Monday, 07 March 2016 16:38

How To Do Flower Power SS16

This isn't flower-power in the traditional hippie sense. This is flower-power in the Jared-Leto-at-the-Oscars way. Oversized corsages worn with confidence and a modern masculinity. We've got the all new singing and dancing Gucci to thank for these floral flourishes. For SS16, things are bold and colourful. These are perfect for something different for a prom or an evening wear look. Wear where a bow-tie or neck tie would be, or add in your button hole. Who said menswear wasn't fun?! Left - Jared Leto in Gucci at the 2016 Oscars Left - The peacock male, Gucci's SS16 advertising campaign Below…
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 14:18

How to Detox

Sometimes you need reminding about the basics of keeping your skin healthy. Rita Strazinska, beauty expert and founder of Bio2You, answers some of the most frequently asked questions on how to detox skin and bring back the healthy glow before the Christmas season. Q: What is a cheap and easy way to detox the skin? A: Drink more water – It sounds simple and is simple, however, not many people drink the recommended six to eight glasses of water a day. Drinking water helps flush out toxins, cleanse the liver and your skin benefits from the hydration. Q: How do…
Tuesday, 23 June 2009 09:27

How to 'look better tonight'

Grooming brand Alford & Hoff's favourite phrase is 'look better tonight'. Barry Alford tells us how How to 'look better tonight' Apply the Alford & Hoff Microdermabrasion cream for one minute. This exfoliates the skin with diamond shaped magnesium oxide crystals that are uniform in size and shape unlike other exfoliators which can look like shrapnel under a microscope and can be bad for your skin leading to tears and cuts. Wash this off. When you wash and shave, you strip your face, so it is good to replace with our serum. A thin veil of this lightweight cream should…
Thursday, 15 January 2009 01:24

How to Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Clinique's Executive Director for Research and Development, Dr Tom Mammone How to Protect Your Skin from the Sun "Start simply. Clean off the dirt from your skin with a great soap. Exfoliate, you'd never a paint a wall without prepping it first. Enhance - put something on your skin that is protective. Always use something that has a UV protector. Use a product that has a broad range with UVA -these are the penetrating rays that cause more sagging and deeper skin damage- and UVB -these give you wrinkles - protection. Both cause cancer but UVB rays cause damage to…
Thursday, 15 January 2009 01:22

How To Look After Your Glasses And Sunglasses

If you want them to last and continue to look good you should follow these few simple steps says Senior Brand Director of Oliver Peoples, Michelle Lynn Walnum 1. Never put them on the top of head, it stretches them out.2. Don't leave them in the sun or the car, plastic frames will distort in the heat and lose shape.3. Always put them in their hard case.4. Good eye wear needs maintenance. Go to the opticians every 3 to 6 months to have the screws tightened, nose pads cleaned or changed and have the glasses adjusted. Oliver Peoples was founded…
Thursday, 15 January 2009 01:19

How to Look After Your Skin

Director of skin care at Pevonia UK, Daniela Chandler shows us - How to Look After Your Skin Male skin is generally thicker than female skin and because of higher testosterone levels men are more prone to oiliness and acne breakouts. Men also have to contend with rough, dry textured skin due to daily aggression from regular shaving which increases the skin's sensitivity and decreases elasticity. Furthermore the elements, hard water and pollution combined with an active lifestyle and the absence of a skin care programme can quickly take their toll on the skin. There are plenty of products on…
Thursday, 15 January 2009 01:17

How To Get Great Hair

Toby Rundle, Senior Stylist at Jo HansfordHow To Get Great HairA clean scalp is essential – no flaking or dandruff. There are numerous products on the market to help cure or aid these problems. If you have a flaky or dry scalp, use a nutritious shampoo like Kérastase Bain Satin. If you have an itchy, flaky scalp or dandruff, use Kérastase Bain Gommage. In both cases, Kérastase Lait Vital can be massage in to the scalp to moisturise after shampooing. If either of these systems persist – take professional advice. Remember guys; rinse the hair very well to get all…
Thursday, 15 January 2009 01:17

How to Get the Perfect Shave

Truefitt & Hill shows us how to get the perfect shave with their tips and extensive knowledge. The key to a perfect shave is to prepare your skin, if possible shave during or after a hot shower. The heat and moisture helps to soften the beard and prepare the skin for the shave. 2. Apply a Pre Shave OilDesigned to protect the skin from the razor blade, it softens the whiskers of the beard and helps the razor blade glide smoothly, reducing irritation and nourishing the skin. Work a little oil into the face and beard before applying shaving cream.…
Thursday, 15 January 2009 01:13

How to Choose a Suit

A well fitting suit of classical proportion in simple English cloth forms the foundation of a good wardrobe. An English Bespoke tailor will cut you a good suit. If your suit is going to last you twenty years it is best to avoid fad or fashion. Patrick Grant of Norton & SonsHow to choose a suitI would advise a gentleman to follow three simple rules. 1. Few suits but good suits.2. Favour simple suiting but splendid Linen3. Always let ones clothes be correct, never too formal nor too casual, never too worn nor too new. I favour a single breasted…
Thursday, 15 January 2009 01:11

How to Care for your Knitwear

John Smedley shows us how to care for your knitwear. Quality comes at a certain price, but does not necessarily need to be preciously treated. With a degree of care and attention all John Smedley (Look at the care instructions on other knitwear brands)garments can be machine washed and will continue to look good and last well for many years to come.Top tips for John Smedley's merino wool knitwear: 1.Remove surface soiling by gentle brushing, this will help the stain later on. Treat stains immediately with cold water, blot dry with a clean cloth - never paper.3. Air wool after…
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