Scott. Natural skincare for the active man

Natural skincare for the active man

Scott. is a range of natural skincare products, specifically formulated for the active man. Organic where possible, we believe in only using the best quality ingredients on our skin. 

Formulated by men, for men, we take pride in the fact that we set out as a brand aimed at active guys who like to look after their skin, but are not slaves to a skincare regime. 

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Dry skin?

One of the biggest skin complaints we found when we conducted a skincare survey on one hundred guys was dry skin. With air-conditioning/central heating, sun damage, wind, and environmental pollutants, it’s no surprise. 

The beauty of Scott products will be that they will be designed to help fight the sources of dry skin. Scott products will work with your skin to keep it moisturised and flake free to help you get on with your day. Life’s too short to worry about dry skin. 

Maleskin.co.uk also has some helpful tips to help keep hydrated:

http://www.journalism.co.uk/press-releases/7-tips-to-treat-mens-dry-skin/s66/a553499/

Orignal post here. 

Ah, I see!

http://www.mensxp.com/grooming/skin-care/9088-7-habits-that-ruin-your-appearance.html

So, yep, we’re all guilty of several of these, right? I guess the key lesson is moderation… hmm.

Habit number 5 is the one that caught my eye – reading up on skincare formulation in our research for developing our very first Scott products, it really opens your eyes to the stuff that goes into skincare products. Some of my favourite brands have all these ingredients which are really no good for your skin (but handily cost next to nothing and make products foam magically, or help the product last for 20 years on the shelf).

Scott’s aim will be to do all the hard work for you. No need to scour the ingredient list as you know everything that goes in is there to make your skin look great. That’s No. 5 checked off the list!

Original post here. 

Men's skin versus women's skin...

So, yep, ‘Men’s Skincare?’ is the tagline for this blog. Men’s skin. Is it really different to women’s?

Well a month or so ago, we undertook some market research, questioning nearly 150 guys about their grooming habits, and it was pretty enlightening. Just over half of the respondents said that it was less important or not at all important that the products they chose were specifically formulated for men. Some of the reasons for this:

“Skin is skin on either a man or a woman it will need similar treatment. Men’s brands are just packaged differently”

“Little difference in products. Feel differences more down to marketing”

“Well, it’s skin, isn’t it. I imagine what works on a woman works equally well on a man, dog, or goose”

“I think men’s products are sometimes just repackaged female products and given a slight manly perfume.”

Interesting, no?

Here at Scott, we believe that there is a difference in men and women’s skin (check out this piece by Ahmed Zambarakji for Shortlist for more on the topic: http://www.shortlist.com/grooming/grooming!-definitely-not-for-girls), and it could pay off to invest some time and thought into the product you choose. A lot of guys out there buy products from women’s ranges, partially because of the belief that men’s skin isn’t different, but also perhaps because male brands just don’t hit the spot: over-fragranced with ‘male’ scents (which actually just irritate your skin), lack of choice in brands, the perception that the male range is just an after-thought spin-off from a successful female range, and cliche packaging/marketing.

Scott aims to strike the balance between satisfying the needs of the skin of  modern man and a great brand which fits into your life and doesn’t treat you like dumb bloke.

First posted here. 

and so the adventure began…

Scott skincare. Born March 2013.  A healthy seven and half pounds. Full of potential…?? So this section of the blog follows the journey of Scott the brand. A very scary but truly exciting adventure.

So where did it all begin? After yet another drab day at work, reading over hundreds of dull emails, pretending to care, a quick tube journey home, a browse of Amazon, and a kindle download later, I was immersed in  The School of Life’s ‘How to Find Fulfilling Work’ by Roman Krznaric. If you feel like you’re stuck in a rut at work, I truly recommend this read for that much needed kick up the ass.

Feeling inspired and boosted by my read, and after a few excited conversations with Richard, the idea of Scott was born. We know skincare, right? Why don’t we start a cool new range for men, with products which we’d love to use ourselves, and could see all our friends using? Why the hell not?

Ah, yes, a distinct lack of: money, skin expertise, business knowledge, industry know-how. But then we do love a challenge. And so the adventure began!

See the original post here.