Men's Grooming

Grooming in the Mail: Guys Essentials Review

Let’s face it, as guys, sometimes the last thing we want to do is go shopping. We like convenience and prefer to keep things simple. That’s why mail order services like Birchbox Man and others are so popular. You simply sign up and have products shipped to you every month.

But there’s a new kid in town, Guys Essentials, a concierge style website created to provide everyday essentials products to the everyday guy.

They offer pre-selected packages or let you choose your own products a-la carte. You simply pick the items you want and the products delivered every month. We decided to give them a try to see what they’re really about.

Our Take

Guys Essentials was developed for the everyman. The guy who wants to look good with minimum hassle. Their tag line says it all, “Like a care package from mom.”

You won’t find high-end, premium brands like Khiel’s or Jack Black. Instead, you’ll find big name brands that most guys are familiar with, such as:

  • Irish Spring
  • AXE
  • Colgate
  • Trojan
  • Gillette

Their website is user friendly and designed to save you time. We like their pre-selected packages like: The Rookie, The Wingman and The Ladies Man.

According to Guys Essentials, they tracked the daily usage of products with a group of average guys to estimate the timespan of a package. Each package was then carefully designed to last the average Joe about 30 days. The pre-selected packages include:

The Rookie ($24.99 per month)

  • Aim Toothpaste 6 oz.
  • Irish Spring Bar Soap 3 ct.
  • Gillette Foamy Shave Cream 11oz.
  • Pert Plus 13.5oz.
  • Dep Sport Gel 2oz.
  • Afta After Shave 3oz.
  • Mitchum Deodorant 2.5oz
  • Bic Shaver Disposable 6 ct.
  • Q-Tips 50ct.

The Wingman ($44.99 per month)

  • Colgate 6.4oz. Triple Action
  • Gillette Body Wash 16oz.
  • Gillette Series Shave Gel 7oz.
  • Head and Shoulders 14.2 oz.
  • LA Looks Gel 3oz.
  • Gillette Pro Skin Conditioner 100ml.
  • Gillette Deodorant Clear Gel 4oz.
  • Gillette Mach 3 Disposables 3 ct.
  • Q-Tips 50 ct.

The Ladies Man ($64.99)

  • Colgate 7.6oz Total Advanced
  • Axe 16oz. Shower Gel
  • Gillette Fusion Gel 7oz.
  • Axe 12oz. Shampoo
  • Axe 2.64oz. hair product
  • Gillette Fusion Pro Skin Conditioner 100ml
  • Axe 3oz. Deodorant Stick
  • Gillette Fusion Refill 4 ct.
  • Q-Tips 50ct.

In addition to the pre-selected packages, you can choose products individually. We liked the fact that they include essentials like boxers, undershirts, socks, multi-vitamins and even condoms.

We recommend Guys Essentials for guys that want to avoid the hassle of making a trip to the store, and have all their essentials delivered to their door.

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