Head to Toe
With grooming tips, products and treatments for every
part of the body, who say we haven’t got you covered?
With a fresh,
FOR 75ML, is a
cream that is
suitable for face,
body and hands.
Perfect for the man who wants to look after his skin, but
likes to keep his regime simple.
SPOT THE DIFFERENCE
SKINCEUTICALS’ NEW BLEMISH CONTROL
SKIN SYSTEM KIT, €143, aims to address
problematic skin in adults. Its three component
products – Blemish + Age Cleansing Gel, Solution and
Defense – contain active ingredients to improve the
appearance of blemishes, ﬁne lines and post-blemish
SIGHT FOR SORE PERFECT SOS:
SAVE OUR SKIN
A powerful serum Especially beneﬁcial for
targeted to help reduce those with combination
wrinkles and signs of skin, AVENE’S
fatigue around the eye CLEANSING FOAM,
area, THIS WORKS NO €16, has a gentle,
WRINKLES TIRED soap-free formula
EYES, €57, promotes that cleanses whilst
cell renewal and can bring soothing, hydrating and
about visible results in rebalancing the skin.
just four weeks.
NO MORE SHINE
With its oil-absorbing technology,
KIEHL’S 24-HOUR ANTI-SHINE
MOISTURIZER FOR MEN, €35,
leaves skin feeling soft, hydrated and
comfortable with a smooth, virtually
NIGHTSHIFT RED ALERT
The ﬁrst-ever retinol treatment to offer a unique Red skin is a common complaint
customisation option, DERMALOGICA OVERNIGHT for us chaps, especially as the
RETINOL REPAIR, €91.25, accelerates skin renewal, years progress, so it’s important to
reverses the signs of photo-ageing, improves skin tone1 use a specialist skincare product to
and increases skin ﬁrmness. alleviate the condition.
NEUTRALISER, €85, is scientiﬁcally
proven to help protect the skin against
environmental triggers that stimulate
the sensory nerve endings, causing
the onset of ﬂushing, burning and
discomfort for redness sufferers.
AVENE’S ANTIROUGEURS FORT
RELIEF CONCENTRATE FOR
CHRONIC REDNESS, €35, 30ml,
meanwhile provides targeted relief for
chronic redness, helps to reduce the
appearance of blood vessels and improves
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Whether you’re rocking
a crop or quiff, RAHUA
CREAM WAX, €35 – which
is available exclusively from
Dylan Bradshaw – is a
versatile, 100% natural styling
product that offers control,
manageability and hold.
L’OCCITANE AROMACHOLOGIE REVITALIZING FRESH
SCALP TONIC, €21 FOR 100ML, is a silicon-free product that
combines ﬁve essential oils to help refresh, revitalise and purify the
scalp to leave hair shining with health.
< BARNET BOOST < KEEP IT IN
A new range of hair-thickening CHECK
and strengthening products from
KEVIN MURPHY uses eyelash- Figure out how long you
lengthening technology to add should go between haircuts.
strength and thickness to ﬁne, (Hint:This interval will
thinning hair and help prevent hair shorten as you grow older.)
loss. THE STIMULATE-ME Schedule them in advance –
WASH, €22 FOR 250ML, and every six weeks, or whatever
STIMULATE-ME RINSE, €22 works for your hair. If you
FOR 250ML, are complemented wait until you need one,
by a THICK AGAIN LEAVE- then you’re walking around
IN TREATMENT (€34 FOR looking like you need one.
100ML), which is designed to And masculine style is about
thicken thinning hair. looking like you don’t need
THE TREATMENT BODY TALK
Voya Body Scrub SKIN SAVER SWEET DREAMS CLEAR WINNER
The cost: €55 The world’s first organic seaweed With a unique combination of 19 Clinically proven for use with acne
body oil, VOYA ANGELICUS essential oils that have been expertly prone/oily skin, EUCERIN SUN
What is it? A 55-minute pick- SERRATUS BODY OIL, €37 blended to induce the deepest night’s TRANSPARENT SPRAY SPF 50,
FOR 100ML, is enriched with sleep, NEOM’S award-winning €21.50, has a non-greasy, easily
me-up in the form of a refreshing stimulating notes of lime and SCENT TO SLEEP, €24 FOR 30ML; absorbed, water-resistant formula
all-over body treatment. rejuvenating mandarin to boost neomorganics.com, helps to deliver with no visible residue.
skin renewal. better, longer and deeper sleep as
What does it involve? soon as your head hits the pillow. It provides all-over sun protection
without clogging your pores.
Pampering aplenty and the
ultimate treat for tired skin. An
all-over body polish is carried out
using Voya’s Organic Peppermint
and Seaweed Sugar Glow, which
gently buffs the skin, removing
dead skin cells while providing
the uplifting properties of
peppermint oil. After washing
the product off in the shower, a
warm body cream is applied by
Where is it available?
The Dawson Spa, 35 Dawson
Street, Dublin 2, Tel: 01-677 4444;
An award-winning classic,
BOSS HUGO BOSS, €78
FOR 100ML, is fresh and
sharp with a warm woody
base. Fruity top notes of
apple and citrus are bal-
anced by a ﬂoral and spicy
heart, while sandalwood
and vetiver provide the
requisite masculine touch.
Reﬁned and sensual, YSL LA NUIT A unisex fragrance, New from ARMANI, EAU DE CÈDRE,
DE L’HOMME, €85 FOR 100ML, TOM FORD COSTA €83 FOR 100ML, has a sophisticated
composition that is, apparently, inspired
is characterised by its intensity of AZZURRA, €178 by the elegant scent of a man’s velvet
spices and the warmth of its woody FOR 50ML, is far jacket. Ingredients including lemon oil,
notes. Key ingredients include black from cheap, but its Italian bergamot, sage, violet leaves,
fresh and uplifting cedar and black tea result in a woody
pepper, citrus, vetiver and cedar. scent is reassuringly fragrance that’s a real grower.
expensive. A diverse
A complex, warm combination of woods, fusion of ingredients –
Paraguayan tobacco, balsam and musks everything from sea-
lifted by a hint of citrus, MOLTON weed and driftwood
BROWN’S TOBACCO ABSOLUTE, to incense, vanilla
€49 FOR 50ML, is a mature, masculine and vetiver– proves a
fragrance that works a treat during the winning combination.
cold winter months.
People will like you more if you smell nice –
but not too nice. A study from Northwestern
University found that people rated faces as
more likable if they were accompanied by a
pleasant aroma, but only if they were unaware
of the smell. So when putting on cologne, steer
clear of using too much – two spritzes should
do the trick. Subtlety is key because you want
the person to like you, not your musk.
“Take baths instead of showers, banish Score some brownie points with the missus
every stray hair, and always wear cologne.” with FERRARI PURE LAVENDER, €75
TOM FORD FOR 100ML, an invigorating unisex scent
that, should you be feeling generous, can be
shared. As the name suggests, it’s a fresh ﬂo-
ral fragrance whose woody facets of lavender
give it a distinctive depth and character.
Exclusive to Harrods but available online, DUNHILL ICON
ABSOLUTE, €115 FOR 100ML, is a woody fragrance with
incredible depth. Spicy notes of black pepper and a hint of car-
damom blend beautifully alongside saffron, Egyptian jasmine,
oud, tobacco leaves and Tuscan leather. Deliciously different.
Another Harrods exclusive DOLCE & A re-working of the classic that is NUIT D’ISSEY, €93 FOR
GABBANA THE ONE, €70 FOR 50ML, the original Le Male, JEAN PAUL 125ML, doesn’t look to reinvent
is a sexy, seductive scent which fuses top the fragrance wheel, so if you’re
notes of grapefruit, coriander and basil with GAULTIER ULTRA MALE,
tobacco to reveal a spicy oriental heart that €87 FOR 125ML, is an assertive looking for a conversation-
is as masculine as it is memorable. starting scent, it might not be for
fragrance whose cinnamon and you. If you’re seeking something
7475 IRISH TATLER MAN vanilla heart creates a spicy, slightly
sweet warmth. Perfect for men who with a sexy, woody-leathery hit
have outgrown the original but don’t and great staying power, however,
want too much of a departure. it could tick all the boxes.
TSHECREULNES TOF EDGERAZOR’S
KEEP IT ON THE PULSE BEST-KEPT BEARD RED ALERT MAXIMUM
Spritz on your fragrance of choice CONCENTRATION
on your pulse points (the areas of Facial hair care is a must if you’re Ideal for men prone to post-shave
the body where you can feel the sporting whiskers. A quality skin irritation, NIVEA FOR MEN Shaving creams, such as LAB
beats of your heart). This means product such as BLUEBEARDS SENSITIVE POST SHAVE BALM, SERIES MAX COMFORT SHAVE
wrists, the sides of your neck and, of REVENGE BEARD OIL, €13.99 €5.39 FOR 100ML, is a wallet- CREAM, €21, OR AVEDA PURE-
course, over your ticker. The throb FOR 50ML, will help transform friendly alcohol-free product specially FORMANCE SHAVE CREAM,
adds impact to the scent. your facial topiary from untamed formulated with chamomile, vitamin €23.50 FOR 100ML, tend to be
beast to manly masterpiece. E and provitamin B5 to help soothe more highly concentrated than, say,
LESS CAN BE MORE irritated skin and alleviate dryness a foam or gel. Their rich consistency
Winter fragrances are, typically, after shaving. and a creamy lather help create
stronger than their lighter summer a moisture-rich barrier against a
counterparts. And that’s why you dragging razorblade.
need to apply them with care. If
you’re constantly smelling your
aftershave, you’ve applied too much.
A couple of spritzes or splashes will
REDUCE THE COMPETITION
It’s not necessary to buy and use
every variation on a fragrance – EDT,
shower gel, shampoo and deodorant
– but just make sure that other
products in your grooming artillery
don’t clash with your aftershave of
VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE
Heat will intensify a fragrance,
which is why an aromatic or citrus
scent works best in the summer.
Conversely, heavier, woodier options
are the go-to scents for the cooler
KEEPING IT IN THE DARK
No matter how much you splurge
on your juice, always keep it out of
direct sunlight and, ideally, in a cool
cupboard or drawer. A fragrance can
be damaged by light and heat very
If a fragrance just doesn’t last on
your skin, don’t worry; a few sprays
on fabric, such as your jacket lining,
will let you extend the effect. Never
spray directly on to fine fabrics or
THE TREATMENT of chemical injections that are commonly, bruising around the Is it effective?
administered to a localised area site of injection for a day or two
LipoDissolve of the body, such as the belly, after the procedure. It has been proven to work well
arms or a double chin, to break for removing small to medium
The cost: From €350 per down the walls of fatty cells and What does it involve? deposits of fat, although results
let the body flush out the fat as are not immediate. The body’s
treatment waste. The treatment involves the fat removal process will take
removal of fat using chemical anything from several weeks
What is it? A non-surgical The needle used in the injections. The lipodissolve to a few months to complete,
treatment is very fine, which formula consists of vitamins, depending upon the patient.
treatment used to remove small means pain is minimal – no enzymes, and a natural, For optimum results, a series
to medium deposits of fat, more than a slight stinging soy-derived substance called of treatment sessions spaced
LipoDissolve involves a series sensation. The procedure, phosphatidylcholine, the main between six to eight weeks apart
meanwhile, takes between 15 chemical component in soya is recommended.
and 30 minutes. There is no oil. Phosphatidylcholine is a
downtime, although patients very safe substance, which has Where is it available?
may experience some skin been used by doctors in higher
tenderness, swelling, and, less doses as a treatment for high Venus Medical, Heritage House,
cholesterol. Dundrum, Dublin 14, Tel: 01-296