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Best Men’s Face Washes for Oily Skin

Best Men’s Face Washes for Oily Skin


Using the right face wash is critical for healthy looking skin. Especially if you suffer from oily skin. Our bodies produce sebum (oil) to help keep our skin soft and supple. But if you’re one of the many men who’s bodies produce too much sebum, you’re left with shiny skin and have a greater risk for acne.

Choosing the Right Face Wash for Oily Skin

It’s important to choose a face wash that doesn’t completely strip the skin of moisture. Our bodies will actually produce more oil if it detects dry skin, so finding a face wash that removes excess oil without dehydrating the skin is critical. Find out how to keep the oil at bay with these 10 best face washes for oily skin.


Brickell Clarifying Gel Face Wash For Men

brickell clarifying gel face wash for men bottle

Brickell’s products are designed exclusively for men and you can definitely tell when you open their bottle of clarifying gel face wash and are greeted with a light masculine scent. Aside from a great fragrance, this natural & organic face wash is designed to keep your face oil and shine free all day without over-drying. Coconut-based cleansers wash away oil, while the powerful antiseptic, Geranium washes away impurities. Aloe vera is used to renew and rehydrate the skin. A little goes a long way with this face wash, and only a small amount is needed to work up into a nice lather.

Pros:

  • Great masculine scent
  • Eliminates oil without over-drying
  • Long lasting oil control
  • Fights acne
  • Natural & organic
  • Won’t clog pores
  • Available in travel size

Cons:

  • Pricey

Rating

5/5


Rugged & Dapper Face Wash For Men

rugged and dapper facial cleanser bottle

This multi-purpose, all-in-one wash from Rugged & Dapper covers all the bases; energizing face wash, toner, and exfoliator for a clean, smooth, rejuvenated complexion. Formulated specifically for men, this face wash eliminates excess oil, grime, and dirt to fight acne without stripping the skin of moisture. The slightly gritty texture does a good job of exfoliating dead skin and imperfections while giving off a nice masculine scent. Made of all natural and organic ingredients this wash also contains vitamins and minerals such as aloe vera, vitamin C, and willow bark to help regenerate skin.

Pros:

  • Multi-purpose face wash
  • Eliminates oil without stripping the skin
  • Long lasting oil control
  • Natural and organic
  • Won’t clog pores
  • Packed with vitamins
  • Tones skin
  • Masculine scent

Cons:

  • Pricey
  • Not available in travel size

Rating

4.75/5


Chamuel Men Daily Facial Cleanser

chamuel men deep cleansing facial wash for men

This deep cleansing facial wash from Chamuel Men is formulated to target acne and wrinkles while eliminating excess oil, blackheads and impurities. Infused with glycolic acid and rose hip oil, this natural acne face wash gently exfoliates the skin for a softer, smoother, more evenly balanced texture. The anti-aging formula treats sun damage, fades age spots, and increases collagen production. A touch of orange oil is added for a light, man-friendly scent.

Pros:

  • Anti-aging formula
  • Eliminates excess oil
  • Fights acne & blackheads
  • Smooths skin
  • Natural ingredients
  • Subtle citrus scent

Cons:

  • Not available in travel size

Rating

4/5


Beau Brummell Charcoal Face Wash

beau brummell charcoal face wash for men

This deep cleansing face wash from Beau Brummell is designed to reduce excess oil without over-drying the skin. It also contains activated charcoal which is a natural detoxifier and purifier. The charcoal adds a cool black color to the face wash, but more importantly it absorbs and traps toxins and impurities from your skin and pores. A little goes a long way and only a single pump from the bottle is needed to work up a nice lather. The soap comes out smooth and black but turns white once you work it between your hands. As with all Beau Brummell men’s products, this deep cleansing face wash has a nice masculine scent.

Pros:

  • Detoxes and purifies
  • Safe for sensitive skin
  • Fights acne
  • Eliminates excess oil
  • Long lasting oil control
  • Long lasting bottle/ a little goes a long way

Cons:

  • Pricey
  • Not available in travel size

Rating

5/5


L’Oreal Men Expert Charcoal Facial Cleanser

L'oreal men expert charcoal face wash

This charcoal infused face wash for men from L’Oreal was designed to fight these 5 common problems: oily skin, shininess, dirt, sticky touch, dullness and clogged pores. The activated charcoal does its job by trapping toxins and impurities from your skin and pores but also assists and does a great job of removing excess oil. This masculine scented soap comes out of the bottle black, but works into a rich white lather. A little goes a long way and only a small amount is needed per use.

Pros:

  • Does a good job of removing excess oil
  • Long lasting oil control
  • Detoxes and purifies
  • Safe for sensitive skin
  • Fights acne
  • Unclogs pores
  • Long lasting
  • Cheap

Cons:

  • No travel size
  • Scent might be too strong for some

Rating

4/5


Jack Black 2-in-1 Facial Cleanser & Toner

Jack Black Daily Facial Cleanser 2-in-1

This organic 2-in-1 daily facial cleanser from Jack Black is a facial cleanser (clearly) and toner in one. With the help of oat and coconut derived surfactants this wash is designed to remove excess oil and deep down dirt without drying out your skin. With a slight masculine scent this face wash does a good job of eliminating oil and fighting acne without stripping the skin. A little goes a long way with this one, so the bottle lasts a long time.

Pros:

  • Cleanser and toner in one
  • Removes excess oil without stripping the skin
  • Long lasting oil control
  • Light masculine scent/not overpowering
  • Fights acne
  • Available in travel size

Cons:

  • Pricey

Rating:

4.5/5


Neutrogena Men Invigorating Oil-Free Face Wash

5.1 fl oz bottle of Neutrogena invigorating face wash for men with oily skin

This oil-free face wash from Neutrogena is designed to clean deep down in your pores to remove oil and dirt without drying out your skin. The oil-free formulation is great for men with oily skin, since it won’t clog pores. A dime sized amount is all you need to work this wash into a unique cooling lather that feels refreshing (dare I say “Invigorating”) on the skin.

Pros:

  • Removes oil without drying out the skin
  • Oil-free formulation
  • Cooling effect on the skin
  • Fights acne
  • Light masculine scent
  • Cheap

Cons:

  • Not available in travel size

Rating:

4/5


Lather & Wood Charcoal Face Wash

8 oz bottle of lather and wood charcoal face wash for men with oily skin

Designed exclusively for men, this activated charcoal face wash from Lather & Wood pulls excess oil and dirt from your face without drying out your skin. The activated charcoal does its job by detoxifying and purifying the skin and pores. This wash also features a cool tingly sensation when applied to skin that feels quite refreshing.

Pros:

  • Removes excess oil without over-drying
  • Fights acne
  • Detoxes and purifies with activated charcoal
  • Cooling effect on the skin is refreshing
  • Masculine scent

Cons:

  • Not available in travel size

Rating:

4.25/5


Baxter of California Daily Face Wash

8oz bottle of baxter of california daily face wash for men

From Baxter of California this daily face wash is designed to remove excess oil, dirt, and debris without over-drying thanks to its coconut-derived cleansing agents. Aloe vera and allantoin are added to reduce redness and hydrate the skin. Caffeine is added to give your face an energized feeling. This wash lathers up nicely and is fragrance-free which is great for sensitive skin.

Pros:

  • Removes oil without overdrying
  • Hydrates skin
  • Caffeine provides an energized feeling that feels nice
  • Great for sensitive skin
  • Fights acne with salicylic acid

Cons:

  • If you like fragrance, this one is unscented
  • Not available in travel size

Rating:

4.5/5


Anthony Glycolic Facial Cleanser

8oz bottle of anthony glycolic facial cleanser for men

This face wash from Anthony Logistics uses the power of 4.9% glycolic acid to cleanse and remove surface impurities from the skin. Glycolic acid is an exfoliator. It is very effective at removing the outermost layers of dead skin from the face; revealing fresher, brighter skin. Glycolic acid is also excellent at reducing excessive oil and also prevents the clogging of pores that lead to acne. This is more of a lotion-type cleanser and does not foam, but still offers a deep cleanse without stripping the skin of moisture.

Pros:

  • Excellent exfoliator
  • Excellent for oily skin
  • Fights acne
  • Unclogs pores
  • Available in travel size
  • Citrusy scent

Cons:

  • Pricey
  • Does not lather

Rating:

5/5