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Men’s Grooming: Cause + Effect

MANSCAPING needs to be quick and easy, but also pleasurable and most importantly, needs to stay a masculine experience that has a positive effect. Being groomed doesn’t mean dipping into your wife or girlfriend’s beauty stash , we’ll have you know. It does however require these must-have products to level up in your grooming game.

Scissors and Brush Set R329, Tweezerman

EYEBROWS are a legitimate grooming concern. Why is it than when they’re good, no one will tell you, but when they’re bad, they can ruin you? Keep them proportional and neat  – but not so neat as to look unnatural – with a comb and small scissor.

TIP: THE start of the brow should be in line with the nose and the end should be in line with the corner of the eye.

Man-Size Classic Blend Beard Oil: R590, The Bluebeards Revenge

TRANSFORM your beard from an untamed beast to a manly masterpiece with a beard oil. Containing a unique blend of fresh and masculine-smelling oils and fragrances designed to smooth, moisturise and protect your facial hair.

Advanced Lip Protection: R235, By MenScience, Skins Cosmetics

WITH global warming being a serious environmental problem, serious protection from sunburn, peeling and chapping is required. Relieve lip irritation even in extreme weather conditions, from freezing cold to sunburn, Advanced Lip Protection is your shield.

Star Wars R2-D2 Dry Shaver: R 1 299, Philips

JOIN the resistance against unruly beards and embrace smooth skin with a perfectly close shave. The Philips shaver sports 4-directional DynamicFlex heads to follow every curve of the face and neck, so you can choose the path to a close, convenient shave, whether you choose a wet or dry shave.

PRO LS All-in-One Face Treatment: R415, Lab Series

CALM irritation and redness with Lab Series’ special I-Matte technology. The face treatment soothes the skin and creates a matte finish, absorbing oil instantly, while replenishing hydration and helping to rebuild and fortify the all-important moisture barrier. Furthermore the treatment repairs the skin, diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Hydro Cool 3-in-1 Shower Gel: R39.95, Sorbet Man

CUTTING your shower time in half, a 3-in-1Shower Gel is specially formulated to be used on the hair, face and body – all at the same time. A good quality, hardworking cleanser should leave skin feeling fresh, revitalised and clean. And leave you with enough time.

Smoothing Hair Treatment: R580, Grown Alchemist, Skins Cosmetics

FRIZZ is not just a problem that the girls have to deal with. Along with your chosen styling aid, a smoothing agent is recommended.  Eliminate fly-aways and protect against hair surface damage from UV rays with a light, absorbing formula that leaves hair hydrated while providing essential nutrients to hair follicles.

Uomo Intense Eau de Parfum (50ml): R1 125, Valentino

VALENTINO’S eau de perfume is for a man with a magnetic allure and an assertive masculinity with a distinctive aura. A suave leathery fragrance, a deep, unforgettable olfactory signature: black leather and suave vanilla accords. Yum.

Eye Alert: R260, Kiehl’s

MADE with cooling extracts to energize and hydrate the thinner skin of the eye area, Eye Alert is a potent blend of vitamins and Caffeine to fight fatigue. With regular use, skin appears strengthened and the look of fine, dehydration lines is reduced. Gently pat eye treatment around and under eye area morning and night, or as needed.

Beard Balm: R229, By Vines Vintage, Hairhouse Warehouse

IF you’re a fan of the beard, a luxurious balm can hydrate and moisturise, helping to improve skin and hair condition while assisting in creating a natural, defined style. Look for a balm enhanced with Shea Butter, Vitamin E or Avocado Oil.



I am Beauty Editor at People Magazine and a make-up artist. I have worked with many celebrities, including, Phumeza Mdaba, Boity, Zuraida Jardine and Rolene Strauss. I always knew I would work in magazines, as I grew up in publishing (my parents are publishers). When I’m not writing beauty or following my passion for make-up, I can be found reading and spending time with family and friends. I am also a tea-lover

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