Here Are Some Of Those Easy Skincare Tips For Men

The skin care regimen is not for women alone. Men too need to care for their skin. Here are some of the effective and practical tips to help your skin look fresh.

Here Are Some Of Those Easy Skincare Tips For Men

Think Warm, Not Hot, in the Shower

Nothing feels better than steaming hot water on a cool morning. Helping keep your skin from getting flaky, dry, scaly, and itchy is turning the temp down just a bit. The more natural oils get stripped away as the hotter the water is and the longer you stay in the shower. Stay in the shower for less than five minutes, if you can’t stand anything less than a scalding scrub. 


It's still smart to use a daily moisturiser, as men’s faces tend to be oilier than women’s and helps avoid wrinkles. Getting enough moisture from a light lotion or hydrating gel are men with normal to oily skin. Try a heavier cream if you have drier skin. 

Face Facts: Cleanser, Not Soap

Use a cleanser that doesn’t have sodium lauryl sulphate which makes things foamy but can dry your skin if your face is sensitive or flaky. That which moisturises, also look for ingredients like ceramides, glycerine, sunflower or soybean oils, or petrolatum. Try a cleanser with natural bacteria fighters like citrus, tea tree oil, or eucalyptus if your skin is oily. For the thinner skin on your face, typical deodorant soaps are just too drying. 

Soften Up Before You Shave

Keep things moist for an easier shave. When you are fresh out of the shower and coarse beard hairs are wet and more flexible, that why it's smart to do it. Try a shaving gel rather than foam if you are prone to razor burn. You are less likely to have redness, razor bumps, or ingrown hairs afterward as the newest gels soften hairs even more. To avoid ingrown, other ways are to use as few strokes as possible, always shaving in the direction of hair growth. 

Skip Aftershaves With Alcohol

Scraping away the top layers of skin cells is shaving. Whereas it can irritate your face, this is good for clearing up breakouts and dryness. It is observed that soothing the sting is a moisturiser. Which can make it worse, avoid alcohol-based aftershaves. To prevent infection from nicks are traditional aftershaves meant to kill germs. Cutting yourself is less common and less a risk than razor burn with today’s razors. 

Pat, Don’t Rub

Especially the thinner, more delicate skin on your face, after washing up, pat dry. It can irritate and dry it out by rubbing too hard with a towel. 

Read Labels Before You Buy

To simplify things, just look for a few helpful keywords, whereas skincare product labels can seem confusing at first similar to :

Meaning a cream or lotion won’t cause zits, the word noncomedogenic

Meaning its likely to be gentle and won’t dry you out, the word alcohol-free

Thereafter a cleanser as well as lotion coming with antioxidants or the vitamins A, C, E that helps the skin repair by itself from everyday damage. 

Skip The Scents

Usually, man-made chemicals that can irritate and dry are fragrances in skincare products. It's best to go for unscented lotions and cleansers if you have sensitive skin. With a scent that comes from natural ingredients like citrus or lavender, some men do better. 

Tame Crow’s Feet

Try a moisturiser that contains hyaluronic acid which smoothes the skin if you have little lines around your eyes or mouth that bother you. Look for an anti-aging eye cream with retinol or glycolic acid for deeper wrinkles like crow’s feet. Helping to soften lines, these natural ingredients can strip off the outer layers of dead, dry skin. 

Dab On A Little Sunscreen

Sun damage is one of the main causes of age spots and wrinkles. It adds up and can age your skin even if you get only five minutes of sun each day. To your morning routine, add sunscreen or a moisturiser that contains at least SPF 30. Meaning it protects from both burning rays and the skin aging rays, make sure the product says its sunscreen is broad-spectrum. 

Fix Up Your Feet

The skin on your feet thickens and can crack as you get older. Start by getting a cheap drugstore pumice stone and scrub your soles in the shower daily to fix it. Any intense moisturiser will help as then rub on a thick cream or ointment as many are made especially for the feet. Swipe on a thick layer of cream before bed then put on socks to lock in the moisture overnight if the cracks are really bad. 

Lastly, Be Careful Down Below

Use an electric razor or clippers since blades can cause ingrown hairs or worse down below or on your back or chest for trims and general clean-up. Thereafter a study was shown that 83% of genital injuries treated in the ER come from shaving whereas 40% of them are found in men.

Clear away dead skin cells in the shower first with a loofah or fruit-acid scrub using plenty of shaving gel to ward off ingrown and irritation if you decide to go with a regular razor. Consider getting waxed as it lasts longer than shaving and makes for softer stubble for the hairless look. 

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