Wash
This British-based brand is well known all over Europe for its simple and effective men’s grooming products at an affordable price. The Bulldog Original face wash is designed to remove all traces of dirt and oil from your skin all the while leaving you feeling refreshed and renewed. It’s also enriched with eight essential oils and green tea extracts to nourish your skin with antioxidants, so you can feel physically and mentally rejuvenated.
Tom Ford Purifying Face Cleanser
If you want to feel like the 1% while washing your face, Tom Ford has you covered. The Tom Ford Purifying cleanser packs patent-pending proprietary technologies not found in any other products. The complex utilizes plant-based extracts to rejuvenate your skin and reduce irritation from the elements. Meanwhile, the other patent-pending formula, the Tom Ford Skin Calming Complex, helps protect your skin from harmful contaminants. While the Tom Ford Purifying Cleanser is one of the more expensive cleansers, it also delivers more than just a designer name. And in the luxury beauty market, that’s a rarity.