“I have a philosophy… there are many things that you have to do every day, so why not find a way to make those things enjoyable?” explains Ryan Herrell, Zephyr’s vice president of urban development. “I think having a grooming routine makes you feel good and helps to prepare you for the day ahead; just like a nicely cut suit, good products give you confidence.” Here, the businessman, who claims he couldn’t live without nail clippers, lets us in on his go-to products.
“When you find a face lotion that works, stick with it. Jack Black’s is a staple in my routine.” All day oil-control lotion, $28, by Jack Black at Sephora, Fashion Valley, Mission Valley
“I’ve had this shaving set for years-- it has turned shaving from a morning have-to into a morning ritual.” Noir shaving set, $850, The Art of Shaving, Fashion Valley, Mission Valley
“This has a great hold for my hair and offers a matte finish. I use a small amount and it never looks like I have too much product or greasy hair.” Clay pomade, $22, by Baxter of California at Nordstrom, Fashion Valley, Mission Valley
“The first time I wore this cologne, I asked my wife what she thought of it, and she immediately responded ‘It reminds me of when we vacationed along the Italian Riviera.’ How did Tom Ford put that in a bottle?” Neroli Portofino eau de parfum, 50 ml for $208, by Tom Ford at Neiman Marcus, Fashion Valley, Mission Valley
“The Marvis toothbrush is made in Italy-- it’s black, simple and you don’t have to worry about it being charged.” Toothbrush, set of 3 for $18, by Marvis at mrporter.com