Not just women but men also face the same skin woes during the harsh winter season. The cold winter snaps moisture from the skin so it becomes necessary to keep your skin hydrated and fresh. Using the right beauty products is the key to keeping your skin looking fresh and glowing this season. And with men becoming increasingly conscious about their looks, the following tips will come handy. Take a look at the winter men’s skin care tips jotted down below. Also Read - Renowned Dermatologist Suggests Skincare Tips For Women Above 40
1. Hydrate your skin
If you have dry skin, make sure that your hydrate your skin properly this winter. To prevent dehydration and to keep your skin soft and supple, use a natural face moisturizer. Use an oil free product, as it will absorb quickly. Use moisturizer twice a day; after stepping out of shower and before going to bed. This practice will keep your skin moisturized and smooth throughout the day in the dry winter. (ALSO READ Winter skincare for men: Say goodbye to dry and itchy skin this winter with these skincare tips). Also Read - 5 Weird Reasons Why Your Skincare Routine Has Stopped Showing Results
2. Use lip balm
Lip balm is your go-to product this winter for dry and chapped lips. Opt for an organic lip balm if you want to stay away from harsh chemicals so close to your mouth. Use it generously throughout the day and before going to bed to keep your lips safe from the cold. (ALSO READ Winter skincare: 5 ways to flaunt naturally glowing skin this winter). Also Read - World Renowned Dermatologist Suggests Skincare Routine to Get Healthy And Glowing Skin
3. Ditch the razor
Ditch the razor and use a trimmer instead, because the cold and dry conditions will make the process of shaving irritates your skin. Especially if you sensitive skin, you have to make sure that you take extra precautions to prevent razor cuts, bumps and redness. So we suggest that this winter, you should stick to the electric trimmer instead of a razor. Finish with an alcohol-free aftershave to soothe your skin (ALSO READ Skincare for men: 6 easy grooming tips to boost your confidence)
4. Use sunscreen
Even if it is not summer, you need to slather sunscreen lotion on your skin with SPF 15 or higher if you spend more than 30 minutes outdoors. The sunscreen will help to protect your skin against the harmful UV rays. (ALSO READ How to get fair skin naturally: 13 natural home remedies and face packs to get flawless and fair skin).
5. Exfoliate your skin
Exfoliating your skin is a must this season. You can also make use of a homemade scrub to do this, if you have extremely sensitive skin. Use brown sugar with a little bit of olive oil to massage your skin in circular motions. Exfoliating will eliminate the layer of dead skin that can clog the pores on your skin and also reduces the chances of razor bumps. (ALSO READ How to wash your face without soap and face wash: 11 natural face cleansers to make your skin glow naturally)
6. Use hand lotion
Ultra moisturizing hand lotions and cream will help you get rid of cracked hands. Try to use a natural hand lotion that will hydrate your skin without leaving a thick, oily residue. Try to opt for an unscented lotion or cream for best results and also if you have sensitive skin, it is best to steer clear of fragrance induced products.