5 Quick and Easy Skin Care Tips for Men
Men Want Clean, Clear, Healthy, Polished, Young Looking Skin Too – Good Skin is Sexy Skin!
More and more Men are jumping on board, taking better care of their skin during the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s – a little bit of maintenance each day is worth it (don’t let your lady be the only one getting carded)! It’s time to ditch the idea that skin care is only for women. We get it, though. When it comes to caring for your skin, men want a quick and simple approach. Let us help with these 5 Quick and Easy Skin Care Tips for Men that will keep your skin in top notch shape:
1. Cleanse and Exfoliate
First, the bar soap or shampoo have got to go – they age your skin and aren’t designed to meet the needs of the skin on your face. Washing your skin twice a day with a high-quality cleanser is absolutely recommended to clean out your pores, removing any dirt, pollution, oils and excess skin cells that have accumulated throughout the day. If you shave every day then you know how irritating ingrown hairs or razor bumps can be – using a gentle exfoliator on a daily basis goes a long way toward preventing this.
Our Salicylic Cleanser requires minimal effort – it packs a powerful punch, working to both cleanse and exfoliate at the same time by penetrating pores, fighting inflammation and breakouts while firming and giving your skin a smooth texture.
Yes, moisturizing is very important, but we will get to that in just a minute. What we mean here is to hydrate internally by drinking enough water every day. This is something we recommend to women as well, but for men who may not want to use an array of skin products every day, one of the most important things you can do is to drink at least 2 liters of water a day. This will hydrate skin from the inside out, ensuring it stays smooth, plump and healthy.
3. Moisturize and Protect
A second step after cleansing your skin should be to lock in moisture. Healthy, young skin requires topical hydration that is also nourishing.
For the daytime, check out our Vitamin C Daytime Repair Serum. This product goes on quickly and absorbs almost immediately. Although it contains 22 active ingredients, plus 3 forms of Vitamin C, it leaves zero residue on your skin surface. The nutrients go deep into the skin layers where they work to support the structure of your skin and prevent skin aging. Your skin will be clearer, smoother, with a more even skin tone with consistent use. Vitamin C gives your skin a boost of antioxidant protection, fighting free radicals that damage the skin. This product can be applied directly to skin after cleansing or shaving. Only a small amount is needed.
DMAE Serum for Men is a great post-shave product to redefine your skin surface, especially if large pores are a concern. With once daily use, you can expect tighter, less visible pores, a more even skin tone without redness, noticeable firmness, and a smooth surface that looks energized, healthy and refreshed.
Hyaluronic Acid Ultimate Hydration Serum for Men is one of the best and easiest to use anti-aging actives around. Hyaluronic in your daily regimen will improve elasticity and smooth the skin. If your skin is oily, this is a nice solution for improving skin hydration without adding extra oil because Hyaluronic Acid has the ability to absorb into the skin and carry a tremendous amount of water with it.
Before Bed: If you were to use just one product, this would be the one we highly recommend: Our Total Nutrition Night Repair Complex for Men contains powerful nutrients, antioxidants and retinol to boost collagen production, hydrate, protect and repair past damage. This is our most powerful, one-step product. It provides moisture and anti-aging in one.
4. Apply SPF
This is extremely important, especially if you will be spending a lot of time outdoors. The sun is the enemy when it comes to wrinkles, sagging and overall aged skin – it’s can be very hard to reverse damage once it’s done.
Be sure to wear an SPF of at least 30 or higher every single day. It can be applied over our serums and don’t forget about your ears and neck!
5. Love your Eyes
This is an area commonly neglected by most, but one of the most important areas as it is one of the first places to show signs of aging. This is because there are no sweat or oil glands under the eyes, meaning they are susceptible to dehydration, puffiness, fine lines and wrinkles.
For the eyes try our Advanced Eye Therapy Complex for Men. This rich serum targets puffiness and dark circles while providing deep hydration. It also firms and tightens the eye area, giving your face a polished, rested look – a great way to go about your day!
We hope these 5 quick and easy skin care tips for men are helpful! They will get you out of the door quickly in the morning and take 5 minutes or less of your time at night, but your skin will love you for the extra care and attention!
For the best 3 step shave set, try our Ultimate Shave Collection for Men, which includes 3 of our most popular men products, Salicylic Cleanser, Vitamin C Daytime Repair Serum as well as our potent DMAE Serum for Men, which targets and treats the signs of aging.
As a final thought, we understand guys don’t usually want a bunch of extras, added colors or scents, and that’s just one of the reasons why we don’t add them. If it isn’t working for your skin, it isn’t in our products. It’s as simple as that. Quality Honest Skincare is the Kate Ryan promise.
Tamryn is a licensed Esthetician who enjoys blogging about natural skincare and nutrition. She is currently working toward a Registered Holistic Nutritionist designation. She spends her spare time listening to music, being outdoors, and reading.