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Wednesday, 08 September 2021 15:54

Tried & Tested Wake Skincare

men's skincare wake face mask face cream eye gel tested tried the chic geek'Skincare for the ‘On’ generation', *calls Roger Federer!* Wake is the young beauty brand tailored to the skincare woes of a generation connected. Innovative products said to solve the problems of a non-stop lifestyle including long hours on screens emitting blue light, working out at the gym and the lacklustre, photo-aged skin that can result. Wake was born in 2018 from two smart Millennials - Anton Burton, 30 and Alex Mavor, 29 - noticing these issues in themselves, their families and friends .

The Wake story begins with just three essentials: an Eye Gel, a Face Cream and a Face Mask. All products are fragrance free and gender neutral or come with a natural scent. And all come housed in glass jars to reduce plastic consumption and recycled cardboard packaging which is also recyclable.

Left - Wake - Eye Gel - 30ml - £22.98, Face Cream - 50ml - £24.98, Face Mask - 50ml - £27.98

TheChicGeek says, “Not be confused with Waken, the hipster mouthcare brand, Wake, sticks to the simple formula of three products: face, eyes, mask.

I was actually surprised both founders were male, not really sure why - Anton and Alex, who met at University - maybe because the packaging is fairly neutral, but I would have lent towards the feminine.

The Face Mask is Millennial pink - Australian pink clay - and has a satisfying restful result. The Face Cream is light, non-greasy and nourishing and so too the eye cream. While not that memorable, fragrance free, these products feel reliable and the packaging says quality.

There could possibly do with putting the directions on the actual products, especially on the Face Mask, as you’re not using it everyday and we forget. And, like I always say, an SPF in the daily/daytime products.”

www.wakeskincare.com

Published in Men
Monday, 27 July 2020 15:11

How To Enjoy Wearing A Face Mask

how to enjoy wearing a face mask

Let’s face it - pun intended - nobody wants to wear a face mask, but, we now have to when we are in enclosed spaces. So, how can do something simple to make it a more pleasurable experience? How about rolling on some of your favourite essential oils every time you wear or wash it? 

Small enough to pop into your pocket, simply roll on your chosen oil and inhale the aroma. You'll love it. Here are TheChicGeek's five to try:

Right - I’m seeing these everywhere: adidas' face masks are proving popular. Adidas - FACE COVERS M/L 3-PACK - £14.95

how to enjoy wearing a face mask Mayfield Lavender London

The Classic

Grown on London’s southern green belt, nothing is as relaxing and intoxicating as classic lavender. Support local business while chilling you the fuck out.

Right - Mayfield Lavender - Pure Organic Lavender Soothing Pulse Point -£5 

how to enjoy wearing a face mask anatome

The Give Me Strength

Anatomé specialises in essential oils, and their black pepper and may chang 'Energy + Strength' is said to energise and support the nerves and mind to motivate and boost low energy levels.  We could all do with some of that while running around Tesco.

Right - Anatomé - Energy + Strength - Essential Oil Travel Size 10ml - £22

how to enjoy wearing a face mask neals yard remedy

The Ready To Roll

The invigorating blend of rosemary, lavender, geranium and grapefruit will revitalise your spirits and energise your body and mind.

Right - Neal’s Yard Remedies - Remedies to Roll Energy - £8

 

how to enjoy wearing a face mask aesop

The Ginger Ninja

Aesop’s ‘Ginger Flight Therapy’ is tailored for turbulent flights, but works just as well for those of us not going anywhere anytime soon. Contains essential oils, including ginger root, lavender and geranium to reduce stress and also calms upset stomachs.

Right - Aesop - Ginger Flight Therapy - £23 from MR PORTER

how to enjoy wearing a face mask Tisserand Boots

The De-Stresser 

Lift your spirits with a bright fusion of zesty orange, floral rose. geranium and warming nutmeg essential oils. Made in England.

Right - Tisserand Total De-Stress Aromatherapy Roller Ball - £6.50

 

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