The summer heat is here, and down here in the good ole Republic, we know that you need to keep your skin in good condition to handle the curveballs of SA’s hotter months, along with looking after other areas of your grooming regime. We’ve rounded up some of the must-buy products to make sure you’re looking and feeling as fresh as possible this coming season:
Clubman Aftershave Lotion
There’s no better feeling than that post-shave skin smoothness. This festive season, give a special man in your life the gift of a close shave and baby-soft skin with the Clubman Aftershave Lotion. Cooling, exhilarating and soothing, this product is great to complete any man’s shaving and grooming routine, ending on a rehydrating note that prevents any tight or dry skin that could arise.
Recommended retail price: R209.95
Burberry Hero EDT
If you’re shopping for a fragrance fiend, then you can’t go wrong with a bottle of Burberry’s latest offering. Burberry Hero, a new masculine fragrance embracing duality: strength and subtlety, power and compassion, athleticism and creativity. Fresh, luminous, and bold, this exciting new scent is brightened with sparkling bergamot and invigorated with juniper and black pepper. Juniper, a classic British ingredient, brings a vibrant freshness to the scent and is deepened by a trio of warm cedarwood oils from three distinct mountain ranges; the Virginia Appalachian, the Atlas Mountains in Africa, and the Himalayas in Asia. Available in 50ml and 100ml sizes, Burberry Hero EDT is indeed a worthy spoil for any man this holiday season.
Recommended retail price: R1,360 for the 50ml bottle.
Earthsap East India Islands Men’s Shampoo and Conditioner
This shampoo and conditioner duo is the perfect stocking stuffer for any eco-warrior. The gentle natural cleansing shampoo is scented with a masculine cinnamon, clove and citrus fragrance and contains a number of different natural oils and spices from the Islands of East India (Java, Sumatra and Bornea). Coconut Oils and soy protein help to repair, and strengthen damaged or normal hair. Earthsap Men’s Conditioner is a nourishing natural conditioner (also fragranced with cloves, cinnamon and citrus oils) to further treat the hair and leave it feeling soft and nourished.
Recommended retail price: R89.99 per 250ml bottle.
Manscaped Perfect Package
Manscaped offers a full line of premium products intelligently designed to elevate one’s grooming routine and unlock confidence in men. The range includes innovative products that any man would love, including a range of gift set options for the festive season and beyond. The Perfect Package 4.0 bundle includes everything a man needs to stay clean and smelling fresh. The set includes the Lawn Mower 4.0 Groin & Body Trimmer, Crop Preserver Ball Deodorant, and Crop Reviver Ball Toner. You’ll also get free gifts; The Shed luxury travel bag and Boxers, all wrapped up in an experiential package.
Recommended retail price: R1,800.
Scimitar Double-Edge Safety Razor
Engineered for one purpose – to glide through stubborn stubble with just one blade, when it comes to wet shaving, The Bluebeards Revenge Scimitar Double-Edge Safety Razor allows for a much closer and smoother shave than multi-blade alternatives, helping reduce the chances of ingrown hairs.
For the man that appreciates minimalism and class, the Scimitar DoubleEdge Safety Razor is a must-have to take his morning shave from drudgery to delight. Finished in a timeless chrome-plating and laser etched with their iconic skull and crossbones logo, this durable plastic-free razor is perfectly weighted from brass body to zinc alloy head. The razor fits any standard double-edged razor blade which can be purchased separately. Plus it comes with a lifetime guarantee!
Recommended retail price: R849.