Just because you're a rugged, manly man, that doesn't mean you should neglect to take proper care of your skin.
After all, your skin covers your entire body. If your skin looks bad, then you look bad.
But a lot of men don't take care of their skin at all, letting it dry up like an old leather football.
After all, skincare is for girls, right?
Healthy, hydrated skin is just as important for men as it is for women.
Men and women are different in many ways, and that includes our skin.
So our skincare routines should be different also. Men's is thicker and more oily than women's, so you can't expect to steal some of your mum's, sisters or partners lotion every other week and call it good.
In this article, we'll show you the best tips for a healthy, hydrated, manly skin.
What sort of razors are you using?
If you buy a cheap, low-quality razor at the supermarket, STOP it could be damaging your skin, leading to irritation from skin drag, soreness, and dryness.
Purchasing a quality razor can seem like an unnecessary expense. But a good razor will last you many shaves. It will keep your skin from damage and therefore help keep your skin hydrated and healthy.
Aftershave has long been the man's favorite method of how to fragrance, repair and hydrate skin after a shave. But as most of you are aware most aftershaves contain alcohol.
And alcohol dries out your skin.
Instead, use moisturiser-based aftershave product before your apply your favourite fragrance . It might be a little more expensive than just applying your conventional aftershave, but your skin will thank you.
Just because your skin is different than a woman's doesn't mean you can skip the moisturiser.
A good men's moisturiser is one of the most important methods of how to hydrate skin. Moisturisers lock in moisture and increase your skin's elasticity.
A regular moisturising routine can do wonders to keep your skin from wrinkling and delay the aging process.
Sunlight can harm you more than just a sunburn.
Besides the risk of skin cancer, overexposure to ultraviolet rays can cause redness and irritation.
Before you go into the sun, apply a sunscreen. SPF 30 should do.
This will keep your skin from drying out and keep you looking youthful and glowing.
Healthy, hydrated skin starts from the inside.
Besides improving muscle function and ridding your body of toxins, water can also improve the way your skin looks.
Getting enough water is one of the most important methods of how to hydrate your skin.
A good skincare routine doesn't need to take a lot of effort.
A little bit of care every day adds up and will make a huge difference down the road.
Do you have a skincare tip for men that we forgot? Let us know in the comments section below!
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