The Ultimate Guide to Men's Summer Skincare Essentials

The Ultimate Guide to Men's Summer Skincare Essentials

As the sun climbs higher and the days stretch longer, our skin calls for a change in its caring routine.

The heat of summer summer brings its own set of skin challenges: intensified sun exposure, soaring temperatures, and an active lifestyle that can take a toll on our skin.

This season, it's essential to pivot our skincare strategy to effectively counter these summer-specific hurdles.

Cleanse - Keeping Skin Fresh

As summer intensifies, so does the need for a comprehensive cleansing routine. Men's skin, typically oilier and thicker, is particularly susceptible to the accumulation of sweat, sunscreen, and environmental pollutants during these warmer months.

This calls for a multi-faceted approach to cleansing, one that addresses different aspects of skin health.

Charcoal Cleansing Stick

Targeted Deep Clean: 

The Charcoal Cleansing Stick, a GQ Grooming Awards winner, is engineered to deeply cleanse and absorb impurities. It’s ideal for tackling the daily buildup of pollutants and excess oils.

Nourishing Oils: 

Enriched with Green Tea, Argan, Sesame, Almond, and Coconut oils, this balm doesn’t just cleanse; it nourishes, ensuring the skin's natural moisture is retained.

Cleansing Facial Scrub

Dual Action:

This 2-in-1 foaming facial cleansing exfoliant combines the soothing properties of Macrobiotic Sea Minerals, Passion Flower, Violet Leaf, and Bladderwrack extracts with the physical exfoliation of natural Olive Stone and Bamboo Powder.

Gentle Exfoliation:

Crafted to remove dead skin and clear impurities without stripping the skin or causing irritation, making it perfect for sensitive skin.

Lipid Vitamin Cleansing Oil

Luxurious Oil Cleanse:

This oil cleanser is a blend of 10 all-natural oils, designed to hydrate and refresh the skin.

Emulsifying Action:

It transforms into a milky texture upon contact with water, effectively melting away impurities and sunscreen.

Balanced and Brightened Skin:

Suitable for all skin types, including dry and sensitive, it ensures the skin remains balanced and brightened after every cleanse.

Exfoliate - Prevent Clogged Pores

During summer, our skin's oil and sweat production can escalate, leading to potential breakouts. Effective exfoliation not only unclogs pores but also stimulates cell renewal, revealing a fresher, more vibrant skin layer beneath.

Cleansing Facial Scrub

Multifaceted Exfoliation:

Revisiting the Cleansing Facial Scrub, its dual-action formula plays a vital role in the exfoliation process. It combines the physical exfoliation of Olive Stone and Bamboo Powder with the skin-soothing properties of Sea Minerals and botanical extracts.

Soothing and Effective:

Specifically designed to be gentle yet effective, it ensures dead skin and impurities are removed without causing irritation.

Charcoal Mud Mask

Deep Pore Cleansing:

The Charcoal Mud Mask offers a deeper level of exfoliation. Crafted with Charcoal, Bentonite, and Kaolin Clay, it excels at cleansing pores and removing deep-seated impurities.

Skin Nourishment:

Enriched with Aloe Vera, Vitamin A, and E, it goes beyond mere cleansing. This mask hydrates, soothes, and nourishes, leaving the skin not just purified but also radiant and soft.

Skin Treatments - Soothing Summer Skin

In summer, the skin undergoes significant stress due to sun exposure, heat, and outdoor activities, leading to issues like redness, dehydration, and signs of aging. It’s important to recognise these seasonal challenges and apply targeted treatments that not only soothe but also rejuvenate and protect the skin.

Peptide Anti-Ageing Elixir

Revitalising Serum:

This lightweight yet potent serum is formulated with natural oils like Macadamia, Avocado, and Passionfruit Seed, along with Caffeine.

Soothing and Repairing:

The presence of Carrageenan, derived from seaweed, plays a vital role in soothing the skin and promoting the development of healthy new cells.

Anti-Aging Benefits:

Regular use helps fill in fine lines and wrinkles, offering a rejuvenated appearance.

Marine Healing Essence

Daily Skin Treatment:

This essence is a daily saviour for all skin types, including sensitive skin. It's crafted with natural oceanic actives like Microalgae, Bladderwrack, and Wakame Marine Extracts, known for their calming and healing properties.

Balancing and Hydrating:

With added Niacinamide and Hyaluronic Acid, it balances pH levels and significantly increases moisture.

Long-Term Benefits:

Its use leads to reduced inflammation and a more even, rejuvenated, and healthy-looking skin, making it ideal for post-sun exposure care.

Peptide Eye Renewal

Specialised Eye Care:

The eye area, particularly vulnerable during summer, receives focused care with this triple-action concentrate.

Natural Marine Extracts:

Infused with Bladderwrack and Antarcticine marine extracts, it brightens and strengthens the delicate skin around the eyes.

Peptide Power:

Active peptides address fine lines, dark circles, and puffiness. It’s fragrance-free to ensure gentle application.

Moisturise - Hydrate Without Heaviness

Summer's heat and increased outdoor exposure can lead to dehydration and a lack of nourishment in the skin.

It's essential to maintain a balance - providing ample hydration without adding excess oiliness. 

Hunter Lab's moisturising solutions are crafted to meet these specific needs, offering intense hydration while promoting skin health and radiance.

Daily Face Fuel

Rich in Nutrients:

This daily moisturiser is a blend of natural oils including Avocado, Macadamia, and Passionfruit Seed, known for their nourishing properties without causing irritation.

Skin Rejuvenation:

Enriched with Passion Flower and Wakame extracts, it provides intense hydration and rejuvenation, addressing the skin-aging free radicals that are often more active in summer.

Lipid Vitamin Face Oil

Potent Oil Blend:

This facial oil is a concentration of 19 super oils and extracts, rich in antioxidants and vitamins, designed to reduce fine lines and deeply hydrate and brighten the skin.

Non-Greasy Formula:

Despite its oil base, the product absorbs rapidly without leaving a greasy residue or shine. It offers additional nourishment for dry skin, while helping to balance skin that is more prone to oiliness and congestion.

Clinically Proven Results:

In a trial conducted by Beauty Heaven, 100% of participants agreed their skin appeared and felt more hydrated and luminous after eight days of use.

Sun Protection - A Summer Essential

This one should go without saying, but robust sun protection is crucial to prevent skin damage and premature aging.

During summer, the UV index can climb as high as 17 in Australia.

This harsh exposure to radiation wreaks havoc on our skin cells, and it’s generally the time of year when the majority of our activities are outdoors.

This relentless heat and exposure demands a strategic approach to skincare.

Light Lotion Tinted SPF50

This product isn’t just a sunscreen; it’s a tactically designed 3-in-1 solution, embodying the essence of masculine skin care needs. It's a lightweight moisturiser, a lightly tinted skin primer, and a robust SPF50 protection - all rolled into one.


Packed with Green Tea, Aloe Vera, and Glycerin, it deeply hydrates the skin, calms redness, and reinforces the skin's natural barrier. This is hydration that understands the male skin – effective, non-intrusive, and no-nonsense.


The Light Lotion's SPF50 protection, utilising advanced UV filters, offers a shield against UVA and UVB rays.


The Light Lotion excels in subtly enhancing the skin's natural appearance. Its light tint corrects skin tone, boosts radiance, and eliminates any whitening effect. This subtle finish leaves your skin not just protected, but looking healthier and smoother - without looking like makeup.


Adapting your skincare routine for the summer is vital for maintaining skin health. Hunter Lab’s products are expertly designed to meet the unique demands of the season, ensuring your skin is nurtured, protected, and rejuvenated.