Sick of lugging your prettifiers to and from his place? Before you start taking over his cabinets, save space (and face) with these made for man (to be shared with woman) indulgences.
Warning: You may soon find yourself stocking up on these products for your pad, as well.
1. American Crew Cooling Conditioner in Citrus Mint, $19 for 1 L
Who says that minty fresh feeling is reserved for your mouth? Infused with lime, peppermint and spearmint, it won't take long for this conditioner to become the cool kid (er, cleanser) in the shower.
2. Schick Hydro 5 Razor, $8.62
Read between the lines: this could be the closest you get to a fuzz-free [fill-in-the-blank]. While there are a few women's razors that pack punch, this lean, mean, follicle-fighting machine is a force to be reckoned with. Tip: For sanitation purposes, either grab one of these razors for yourself or keep a few of the aloe-inflused blades in a labeled sandwich bag for quick swaps.
3. Shaveworks The Cool Fix, $11 for 2 oz.
If you've ever been a victim of the 3 Rs (razor burn, razor bumps and redness), this product is for you. Apply the cooling, gel-like cream after shaving or waxing to calm irritated skin and prevent future ingrown hairs.
4. Redken Clean Brew Extra Cleaning Shampoo
, $12.50 for 10 oz.
Next time you're in your boyfriend's shower, crack open a cold one (shampoo, that is). Equipped with malt, brewer's yeast and orange zest, the anti-grit technology in this formula goes to work on product build-up, leaving you with seriously-clean (and shiny) strands.
5. Kiehl's Men's Starter Kit, $42
We were having trouble deciding between these power products, so we found a kit that delivers the biggest benefit for your buck. Perfect for that couple's retreat, top picks include the Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap and Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash.
6. Emily & Tony DownUnder Comfort, $18 for 3.4 oz.
This is where things start to get a little more personal. New from Anthony Brands founder Anthony Sosnick and sexpert Emily Morse, this non-toxic, Vitamin E, aloe and Tapioca starch-infused cream transforms into a light powder for keeping intimate areas dry. Tip: Stash it in your gym back for no-fuss freshen-ups on the fly.
7. Gillette Clinical Fresh Advanced Solid Anti-Perspirant/Deodorant, $7.88
Do yourself a solid (literally) with this prescription-strength, stress-fighting solid. It will help you keep calm (or at least help you look — and smell — the part) through those big presentations and beyond.