When time is tight go from boardroom to bar and back – spruce up in five minutes with this indispensable grooming kit, the party animal’s survival guide.

5:55 PM

FIVE MINUTE PRETOX
30 sec
For a quick and convenient way to clean your skin – try these purifying facial wipes. They help remove excess oils and impurities that can trigger breakouts. Plus, the travel-friendly pack makes them perfect for office, gym and outdoor enthusiasts.
Skin purifying wipes R250 Dermalogica (20 wipes per pack)

50 sec
Keep tired skin looking younger with this concentrated serum. It contains natural extracts and a special anti-ageing formula that helps boost your skin’s natural restoration abilities and refined skin texture.
Genefic HD Youth Activating Concentrate 50ml Rxxx Lancôme Men at Stuttafords

1min 20sec
Run your fingers through the tips of your hair with some product to give it texture and style. This versatile shaping clay gives great definition and washes out easily.
85 Karats shaping clay 100g R265 Lock Stock & Barrel

1 min 50sec
Nose and ear hair is a big turnoff for women says Helen Clemenson Beauty Editor at Women’s Health, so lose it.
Philips nose & ear trimmer R99 Game

2min 50sec
The fragrance is purposeful, edgy and masculine. With top notes of lavender and birch leaves this fragrance will prepare you for your after-hours pursuits – whatever your evening endeavours.
Boss Bottled Night 50ml R665 Edgars

3min 20sec
This industrial handcream repairs tough, calloused skin and cuticles. And it’s been road-tested by golfers, carpenters and chefs, so it should work for you. Especially effective for those who wash their hands a lot or spend time outdoors.
Industrial Hand Healer 88ml R220 Jack Black at Metro Cosmetics

3min 40sec
Don’t forget to freshen your breath before you hit the road. Use an alcohol-free formula for a less intense taste. This mouthwash helps reduce plaque and germs left behind after brushing and contains fluoride to strengthen tooth enamel.
Listerine Zero mouthwash 250ml R32.95 Clicks

4min 40sec
Cracked, dry lips might scare away that bronzed babe. Lock in some moist by moisturising your lips with a balm packed with beeswax and vitamin E. Your lips will stay hydrated and ready for action.
Eucerin Intensive lip balm 10ml R60 Dis-Chem

5min
Keep a spare tie at work. Your suit or work blazer can look completely different with a different accessory and the knitted tie option strikes a perfect balance between smart and casual.
Knitted tie R379 Zara