How to Look Camera-Ready Everyday: Grooming with Mark Steines

After spending the last thirty years on camera, Mark Steines, Host of Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family and KTLA’s broadcast of the Rose Parade knows the importance of a good grooming routine — but it’s not just about appearances. It’s also about health, mental well-being and passing on good habits to the next generation. Here’s his insights.

Grooming with Mark Steines

Growing up in Iowa, the son of a John Deere worker, I learned how to take care of my skin by watching my father.  It was basically a shave and a haircut.  On special days he would add a little aftershave, which was it. Period.  

Today it is completely different.  I have a 3-decade career in front of cameras on national television so it is important for me to take care of my skin and hair and even more important that I teach my sons how to do so, after all I learned from my father. 

Grooming with Mark Steines

 I have worked with numerous “Glam Squads” while at Entertainment Tonight and currently on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family.  

On Home & Family, we have done various segments educating our viewers on how to repair sun damaged skin and hair.  I have learned a lot from our segments and often use the advice, tips and expert opinions.     

Here are some of my favorites:

Grooming with Mark Steines

Shaving

I use the Art of Shaving kit.  I enjoying shaving, with the ‘old school’ brush.  I use their entire shaving kit every day before work. The pre-shave helps lubricate my follicles and gives me a perfect close shave, which helps prevent me from getting a 5 o’clock shadow at noon. Their aftershave really moisturizes my face.  


Grooming with Mark Steines

Teeth

Crest White Strips work really well on my teeth.  I have to smile all day, so having white teeth is important.  Nobody wants to see a television host with stained teeth.  


Grooming with Mark Steines
Grooming with Mark Steines
Grooming with Mark Steines
Grooming with Mark Steines

© 2017 Crown Media United States, LLC / Photo: Alexx Henry Studios, LLC / jeremy leeMark Steines with co-host Debbie Matenopoulos, Busy Phillips and Queen Latifah.

Grooming with Mark Steines

Morning Skin Serum

In the morning I like to use the Skin Ceuticals C E Ferulic Daytime Vitamin C Serum for my upper face. It is great to use before all the camera makeup is applied.  

Shampoo & Conditioner

I treat my hair with the Nioxin System. Their products clean my hair and provides a great scalp therapy. The bright lights on the set can make your hair look thin, so keeping mine fresh and thick is key.  

Grooming with Mark Steines
Grooming with Mark Steines

Evening Face Cleaning

When I get home from work, the first thing I do is jump in the shower to remove all the day’s makeup and products. Once I finish in the shower I start applying MyChelle Dermaceuticals’ skincare regimen which includes, MyChelle Remarkable Retinal Serum, MyChelle Supreme Polypeptide Cream, MyChelle Remarkable Retinal Eye Cream. As soon as I started using MyChelle, I noticed an improvement on my face.  Those fine lines we all hate have dramatically improved.  

Morning Work Out

I believe that having a healthy mind is important to your overall health.  I wake up early, sometimes even before my newborn daughter, to try and get a solid workout each day.  I got a Peloton bike and it has become my fitness obsession.  

Grooming with Mark Steines
Grooming with Mark Steines

Mark Steines, Host of Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family and KTLA’s broadcast of the Rose Parade

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