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5 Mens Skin Care Tips

Aug 17, 2007
Many men make the mistake of thinking that they do not have to look after their skin. It is thought of as feminine and no man wants to be seen looking the slightest bit feminine by taking an interest in their skin! However, there are types of men who love to groom themselves. They take great pride in the way that they look and women are drawn to these men as they tend to look healthier.

There are a number of things that you can do if you really want to improve your skin. The most common and easiest ways to do it include what follows.

Good skin makes a good first impression, so if you want to improve your skin, what can you do?

1. Keeping Your Face Clean - this is an obvious skin care tip, yet it is one that many men forget about. Clean skin looks healthy and it provides a good base for skin care. Little things, such as washing morning and night with a good product designed especially for your skin should help to clear things up. Keeping the skin clean at all times will stop any blemishes from occurring.

2. Knowing Your Skin Type - in order to look after your skin, you first need to know what skin type you actually are. There are generally four main types of skin. There is dry skin, oily skin, normal skin and combination skin. Generally, combination skin is the hardest to treat as the other three types have many products especially designed with them in mind. It is a lot harder to find combination skin products, so you may have to do a little research if you have that type of skin. Using the wrong products can make the condition of your skin a lot worse, so it is vital to know what skin type you are.

3. Be Careful When Shaving - often, it is easy to slip up when shaving, especially if you are in a hurry. However, cuts and rashes do not look good, so always use the right products to help to give you a smooth, hassle free shave. Using decent shaving foam that is designed to give a smooth shave and by using an aftershave balm afterwards, it should help to keep your skin smooth and rash free.

4. Tone Your Skin - as well as cleansing your face and keeping it clean, a good toner will help to keep your skin firm and healthy looking. Another advantage of using a toner is the fact that it can help to reduce pore size and it can also help with ingrown hairs. So, toning should definitely be a part of every mans skincare routine.

5. Moisturize - finally, the last step in taking care of your skin and perhaps the most important is to moisturize. Moisturizing the skin keeps it soft, looking healthy and it really can boost your confidence. If you only do one thing in your skincare routine, make sure that it is moisturizing!

There are plenty of things that you can do if you want to look after your manly skin. With so many mens products available out on the market these days, there really is no excuse not to look after yourself. So, the next time you are out shopping, pick up a few products and make your skin look and feel amazing.
About the Author
Ken Black is the founder of Skin Care Reviews, a website all about the Best Skin Care Products. For a limited time only, get a Free Beauty Tips book just for visiting our site.
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