Gone are the days when the male specie is regarded as brutes and Neanderthals. Today, pampering oneself is part of a modern man’s everyday life. As women started taking jobs that were once exclusive to men, men on the other hand started becoming conscious of how they look. Indeed, these regimens that were once considered exclusive for women, now has space in man’s time.
You know the importance of raking dead leaves in an autumn morning? Or having your car washed and polished before a date. Well, that goes the exact way with your face. You need to get rid of all the dead skin cells that are blocking your pores. By exfoliating your skin, you lessen the risk of having acne break-outs and irritation.
There are a lot of men’s facial wash that has microbeads. Your first time might hurt a bit but you have to face it like a man. Focus on the T-zone of your face as well as the corner of your nose and chin. Do this at least twice a week.
Moisturizing is the most important regimen that you need to learn for your skin. Your body needs water to survive and a moisturizer is like water for your skin. Moisturizers help replenish the skin from all the harmful elements out there.
Be sure that you purchase a product that is non-comedogenic. There are products out there that also feature sun screen up to SPF 30. The earlier you start applying moisturizers, the better. It delays aging, helps refine skin tone and gives you a smoother and healthier look.
Men are more prone to windburn than women especially during cooler temperatures. As much as you want to protect your face, you might also want to give special attention to your lips. Windburns are very irritating and lip balms are the best way to combat it.
There are lip balms that are specially made for men. There are products that offer no-shine and no-scent lip balms. Don’t worry; you won’t look like Angelina Jolie when you put one on.
They say the eyes are the windows to your soul. We all know that you are working very hard and it clearly shows in your eyes. Eye creams are awesome. They can prevent wrinkles and crow’s feet. It can also totally eliminate all the signs of aging.
Apply every night before sleep. The skin around the eyes is very sensitive so be sure to dab them gently.
In the old days, men who are conscious with how they look are often mocked as someone who is shallow and superficial. Back then, men disregard any beauty products other than shaving creams and after shave.
Today, men are aware that looking good is important. You may not discuss all these beauty regimens with your pals like women do. You may even consider this topic a taboo. But we all know that taking care of yourself and how you look is never a bad thing. Just be sure to do these in the comforts of your home.