Men's Guide to Healthy Skin: Top 6 Tips
Use SPF daily, and be generous, rain or shine and even if you plan to be indoors all day! UV still makes its way through the windows. Sunscreen will protect your skin from premature wrinkles.
More importantly, SPF protects you from skin cancer, and not to scare you or anything, but men are at greater risk than woman according to American Cancer Society statistics. If you want to learn more, check out the Skin Cancer Awareness article.
Men’s favorite SPF is the Soy Doctor Ultra Light Moisturescreen SPF 30, the final step to your morning skincare routine.
Stay hydrated! Water helps to get rid of toxins from your blood which helps your skin look smoother and feel hydrated, while lack of fluids may promote dehydration and may even cause sensitivity to external factors.
Eat Colorfully! Research has found that skin tends to radiate a healthier complexion when a balanced diet consists of colorful foods. When it comes to choosing the variety of foods you want to eat, think seasonal.
Fruits and vegetables that are in season tend to have higher concentrations of vitamins and nutrients, which undeniably is just what our skin needs and wants.
Moisturize Generously! This is one of the easiest skin tips to prevent premature wrinkles. After cleansing, apply a generous layer of skin type appropriate moisturizer that will replenish any lost moisture and/or hydration to your skin.
For oily, normal, and combination skin, a gel-based moisturizer is the best solution. HydraVita Skin Restoring Gel is concentrated with skin healing properties and also serves as a soothing and effective aftershave solution.
For normal to dry skin, a cream or lotion-based moisturizer is a better fit.
Advanced Repair Complex was formulated to rejuvenate skin and restore the skin’s moisture balance, while nourishing skin with wellness promoting vitamins, omegas, botanical and herbs.
Cleanse Thoroughly! No matter what skin type you have, cleansing is an essential and foundational part of your skin care routine. It is your first step to a clearer and healthier complexion. Excess oil sitting on the surface, environmental exposure, sweat, and accumulated dead skin cells are some of the biggest culprits to causing acne, uneven texture, or even a lackluster appearance. Cleansing your skin daily, ideally in the morning and evening, can be easily transform your skin.
Foaming Gel Cleanser is a gentle yet effective warrior that removes any impurities from the skin and a gentleman’s favorite soothing but squeaky clean face cleanser.
Exfoliation matters! The most effective solution to remedy uneven skin texture, prevent excess dead skin cells build up, and dramatically increase the absorption and effectiveness of your skin care products is to exfoliate your skin once a week. It helps unclog pores and prevent inflammation caused by bacteria. Decreases breakouts and promotes smoother clearer skin.
It is extremely important though that you do not over exfoliate because you don’t want to compromise your skin's healthy pH balance. You can exfoliate no more than 1 to 2 times a week depending on your skin thickness.
Microdermabrasion Holistic Cream is an exfoliant favorite, formulated to gently yet effectively buff away impurities and help achieve a silky smooth texture while enriching skin with a plethora of nourishing organic extracts.