June Blog: Skin Care for Men 101

Did you know that the skin covering our bodies is the largest organ we have? Spread out, it would cover 22 square feet. Compared to women’s skin, men’s skin is thicker, tougher, and rougher. It has more sweat glands, more hair follicles, and more oil glands. These factors can make men’s skin less affected by earl v signs of aging. What does a man’s skin need for maintenance?

Daily skincare guide for men:
1- Cleanse: you already know the trick here: strike the balance between strong cleansing and gentleness. Ideally, you’d wash your face twice a day, but at least once a day is a great start. For your body, the same holds true­ rid skin of dirt, oil, sweat, and bacteria and keep it conditioned, smooth and healthy.

2- Shave: the smoother the skin to start, the easier the shave. Start out with a good cleanser and mild exfoliator to help your chances and use emollient ingredients to help with razor glide.

3- Moisturize: find a formula that floods the skin with hydration but also helps rebuild the moisture barrier. Ingredients like sodium hvalur0nate work like moisture magnets to help keep skin well hydrated.

4- Sunscreen: even when it’s cloudy. Even in winter. Even when you don’t think you’re going to be outside for long. The sun’s UV rays are thought to be the #1 cause of skin aging. Look for broad and full-spectrum sunscreens for the most complete protection.