Grooming

Objects of Desire: 25 Medicine Cabinet Essentials

The grooming essentials for every man—from deoderant to nose-hair trimmer to thermometers.

We hope you already keep things like Q-tips, soap, and a toothbrush stocked in your bathroom, but it's amazing what a difference a few upgrades can make in your grooming regimen. Here are the 25 items we keep in our well-stocked medicine cabinet. Take your pick.

1. Baxter of California deodorant, $18; baxterofcalifornia.com
2. Fernwood container by Labrazel Home, $90; labrazelhome.com
3. Muji cotton swabs, $4 for a pack of 200; muji.us
4. Apex thermometer, $2; pharma.com
5. Arbonne Intelligence Genius resurfacing pads and solution, $95; arbonne.com
6. Scissors from the Czech & Speake manicure kit, $560; mrporter.com
7. Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Black toothbrush, $220; philips-store.com
8. Doral comb and brush cleaner, $8; Pasteur Pharmacy, 212-683-3838
9. Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balm, $7.50; getjackblack.com
10. Berocca energy support supplement tablets, $10 for a pack of 10; buyberocca.com
11. Mason Pearson comb, $21; neimanmarcus.com
12. Izola soap dish, $20; izola.com
13. Dior Homme Dermo System moisturizing emulsion, $53; dior.com
14. My Konjac facial sponge, $10; mykonjacsponge.com
15. PillPack, $20 per month; pillpack.com
16. Proraso shaving cream, $10; bigelowchemists.com
17. Amron Experimental leather bandage, $20 for a pack of three; amronexperimental.com
18. Marvis cinnamon-mint toothpaste, $6; marvismint.com
19. Acca Kappa body soap, $8.50; shopaccakappa.com
20. POH dental floss, $5; buypoh.com
21. Umbra contact-lens case, $5; umbra.com
22. Khlip nail clipper, $65; klhip.com
23. Dovo Klipette nose-hair trimmer, $45; fellowbarber.com
24. Osma alum block, $8; customshaving.com
25. Pinaud-Clubman talc, $5; fendrihan.com

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Photograph by Tim Hout. Prop styling by Leigh Gill.
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