The Ultimate Skin Care Guide for Men!
Men, have you ever noticed your skin looking dull and lifeless? Blame your hectic lifestyle, pollution, age that take a toll on your skin. And if you want to look as youthful as your lady love, then it is time you start pampering your skin. A good skin care routine is more than just face wash and face moisturiser, and if you don’t want signs of aging, blemishes on your skin, then gear up to give some love to your skin. These days brands have started focusing on men skin care routine which shows that skin care is not restricted only for women. So men, along with your power dressing, get into a good skin care routine and welcome healthy and youthful skin. Take a look at our ultimate skin care guide for men:
The Ultimate Skin Care Guide for Men
It goes without saying that cleanser is the first step for a good, healthy skin. A mild cleanser rinse sebum, dirt, grime settled on your face and prevent breakouts or dullness on your skin. It wouldn’t only help in giving a squeaky clean face but even make your shaving easy. Wash your face with mild water and then gently rub your face with a good cleanser, also repeat this after your hectic day at work and forget lifeless, greasy skin. Cleanse your face twice a day!
Our Recommendation: L’Oreal Paris Men Expert Hydra Energetic Skin Awakening Icy Cleansing Gel, Garnier Men Acnofight 6 in 1 Anti Pimple Face Wash, Park Avenue Coffee Powder Face Wash.Also Read: Best Face Wash for Men!
If you don’t have your skin to have its own mind, then do indulge in toning. Toning the skin, helps in balancing the pH levels of skin, minimizes large pores, prevents – acne, blackheads, dull skin and clear off your face from oil and dirt. You can tone your skin after cleansing, shaving – toning will help soothe your skin. If you have blemishes, open pores then we recommend you involve in toning your skin twice a day.
We can’t tell you how important this step is for a healthy, rejuvenating skin!
Exfoliation sloughs away dead skin cells, excess oil, unclog the pores and fight dull and tired skin. As men have larger pores, it is easy for the debris to settle deep into the skin, this exfoliation will easily help in cleansing your face from dirt, grime and pollutants. Also it will lift facial hair and prevent ingrown hair. Scrub your face twice a week or whenever you shave your face and get cleaner, smoother and brighter complexion.
Our Recommendation: VLCC Men Active Light Fairness Face Scrub, Neutrogena Deep Clean Blackhead Scrub
Moisturizer with SPF:
Hydration is the key for youthful skin. If you want signs of aging, dullness at bay then include a good moisturizer or face cream in your skin care regime. It is equally important to look for moisturizers that are infused with sun block, so that your skin is protected from harsh UVA/UVB rays and you don’t have to worry about using a separate sunscreen. A moisturiser with SPF 15 or 30 would do a good job in protecting your skin from sun rays, pollution.
Our Recommendation: Pond’s Men Oil Control Fairness Moisturizer, L’Oreal Paris Hydrafresh White Activ Moisturizing Fluid
Also Read: Best Face Creams and Moisturizers for Men!
Acne is every teenager’s story, but acne can even pop up on men who have entered their 30s. Thus to prevent your face from pesky pimples, involved in spot treatments that will combat bacteria and prevent the occurrence of acne. Apart from acne, there are even age spot creams that will reduce the appearance of aging. However if you involve in a good skin care routine and breakouts might rarely occur.
Our Recommendation: Nivea Men Dark Spot Reduction Cream.
Boys, have you given a horrific look when your girl covers her face with face pack? But now we request you to save those looks, because if you want to look as good as your girl, then you ought to smear your face with good face pack. Face pack lightens the skin tone, works in skin tightening, reduces blemishes, hyper pigmentation and gives a refreshing look. Include face pack once or twice a week and detox your face completely.
Our Recommendation: Himalaya Herbals Purifying Neem Pack, The Body Shop Seaweed Ionic Clay Mask and Neutrogena Visibly Clear 2-in-1 Wash and Mask.
Lip balms are a must have in your grooming kit. It will moisturse, protect your lips from turning dry and chapped. Also it is best to opt for lip balms with broad spectrum SPF, this will prevent your lips from turning dark. Dab your lips with lip balms, chapsticks and keep your lips smooth and soft.
Our Recommendation: Nivea Recovery Medicated Lip Care, Garnier Men Ultimate Lip Balm.Also Read: Best Lip Balms for Dry, Chapped Lips in India!
Apart from eating healthy, you also need to apply healthy nutrients, vitamins on your skin and that is why we recommend facial oil, serums that will act as a barrier for your skin, reduce the signs of aging, and even treat your spots, acne scars, hyper pigmentation. Be it any skin type, facial oils are magical potion for your skin and we bet your skin will glow and look healthy over a period of time.
Our Recommendation: If you want to indulge in luxurious skin care and want to take your skin care to a next level with facial oils – we recommend trying Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate and The Body Shop Oils of Life Facial Oil or the good ol’ Neutrogena Fine Fairness Serum!Check Out: Best Facial Oils for All Skin Types in India
Along with a good eye cream it is important to smear your face with a night cream too. During your sleep time the skin absorbs healthy nutrients and regenerates healthy skin, thus it is important to feed your skin with nutrient packed night cream. Look for your skin issue such as aging, acne spots, blemishes and get night cream accordingly. Also it is important to look for anti-aging night cream in your 20s so that your skin is youthful in its 30s and 40s.
Our Recommendation: L’Oreal Paris White Perfect Night Cream, Lotus Herbals Whiteglow Skin Whitening and Brightening Night Cream.We hope you protect your skin with our easy skincare regime, do write in about your views in the comments below.