Contradictory to the norm, skincare and the benefits of skincare routines is just a woman’s thing, right? Wrong! Men are now jumping on the skincare bandwagon and are paying attention and taking the necessary steps to have rad skin.
Just about 15-20 years ago, the notion of men using anything, but a bar of Zest or Irish Spring Soap was the norm, and the thought of a dude using a "facial cleanser" was absurd and unheard of.
Fast forward to 2021, men are getting with the times, and companies are making a substantial profit manufacturing "skincare lines,” geared towards men's skin issues and needs. Found in stores, but mostly found online for purchase, male skincare products such as facial cleansers, expensive moisturizers, aggressive anti-aging products, and shaving needs are being purchased by men at a fast pace. This suggests that men are keen more than ever now to care about their skincare.
Men are even taking to Instagram as skin influencers; ladies, sorry, you may need to watch out. However, how knowledgeable are men really about their skincare?
Read on to understand that Skincare Routines are Not Just for Women, but Men Too.
Let Us Check Out Some Facts About Men and Skincare. Shall We?
So, the data suggest that NOT all men are dependable when it comes to practicing a skincare routine daily. Furthermore, it appears that younger guys are s particularly apt to crash and burn on having any skincare routine. Moreover, guys from 18-24 do NOT wash their face daily. What?? Any ladies doing a facepalm right now reading this?
- 33% of all men admit to not washing their face every day."
- "63% of men do not regularly use a face wash to clean their face. 11% say they've never even tried it."
- "32% of men use bar soap to wash their face."
- "45% of men think that bar soap is just as effective as a face wash."
- "Men aged 45-54 are 30% more likely to believe that washing their face with soap is as effective as anything else compared to men aged 18-34."
- "20% of men use body wash to wash their face."
- "80% of men think that women's products might work as well for them as skincare products designed specifically for men."
- "83% of men 65 and older agreed that, "Men need to look after their skin," while only 59% of young men aged 18-24 agreed."
All these statistics are from https://www.tiege.com/blogs/news/mens-skin-care-statistics-2020
Another school of thought for this dropping the ball on proper skincare routine is that they do not know how frequently they should wash their face. Recommendations for men's face washing is two times a day for oily-normal skin, morning, and night; men with dehydrated skin are fortunate enough to get a free pass and wash the face just one time a day, at night.
The Man’s Advantage When It Comes to Skincare
Hey guys, have you ever dammed the task of having to shave daily? Think about this for a second; there is an advantage for you. All the whiskers, we mean hair follicles, help keep you looking forever young and can keep your skin wrinkle-free.
Facial hair is a backing structure for men’s faces. Ladies cover your ears or eyes for a moment.
But hate to admit it, men consider yourself lucky since your skin has way more elastin fibers and collagen. These are needed and connective tissues that make your skin firm and gives skin its strength and resilience.
Subsequently, sorry, ladies, but gentlemen, your skin is much thicker and does a more incredible job-fighting wrinkles.
Unfortunately, we women constantly notice every new skin issue, whether fine lines starting to emerge, hyperpigmentation, dark circles, blemishes, and saggy skin; on the other hand, men don't seem to notice these at all. Men from an incredibly young age are instructed about the significance of grooming and shaving but not cleaning their face correctly.
It seems that men are not introduced to proper facial care for them until they are adults, more of a skin issue solution rather than an appropriate routine of skincare for men's unique skin needs.
It doesn’t seem to matter how sophisticated a guy dresses, what a fabulous haircut they have, or how muscular, healthy, and fit guys are, a drab, dry inflamed, and prematurely aged face means you do not look your best. Sorry, fellas.
Good skincare is simply not just about having younger-looking skin; it can also give you health benefits such as preventing skin cancers that can be fatal.
So, What Are Guys to Do If They Are Interested in Maintaining A Proper Skincare Routine?
Know What Type of Skin You have
First of all, the essential thing you must do is to understand and identify your skin type.
- Sensitive skin-can burn after using any skincare product.
- Normal skin-can be clear and is not susceptible to anything at all.
- Dry skin – is inflamed, irritated, flakey, itchy, and drab.
- Oily skin-is often very greasy and may have a shine to it.
- Combination skin-can be dry in a few areas and oily in other places on your face.
Cleanse Your Handsome Face
Learning about your skin type can help you understand how to correctly take care of your skin and select the correct products for your skin needs.
Guys, listen up. To achieve fantastic skin like your ladies, it is recommended that you cleanse two times a day.
Washing your face will clear away excess oil, dirt, and grim that made a home in your pores, clogging them. This can unclog your pores, lessen a shiny complexion, and clear and avoid future breakouts.
More importantly, make sure to cleanse your face before applying any other skincare products to your face, or then you can decrease the efficiency of your exfoliator and moisturizer.
Use a Toner.
What is a toner? You are probably thinking, right, guys? Women are guilty of this from time to time but toning seems to be the missed step in a skincare routine.
When cleaning your canvas, your toner can be considered the primer. Listen up; toners are one of the greatest products and give some of the best benefits of skincare routines. It will be super helpful when dealing with ingrown hairs from shaving, premature signs of aging, and acne.
Use toner on a cotton ball and rub on your neck and face. Some experts (aestheticians) say you can use a bit on your palm, rub your hands together and press it onto your neck, forehead, cheeks, blending the excess with your fingers where else you deem necessary.
Men Use Serum?
What Is a Men’s Face Serum?
What is facial serum, and why do you guys need it? Facial serums are created as a form of vital nutrients and ingredients that penetrate your skin’s layers. This is where cell regeneration and turnover happen.
Men’s skin cells are apt to get inflamed due to shaving. Skin cells are prone to irritation, redness, and free radicals at the cellular level that most products cannot help fight.
If you want to take your skin to the next rank and get rid of a noticeable sign of premature aging, make sure to include a serum in your skincare routine.
Use an Exfoliant Two Times a Week
Exfoliators are not just for women. After washing your face, use an exfoliant. This will scrub away dead skin cells, and buildup can clog your pores if otherwise left unattended, leaving you with breakouts.
The exfoliation process makes healthy skin cells live on your skin's surface, leaving your skin tighter and brighter. Also, using an exfoliant will reduce the signs of premature aging, and just like women, we know you don't like those either (wrinkles or fine lines).
Use a Good Quality Manly Moisturizer
Make sure to use a good quality moisturizer suited toward men’s skincare needs at least two times a day. If you suffer from dry skin, you may need to increase it a few more times a day. After washing your face, you need to add in hydration that air pollutants can strip away from the face. Moisturizing also protects your face. This is usually the third step of a proper skincare routine. It distributes calming nutrients and vitamins to your skin, also making a barrier on top of your skin to shield your complexion from those pesky air pollutant particles inside and outside your home.
Are you ready to discover your preferred moisturizer for polished, even, smooth and younger-looking skin. We at Nonie of Beverly Hills have the moisturizer for YOU.
Get ready to reinvigorate your skin with our all-natural men’s exclusive moisturizer. Meet All HIS! Skincare Products.
HIS Brilliant Moisturizer is a lightly textured food for your skin, that is jam-packed with Vitamins A, B, C, and E. These excellent manly moisturizers contain 5% AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acids) derived from natural resources that will exfoliate and clear away skin build up and dead skin. This, in turn, will increase cell regeneration and leaving you with results of healthier, younger and smoother-looking skin.
We have a HIS Moisturizer for ALL skin types that will work wonders on your skin. You soon realize why your lady loves AHAs and skincare so much since you will quickly reap the same skin benefits.
Try a Morning Eye Cream
So you guys probably think eye creams are for girls only? Simply, not the case. Do you want to age like Brad Pit, or George Clooney? And probably not like Mick Jagger? We highly suggest using an eye cream to lessen puffy eyes, dark circles and make them more robust and vibrant
Check out our blog on “Everything you NEED to know on Eye Cream and Dark Circle Reduction.” This will you give you the 411 on everything you must know about eye cream and hits benefits.
Load Up on Your SPF Too.
SPF is not only for women, It is for you as well, so make sure you end your morning routine with a broad-spectrum SPF 15+ and reapply every two hours. Did you know that here at Nonie of Beverly Hills, we carry sunscreen? Our AHA 15 SPF Sunblock Moisturizer is nourishing and not sticky like others in the market. Our sunscreen contains all-natural ingredients like Coconut Oil, Wheat Germ Oil, Orange & Lemon Oils, Coconut Emulsifier, Orchid Oil, Organic Apple Cider Vinegar. All of these ingredients are organic, vegan, and cruelty-free.
Using sunblock protects your skin from the harmful UV rays that can cause premature aging, wrinkles, bringing sagging skin, and, worse of all, increase your chances of getting skin cancer.
Dude Infused Skincare, Here Are a Few things to Keep in Mind When Making a Purchase.
Luxury Beard oil to delicious pocket-size lip balms, the sky's the limit for beauty, well let us say grooming and skincare when it comes to men. However, when skincare to a dude-specific product, you guys may not know what to look for. You may even be at a loss.
Think About Ingredients and Product Description on Packaging
Guys, now that you know it's essential to know your skin type before investing in skincare products, you have to know what to look for when it comes to ingredients and product descriptions.
If you are a guy with oily, acne-prone skin, try looking for moisturizers and cleaners that say non-comedogenic or "oil-free on the packaging. These terms mean these types of products will not clog your pores.
If you fall into the sensitive skin type, avoid any products that have fragrance in the ingredients. This can make your skin dry, irritated, and inflamed.
Make Sure to Take into Considering Your Nationality
Believe it or not, your genetics and ethnic background can influence your skin needs and skin type. For example, when it comes to ingrown hairs, “African American males seem to have more of them, usually connected to the natural wave of the hair.
Hispanic and Asian men they are much more likely to have skin discoloration variably. They must use caution when it comes to exposure to the sun, and their skin could benefit from a skin-lightening serum that can be added to their skincare routine.
Where Does Shaving Fit into A Man’s Skincare Routine?
So it seems when you log into Instagram and see a “Male,” skincare or beauty blogger demonstrating their “skincare routine,” they come off like they never shave. However, shaving indeed is part of a man’s skincare routine, and if you use the wrong products, it can add to a skin problem, like already mentioned, ingrown hairs, blemishes, drab, dry, and itchy skin.
The question is, where exactly does shaving fit into a man’s skincare routine? It seems like it would most certainly be after cleansing, perhaps before applying a moisturizer, but would it fall in before you use a toner or after? What about using an exfoliant? Many “male” skin influencers concur that you exfoliate on the same day as your shave. Male grooming forums suggest that you exfoliate before shaving to avoid ingrown hairs, but these guys assume that every dude has an oily complexion. Do you use skin ingredients like salicylic acid or Vitamin C after a shave for the sensitive skin type?
NO offense, but no wonder why men are confused when it comes to skincare.
Well, Fellas, there is the correct way to do it.
Shave AFTER cleansing.
This will avert any germs or bacteria from swimming into your fresh opened pores, which can cause redness, inflammation, or blemishes.
Next, you would use your shaving cream. After, make sure you shave with the grain of your hairs.
Pay attention that you use small, short strokes and do not go over an area more than once. Use minimal pressure when shaving; having your razor do most of the work will lessen your chances of ingrown hairs.
Make sure to rinse your razor with lukewarm water after each stroke before going again. When you are done shaving; splash some cold water on your face to close your “open” pores.
Skip that multi-blade razor. A razor with more than two blades will just aggravate your face.
When you are all done shaving, it is recommended to cover your freshly shaved face with aftershave, avoid alcohol-based ones, and use one that contains aloe vera and offer supreme hydration.
Nonie of Beverly Hills Has You Guys Covered with Exclusively Made Skincare Products Just For You!
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HIS! Healthy Ingredients Skincare
Nonie of Beverly Hills’ ALL HIS Skincare Products was exclusively created for a MAN's unique skincare needs and concerns. Our line includes a shaving cream, an after-shave tonic, and moisturizers designed for ALL skincare types. All the products from our Men's Skincare line are made with All-natural ingredients, along with Grapefruit Seed Extract and Tea Tre Oil. This combination offers a build-in barrier to protect your skin from germs and bacteria, leaving your skin texture nice and smooth after a close shave.
HIS Shaving Cream
Get ready for a shaving cream that is in a class by itself. Our HIS Shaving Cream is a non-foaming, ultimate hydrating cream that will give you a comfortable and convenient shave. The best part, you can use it with or without water.
HIS! After Shave Tonic
Reinvigorate your skin after a shave with Nonie’s HIS After Shave Tonic. The AHA’s derived from natural fruits will help tighten your pores. At the same time, Grapefruit oil keeps your skin healthy by preventing acne, Bergamot oil keeps your pores clean, and Neroli oil keeps your skin safe from inflammation and irritation.
We have a HIS Moisturizer for every skin type. All of Nonie’s moisturizers for Men have a light texture, a superfood your skin will eat up containing an assortment of essential vitamins vital for skin health. The Alpha Hydroxy Acids inside these moisturizers will clear away skin build-up and dead cells, promote cell regeneration that will leave your skin looking younger and feeling smoother in texture, all in a MANLY fashion, of course.
Get Ready to Start Your Skincare Routine Guys!
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Written By: Merri Wong
Blog Writer - Nonie of Beverly Hills