Filed under: Cosmetics and Fragrance
The company's logo says it all: "Be Healthy and Look Great." This simple approach is just one of the reasons why MenScience Androceuticals is a Luxist nominee in the best men's skin care line category.
MenScience was founded by Federico Sanchez, a Harvard business school grad, in 2004. His interest in health and wellness spurred him to start the company, and soon men all around the world were clamoring for MenScience products. In 2005, Sanchez took the brand international, and by 2008 the company offered more than 30 different items.
Gallery: MenScience Androceuticals
Originally developed as a skin care line for high-performance athletes, MenScience is among the world's leaders in grooming for men from all walks of life. One of the aspects that sets it apart is its focus on nutrition. In addition to the usual assortment of creams and gels, MenScience sells multi-vitamins, anti-oxidants, fish oil and other supplements, all of which can combine to help improve overall health on top of their skin-deep benefits.
MenScience's best sellers in the skin-specific arena are Daily Face Wash, a one-size-fits-all cleanser (8 oz: $25); Advanced Face Lotion, an oil-free moisturizer (3.4 oz: $36); and Anti-Aging Formula, a wrinkle reducer and skin revitalizer (1 oz: $58). Products are available though MenScience's website and at brick-and-mortar stores including Barneys New York and Nordstrom.
Vote for the men's skin care line that you believe is the best of breed. The voting period runs through May 31st and winners will be announced on June 1.