Freshen up with DJ Fresh

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Freshen up with DJ FreshWith more than 20 years experience in radio, we chat to the man with the contagious laugh, one who sure knows how to rock the decks, can’t live without Apple products, and loves smelling good – the one and only, DJ Fresh!

‘My skincare routine tends to vary. It’s between soap, the green sunlight bar (which I know is not good for my skin), Neutrogena or the good ol’ Johnson and Johnson’s,’ Fresh says.

We all know DJ Fresh for his baldhead, amongst other things. But did you know he visits his barber once a week. ‘I have been bald for about eighteen years now, I grew an afro about eight years ago, but it is too much work.’

And what’s in his gym bag, well, it’s his guess too… ‘I don’t have a gym bag, I leave the house with a towel and water bottle, and I’ll shower when I get home. I have an issue with public showering.’

Nothing beats smelling fresh, and that’s exactly one of the grooming tips he’ll pass onto his kids. ‘Under-arm stuff and taking pride in how you smell, it’s the first sign that you haven’t when you walk into a room.’

He doesn’t shave, simply because he can’t grow a beard but he’s definitely a fragrance fundi. ‘I wear a different fragrance everyday. I’m an old school scent kind of guy. It’s between Herrera for Men, Davidoff and Eternity.’

DJ Fresh believes that being healthy lies in what you eat and how many calories you consume. ‘You are what you eat, and I’m still working on that!’

Listen to the full interview:

Image: Courtesy 5FM

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Zoe has a bachelor’s degree in motion picture medium. She loves all things beauty and fashion. When she is not writing articles for the latest issue of Clicks Club Card magazine or BeautySouthAfrica.com, she is obsessed with gel nails, lengthening mascaras and healthy glowing skin! Zoe on Google+

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  1. BeautyBloggess

    The green Sunlight bar!? Eek!

    6 years ago •

  1. Guccigirl

    I had no idea Fresh has SO many tattoos!
    I definitely strikes me as a fragrance guy :)

    6 years ago •

  1. Botes

    I’m a huge fan of DJ Fresh, listening to him on the radio on my way home just lifts my spirit!!!! Awsome guy!!!! And that laugh, u cnt help but smile when you hear it!!!

    6 years ago •

  1. Lady-T

    Geen sunlight soap seems to be popular with black men, my hubby loves it and I’ve tried for 15 years together to change him to use the mild facial cleaning bars BUT NO!!!

    6 years ago •

  1. Anita

    I love DJ Fresh, thanks so much for this article!

    6 years ago •

  1. Mpbutterfly

    Gareth Cliff next please! LOL

    6 years ago •

  1. Geisha Girl

    Such a cool interview… can’t believe you got DJ Fresh to answer grooming questions, next you should interview Gariff Cliff ;-)

    6 years ago •

  1. DIVA

    so true Dj Fresh, you are what you eat, couldn’t agree more.

    6 years ago •

  1. Sam

    Nice getting to know DJ Fresh a little better.

    6 years ago •

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