The Best Grooming Gear of 2020
Soothing helpers for all your winter ailments
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Fjällräven Kanken Art Toiletry Bag ($45)
Adorable lunchbox vibes aside, this sturdy rectangle is an organizational dream—the main compartment lets bottles stand upright, while tools and tubes stow in side pockets. There’s also a slim back pocket that’s perfect for travel trinkets.
Avène Cicalfate Restorative Hand Cream ($25)
If you suffer from cracking, hangnails, or dryness, look no further than this hypoallergenic hand cream. It uses sucralfate (a common ingredient in ulcer medications) to form a tenacious protective barrier: a pea-size amount stays put through five washes.
Sachajuan Scalp Conditioner ($31)
After a day suffocating under a helmet, your scalp will love a good scrub with this creamy conditioner. It pairs serious antimicrobials with exfoliating salicylic acid and nourishing oat oil to reduce flaking and irritation.
Paula’s Choice Hyaluronic Acid Booster Serum ($36)
Cold, dry air robs skin of moisture, but hyaluronic acid replenishes it in no time. Paula’s Choice adds ceramides, making this serum exceptional for treating windburn.
Endoca Hemp CBD Salve ($64)
Ski-boot pain is its own kind of hell, and CBD offers salvation. Melt a quarter-size dollop of Endoca’s salve in your palms and go to work on hot spots, cramped tendons, and anything else screaming for help.
Glossier Mint Balm Dotcom Salve ($12)
The consistency of Glossier’s goo is great for applying thick on skin and lips. The mint scent will be your new best friend when cold season ravages your sinuses.
Brooklyn Grooming Pilgrim’s Recovery Oil ($18)
We like arnica for reducing bruising, swelling, and inflammation. Brooklyn Grooming infuses it in sunflower oil scented with cedar and bergamot—the ultimate post-hot-tub skin treat.
All Good Herbal Freeze Pain-Relief Spray ($12)
You could push through the discomfort of an annoying spasm, backache, or crampy strain. But why would you when this botanical analgesic spray provides such glorious icy-menthol relief?