When it comes to skincare, there are infinite possibilities on how to maintain and improve your skin. But for the longest time, we only associate skincare with women. Therefore, men tend to believe that it is a women’s thing to look after their skin. It is a societal taboo to think that it is not masculine to indulge in beauty products and others believe they do not need to as a man.
Men are now pursuing healthier, younger-looking skin, making it a great time for men to test their skincare routine and learn more about how to take care of it. Gone are the days when being ungroomed is a sign of masculinity. Women are not the only one who needs a skincare regime. Dude, you need it too!
Before you give up, try using these tips to achieve better-looking skin.
WASH YOUR FACE DAILY AND AFTER EXERCISE
Men’s face gets twice as oilier than women’s, making it more prone to pimples. Sweat and dirt are also a source of this problem. But there are a lot of things you can do to minimize or even prevent it. Washing your face daily and after exercise is one thing you can do. There are also a lot of products you can use to wash your face. Try finding a face wash with an oil-control formula to help mitigate the oil production in your face.
Keeping your self hydrated for the day is one technique you can use, but sometimes it’s not enough. With the city’s harsh environment, it’s imperative to moisturize your skin. Moisturizing helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and make your skin look brighter and younger. It moisturizes not only your skin but also help you protect your skin from the hustle and bustle of the city life.
Watch Your Shaving Technique.
If you often experience razor bumps, razor burns or ingrown hairs, rethink how you shave your beard. To minimize irritation, before you shave, wet your skin and hair to soften it. Use moisturizing shaving cream and shave toward hair growth. This technique will leave you a soft and smooth face ready for
Exfoliate Your Skin
You may not know this, but your skin’s old, dead skin cells can clog up pores and cause breakouts. So what you need to do is exfoliate twice a week with a men’s face scrub to help remove off dead skin cells and prevent pimples and keep your skin youthful and healthy.
Just remember to be careful not to overdo it.
Every man’s skin is different, and there is no “one size fits all” approach to skincare. Go out and see a board-certified dermatologist if you aren’t sure what skin type you have. With all the taboo surrounding men and skincare — Dude, remember that taking care of your skin is taking care of yourself.