The 10 Best Face Moisturisers For Men

The 10 Best Face Moisturisers For Men

The 10 Best Face Moisturisers For Men

It’s safe to say that skincare isn’t a priority for most guys. But we’re here to tell you that it should be a priority. You might be wondering what’s so good about it anyways. Here are some common FAQs. 

So what is moisturiser and why do you need it?

A good moisturiser helps you avoid dry and tired skin. It helps to rehydrate your skin’s outer layers so you look your best around the clock. Your face is the first thing people see so why not put your best face forward. You can even get moisturisers that contain SPF, these can help protect your face from sun damage and the risk of skin cancer.Your face deserves more love than we give it. Whether you have a dry, sensitive, oily or acne-prone skin, we’re here to help. We have rounded up the best face moisturisers for you.

When and how many times should I use it?

We recommend using these moisturisers twice a day, in the morning and the evening. However, this can differ depending on the product and your skin-type. We’d say a daily routine would be to wash your face with a good cleanser and follow with one of our moisturisers below.

So now that we’ve got that out of the way here are our top choices for face moisturisers for men:

1. L’ORÉAL PARIS Men Expert Vita Lift 5 Daily Moisturiser

Description: L’Oreal Men Expert Vita Lift 5 Moisturiser comes in at number 1 because of its 5 anti ageing actions all in one product. It makes wrinkles look smaller, it moisturizes skin, hydrates skin for 24 hours, skin radiance is enhanced and skin is protected against daily aggressors and feels comfortable.

How to: Use all over the face and neck in the morning and evening on cleansed skin. Massage firmly to invigorate the skin.

Best for: Anti-ageing and dry skin

Price: 50ml $19.99

2.Hunter Lab Daily Face Fuel

Description: Coming in at number 2 we have aussie brand Hunter, with their Daily Face Fuel. This natural nutrient rich daily facial moisturiser is crafted with Avocado, Macadamia and Passionfruit Seed Oils to smooth, nourish without irritation and help correct skin-ageing free radicals. It also includes Passion Flower and Wakame extracts to intensely hydrate and rejuvenate.

How to: Apply morning and night, in smooth circular motions. Use about a dollop of the product; roughly the size of a five cent piece

Best for: Dry skin, normal skin, anti-ageing

Price: 100ml $54

3. Aesop Protective Facial Lotion SPF 25

Description: Another aussie brand that we highly recommend is Aesop’s Protective Facial Lotion SPF 25. This rapidly absorbed moisturizer provides broad-spectrum defence from both UVA and UVB radiation. Leaving a matt texture to the skin, green tea, panthernol and tocopherol are among its most effective ingredients.

How to: Apply morning and night, in circular motions. Massage generously from forehead to neck 20 minutes before sun exposure.

Best for: Most skin typesPrice: 50ml $60


4. Nivea Men Deep Matte Finish Moisturiser

Description: This ultra-light hydrator is part of a wider range specifically targeted at men who suffer from excess oil production. Anti-grease, anti-shine, fast absorbing and most importantly with a super-matte finish, the formula harnesses the benefits of black carbon, which is recognised to deeply cleanse and soak up excess sebum. 

How to: Apply on your face in gentle circular motions in the morning and evening. Avoid eye areas.

Best for: Oily skin  

Price: 50ml $14.15


5. Sukin For Men Moisturiser

Description: Coming in number 5 is Sulkin for men moisturiser. It’s created with Sesame, Coconut, Jojoba Oils and Aloe Vera to hydrate and soothe. Baobab Extract, Vitamin E and Tasmanian Pepper promote healthy skin, while a masculine blend of Cinnamon and Citrus refreshes the senses. 

How to: After cleansing, gently massage a small amount on your face and neck. Use once or twice daily

Best for: Normal skin, dry skin and anti-ageing

Price: 225ml $12.99

6. Aveeno Active Naturals Daily Moisturising Lotion Fragrance Free

Description: Aveeno’s Daily Moisturising Lotion is a great budget option for long lasting hydration that’s non-greasy and fast absorbing. It’s ideal for dry skin types and anyone working outdoors as it provides relief from scaling and chapping. 

How to: Apply to face, hands and body or wherever skin feels dry or irritated. Both in the morning and at night. 

Best for: Dry skin, sensitive skin

Price: 354ml $7.69

7. Doers Hydrating Face Cream

Description: Doers is a relatively young British brand that’s covering most grooming needs and musts. It’s vegan friendly and won’t break the bank, with no parabens, silicons or synthetic fragrances or colours. This moisturiser improves skin’s natural protections, reduces redness and irritation and fights the signs of ageing.

How to: Apply in the morning and at night, in circular motions. Use about a five cent piece size of the product.

Best for: Normal skin, dry skin and anti-ageing

Price: 100ml $36.00

8. THE ORDINARY Natural Moisturising Factors + HA

Description: The Ordinary natural moisturising factors, offers non-greasy hydration that acts as a direct topical supplement. that keep the outer layer of the skin well-hydrated. 

How to: Apply after serums as needed for effective surface hydration. Apply in the morning and at night in circular motions.

Best for: Normal skin, dry skin and anti-ageing

Price: 30ml $9.80

9. Bleu de Chanel 2-In-1 Moisturiser

Description: A one-step moisturiser for face and beard that provides up to eight hours of hydration. The lightweight gel texture absorbs quickly without leaving residue on the beard and provides up to eight hours of hydration and conditions the facial hair for a well-groomed appearance.

How to: Apply in the morning and at night, in circular motions 

Best for: Suitable for all skin types

Price: 50ml $60


10. Guerlain Super Aqua-Emulsion

Description: Guerlain Super Aqua-Emulsion is more on the pricer end of the list but this emulsion is a concentrate of technology that hydrates the skin, offering protection against and correction of the first visible signs of aging. The cream offers a hydrating, calming and protecting trio. That features white pine oil, which is recognised to have soothing benefits, while the Light is enriched with cranberry oil to purify. The Rich concentration is infused with Japanese camellia oil, acknowledged for its deeply nourishing properties.

How to: Apply in the morning and at night, in circular motions 

Best for: Dry skin, normal skin, anti-ageing

Price: 50ml $185

Gabriel Jorge Gouveia

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