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So far it’s a solo ride.

Cycling Skincare

A wildcrafted and 100% vegan range of organic cycling skincare inspired by the natural beauty of the Marin Headlands, formulated with time-proven botanicals, oils and herbs.

Everyone has a pre-ride routine. Ours, like most riders, includes chamois cream. And for many cyclists, that's where skincare starts and ends. But riding outside can take its toll on your skin, so looking after more than just your saddle comfort is a pretty good idea.


A few years back, after realizing our favorite chamois cream contained a long list of harmful ingredients, we decided to create a small skincare range for our own use. Skincare that kept us in good shape for the ride and the rest of the day. At the time, we didn't even consider making it available to anyone else. We just wanted something we could feel good about. Before too long, we'd formulated not just chamois cream but body lotion, activity wash, and deodorant (because driving back from a race feels much better when you're fresh). And what was meant to be a shop secret quickly became a cult following as pro-athlete friends heard about our project and pestered us for a jar or two of chamois cream because "everything else sucks." Fast forward to today, and after setting up production right here in California, we're proud to release our small-batch collection of clean cycling skincare to all riders for the first time. The ultimate complement to the finest bicycles, apparel and noteworthy accessories.

Natural and Pronounceable

Handmade in small batches in the Bay, Above Category skincare is designed for riders who demand the best from their kit. It's natural, organic, and 100% vegan, with no alcohols, animal products, animal testing, artificial fragrances, gluten products, parabens, petrochemicals, soy products, sulfates, synthetics and toxins of any kind. 

Fresh for What's Next

From pre-ride prep to keeping comfortable in the saddle and smoothing the transition to the rest of your day, Above Category skincare keeps you revitalized, ready and fresh for what's next.