The 16 Best Skin Care Kits for Men, Experts Recommend



Finding the right combination of skin care products can be stressful. Since stress can be harmful to the skin, a vicious cycle can develop.


Luckily, many top brands make men's skin care kits that include a variety of products for different needs, from treating dry, irritated skin to calming breakouts. 

“Kits provide a great opportunity to try out a product before committing to its real-life counterpart,” says Dr. Ryan Turner is a dermatologist in New York City.


"They're perfect for men who want to start a skincare routine or customize their routine to focus on specific concerns." 

Whether you're looking for a place to start or want to address a specific need like acne or anti-aging, we asked the experts for their top picks for men's skin care kits.



Harry's Comprehensive Skin Care Kit: Harry's is known for its affordable shaving products, but its skincare range is also top-notch (we tested it). 

The set includes a full range of products, from exfoliating cleanser and day and night moisturizer to blemish treatment and brightening eye cream.


Malin+Goetz Healthy Skin Starter Kit: Malin+Goetz products are specially developed for sensitive skin. This sample product starter kit includes simple staples like face wash and lip balm. 

Kiehl's Ultimate Kiehl's Set: “This kit from Kiehl’s contains ingredients that moisturize various areas of the face,” says Turner.



"[Intense Line Lightening Concentrate] is designed to reduce the appearance of wrinkles." The product also includes bestsellers like Ultra Cleanser and Avocado Eye Cream. 

Geologie Men's Daily Skin Care Kit: With key ingredients like hyaluronic acid, retinol, and salicylic acid, Geologie uses proven formulas to make skin care easy. This kit includes a 90-day supply of product.


Jack Black Skin Rescue Kit: This set from industry favorite Jack Black is perfect for travel. It contains daily essentials like airplane-sized cleanser and moisturizer. 

Bevel Men's Skin Care Set: Bevel's products address the needs of dark skin, with formulas that reduce dark spots and irritation without leaving a greasy residue. This three-piece set includes a facial cleanser, exfoliating toner, and moisturizer.



Clinique Men's Starter Set Daily Intensive Hydration: "This is a great and easy option for those who shave," Turner says. "There's shaving cream, face wash and moisturizer. It couldn't be easier." The kit comes in test sizes so you can test it out and take it with you. 

Kiehl's Ultimate Shave Series: Kiehl's offers trusted formulas for all your shaving needs, including Facial Fuel cleansers, brushless shave creams, aftershaves and moisturizers.



Lumin Complete Skin Care Gift Set: “This set is designed for those who are looking for a little bit of everything,” said Lumin co-founder Darwish Gani. These six products can help keep your skincare routine down to the bare minimum while covering all the bases. 

"This set of products purifies, cleanses and moisturizes skin, fades acne scars and hyperpigmentation, and helps stop premature aging."


Lumin age management series: "Made with ingredients like vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, and pomegranate extract, this three-step treatment softens fine lines and wrinkles, helps repair sun-damaged skin, and prevents breakouts," says Gani. 

Dermalogica Discover Healthy Skin Kit: "If you're looking for a kit to test different products, this is a good choice," Turner said.




"In addition to basics like a foaming gel cleanser and medium moisturizer, it also includes a deep cleansing oil and a brightening polish to help take your skin to the next level." 

Mario Badescu Cleansing and Moisturizing Five-Piece Set: Mario Badescu has been creating simple and gentle skin care for three generations. With this set, you can try staples like facial mist and eye cream, as well as cleanser and moisturizer. 

Mario Badescu Acne Starter Treatment Kit: For acne-prone skin, this set from Mario Badescu is a steal. It contains salicylic acid cleanser, oil-free astringent, acne-calming mask, and more. Every Man Jack Skin Revival Starter Pack

This five-piece set is designed to moisturize dry skin.

It contains a face wash, exfoliator, eye cream, moisturizing lotion, and SPF 30 protective lotion. These products are labeled with step-by-step guides for daily use.

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Skin Acne Treatment System: This French skin care brand is a top choice among dermatologists and is known for its anti-acne products. 

This two-month supply includes a salicylic acid cleanser, pore-refining toner, and benzoyl peroxide spot treatment.

CeraVe Skin Barrier Repair Kit for Acne-Based Skin: CeraVe is another top brand recommended by dermatologists specifically for acne. This set includes day and night retinol serums and moisturizers to repair acne-prone skin.
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