Must-Have Grooming Products for Men | Vegan Guide


Staying on the tangent of building up a stylish wardrobe for the man with ethics, here’s your guide to putting your best face forward. Now that you dress the part, you should also look and feel the part. While a good sense of style is important, but even the most expensive designer clothing cannot cover up unsightly blemishes or cracked and dull skin. Guys it’s time to banish free from unkempt hair, blemishes, cracked lips, dry skin, and razor bumps. After all the New Year demands you put your best face forward.

Having said that, when it comes to grooming we have no idea what goes into the products – even your staples like a shaving cream is loaded with harsh chemicals and animal-ingredients. It is about time that changes.


Here we present the best vegan grooming products that will get you a clean, blemish-free, age-defying skin (even after a long night of drinking).

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1. Jack Black’s Supreme Cream Triple Cushion Shave Lather

Your shaving cream is one of the first things that you start your day with, so it’s important that you don’t skimp on this. Our experts tried and tested various creams in the market and we can claim with confidence that you’ll love the vegan shaving cream from Jack Black.

Awarded as the Best Shave Cream by Men’s Health in 2008, its trademark Triple Cushion technology with three protective hydrating layers of macadamia nut oil, glycerin and soybean oil allows your razor to glide close to the skin while at the same time protecting your skin against razor burn, irritation, nicks and cuts. What you’ll end up will be a skin feeling soft, hydrated, rejuvenated and ready for whatever comes for the day.

For $24 shop at

 2. Jack Black’s Pure Performance Shave Brush

Did you know that many shave brushes are made of badger-hair? Well, thanks to Jack Black, you don’t have to worry about buying shave brushes that harm animals. It features bristles that are of the Silvertip Fibre variety that is able to create a rich lather. The guaranteed cruelty-free fibers are soft, long lasting and non-porous, which means that is hygienic, as it won’t trap bacteria easily. It is a splurge, but if it saves badgers, we are completely on board.

For $125 shop at

However if shelling out $125 on a shaving brush seems too steep for you, try out Muhle, the iconic synthetic shaving brush brand from Germany known for its quality and delivery. For $47.50, shop at

3. Herban Cowboy After Shave Balm

In the good old days after-shave balm was pretty simple – some alcohol for a bracing sting, and a manly scent to make you feel refreshed. But long gone are those days as the new enriched formulas are devoid of harmful synthetic ingredients and alcohol. If you’re looking for a simple yet effective balm with natural goodness – consider Herban Cowboy After Shave Balm as the frontrunner.

This certified vegan, cruelty-free and sweatshop free formula packs a range of botanical ingredients like organic carrot, cucumber and shea butter to keep your skin prepped up while healing all the nicks and cuts that might come your way. Don’t get fooled by its rich cream base, as it actually results in a matte finish banishing the greasy skin.

What we also love about Herban Cowboy is that they use source reduced packaging as well as recyclable packaging. Let’s all make a change in 2015.

For $10.65 shop at

4. Hurraw Lip Balm for Men

Now don’t nag about lip balms being girlie. You’d yourself see the case in point for a lip balm for men when those dry winter months will crack up your lips leaving you looking unkempt and unprofessional. And of course you wouldn’t want to lose a job interview or a client or worse opportunity for a dinner date with a gorgeous lady because of your unsightly lips.

We know finding a lip balm for men isn’t as easy as picking up any balm randomly and slathering on your lips because most come with that extra shine {cos they’re meant for your ladies, not you} and they don’t offer manly scents. But we’ve found the perfect lip balm for guys. For all you men, Hurrraw Vegan lip Balm cuts the deal not only because of its shine-free formula but also because of its manly flavours that you’d love {think chai spice, root beer and coffee bean}.

For $3.79, shop at

5. Bulldog Original Face Wash

We believe that nothing should prevent you from having your fun even if it means hiking in the full sun or going for mud trails. But don’t forget to take the time to treat your skin right. To undo all the damage from sun, dirt and debris a deep-cleaning formula like the Bulldog Original Face Wash with its eight essential oils purifies the skin and unclogs pores, while its botanical extracts help prevent irritation, even for sensitive skin.

Just splash your face with warm water, then, using gentle circular motions, massage face wash into face and neck. Rinse it off well and you’ll get a fresh new face to get in action again.

Don’t worry lads, this is a certified cruelty-free face wash suitable for vegans.

For $8.8 shop at

6. Everyone Unscented Lotion

Everyone’s unscented lotion is a triple treat! It is great for all you fans of multipurpose products as you can use this lotion for your face, hands and body. Forget about overloading your bathroom counters, all you need is this lotion and your entire body is covered. This cruelty-free, gluten free, non-GMO verified lotion is packed with pure essential oils, organic coconut and sesame seed oil for your daily nourishment.

For $15.28 shop at

7. Lavera Men Sensitive Moisturising Cream

For those of you with sensitive skin, an all in one moisturiser may just work against you. Therefore, you should consider opting for moisturising cream dermatologically tested by men with sensitive skin. Lavera’s new men’s moisturiser contains gingko and organic bamboo that is said to strengthen your skin and keep it hydrated. Due to its light texture, it will absorb right into your skin without leaving any greasy feeling.

For $16.68 shop at

8. Sam’s Natural Soap for Men, $7.95

Besides monitoring what goes into your body, what goes on your body is essential as well, especially when it comes to cleaning your body. Sam’s Natural soap for men with its cold-pressed gently scented oils will keep your skin moisturized and clean. Packed with shea butter, jojoba oil and almond oil, you will leave your shower feeling and smelling fresh.

For $7.95 shop at

9. Meow Meow Tweet Vegan Deodorant

A deodrant is one grooming product we’re pretty sure every man would have on his bathroom shelf, yet it’s one of the least thought about one. While picking up just any deodorant from your supermarket may leave you smelling good but its aftereffects can be quite harmful.

Its time make some change to this daily routine and pamper your pits with a natural formula that counters body odor without impeding perspiration and loading up your body with harsh chemicals. We strongly recommend a clean, natural formula that’s free from aluminum and even baking soda like Meow Meow deodorants. Crafted from organic plant oils and shea butter their deodorant cream will leave you smelling fresh all day.

For $14 shop at Another of our fav vegan deodorant brand is Soapwalla {shop here}

10. Lush Dirty Body Spray

Not a fan of deodorant? Why not try out Lush’s body spray from their Dirty range for men. You may mist it directly onto your underarms or if you like, all over your body. This is great for freshening up as it gives you an invigorating blast of fragrance that is a blend of naturally antibacterial and deodorizing tarragon along with spearmint, thyme as well as lavender. Sandalwood is included in this body spray as well that helps combat unwanted odors. The convenient packaging is great for those on the go.

For $22.95 shop at

11. Penhaligon’s Endymion Cologne

Good cologne keeps you feeling fresh all day. While most of the colognes and fragrances are loaded with animal ingredients that’ll left you feeling disgusted, the luxury British Fragrance Penhaligon’s confirms they don’t use any animal ingredients in their fragrances.
We absolutely swear by Penhaligon’s Endymion Cologne a fresh smell with a fusion of citrus and spices and undertones of leather that opens up to a burst of sweetened mandarin with a hint of sage and lavender.

For $125 shop at

12. La Natura Men’s Daily Shampoo

A man’s mane is his crowning glory, thus it is imperative to take good care of it. La Natura’s daily shampoo is formulated with Pro-Vitamin B5 and soy protein to revitalize your scalp, restore and repair damage as well as enhance naturally healthy hair. Shea butter is included in the mix that is a natural antioxidant, sun protectant and intense moisturizer. As it is sulfate-free, it is okay to use it on a daily basis without stripping your hair of its natural moisture.

For $16 shop at

13. Sam’s Natural Epic Beard Oil

A top seller of Sam’s Natural, their beard oil may be your next favorite. Many people don’t consider the maintenance behind facial hair, but it is absolutely necessary. Made with natural olive and rosemary oils, this product helps soften beard hair as well as alleviates dry skin that may have been neglected underneath. Plus it leaves your beard smelling good what with their various scents, such as Sandalwood and Birch. Packaged in a 10-inch box, one of these bottles can last you a long time, as all you need is a few drops at a time.

For $39.95 shop at

14. Brooklyn Grooming Vegan Red Hook Hair Pomade

A pomade makes for a better hair styling product than the hair wax, but problem with most hair pomade is that they contain beeswax, which is an absolute no no for every vegan bloke.

Don’t worry, our style experts have got you the best vegan solution in Brooklyn Grooming Hair Pomade that offers an old school pomade with classic pomade texture without any animal fats and petroleum products. This results in vegan friendly pomade that is light, breathable styling grease. Plus the shea butter and argan oil in this product ensures your hair are nourished and don’t dry out.

Now you can style your hair ethically!

For $26 shop at

15. Supergoop! Sunscreen

No matter what, you must use a sunscreen everyday whether it’s sunny or gloomy. This one product will ensure your skin stays healthy and young despite harmful UV rays that you may be exposed to everyday.

Supergoop’s Antioxidant-Infused Sunscreen Mist with Vitamin C broad spectrum SPF 50 has everything you need in a sunscreen. Its rich antioxidant rich formula nourishes and moisturizes skin while the Vitamin C doubles up to improve skin’s texture. Brownie points for being vegan and free from parabens, sulfates and phthaletes.

For $13 shop at

16. Green People Organic Homme Scrub It Exfoliator

Men’s skin is tougher, thicker and oilier than women. This means that men have larger pores in general. So how do you ensure that all that dirt and debris does not mount up in your pores? By regularly scrubbing the face and neck that leaves nothing but bright, fresh skin.

Organic Homme Scrub It Exfoliator’s grainy formula doubles up as a face wash drawing out toxins and impurities while eliminating the excess oil, blackheads and open pores thanks to the natural clay used in its formulation.

Don’t worry about drying out your skin, as the organic ingredients ensure your skin stays hydrated and moisturized. Plus it will also soften your whiskers doubling as a great preshave treatment.

For $39.99 shop at

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