Now the other half can feel pampered, too. The Ligne Homme, or men’s line, from Pevonia Botanica offers five different spa products to keep him looking and feeling good.
To improve male skin care, Pevonia Botanica uses ingredients like caviar extract, green tea, gingko biloba and arnica to help fight the aging process, while at the same time working to prevent razor burn, skin sensitivity and folliculitis, an inflammatory condition which can arise from shaving.
We liked the Soothing After Shaving Balm and particularly the Aqua-Gel Foaming Cleanser, which was well-textured and applied easily to the skin. Eliciting a pleasing “woodsy" scent, it left the face feeling clean and refreshed. But other products like the Fitness-Glow Hydrating Self Tan and the Age-Defying Caviar Balm were a bit too over-the-top for the average Joe, while the Easy-Glide Shaving Emulsion, one of three product containers which rested on their bottoms when closed, proved unwieldy to use once opened. Leaving our tester stuck with emulsion in one hand and an open container in the other, it required two hands to close and created a creamy mess out of the whole shaving experience. While Pevonia Botanica's products help bring out the best in men's faces, their packaging could definitely be improved.
Prices: Easy-Glide Shaving Emulsion, $38; Fitness Glow Hydrating Self Tan, $38; Soothing After Shaving Balm, $46; Aqua-Gel Foaming Cleanser, $35; Age-Defying Caviar Balm, $74
For more information on products or to find a spa which carries Pevonia Botanica, visit www.pevonia.com.