With winter upon us, you may be inclined to believe that there is less need for skincare and protection in the cold and frosty seasons, but this myth could be no further from the truth! We, as South Africans, know that the sun is our skin’s worst enemy and go to great lengths to protect our skin in summer with SPF creams and applications. All good and well, but what about winter? Fact is, air-cons, heaters, cosy fire-places and even the cold wintery air, actually de-hydrate the skin, necessitating regular moisturisation and treatment of the skin to maintain a healthy condition.
A bit of blurb on one of South Africa’s best-kept secrets…..Skin-care range, michaelgameplan, is the perfect, fuss-free solution to de-hydrated, flaky and taut skin. With base botanicals of local Aloe Vera & Rooibos extract, combined with Australian Tea Tree Oil, this winning formula is suitable for all skin types, has been used by guys from all over the world for over 10 years, and has thus earned it’s rightful place as one of the most desired the men’s grooming ranges.
SO…FACE UP TO THE MIRROR WITH PRIDE AND THE EASIEST 3-MINUTE, 3-STEP DAILY FACE-CARE ROUTINE:
- CLEANSE – with michaelgameplan low-foaming face wash anti-bacterial & soap-free – no-burn on the eyes!
- TONE – withmichaelgameplan face toner
an absolute ‘tonic’ for the skin, it tightens the pores & reduces oilness
- MOISTURISE – with michaelgameplan day moisturiser & aftershave balm SPF15 / deluxe moisturiser
a must to re-hydrate & re-generate the skin, leaving it restored & firmer
There is also a great exfoliating face scrub, to get rid of the outer layer of dead skin cells, restoring lustre & freshness to the skin [use once a week] as well as a highly effective eye treatmentwhich reduces dark rings, puffiness and fine wrinkles from the eye area.
That’s your daily face-care routine taken care of, but what about the dreaded shaving thing? Let’s face it, whether clean-shaven, totally shaven or sporting a mo &/or beard or even a full beard, every man needs to shave. Here are some ideas, tips and recommendations to make the ‘shaving slog’ something to look forward to.
TAKE THE NICKS OUT OF YOUR SHAVING EXPERIENCE – IT’S TIME TO ENJOY THE GLIDE
- PREP – with michaelgameplan beard & shave oil
multi-purpose for normal & electricshaves and as an optional pre-shaveas well as beard conditionerthis non-greasy & water-soluble oil is guaranteed to reduce razor-burn, bumps and in-grown hairs, giving a luxury shave every time!
- SHAVE – with michaelgameplan low-foaming shave gel
used in conjunction with a sharp clean razor, you are assured of a precision shave every time! Anti-inflammatory & anti-oxidant properties will soothe the harsh effects of shaving, leaving your skin supple & smooth. [Tip from michael: “dampen the face with warm water first, then emulsify the gel on the beard area with your hands to create a low-foam base to shave through”]
- PROTECT – with michaelgameplan day moisturiser & aftershave balm SPF15
the name says it all…..well almost! You can use this on your entire face/clean-shaven head & neck area for post-shave repair and protection from the elements.
To complement the skincare range, michaelgameplan boasts its exclusive fragrance, michaelgameplan ‘the original – for him/vir hom’ . A fresh citrus-burst fragrance, the top notes are primarily citrus, with middle floral, herby notes of basil and lavender, settling into a woody base of cedar, patchouli & musk. The fragrance range boasts an Eau de toilette & 3 deodorant choices: alcohol-free deodorant stick, cologne body spray and extra-large deodorant spray.