Men are different than women in more ways than one. From hormones to physical build to skin, it is clear that men require different things. When it comes to grooming and skincare however, both men and women must deal with environmental, physical, and aging stresses that affect skin. This makes skincare an important part of the sometimes lacking hygienic routine of the men in your life.
Read on to learn what you can do to keep your men fabulously young looking, just like you.
Male skin is physiologically different than female. This is due to differing hormones and most obviously, the demands of shaving the face. While the men in your life may face many of the same environmental and physical stresses, including their diet and exercise routine, they seem to pay less attention to their skin.
Whether or not men have a guy’s guide to skincare or care about aging issues like women, there are some thing that all men should use to maintain healthy skin.
- Shaving cream
- After Shave
Using these products and taking care of the skin is what keeps men’s thick skin strong. Without the use of these products, male skin would become uncomfortably rough and coarse looking.
Because men’s skin is typically thicker than women’s, it allows their skin to age slightly slower. Luckily for them, thicker skin is prone to developing fewer fine lines and wrinkles. Unfortunately, when it does form lines, they are deep.
This is why preventing the deep lines with treatments can be so helpful. Thicker products are men’s best bet to penetrate the thickness of their skin.
Getting a great neck cream for the man in your life is one thing they will truly appreciate, whether they realize it or not. This is because the neck needs more hydration than other parts of the face and body because of it’s sensitivity.
Correct shaving technique is also vital to maintaining a good skin complexion. Many men do not use proper techniques which lead to unattractive skin irritation on the face. Learning to avoid this is key to attractive skin for men.
In order the achieve anti aging skin for your men, you must pick out a great moisturizer, cleanser, as well as shaving necessities.
Products like Perricone’s Firming Facial Toner and Intensive Pore Minimizer are perfect for men because of their non-drying restorative formula that protects and improves skin’s overall appearance.
Once you have picked products out, be sure to let him know the best shaving steps to help him prevent irritation, redness, and worst of all, aging:
- Apply cleanser to remove dirt, oil, and dead skin from the face.
- Apply a thin layer of shave gel over the entire beard, usually about the size of a quarter.
- Use a shave brush to help hairs stand up straight.
- Use a sharp, clean razor.
- Shave sideburns, cheek, and neck first and finish with the lip and chin areas.
- Rinse razor frequently in warm water.
- When finished, rinse face with cool water to close the pores.
- Pat skin dry and finish with soothing aftershave balm to keep in moisture.
Now that you know the basics of men’s skincare, share it with the men in your life so they can go out and look as great as you do.