“Sunscreen is mandatory. Drunk Elephant Umbra sheer physical daily defense broad spectrum sunscreen SPF 30 is unscented, so it doesn’t throw off my smell game.” $34, Sephora,
“There’s something about smelling good that just makes you feel good. Cartier Baiser Vole Eau de Parfum smells like everything good in the world. It’s my signature scent.” 1.6 fl. oz. for $106, Neiman Marcus, @cartier
“A clear complexion is mandatory in the gym since I don’t wear makeup. The Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Skin Brightening exfoliator is gentle enough to use every day as a cleanser.” $29, Kiehl’s, @kiehls
“Fresh Sugar lip treatment keeps your lips soft and kissable—and they even have tinted ones for a little pop of color without doing too much.” $24, Sephora, @freshbeauty
Patrick Pickens is not your average 24-year-old. After graduating from the University of North Georgia with degrees in chemistry and biology, the Midtown resident set his sights on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where he spent two years working on perfecting newborn health-screening tests. Using his knack for science, the dapper dresser partnered with friend and Emory University alum, Dr. Holly Carpenter, to create luxe skincare brand HiQ Cosmetics, a line of anti-aging serums full of natural antioxidants, vitamins and plant extracts. The secret ingredient for silky-smooth and youthful skin? Coenzyme Q10 (aka Co Q10), which delivers immediate hydration to your derm. Here, the whiz gives us his formula for looking good.