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8 Simple Skin Care Tips for Men

By Dr. Nikita Toshi +2 more

Skincare and Indian men, do not go hand in hand! But, it is the time we speak about it. Men’s skin also requires love and care and proper nutrition to keep glowing and healthy.

If just shaving and washing your face with soap has been your daily habit, then it’s time to change your skincare regimen.


Did you know?

33% of men admit they don’t even wash their faces daily. And just 59% of men (18 – 24 years of age feel they need to look after their skin. (ACUPOLL Precision Research)

Let’s Find Out Simple Tips for A Glowing Healthy Skin

1: Keep Skin Moisturized

Moisture is the key to healthy skin, especially in winter. Try organic moisturizers. You can use coconut oil moisturizer or coconut oil yourself. It is very nutritious to the skin and can penetrate immediately.

2: Stay Hydrated

It is very important to maintain the internal and external water balance. Drinking a lot of water can make your complexion clear and healthy. You can also add a drop of chlorophyll to the water to increase hydration. Drink fresh fruits and vegetables. A juice that provides you with all these benefits.

Reverse shaving is not advisable and use of after shave lotion which contain astringent is a must after every shave.

Dr. M.G. Kartheeka, MBBS, MD

3: Check Skin Regularly

You may find a few spots or moles on your skin that can be itchy or may bleed. Then, do not wait and immediately make an appointment with your doctor. Men over the age of 50 have an increased risk of melanoma, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer. There are more skin cancers than the general population. However, if caught early, skin cancer will respond well to treatment. This condition requires medical intervention, therefore, do not self-diagnose or take medications without proper consultation.

Read more about: 12 Beneficial Tips For Your Dry Skin During Summer

4: Be Careful While Shaving

For some men, a multi-blade razor or a razor that is too close to the skin is good. If you often experience bumps, burns, or ingrown hair, use a razor with one or two blades, and don’t stretch the skin first. After shaving, moisten the skin and hair to soften them. Use moisturizers to shave and shave in the direction of hair growth. Rinse after each scraper. If you shave five to seven times, replace the blade.

Also Read: Wrinkles on Face: Scientifically Proven Management Options 

5: Stay away from fatty foods

Some nutrients can directly act on the skin, such as protein E, vitamin A, C, K, and zinc, which help repair damaged skin. Linoleic acid, also known as omega-6 fatty acid, is found in vegetable oils, which helps repair the damage. Made from sunlight, it also softens the skin. On the other hand, a high-fat diet may make you susceptible to skin cancer. Therefore, despite the controversy, a low-fat diet should be maintained.

Read more about: 10 Best Foods For A Healthy Gut System

Acne-prone skin usually benefits from the use of cleaners and moisturizers which are oil-free and non-comedogenic as they are made to prevent clogging of pores.

Dr. Ashish Bajaj, M.B.B.S., M.D

6: Nutrients to improve blood circulation

Several nutrients play an important role in maintaining skin health. Vitamin C helps in the production of collagen. Insufficient vitamin C intake can lead to a decrease in skin elasticity and strength. It can also lead to poor wound healing. Therefore, a cup of orange juice or a bowl of strawberries can provide you with enough vitamin C.

Vitamin B is found in whole grain products, wheat germ, and milk. It prevents flaky, dry, or oily skin and accelerates wound healing. Vitamin A is found in green vegetables, egg yolks, liver, and dark orange. The vitamin D in milk can suppress the symptoms of psoriasis. They are very few. The list of skin-friendly nutrients is almost endless. Similarly, pale or dull skin can also happen due to severe side effects of certain medications or treatments.

7: Rest Adequate

It is very important to sleep for about 7-8 hours to remove eye bags or dark circles. If you still find swollen eyes, just put two spoons in the refrigerator for 30 minutes, and then gently press the closed eyes. …This will greatly reduce swelling.

8: Do Not Stress

Stress can accelerate the process of skin anti-aging and may lead to dry skin, wrinkles and acne. It may also aggravate skin conditions like psoriasis, rosacea, and eczema. So, keep it light and do not stress.

Read more about: Ashwagandha – The Natural Anti-Stress Herb!

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