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6 Nov

Top Vitamin C Serums for Men

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Vitamin C has a superstar status among skincare experts given its anti-ageing and antioxidant capabilities. Long term topical use of Vitamin C has not only been clinically shown to regenerate collagen, but also improve the appearance of wrinkles and brighten skin pigmentation. It's therefore no surprise that many skincare brands put Vitamin C in their products and serums in the hope consumers will follow and make a purchase. The truth is, there are different types of Vitamin C - but only one type has the most skin-related research: ascorbic acid.   Meet Ascorbic acid (also known as L-ascorbic acid) When properly formulated, Vitamin C in the form of ascorbic acid helps create firmer and younger looking skin by stimulating collagen and reducing patches of...
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24 Oct

Best Skincare Products To Steal From Your Girlfriend

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Gender boundaries are blurring. Nowadays there are clothing brands that aren't defined by gender, and you have a 'gender neutral' Generation Z who aren't bothered by traditional gender roles or divisions. So in light of this new way of thinking, here are some of the best skincare products which may have been designed for women, but are equally good for men. These are some of the best skincare products you should consider begging, borrowing or stealing from your girlfriend.   Clinique 7 Day Scrub Cream While women may find this exfoliator too harsh, it is perfect for men as they ten do have a thicker skin. Men tend to produce more sebum in their skin than women. Over time...
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14 Aug

Best Men’s Body Wash [2014 Edition]

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A good body wash should help invigorate you and prepare you for the challenges ahead. For most men, this comes down its scent, but the truth is, there is more than what meets the eye when it comes down to shower gels.  A great body wash should awaken the senses and help clear the skin of any impurities. In Summer, it should leave you feeling refreshed, and it in Winter, keep your skin moisturized and not strip its natural oil leaving it dry and flaky. Unlike face washes, body washes usually don't differentiate themselves by skin type. This is because unlike skin on the face which tends to be more soft and sensitive, the skin on our body is thicker is...
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14 Nov

Review: Advanced Night Repair by Estee Lauder

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Advanced Night Repair by Estée Lauder Review It's no secret that the skincare market for women is much bigger than that of mens. Billions are poured each year into creating new serums, moisturizers, cleansers etc for the fairer sex. Unfortunately for men, it means we're left with a much smaller pool of products to choose from. But as brands start to recognise men's spending power, this is starting to change. In the mean time though, guys can safely turn to Estée Lauder's iconic Advanced Night Repair if they're concerned about dry and ageing skin. But isn't the Advanced Night Repair for women? The difference between men's skin and women's skin is not profound, meaning that any skincare products 'designed' for women can be also used for men (and vice...
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26 Dec

5 Organic Products Every Man Should Own

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5 Organic Products Every Man Should Own Organic and natural products have been all the rage in skin care, but it’s only in recent years have there been quality men’s skin care products that are both organic and natural. The stuff you put on yourself – your skin, face, body and hair – should just be as wholesome and all-natural as the food you eat. Here we’ve put together the top organic products every man should own.   A. Weleda Moisture Cream for Men This is a lightweight and potent cream that locks moisture in your skin using organic jojoba seed oil, leaving your skin refreshed and relaxed. It’s a great choice if your skin has been looking rough from a few nights out...
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13 Dec

How to: Choose the Right Cleanser for Your Skin Type

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HOW TO: Choose the right cleanser for your skin type No matter how great your body is, or what you're wearing. It's your face that people want to see. So if you want to put your best face forward, it really boils down to choosing the right cleanser for your skin type. As the first step in any man's skin care routine, the right cleanser is the foundation to healthy skin. To choose the right cleanser for your skin you must know what skin type you have - so how do you know? Here's a simple test: Wash your face with water. Pat it dry and wait for 10 minutes. If you have oily skin, there will be  visible shine. If your facial...
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5 Dec

Men’s Skincare Basics: Cleansers for Normal Skin

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Men's Facial Cleansers for Normal Skin As the first step in any skin care routine, the cleanser is an important part for men who want healthy skin. Men's skin tends to be oily and have large pores, meaning dirt can be easily trapped, which is where a well-formulated cleanser comes in place. Not only can a cleanser remove dirt, grim and sweat, it will also refresh your skin so it's ready to be moisturized. So here we've put together our top picks for men's facial cleansers - specifically for guys with normal skin. So how do you know you've got normal skin? - Your skin is neither too oily or too dry - You don't get blemishes, pimples or whiteheads much (acne-free etc) - Your...
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25 Oct

Men’s Skincare Basics: Men’s Facial Cleansers for Dry Skin

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Men’s Skincare Basics: Cleansers for Dry Skin Dry skin can be a bothersome issue for men, not only does dry skin appear flaky and chapped, but upon touch, it's rough and is easily irritated. Whilst moisturising is the best solution to dry skin, choosing the right cleanser also helps. The key for guys with dry skin is to pick a cleanser that prevents your skin from further drying out, and helps put moisturise back into the skin. You'll most likely have dry skin if your skin: Feels rough to touch and is easily irritated Pores are small Appears dull, flakes or chapped Feels tight and uncomfortable Men's Cleansers for Dry Skin Here are our top picks for cleansers for the guys with dry to severely dry skin. A. Urth...
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