The MESOA Community

A non-judgemental, educational, online community where men can learn and talk openly about anything – and feel completely comfortable about doing so.

Why Men Should Use A Hair Conditioner

Why Men Should Use A Hair Conditioner

Many men overlook conditioner, thinking short, natural hair doesn't need moisture and protection. This couldn't be further from the truth as conditioning works by smoothing down these tiny cells, so your hair stays healthy and looks smooth and shiny again.
Why Men Should Moisturise

Why Men Should Moisturise

Your skin needs to be taken care of. For decades, women have used many different oils, creams and lotions, to keep their skin healthy and beautiful. Now is the time for men to do the same! 
Why a Healthy Skin Routine Is Important For Men Too

Why a Healthy Skin Routine Is Important For Men Too

The MESOA for Men range of male skin care products has been specially created to care for men’s skin. Recognising there is a difference between male and female skin and what’s needed to keep a man’s skin looking superb is what makes MESOA the stand-out brand in the market.
From Suicidal Thoughts To Working With Brotectors

From Suicidal Thoughts To Working With Brotectors

One day I will always remember forever, and this is what inspires me to keep pushing, I returned home from a long day at work, sat on my sofa and just burst into tears. I recall thinking I have no purpose.
My Year of Isolation

My Year of Isolation

I will open by saying I am in no way a professional in mental health. This is simply the story of my 2019, and how I held myself together during my year of isolation. I’m on a steady, and happy road to recovery now, taking back control of my life one step at a time. This is what helped me, and I hope it can in some way help you too.
A Difficult Transition

A Difficult Transition

Throughout my professional career I never really fully understood the issues surrounding mental health until I became affected. Playing rugby for over 17 years was a privilege and something I never took for granted. I felt as if I had been chosen, one of the lucky ones and I knew one day it would have to come to a stop. We all say that we are ready to stop, but who are we kidding? To play a sport 90% of the population do for a hobby professionally is something to be very proud of and becomes part of your DNA. 
Drink, Drugs and Football

Drink, Drugs and Football

In the mid-80s, I started going to football in London with my mates. Being the mid-80s and being a bunch of impressionable, fashion conscious 15 year-old lads about town, out for the latest thrill, the London football scene of the time was an incredibly attractive scene to get involved with; fashion, music, alcohol and violence. They were like magnets to lads like us. 
Don’t be afraid to have that conversation.

Don’t be afraid to have that conversation.

“Mental Health” We hear or see these words pretty much every day in 2019, whether it be on social media, newspaper or TV.  If I had to describe what a person with a mental health illness looked like as a teenager back in 2003 Id have described a person in a straight jacket being held down by nurses in an asylum...