Grooming treats to update your routine with
It might be time to refresh something under than your handphone, car or technology. Have you been using the same soap, water and toothpaste routine for as long as you know? Guys, if you smirked a little too readily at that last line, chances are that you need to be introduced to what the skincare, hair and fragrance world has to offer. R & D has made products that feel more lightweight, work hard and deliver what they promise. In a way grooming products aren't much different from your technology buys. From a new scent to an eyebrow pencil, here's what is possibly missing from your routine.
A FRESH FRAGRANCE
A good scent should be every man's signature. This new fragrance from Dunhill has a striking, modern flacon that interplays with glass and light. The juice inside is fresh and easy to wear, containing notes of bergamot, neroli, musk and sandalwood.
Try: Dunhill Century, from $109 to $139.
A DEEP CLEANSING SHAMPOO
Lots of men use styling products on a regular basis — think pomades, clays and gels — but don't realise that there is built-up residue that dulls your hair's shine and leaves it greasy over time. This deep cleansing shampoo for men looks like a bottle of beer, but is actually a much-needed addition to your shower caddy.
Try: Redken Brews Extra Clean Shampoo, $31.03
A MULTI-TASKING MOISTURISER
We get that most men don't have the time or patience to fit in multiple steps in their skincare routine. What most men need is that one power-packed product that gives skin both hydration and anti-ageing benefits. This one from Shiseido Men energises and lifts the skin, the way a good workout energises and builds up the body.
Try: Shiseido Men Total Revitalizer Cream, $88
AN EYEBROW PENCIL
Okay we get that this item probably caused you to quirk your eyebrow in surprise, but hear us out. Unless you're blessed with naturally bushy and defined brows, chances are their are some parts of your brow that needs filling in. Light strokes are all you need to create the perfect framework for your face.
Try: Boy de Chanel Eyebrow Pencil in Deep Brown