Men’s skincare | the testosterone test

Men’s skincare | the testosterone test

Testosterone affects men in many ways, including the structure of their skin. So it’s hardly surprising that men and women’s skin is different. In order to develop a superior line of men’s skincare, and take a share in this booming market, it is important to understand the male physiology. Male sex hormones, known collectively as androgens, wield a lot of power. Testosterone, the chief sex hormone, acts on androgen receptors either directly, or by converting into the more potent activator, namely DHT (dihydrotestosterone). Testosterone levels remain fairly stable during childhood and spike during…Read more …
Bearded beauties | beard care

Bearded beauties | beard care

On youthful faces and mature jowls, whiskers are sprouting like we haven’t seen for a century or more. And there has never been a time in recent history more favourable for sporting a beard than now. But unless the desired look is Grizzly Adams, facial hair needs beard care, styling and maintenance. As noble thoughts the inward being grace, So noble whiskers dignify the face. Excerpt from The Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsey, 1918 Walk through any major city and you’ll see whiskers aplenty, from wait staff at trendy restaurants to corporate businessmen…Read more …