Described in the Financial Times as “possibly your ideal grooming editor” Lee Kynaston is one of the UK’s best-known and most experienced male grooming experts, having spent eight years on Men’s Health as Grooming Editor. An award-winning journalist with over 20 years experience (including stints as Editor of 19 Magazine and Deputy Editor of Men’s Health) his work has appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines and as an in-demand consultant he has worked with some of Britain’s biggest skincare companies, websites and PR agencies. He has been writing about male grooming for over 12 years, though his very first article on the subject appeared in a student newspaper back in 1987 when the industry was very much in its infancy.
In 2008 he began to focus on online work, joining the UK’s leading online grooming retailer, mankind.co.uk as their Grooming Editor and was rewarded with a prestigious P&G Beauty & Grooming Award in March 2009 for his work with the site. He won another P&G Award in 2013 for his work with online grooming retailer nivenandjoshua.com. He is also the recipient of a prestigious Jasmine Award for an article about male fragrance published in Men’s Health.
He is currently the Online Grooming Editor for Men’s Health, Lifestyle & Grooming Editor of Niven & Joshua, writes a monthly male grooming columns for Harrods Magazine and Beauty Magazine and has a weekly male grooming column on The Telegraph website as part of Telegraph Men. He is also a regular contributor to fashionbeans.com and matchesfashion.com.
At the moment he is working as a consultant with a major fashion house on the development of their latest fragrance and has worked with the InterContinental Hotel in London’s Park Lane creating bespoke spa treatments for men.
In 2013 he was voted Beauty/Grooming Blogger of The Year at the Fashion Monitor Journalism Awards.
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