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October 15, 2014

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Mixing the science with nature

 

 

 

 

 

Alchemist, apothecarist or whatever title you want to give them, when you conjure the image of a chemist it is most likely a grey-haired, bespeckled old man in a white lab coat slaving away over test tubes and microscopes. Breaking Bad’s Walter White may have challenged that perception, but despite his best efforts it’s still not considered one of the 'rock and roll' professions. Sam Loader doesn’t look like your typical chemist, but he is one of Triumph & Disasters secret weapons. At 24 years of age and with a few days’ growth on his face he looks like a normal Kiwi bloke – he even sounds like one. Sam already has two chemistry degrees behind him and is the man who puts the science into Triumph & Disaster’s products.

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October 09, 2014

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The art of a really close shave


Like all great fads, once they become mainstream they are no longer fashionable. And so it is with the beard, once a must have on the face of any style-conscience male, the beard is now increasingly being consigned to the barber shop floor. The good news for those of you struggling to part with your facial hair is Triumph & Disaster has invested a lot of time and effort into creating a first class shaving experience. To do that we looked back at how men used to shave.

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October 08, 2014

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Green Tea Anyone?

We use green tea in body wash and sunscreen

Derived from the plant leaf, green tea is an antioxidant and helps protect from free-radical damage. Phosphates in Green Tea also assist with UV filtering. Commonly consumed as a hot drink it is also a key ingredient in some Triumph & Disaster products. View full article →
October 02, 2014

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Two natural Kiwi ingredients we use in our Gameface moisturiser

The best men's moisturiser
A lot of thought and research has gone in to the ingredients in Triumph & Disaster’s range of products. All up nearly 50 different ingredients are used, from the humble water to volcanic ash. For a few ingredients, such as the two below, we didn’t have to look far. They both form a part of this rich landscape we call New Zealand and are key ingredients in our Gameface moisturiser.
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October 01, 2014

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Why sunscreen and moisturiser shouldn't be in the same bottle

PEOPLE often ask me when we are going to make a moisturiser with SPF in it and I always give the same answer – never.

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September 25, 2014

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5 more tips to help you age gracefully

Aging gracefully is not about battling nature to try and stay looking younger. Growing older gracefully is a state of mind. It’s about accepting the aging process and working with it. Sure we can help our bodies battle the ailments that might speed up the process, but it’s not about trying to reverse it. View full article →
September 24, 2014

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Five tips to help you age gracefully

Time stands still for no man – or woman – and neither does aging. Many of us fight it, some to extremes, but time and age will always catch up. Instead of wasting energy and time battling the aging process we suggest working with it. Rock’s great chameleon David Bowie, at the age of 67, is aging with the grace and style he put in to every one of his incarnations. (Except maybe that Dancing in the Street video but everyone is allowed one faux pas.)

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September 18, 2014

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Don't roll the dice with your sunscreen

Natural sunscreen for men and women
As a cricketer there were times I rolled the dice on the field, took a chance and ran with the wind at my back so to speak. But when it came to protection from the sun I was never so bold. In all my years standing in the heat, I learned a thing or two about sunscreens: which ones left your skin greasy and oily, which ones stung your eyes and which ones let you fry.
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September 17, 2014

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Don't end up looking like a clown

Jack Nicholson pulled it off as the Joker in Batman and it worked for Marcel Marceau, but a white face is rarely a good look. No Dice is non-whitening sunscreen that has been engineered for those occasions when you are in the sun but don’t want to look like a clown.

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September 11, 2014

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Give your skin a fighting chance this summer

No dice to the sun.
We all love the sun, long days spent at the beach, but with summer just around the corner it is essential you protect yourself against the sun’s harmful rays. View full article →


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