It is a very outdated myth that men don’t need to take care of their skin.
In general, men’s skin tends to be oilier and thicker and ages later in life, the downside is that lines tend to be more deeply edged.
Most men really don’t like to hassle, but with gentle persuasion and education you can help your man look his best with minimal fuss. And if you are a man reading this, then let us show you how simple it is to take care of your skin!
Organic ingredients are grown without harmful synthetic fertilisers and pesticides. Organic is simply safer for us and Mother Earth. Remember that whatever you put on your skin is absorbed into your body.
There are many harmful chemicals in our skin care today, a truly alarming fact. Certain ingredients in skin care have been linked to cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease, hormonal disruptions, infertility, skin rashes and irritations, just to name a few.
It’s simply not worth the risk these chemicals pose to our health, as well as our environment.
Organic skin care on the other hand, is as Mother Nature intended for us to use her gifts. Rich in nutrients, free of all harmful chemicals, you can feel confident using organic skin care products on your skin.
Gentle on the skin, these products will hydrate your skin in the most natural way, protecting you from premature aging.
Simple Steps to a Clearer, Healthier Skin
Follow these steps morning and night:
The dirt and grime of the day can clog up your pores and cause breakouts. Use a gentle cleanser and avoid bar soap.
You need to hydrate and nourish your skin, as this will definitely fight the signs of aging.
Use a gentle exfoliator once or twice weekly at night after cleansing. Use one with smooth round particles. Moisturise immediately afterwards.
These are the only 3 simple skin care tips you need for a clearer, healthy skin! Easy, right?
Other Important Lifestyle Tips
Always Wear SPF
Sun exposure is the number one cause of premature aging. Limit your sun exposure and always wear a broad spectrum sunscreen with a SPF of at least 30 to block out harmful UVA and UVB rays. Wear sunscreen 365 days a year, as you can even damage your skin on a cloudy day.
Eat lots of fresh fruit and vegetables, they are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Go slow on sugar, too much can cause inflammation resulting in breakouts. Eat foods rich in omega 3 and 6.
Master Your Shave
Shave in the direction that feels smooth,usually in a downwards motion, using a good quality razor. If you have sensitive skin use a shaving gel that contains aloe. For a special tip, try our cleanser as a shaving gel, as it contains aloe and chamomile to soothe and prevent ingrowns.
Get Enough Sleep
During sleep the skin repairs itself, forming collagen which is essential for healthy hydrated skin.
Control Your Stress
Stress raises cortisol levels and hormones such as testosterone, which stimulates oil production causing breakouts.
Smoking stresses the skin causing premature aging.
Don’t Neglect Your Eyes
The areas around the eyes are very sensitive and prone to dryness. Grab a hydrating cream and dab it around and under your eyes morning and night.
Lastly, don’t forget those lips! Use a lip balm with a SPF of at least 15.
We hope these tips make it that much easier for you to take care of your skin, and show you that it doesn’t have to be a complicated process!
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