How to get a skinful (in a healthy way)

Barry Alford and Jefferson Hoffman are not your average skincare gurus. Neither man dresses like your stereotypical lab scientist, nor do they converse in confusing lexicon. They are, in fact, former American football teammates who joined forces to launch their own grooming range - Alford & Hoff - when they heard about the "next big thing" in men's skincare, a compound that encourages the production of a naturally occurring protein called sirtuin.

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The result is a collection of seven skincare products designed to reduce the signs of ageing, all presented in neatly styled packaging that won't disgrace your bathroom shelf. Our favourite unguent is their Moisturiser SPF 15, a summer-friendly solution that combines the range's aforementioned youth elixir with a sunscreen, to ensure your skin remains impervious to the principal causes of premature wrinkles (namely sun, smoking, and dehydration). £73.40 at Space NK

Co-founder Barry Alford will be available for skincare advice between Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 June, at three of Space NK's London stores. The one-to-one appointments cost £15, but are redeemable against in-store purchases. Call 020 7581 2518 for more details.