There comes a time in every man’s life when he realizes he can aim higher than what he’s known. That he doesn’t have to settle for what’s familiar. Is extrapolating that idea to the purchase of expensive hand soaps a stretch? Maybe. But like any other aspect of building a curated, stylish life, the goods you stock on your bathroom counter can help you carve out vital self-care moments—as Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness would say—that can add up to something bigger over time. Think about it: Have you ever been in a rich and stylish friend’s apartment or a nice cocktail bar and noticed that the soap in the bathroom looked beautiful, smelled great, and left your hands feeling extra hydrated? It’s pretty nice, right? That feeling can be yours every single day. Spend the extra few bucks for something that’ll turn a mundane task you hardly think about into a…mundane task that’s surprisingly satisfying. Here are our top picks, from the high-end stuff you’ve probably seen at hip restaurants and on interior-design blogs to the simple, available-everywhere soaps that you can pick up along with a bunch of kale and a six-pack on your next grocery run. Read more at GQ.