Long before there were cosmetic brands for men like Myego and Menaji (1973 to be precise) there was this wonderful “unisex mascara” from the legendary Alice Cooper. Can’t, for the life of me, imagine why it never took off. Not entirely sure about the BacoFoil boob tube either to be honest.
Whenever I’m asked to give advice about faking a decent tan I always suggest guys try a powder bronzer – at least for the face. Sure, there are several tinted moisturisers and facial tanners out there that deliver great results but for ease of use and effectiveness I always think a powder is best. They’re also especially good for men who aren’t used to self-tanning products because the results are temporary and you have total control over them. I personally find they work better if you have facial hair too
This new Instant Tan Face Powder from acclaimed make-up artist Daniel Sandler is especially good for men as it’s shimmer-free, fragrance-free, demi-matt and water-resistant (so won’t slide off when you get hot and sweaty). You simply apply a little with a brush (I suggest this one, also by Daniel Sandler), making sure you apply to the neck and ears as well as the face. If, like me, you’re thin of thatch you can also apply a little upwards into the hairline and onto the scalp.
A brilliant little product for men and perfect for this time of year when skin needs a little pick me up but also great for grooms who want to look their best on their big day.
Daniel Sandler Instant Tan Face Powder costs £22.50 and is available from www.danielsandler.com