In fact, more men are taking good care of their skin than ever before. There’s no doubt that wisdom comes with age. So do gray hairs and wrinkles. But not everything about getting older is a cause for celebration.
We can’t stop the aging process in its tracks, but it seems that more gents are realizing that caring for their skin ensures that they at least age gracefully.
What’s more, we think our male counterparts understand that skin changes from one season to the next. Our skin adjusts according to environmental changes, seasonal changes, and the inevitable changes that come with aging.
Not every guy is an advertisement for acne in his youth or the prevention of wrinkles in middle-age. Everyone’s different. Yet most complexions do age, and it’s not just the rugged, sporty, outdoors types that understand how important it is to take care of their skin. All types of men are ramping up their skincare regimen.
Not sure where to start?
Here are five things men are doing to keep aging at bay and their skin looking and feeling hydrated and smooth.
1. Protection and Moisturizing
As we age, moisture becomes more important than ever before. Nourishing your skin doesn’t just make it look fresh and youthful, but depending on the ingredients in your facial products, it can help your skin stay that way for the years ahead. The market is awash with moisturizers designed specifically for men. While younger men can easily use oil-free daily products, older men are turning to thicker anti-aging products to keep their skin silky and younger-looking.
2. Treating Early Signs of Aging
Overnight treatments and anti-aging serums are a hit with men. In fact, they seem to be a must-have. Facial products that contain antioxidants, especially, slow down the breakup of collagen and signs of aging, while products with retinoids boost collagen production, helping to prevent and repair sagging skin, fine lines, and wrinkles. Many products today also contain ingredients like vitamin A and C for their anti-aging and antioxidant properties.
3. Protecting the Skin When Shaving
You probably already know that shaving can lead to ingrown hairs and general skin irritation. But did you know that men are more prone to sensitive skin than women? Because of this, if you’re not already making use of shaving cream, it’s time to start. Look for shaving creams that contain antioxidants and soothing ingredients. A soothing cream will help calm redness when you shave. Gels, on the other hand, contain more alcohol, increasing the likelihood of dry skin.
4. Regular Gentlemen’s Facials
Regular facials, like our luxurious gentlemen’s facial in Myrtle Beach, also help to prevent the buildup of toxins and early signs of aging. With the help of powerful exfoliators, peptides, and stem cells, the indulgent facial is ideal for not only improving the health of your skin but leaving you looking and feeling fresh, too.
5. Making Use of Sun Protection
Finally, more men are realizing how important it is to use sunscreen every day. The sun’s UV rays are always out to get us – whether you’re toughing it outdoors or spending time inside. Not only is it a health concern, but it also contributes to aging. Applying sunscreen daily is one of the most effective anti-aging barriers you have at your disposal. Even using a moisturizer that has SPF in it can help keep your skin hydrated and wrinkle-free.
There’s no denying that more men are becoming skin conscious. From wanting to look and feel good to realizing the health importance of skincare, isn’t it time you treated yourself to a gentleman’s facial with our Cinzia Spa team?
Book your appointment at Cinzia Spa in Myrtle Beach today.