Lynx You Body Wash & Shower Gel
If Lynx disappeared from your shopping list when you hit 21, the brand’s latest collection might just lure you back. Created with fragrance expert Ann Gottlieb – the nose behind iconic fragrances such as Calvin Klein Obsession and CK One – the You range comes in three grown-up (and expensive-smelling) fragrances. Our favourite is ‘Refreshed’, with hints of sage, lime and orange tobacco.
Available at Superdrug, priced £2.84.
Bolin Webb R1 Gold
Pimp your grooming routine with this 24-carat plated razor from luxury British brand Bolin Webb. Marrying award-winning design and precious metals, it’s a seriously souped-up Gillette Mach 3 blade that will upgrade your bathroom cabinet, and morning shave.
Available at Bolin Webb, priced £250.
Giorgio Armani Code Colonia
Created by acclaimed nose Antoine Maisondieu, for SS17 Armani has kept the character of its signature Code scent and gave it a dose of summery freshness. Bergamot, mandarin, clary sage and orange blossom all combine to make a holiday fragrance worth investing in.
Available at John Lewis, priced £46.80 for 50ml.
Perricone MD De-Puffing Eye Gel
Jet lag, the post-festival slump, late nights in the beer garden – summer is rife for developing some heavy eye baggage. This gel from cosmeceutical brand Perricone MD melts on contact with skin and uses hydrogen – the smallest molecule in the universe – to stimulate cellular energy, which cools, reduces puffiness and relieves fine lines.
Available at Perricone, priced £60.
Aveda Pramasana Scalp Care Brush
Guilty of caking your mane in product? This latest release from Aveda could be your saviour. The flexible, looped bristle brush loosens build up, cleaning the scalp and increasing micro-circulation when used ahead of shampooing, meaning your hair – and head – gets a proper clean.
Available at Aveda, priced £16.50.
Clarins Men Tanning Booster
Fake tans have come a long way from the days of biscuit-smelling brown sheets. This revolutionary new product from skincare experts Clarins mixes with your own moisturiser for a streak-free, even colour, with over 80 per cent of men praising its effectiveness.
Available later this month at Clarins, priced £20.
Bioré Charcoal Scrub
You’ve probably seen charcoal face mask videos circulating on Facebook – and know that they don’t usually end well. So, swap the meme-machines for a charcoal product that won’t rip your face off. This scrub draws out dirt and toxins from within the pores and contains 2 per cent salicylic acid to help clear congested skin. The brand claim you will see a difference in 48 hours – much better than going viral.
Available at Boots, priced £3.33.
Penhaligon’s Portraits, Chapter 3, Sohan
If you’re investing in a luxury fragrance, you’re going to want something that’s got a bit of history. British perfume house Penhaligon’s was founded in 1870, but its latest release is a thoroughly modern scent that alternates between floral, spicy and woody notes.
Available later this month at Penhaligons, priced £178.
The Jo Malone London Rare Teas Collection
Jo Malone London’s candles might top every woman’s Christmas list, but the brand’s latest fragrance release will put it on every man’s radar too. The Rare Teas collection brings together the scents of some of the world’s rarest, finest teas that have for the first time been infused straight from the leaf into the fragrance. The poshest cuppa you’ll ever try.
Available at Jo Malone, priced £210.00 per 6 x 15ml.
REN Atlantic Kelp & Magnesium Anti Fatigue Bath Oil
Whether you’re still in recovery from the London Marathon, or your muscles are just in need of some R&R, this bath oil aims to restore the body’s balance of magnesium, as well as supporting cell energy levels, fighting fatigue and revitalising the skin to soothe aching limbs.
Available later this month at REN, priced £26.
Nivea Men Active Energy Fresh Look Face Gel
Moisturising the skin without leaving any residue, this bargain face gel from Nivea Men soothes and prevents irritation thanks to an alcohol-free formula that features a combination of chamomile and witch hazel.
Available at Boots, priced £8.