So what can men do to take care of their skin?
Male skincare basic routineTo begin, all men need a gentle, water-soluble cleanser, a gentle shave product (gel, foam or cream), followed by a gentle, nonirritating post-shave or shaving lotion (which is actually just a masculine name for a gentle toner). An ideal post-shave product for men would be an aspirin-based topical product that uses additional potent anti-irritants. Aspirin is a very effective anti-inflammatory agent for irritated skin and is able to alleviate the redness and razor bumps/burn. Take one or two aspirin tablets, dissolve it in about two tablespoons of water and then apply that to the face with a cotton pad.
When it comes to treating breakouts, preventing wrinkles, and addressing dry skin, the procedure is the same for men as it is for women. For blemishes, a topical antibacterial product containing benzoyl peroxide. It is very important to use sunscreen on a daily basis, rain or shine, 365 days a year. Suncare should be at least SPF 15 and loaded with effective UVA protection (it must contain one of the following ingredients: avobenzone (which may also be listed as Parsol 1789 or butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane), titanium dioxide, or zinc oxide) and a state-of-the-art moisturizer loaded with antioxidants and ingredients that replace vital substances to skin.
Any product containing antioxidants or other light- and air-sensitive ingredients should be packaged in an opaque container whose contents receive minimal exposure to air. That automatically rules out products packaged in jars, because shortly after opening the antioxidants begin to lose potency and won’t last for the lifespan of the product.
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