You think your skin doesn’t need looking after? Think twice. Men’s skin is thicker, oilier and hairier than women due to higher testosterone. This simple guide will help you find the best skincare routine based on your skin type: normal to balanced, dry, oily, sensitive, blemish-prone, or aging.
If you have Normal to Balanced Skin
What if you are one of those lucky people who have truly normal skin? No apparent skin concerns or problematic skin type to address? Your skin might look good and healthy today but think long term. Having normal skin doesn't mean you don't or won't have skin care concerns. Men with normal skin should still have an easy-going beauty routine. Follow our simple steps.
If you have Oily Skin
If your skin type is oily, you should use sulphate-free products. Otherwise your skin will dry out, become rougher and trigger excess oil production. To avoid this situation, you should use a toner and an oil-free moisturizer - which in turn will reduce blemishes and minimize pores.
If you have Dry Skin
Does your skin still feel tight even after moisturising? You need products that will prevent water loss. Gentle cleansing, hydration and moisturizing will keep your skin strong and healthy by repelling potential problems.
If you have Sensitive Skin
You need to choose your products wisely as aggressive products will inflame and irritate your delicate skin. To avoid tight-feeling skin, blemishes or redness you must use gentle products without any additives to avoid imbalance and irritation. You want a routine that calms and soothes your troubled skin.
If you have Blemish-prone Skin
Blemish-prone skin and acne tend to be slightly oilier. Your skincare regimen should be a gentle cleanser followed by a clarifying toner that will help purify your skin. Then hydrate your skin with an oil-free, non-comedogenic light moisturizer that won’t clog your pores. For instance, a moisturizing spray will instantly transform your skin into a matte finish, by minimizing oil and shine without triggering pimples. Also, once a week you should use a natural peel, known to refine skin texture and minimize the appearance of pores.
If you have Aging Skin
Getting older may be inevitable but looking older doesn’t have to be. How to prevent premature signs of aging? Here are some essential steps to stop the clock.
4. Exfoliate once a week
5. Use sunscreen everyday