Susannah Fielding

“Too much product, and hair straightening is a definite no no!”

Susannah Fielding grew up in and around Hampshire and trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. One of The Grooming Guide’s favourite actresses, her theatre work is varied and includes: Much Ado About Nothing, Philistines, The Rose Tattoo and The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other at the National Theatre, London. In 2010 she was nominated for an Ian Charleson Award for her role as Pietra in Ibsens an ‘An Enemy of the People’ at the Sheffield Crucible alongside Anthony Sher. This year is playing Portia in Rupert Goold’s production of the Merchant of Venice for the RSC to rave reviews, alongside Sir Patrick Stewart. Susannah has also recently finsihed filming ‘The Knot’ a romantic comedy alongside Mena Suvari and Noel Clarke. Here she tells us how we can smarten up our act!


What is your favourite male fragrance?
I always notice when a guy is wearing Chanel sport, I can spot it from a mile away!

What is the most common mistake a men makes with his grooming?
My pet hate is without doubt high maintenance hair. Either too much product or straightening are both a definate no no!

In what way could guys improve the way they look?
A good moisturiser and the right hair cut can both work wonders.

Which guys in the public eye do you think are well groomed?
Above all Matthew McConaughey catches my eye. It’s a combination of his glowing skin, golden tan and gorgeous natural looking hair, somehow he never looks like he’s tried to hard. Guys I guess that’s the key!

What’s one product you use that a guy could benefit from?
Borrow my Laura mercier lip silk. I’ve never found a product that gives you more kissable lips. The packaging isn’t too girly so you can get away with it!

1. Matthew McConaughey for D&G

2. Allure Homme Sport £42 50ml Stockist no. 02074933836

3. Laura Mercier Lip Silk £18.50 John Lewis

4. Susannah Fielding

5. No7 For Men Anti Ageing Balm SPF 15 £11.75 for 50ml at Boots

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