We usually associate beauty with women. Women are known to spend money and time lavishly on several hour long treatments at salons, spas and also in front of their dressers. Men on the other hand, Ahh, what do we say? Men can’t really be associated with beauty – or haven’t been since time immemorial.
However in this new day and age, metro sexuality has made the male species, more beautiful – more aware of the fact that they need their monthly manis, pedis and facials too! There are a plethora of different men’s skincare products in the market and with good reason. Men’s skin is different from women’s skin. Look closely at your man’s daily routine and learn a few good things for him, or even better, read on as The Hanger Tales reveals to you the secret behind gorgeous and yummy men.
Aftershaves have come a long way from the burning alcohol-based concoctions splashed on by grandfather. Today’s post-shaving balms actually provide soothing relief. Most formulas use a hint of menthol to cool the skin. An aftershave should also have a light consistency for faster, more efficient absorption. Extras like aloe and vitamin E are also helpful to promote healing.
Everyone gets a buildup of dead skin cells on the top of their skin. That is why it is essential to exfoliate every week. Exfoliating will also help prevent ingrown hair and razor burns while shaving.
Men need a cleanser that is fragrance free and detergent free. The best cleanser for oily/combination skin will be one that foams. For dry skin, a creamy cleanser will be best and more moisturizing. Cleanse face in the morning before shaving and at night before going to bed.
Moisturiser is needed for everyone. For dry/normal skin the best moisturiser is a cream based. While for oily/combination skin the best moisturiser will be an oil-free one. Because the dangers of UVA and UVB rays are always around, a moisturiser with at least a SPF 15 will help prevent sun-damage as well.
You may have the perfect hairstyle, but that won’t go very far if you don’t take care of your hair. Proper hair maintenance for men goes beyond slapping on some shampoo and running a comb through your tresses; it involves using the right products, getting regular haircuts, and taking care of your scalp.
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