Our beauty trend editor Kate Fannin gives us the low down on the best and brightest in anti-aging products.
As I celebrate my birthday today, it’s the perfect time to mention some favorite anti-aging products (and some that just make me feel or look younger than my 42 years!).
I started using sunscreen in high school (and am thankful I did; I shockingly still get carded sometimes). Also, I diligently follow my dad’s greatest ‘beauty’ advice, “keep a lip balm in every jacket pocket”–that has saved my lips more times than I can count! Ultimately, you’re truly as young as you feel, but a little ‘preventative maintenance’ and good old-fashioned primping never hurts. Nor does a glass of champagne and gourmet cupcake on your b-day…
Jack Black Epic Moisture Nourishing Oil is now available, and we’re giving it high marks. This lightweight, unisex gem is a hydrating heavy-hitter with a blend of 10 natural oils.
10 ways to use it for him and/or her:
1. Pre-shave oil
2. Shave oil
3. Beard moisturizer
4. Facial moisturizer
5. Lightweight body moisturizer
6. Body lotion booster
7. Dry Hair treatment
8. Dry cuticle treatment
9. Dry elbow moisturizer
10. Dry feet moisturizer
For shaving: Spread a thin layer on slightly moist skin. Shave. Rub residual oil into skin for deep penetrating moisture. Or, rinse oil off with warm water and a washcloth.
As a pre-shave oil: Spread a thin layer on slightly moist skin, allowing oil to penetrate beard growth for 10 seconds. Apply Beard Lube Conditioning Shave or Supreme Cream Shave Lather over oil. Shave. Rinse with warm water.
As a facial and skin moisturizer: Apply a thin layer to slightly moist skin following bath or shower. Perfect for rough patches on feet, elbows and cuticles.
For hair: Apply a small amount to clean, towel dried hair from mid-length to ends. Blow dry or let dry naturally. Apply to dry hair to tame fly-aways or condition dry ends.
As a beard conditioner: Dispense 2-3 pumps in palm of hand, rub through beard, working into hair and skin underneath.