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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Three Things Men Want In Skin Care

Detailed skin care routines have long been associated with women. However, men want skin care products that address specific concerns and keep their complexions healthy and blemish-free. While it's pretty safe to assume that most men don't want a tedious skin care regimen, and would prefer to use minimal products (just like some women), there are some things men are looking for that would make purchasing skin maintenance products worthwhile. A number of men also aren't likely to visit a day spa for skin treatments, so effective products that can be used at home are best. Here are a few things men prefer when looking for cleansers, toners, moisturizers and skin care treatments. 

Acne Treatments 

Men want products that will get rid of their acne if they struggle with breakouts. Since men produce more testosterone and androgen, breakouts can be a serious issue for some men. Cleansers and toners that effectively remove acne-causing bacteria without causing dryness and peeling is an ideal part of a guy's complexion care routine if he has acne-prone skin. 

Anti-Aging Capabilities 

Women are often looking for products that will slow the aging process and give them a glowing, wrinkle-free complexion for as long as possible. A number of men are looking for this as well. Cleansers and sunscreen that moisturize the skin and protect against free radicals are important, regardless of a person's chosen complexion care regimen. Products that feature retinol, a strong vitamin A derivative, can also have anti-aging benefits. These products even the skin tone and can effectively treat and prevent blemishes and wrinkles. 

Shaving Treatments 

Men who shave daily may also be looking for products that will protect their skin from the harsh friction of razors. Razor bumps and ingrown hairs are a skin concern since these can affect the overall health and look of the skin. Ingrown hairs can also be difficult and painful to remove, and will often leave dark spots behind. A facial toner or cleanser that protects the skin while shaving is ideal. Guys who are into natural ingredients may go for shaving treatment products that contain ingredients like aloe or lavender to soothe the skin before or after shaving.

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