Just as you feed your body protein shakes and supplements and just as you put in the time at the gym or pounding the pavement, you need to give your skin some attention. Your skin takes a lot of abuse – the environment, sun and shaving – so treat it well. Don’t worry, taking care of your skin isn’t complicated and it doesn’t have to take a lot of time. There are four steps: cleanse, moisturize, exfoliate and protect. Follow the steps and you’ll see the results: a more youthful appearance, fewer blemishes, and healthier skin.
1. Let’s start with a cleanser. The best bet for men is the Tea Tree and E Face and Body Wash or the Soothing Cleanser. Many use the Tea Tree and E Face and Body Wash after a long day or after the gym as it naturally deodorizes and can be used on the face and body. The Soothing Cleanser is great for men with sensitive skin and doubles as shaving crème!
2. Moisturizers are essential for maintaining youthful skin. Most men may not like the idea of slathering on greasy lotions or creams, so the Anti-Wrinkle Vitamin A Moisturizing Gel is a great alternative. It’s super light-weight, absorbs quickly and leaves skin moisturized. Mike Bistany, Director of International Sales, uses the Vitamin E 12,000 IU Crème on his hands and elbows to ensure that they are hydrated, especially while traveling.
3. Exfoliating removes the dead skin cells that build-up on your face. It will get rid of the dull look and keep your pores unclogged allowing your skin to do its job (think – unclogged pores means fewer breakouts). Exfoliate once or twice a week with the Microdermabrasion Scrub or the Very Clear® Acne Scrub (for those with blemishes and acne).
4. Finally, everyone should use a sunscreen, especially in the summer. Antioxidant Natural Sunscreen SPF 30 Body Lotion and Antioxidant Natural Sunscreen SPF 30 Oil-Free Face Lotion help shield skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays, oxidative damage and premature signs of aging. With clear, nanoparticle-free Zinc Oxide, these formulas provide safe, chemical-free broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection without irritating skin or clogging pores.
Get started on your natural skincare regime with these 4 steps and if you can’t commit to all of them, try to at least cleanse and moisturize daily. Shop now at www.dermae.com!