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5 Skin Care Tips for Men

Craig Middleton Oct 22, 2019
The importance of having a great skin care routine isn’t just for women. To keep things looking fresh and touchable, men want to incorporate proper skin care techniques to keep their skin in good shape. If you're looking to take things beyond the realm of growing an excellent beard and have vibrant and clear facial skin as well, implement some of these tips.

Use a Mask

It’s easy to forget that the skin under facial hair needs to be cared for, too. If you suffer from breakouts on the skin underneath your facial hair, look into various face masks that will help mitigate the damage. If your skin under your beard seems to be doing fine, you can use masks to help out in other ways as well.
There are plenty of hair masks, including a yogurt hair mask that can be prepared at home, that will help soften the hairs on your scalp and face. To make your beard soft to touch and ensure that the skin underneath the hair stays healthy, experiment with different hair mask and face mask options depending on your skin type and personal grooming needs.

Know Your Skin Type

Understanding your skin type is the first step towards picking the right products for your needs. Skin types can be separated into five main types: sensitive skin, normal skin, oily skin, dry skin and combination skin. Get into the habit of doing a bit of research before committing to any type of skin care product.
Ensure that the skin care product will suit your skin’s specific needs. Be aware that using the wrong product can worsen skin health. By understanding what type of skin you have and taking the time to read the labels associated with skin care products, you can make sure you are purchasing products that will attend to your skin’s unique needs.

Use a Daily Moisturizer

Moisturizing is an important part of everyone’s everyday skin routine. Even if you have oily skin, it is important to go out of your way to make sure your face is properly moisturized. Keep in mind your skin type when looking up different types of facial moisturizers. You will also want to get into a proper routine when you go to moisturize your face.
 Always moisturize either after you have showered or bathed or, at the very least, have washed your face. You will want your skin to be a little bit damp when you go to apply your moisturizer to help ensure that the moisture gets locked in.

Remember to Exfoliate

To help ensure your skin looks bright and vibrant, you will want to exfoliate. This will ensure that you maintain a healthy appearance while promoting other areas of skin health. Exfoliating your skin will make your moisturizer more effective as dead skin cells will no longer be blocking your pores and preventing your face from being properly moisturized.
 It will also help keep your skin looking clear and will assist in preventing avoidable breakouts. Make sure you do research before committing to an exfoliation product. You will want an exfoliator that is effective with removing dead skin cells without being too abrasive on your skin and causing damage.

Form a Routine

The best way to ensure that your facial skin health improves is finding a routine and sticking to it. Having healthy skin requires regular care. After finding products that work for you, make sure you use them on a daily basis and demonstrate proper skin care practices. Keeping up with your skin care routine will keep your skin looking clear and healthy.

By using the tips listed above, you can keep your skin in great shape.