Everything that comes out of Sweden is stunning, especially the range from Sachajuan.

Built on the beauty of simplicity, Sachajuan have worked with Swedish scientists to create their incredible line of professional haircare products. With simplistic packaging, and hard-hitting formulas, the range is packed full of essential ingredients that benefit the hair. If an ingredient isn’t needed, it’s not added. I love that ethos!

The Grooming Clinic have been kind enough to send me some Sachajuan products to try. I’ve been using them for a couple of weeks and I’m definitely impressed.


Sachajuan Fibre Paste

Let’s start with my favourite – Fibre Paste! I’m always up for trying new styling products, because I’ve got naturally disobedient hair. By that – I mean curly. I’ve been wearing it natural recently, so I’ve been after a product that tames frizz, holds style and doesn’t look shiny. That’s a lot to ask for, but the Sachajuan Fibre Paste is everything I need. It’s got a light formula, that has a strong hold, yet doesn’t go crunchy. It basically emphasies my hairs natural texture, without making it look like I have too much product in. If I could be obsessed with a hair styling product, I’d be obsessed with Sachajuan Fibre Paste. Try it for yourself.

Sachajuan Fibre Paste is available from The Grooming Clinic for £22.

Sachajuan Thickening Shampoo

Having naturally curly hair, I don’t really need it to be any thicker. However the Sachajuan Thickening Shampoo actually adds ‘smooth volume’, which basically means it gives my hair some oomf, without making it look bushy. Winner. It’s a deeply cleansing shampoo, so it does leave your hair feeling squeeky clean, but follow it with the Thickening Conditioner and you’ll be good to go. This shampoo is packed full of good ingredients, including their very own Ocean Silk Technology which leaves your hair feeling nourished, and easy to style. I really don’t want this shampoo to end, but I guess it’ll just be an excuse to buy more.

You can get Sachajuan Thickening Shampoo from The Grooming Clinic for £20.

Sachajuan Ocean Mist

You can never have too much sea salt spray. It helps to give you effortless style, that has a fresh-off-the-beach look. What more could you ask for? Sachajuan Ocean Mist works incredibly well with my curls. It helps to really define them, lock in their shape, whilst still adding more texture and volume. With a formula that’s enriched with actual sea salt, this leave in mist is applied to damp hair and makes styling a lot easier. It’s got a super fresh scent, that I’m all about, and works well by itself or with another product. I”ve been spraying this into my hair just before I dry it, and then using Fibre Paste to tame my hair and smooth out the curls. It’s a match made in heaven, and I’m super thankful for The Grooming Clinic sharing the products.

Sachajuan Ocean Mist is available from The Grooming Clinic for £18.


Being 100% honest, I think I’ve found my new favourite haircare brand. Sachajuan has really impressed me, and after trying these 3 products, I really can’t wait to try the rest of the range.

Make sure you head over to The Grooming Clinic and check out their selection of products. From super skincare, to healthy haircare, they’ve got it all. You can thank me later.

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nrIf like me, you enjoy trying new products, you’re going to love TOPPBOX.

The market for female subscription boxes is huge, and not many companies have tailored their approach for men. There are a number of them out there, but they all operate in a different way. TOPPBOX is one of the first I’ve seen that is an actual subscription with travel and full sized products.


How does TOPPBOX work?

After completing a short questionnaire online, you’ll be sent a selection of grooming products suited directly to your needs. You can opt in to receive it monthly, or bi-monthly, so it’s perfect for everyone.

It comes with a 4-5 hair and skincare products and is valued  between £50-£70. With an RRP of £19, it’s honestly a steal.


What did I think?

I tried out TOPPBOX for the first time recently, and I’ve got to say, I’m impressed. For a skincare junkie like me, it’s rare that I hear of a brand I’m not aware of, but this box surprised me.

I only knew one brand that was sent to me, and the rest I’d never heard of which is super exciting. Trying out new products is super fun, right? I’m sure you’re all dying to hear what I thought of the contents, so I’ll cover them briefly because there’s a lot!


S5 Purity Serum

I’d never heard of this brand before, but it definitely intrigued me. Although I suffer from dry skin, I’ve been getting a lot of congestion lately so I’ve been looking for a purifying serum. This one from S5 is super light, and works to reduce the appearance of pores.

Christopher Courtney Chocolate Enzyme Foot Exfoliate

This products smells INCREDIBLE! It’s got a smell that I’d compare to hot chocolate. Along with a physical scrub, it also has fruit acid to give a deeper exfoliation. I’ve not used many foot scrubs before, however these are perfect for if you’re going on holiday and your feet are going to be on show. Saying that, we could all do with making our feet look a little better.

The Scottish Soap Company Sea Kelp Shampoo and Conditioner

You can never have too many travel size hair products. They’re always good to have for when you’re visiting family, friends, or going on a holiday. These products are okay, but they’re nothing special. Think of the kind of shampoo you’d get in a hotel, and that’s a pretty good benchmark for these.

Hawkins & Brimble Face Wash

I’m familiar with Hawkins & Brimble and have been a fan of the brand since they launched. I actually got the chance to see a sneak peek of the packaging before the brand had even launched! Cool, right? This face wash is packed full of energising ingredients so it’s great for using first thing in the morning.

Jack Perfume Piccadilly ’69

Probably my least favourite product in the box, but it’s the smallest so it’s fine. The scent smells pretty soapy to me, and it’s definitely something I wouldn’t wear. This’ll be going straight in the bin.


TOPPBOX is one of the only subscription boxes for male grooming, and it’s definitely worth signing up to if you’re looking to discover new products. I’m pretty impressed with the selection of products. The S5 Purity Serum is £44 alone, so you’ve already made your money back with this one product.

Subscribe to TOPPBOX by clicking here.

What’s your favourite subscription box? Let me know in the comments.

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I was gifted this box for review. All opinions are 100% honest and my own.

Finally! The skincare product we’ve all been waiting for. MMUK MAN have brought out a Morning After Recovery Gel, which is perfect for the morning after the night before.

Morning After Recovery Gel is a new addition to their line. It’s an oil-free hydrating gel that is suitable for male skin. I know you’re probably wondering; how different can men’s skin be? Well – let me tell you! Men’s skin is naturally thicker than woman’s, and it produces more oil. God knows why it was made this way, but don’t worry, oily skin makes us look younger for longer.

The Morning After Recovery Gel helps to refresh the skin with a cooling sensation, and helps to boost your skins recovery process. If your skin is a bit tired looking, or lacking any colour, this product is sure to wake it up.

I was quite surprised to see that the product doesn’t have many ingredients. it actually only has a total of 9! Yes, NINE! Enriched with Hyaluronic Acid and Seaweed Extract, this formula is really concentrated and helps to combat shiny skin without clogging you pores.

When I first used it, I coudn’t believe how light the texture felt. When you apply to the product to your skin, it instently melts into a texture that is very similar to water. It skins into the skin beautifully, and with no effort at all.


So, what’s my final verdict? The formula of this product is put together so well. I really can’t get over how little ingredients are in it, which just means you’re getting an incredibly concentrated dose of skincare goodness. It’s super refreshing when you use it first thing in the morning, and the cooling sensation is great when you’ve just shaved! I’d seriously recommend you try this product for youself.

MMUK MAN Morning After Recovery Gel is available on MaleSkin


For those of you who don’t know about MMUK MAN, they’re a male cosmetic brand based in England. Designed for men, by men, MMUK have a selection of products that help you get a smooth, natural looking complexion. Make sure you check out my review of some of their makeup range.

Have you tried anything from MMUK MAN before? Let me know in the comments below.

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I was gifted products in this post for purpose of review. All views are 100% honest and my own.

When I thought I had everything I needed from Kiehl’s, they’ve brought out another new product that I couldn’t wait to try.

Kiehl’s have released a reformulated version of one of their skincare heroes, Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate. If you’ve used this product before, you’ll know that it’s a wonderful Vitamin C serum that helps to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, whilst also brightening the skin.

The new and improved version has increased the amount of Vitamin C from 10%, to 12.5% which is huge! Vitamin C is a very unstable ingredient that’s sensitive to pretty much everything, so to get it in this quantity is pretty incredible. Not only that, but they’ve also introduced Hyaluronic Acid to this anti-ageing serum. For someone who has dry skin, this is like music to my ears. Hyaluronic Acid almost acts like a sponge within the skin, locking in moisture and plumping up the skins surface for a smoother appearance.

How do you use it?

Like most serums, this product is applied directly after a toner.

Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate can be used both morning and night, and can be used alongside other skincare products. Simply apply one pump to your whole face. I start with applying it to my forehead because this is where I want the product to focus the most, and then work across my cheeks, nose, chin and neck.

At the minute, I use it every morning before applying my Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream. I would use it at night, but I’m currently using a combination of Kiehl’s Nightly Refining Micro-Peel Concentrate followed by Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate as my skin is on the drier side. But once my skin is back on track, I’ll switch it out with Micro-Peel and follow with Midnight Recovery.

What are my thoughts?

Honestly, I’m pretty blown away with this product. I’ve used the previous formula, and this one actually knocks it out of the park. It has a texture that feels less oily, and sinks effortlessly into the skin. When applying Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate, a slight warming sensation happens, but this is normal due to the active ingredients in the product. Whenever I use this product, my skin feels smooth and instantly looks brighter. Even after the short time I’ve been using it, I’ve noticed that the fine lines on my forehead have started to smooth out. I’ve also felt that my complexion looks brighter, and just generally more healthy. Can’t get much better than that, right?


I know that Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate is going to become a staple in my skincare routine. I’ve never tried a product from Kiehl’s that I haven’t loved, so this comes as no surprise to me. If you’re about in Manchester, I’d definitely recommend popping into the Kiehl’s Boutique on King Street to get your own. The team are wonderful, and if you’re unsure about the product, you can get your hands on a sample before commiting. But if you’re anything like me, you know a good product when you see one. Just pop online and get yours now.

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I always talk about how much I love skincare, but one thing I don’t mention much is bodycare! And believe me, it’s equally important.

When the weathers cold, my bodycare routine doesn’t tend to be much more than a body wash. Afterall, it’s not like I’m getting my legs out when it’s snowing, so why spend time moisturising? But one thing you might know about me is that I have seriously dry skin, and even though I don’t moisturise my body often, I totally should.

MaleSkin.co.uk have sent me some products from Molton Brown, and it really has inspired me to improve my bodycare routine. My skin feels extremely healthy, so I thought I’d share with you what I’ve been using.

Molton Brown Silver Birch Body Wash

The Silver Birch Body Wash from Molton Brown has a super fresh scent, that fills the entire bathroom. Whenever I use it, the smell lingers on my skin for so long, which I absolutely love! It feels soft on my skin, and doesn’t strip it or leave it feeling dry. Trust me, that’s an impressive feat if you know how dry my skin naturally is. The scent of bergamot and cedarwood is so clean, that this body wash is perfect for use in the morning. But I’ve actually found myself slipping this into a bath at the end of a long day too, and it’s also ultra calming.

You can get this Silver Birch Body Wash from MaleSkin.


Molton Brown Cardamom & Cedarwood Body Lotion

One mistake men often make, is forgetting to moisturise their body. I’ll hold my hands up and admit I’m not the best at this, but I do try! This nourishing Cardamom & Cedarwood Body Lotion smells incredible, and hydrates seriously well. The scent is masculine, and the formula will help to firm, soothe and moisturise the skin. Plus, it comes in a convienient pump, so it’s easy to apply as soon as you get out the shower. I love the feeling of this body moisturiser, and even though it’s got a strong scent, it doesn’t irritate my skin.

Get the Cardamom & Cedarwood Body Lotion from MaleSkin.


Molton Brown Sport Energising Body Scrub

Who uses a body scrub? Raise your hands! Perfect for use on your whole body in the shower, or even for tough elbows and knees, this scrub is essential all year round. The Sport Energising Body Scrub from Molton Brown has their classic black peppercorn scent and it gently sloughs away dead skin. Using a body scrub can actually lead to you using less of your other products. Your moisturiser will no longer have to hydrate layers of dead skin, and instead, it’ll get right to the new layers. Sounds great, right?

Try it out for yourself! It’s available on MaleSkin.


Molton Brown is an incredible british brand, and once you try it, I’m sure it’ll become a firm favourite. Make sure you check out the full selection of Molton Brown on MaleSkin, and while you’re there, why not upgrade the rest of your skincare routine?

Have you tried anything from Molton Brown before? Let me know in the comments below.

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