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Important Skin Care Tips for Men

Updated on April 16, 2011

Skin care is very much essential for men. Men often have to work in unpleasant and dirty environment that causes various skin problems. So, extra cares should be taken to overcome those problems. Most of the time men suffer with spots in their face like lever spot, age spot, uneven skin or hyper pigmentation etc. Some simple and daily care can reduce those problems to zero. Here are some tips for you.

Tips for Shaving

This is a daily work of a man. No matter what you do, you have to shave before you go for your work. So, extra care should be taken for this. Shaving products should be chosen according to your skin type. Whenever you choose a product and it causes irritation in your face, instantly stop using that and try for another type. It is better to consult with some expert about your skin type before you chose your shaving products. Shaving cream and lotion with natural ingredient instead of chemical product should be preferred. Chemical based products that contain parabens or alcohol should be avoided as those cause harmful effects to your facial skin.

Healthy diet for Skin

Proper diet is essential for a fair and smooth skin. Vegetables and fruits should be in a plenty in your daily food list. Avoid oily food as it creates oily skin and other skin problems. Food poisoning is another thing that can cause skin problem. So always avoid foods that don’t suit your digestion system. The most important thing is to drink plenty of water. All day long you have to do lots of work, and your body looses water. This causes dry and rough skin which may lead to forming wrinkles permanently. So drink enough water every day.

Tips for skin care

Depending on age and skin type you have to choose your right skin care solutions. Mostly it is recommended for men to use anti wrinkle and anti aging creams that contains natural ingredients such as vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium. Creams containing chemical ingredients and fragrances are harmful for your facial skin, so it is better to avoid those. Before using any cream you should have a quarry that if the cream is sensible for allergenic skin. If you have to stay in sun for a long time, you should use proper sun-block cream. Zinc oxide or titanium oxide is the key ingredient of sun-block creams. So select such a cream that contains one of those. Don’t use sun-skin cream with SPF chemicals, those are harmful to your skin. In advance you may use some other skin care products like moisturizers, toners, cleansers etc.

Another type of skin problems is dead cell or dead skin. These create a flaky and dry look over your face. You can visit a male salon or spa once a week to get some spa treatments for your skin problems like dead cell or damaged cell removal and cleansing. It is important because dead cell leads to pimples, blackheads and other facial skin problems.

Skin care for man doesn’t cause you to spend a lot of money. It is a simple care that you can take within 5-10 minutes everyday. But the rewards you will get from that will be awesome for your skin. Visit a male salon or spa once a week or so and take advantage of some top class skincare treatments.


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      JP Carlos 6 years ago from Quezon CIty, Phlippines

      Great tips. It's really amazing how several decades ago, men are not as concerned about their skin. Today, there are special facial products designed for male skin.