Stage 1 Skin Care
1 – Dr. Jacksons 07 Face Wash for skincare
This is a face wash for all skin types, it is formulated for daily use and gets deep down into the pores to give a good cleanse and thank its pomegranate extract it also gently exfoliates to help fix sun damage but at the same time leaves the skin feeling fresh and hydrated.
2 – Medik8 Super C30+ Intense for skincare
Vitamin C is a game-changer when it comes to skincare, it is an antioxidant that protects your skin from inflammation and aids the regeneration process of our skin cells. This product by medik8 helps to even out skin tone, reduce blemishes, and helps to reduce dark & age spots. This is an intense serum which is both potent and affordable, be sure to add a few drops of this to your daily skincare regime.
3 – Medik8 Hydr8 B5 Intense
Hyaluronic Acid is the new wonder ingredient in most skincare products nowadays but what is it? It is a water-retaining molecule that can hold up to 1000 times its weight in water, therefore this reduces the likelihood of dehydrated skin when combined with a good moisturizer. However, at around the age of 27, our bodies tend to reduce the amount of HA produced therefore serums like these are essential. This wonder serum from Medik8 is also infused with vitamin B5 so it is a great all-rounder.
4- ADC 01 High-Performance moisturizer
Exclusive to Harvey Nichols and voted no.1 Men’s moisturizer by GQ this is a high-performance multifunctional moisturizer that is formulated to hydrate, tighten, and even out skin tone. It is also anti-inflammatory, vegan-friendly, and fragrance-free so it won’t clash with your colognes!
Stage 2 Male Corrective Make-Up
5 – Tom Ford For Men Concealer
This product by TF dispenses an even amount of perfect matched color which can be applied under the eyes to reduce the appearance of dark circles, onto any acne scars or blemishes to hide them. Simply apply after moisturizing a small amount and pat down to blend into your skin, leaving a natural matte finish.
6 – Boy de Chanel
A lightweight, almost similar to a tinted moisturizer, this is an easy to use formula. Simply apply a small layer onto your skin to minimize to look of imperfections and redness. Due to its lightweight formula if applied correctly it is almost invisible as it blends into the skin so well!
7 – Tom Ford for Men Bronzing Gel
So its winter and your skin are looking dry and dull, in need of a holiday or just a few minutes under a sunbed? Look no further this bronzing gel will give you a subtle glow and the new go-to product for highlighting your bone structure, jawlines, and cheekbones,
8 – Warpaint for Men Tinted Moisturiser
A new player on the scene. A brand made exclusively for men, by men! If you are looking for a no-fuss, vegan-friendly tinted moisturizer this is a go-to product. This product hydrates the skin whilst soothing it and even better giving you that flawless complexion.
Stage 3 Beard Care
9 – Pasha de Cartier Edition Noire Beard Oil
A product on the higher end of the market, but If you are a fan of Cartier’s Pasha scent, this is a must-have. Its beard oil is formulated to soften beards and condition them whilst its other ingredients soothe the skin. Ideal for short to medium-length beards.
10 – Acqua di parma Beard Oil
This product again is aimed more at the luxury end of beard oils with its signature Acqua Di Parma scent. However, it works wonders with big beards and it helps to soften and detangle beards leaving them in a better condition and improving the overall appearance of the beard.
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Solar Energy Innovation: Unleashing The Potential Beyond Power Generation
Solar energy has long been recognized as a clean and renewable source of power generation. However, its potential extends far beyond electricity production. Through innovative applications, solar panels are driving breakthroughs in various sectors, revolutionizing transportation, water desalination, and even powering everyday gadgets. This article explores the diverse and exciting realm of solar energy innovation, highlighting its transformative impact on our lives and the environment.
1. Solar-Powered Transportation:
Solar panels are propelling the transportation sector into a greener future. Solar-powered electric vehicles (EVs) are emerging as a promising solution to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. Solar cells integrated into the roofs and bodies of EVs harness sunlight, supplementing the vehicle’s battery charging process. This technology extends the vehicle’s range, reduces charging requirements, and ultimately decreases carbon emissions. Solar-powered charging stations are also being deployed to provide clean energy for electric cars, making long-distance travel more sustainable and accessible.
2. Solar Desalination:
Water scarcity is a pressing global issue, particularly in arid regions. Solar desalination harnesses the power of the sun to convert seawater or brackish water into fresh water. Solar stills, using solar panels, employ evaporation and condensation processes to separate water from impurities, producing clean drinking water. This innovation offers a sustainable solution to water scarcity, reducing reliance on energy-intensive desalination methods and decreasing the strain on freshwater sources.
3. Solar-Powered Gadgets:
Solar panels are powering an array of gadgets, enabling us to harness solar energy in our daily lives. Solar-powered chargers for mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, provide a convenient and environmentally friendly charging option on the go. Solar-powered outdoor lights illuminate pathways and gardens without the need for wiring or electricity. Additionally, solar-powered backpacks equipped with solar panels can charge devices while hiking or traveling, enhancing convenience and reducing reliance on traditional charging methods.
4. Solar-Powered Agriculture:
Solar energy is transforming the agricultural sector, offering sustainable solutions to power farming operations. Solar-powered irrigation systems utilize solar panels to generate electricity for pumps, reducing reliance on fossil fuel-powered alternatives. These systems are cost-effective, environmentally friendly, and enable farmers to irrigate their fields even in remote locations. Solar-powered greenhouse operations are also gaining popularity, providing optimal conditions for crop growth while minimizing energy consumption and carbon emissions.
5. Solar-Powered Air Conditioning:
Traditional air conditioning systems are energy-intensive and contribute to carbon emissions. However, solar-powered air conditioning presents an innovative solution. Photovoltaic thermal hybrid collectors utilize solar panels to generate both electricity and heat, which can then be used for cooling purposes. These systems reduce electricity consumption, lower operating costs, and offer a sustainable alternative for temperature control in residential, commercial, and industrial settings.
6. Solar-Powered Disaster Relief:
Solar energy plays a crucial role in disaster relief efforts, providing power in areas where the electrical grid is damaged or nonexistent. Portable solar panels and solar-powered generators offer immediate access to electricity for emergency communication, medical equipment, and lighting. These innovative solutions enhance the effectiveness of relief operations, ensuring critical services are available during challenging times.
7. Solar-Powered Water Heating:
Solar thermal technology utilizes solar panels to heat water for domestic and industrial use. Solar water heaters are becoming increasingly popular, offering an energy-efficient and cost-effective alternative to traditional water heating systems. These systems reduce reliance on fossil fuels, lower energy bills, and contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
Solar energy innovation is expanding the horizons of what is possible with solar panels beyond electricity generation. From powering transportation to desalinating water, and from charging gadgets to revolutionizing agriculture, solar panels are revolutionizing multiple sectors and driving sustainable solutions. As technological advancements continue, solar energy will become increasingly accessible, efficient, and integrated into our daily lives. By embracing solar energy innovation, we can create a more sustainable and resilient future, benefiting both our planet and future generations.
Kenneth is a proud native of sydney, born and raised there. However, he pursued his education abroad and studied in Australia. Kenneth has worked as a journalist for almost a decade, making valuable contributions to prominent publications such as Yahoo News and The Verge. Currently, he serves as a journalist for The Hear Up, where he focuses on covering climate and science news. You can reach Kenneth at [email protected].