It's just as important for men to take care of their skin as it is for women.
In the recent years more and more men seek assistance of professional aestheticians and there are more and more men’s only skin care lines appearing in department stores and beauty salons.
There are various facials designed specifically for men who need extra care for their faces.
Most men will simply wash the obvious dirt away at the end of the day and that's the end of it.
Unfortunately a quick wash or even a shower won't cut it anymore and many men understand this.
Skin issues Facts
Men and women's skin vary in several ways:
- Men are predisposed to oilier skin than women due to number of sebaceous glands in their skin
- Men have thicker skin compare to women
- Man's face skin can often be more delicate than a woman's
- Male facial skin has smaller sebaceous oil glands
Man Facial Treatment Plan
Even though there are differences between the types of skin of men and women, facial skin care regime and treatments are determined by skin condition, skin type and current concerns. There are a few variations though.
For example quality of facial scrubs for men should be formulated to moisten and refresh the face. Most men shave on a daily basis; which can cause irritation and dry out the skin on the face
Step by Step Man Facial and Facial Extraction
Facial Cleansing is one of the key steps in skin care. It prepares the epidermis (top layer of the skin) to absorb the active ingredients and nutrients from serums and creams.
Using the wrong type of cleanser can have several implications including
a) not clean skin properly and
b) leave s film on skin’s surface which would prevent ingredients from being absorbed.
If pores are clogged, skin can hardly benefit from the properties of hydrating or
anti-aging products that we apply in the following steps of
Facial Scrub is great for polishing the skin, removing dead skin cells build up. Good scrubs contain polyethylene spherical micro particles that absorb oil, polish skin and reduce shine.
Men's hydrating facial mask. An ideal choice for dry, flaky or mature skin to help restore and rehydrate skin and reduce the dull appearance of skin’s surface. These rich masks help improve the skin’ moisture content, plumping up skin. It helps reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles if used continually.
A more youthful, firmer skin on your face and further improvements can be achieved with a number of additives into the masks including hyalaronic acid, organic collagen, antioxidants etc.
Men's Rejuvenating Masks that are customised to your needs are highly nourishing rich formulas which intend to provide a boost of radiance to aging skin.
Many varieties are available and can be optimised to contain many more properties such as antioxiant Vitamins A, E or C, trace minerals, kelp, and active extracts of plants such as green tea.
Your skin’s cellular growth will be stimulated and production of collagen will be enhanced.
Moisturizing antiaging facials will give your skin a more youthful appearance by perking up and toning lifeless, dull skin.
Shoulder Massage. The neck and shoulders are the most common areas of the body that are prone to stiffness and accumulated tension. Continuous build up of stress and tension in the neck and shoulder region lead to stiff necks, aching shoulders and headaches .
Lymphatic drainage massage and customized high-tech modalities – electroporation and hydroelectrophoresis may also be incorporated into the treatment to address specific problem areas or to further enhance the results of your customized
Melbourne Facial Beauty
Facial for Man Summary
|Man Facial Options
Optional: Enzyme or AHA exfoliation, blackheads or whiteheads extraction, lymphatic drainage or presor therapy, electroporation - helps the passage of actives across the dermal barrier
Can be combined with
|Every 4 to 6 weeks
in line with skin’s cellular renewal cycle (28 days)
Man with skin problems like acne scars or skin discolorations, a more intensive facial might be the answer. Although more invasive than standard facials, these treatments can significantly help improve skin appearance.
- PhotoFacials - a procedure in which light waves penetrate the skin to reduce the appearance of scars and discoloration
- Microdermabrasion -
treatment help teens with facial scarring. This type of
facial requires repetition in order to receive its full
effects -- usually a series of six to ten treatments
- Facial Peels - reduce fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring, and uneven pigmentation.
Removal treatment - to get rid of nasty ones for
Male facial care routine
- Shaving. Choose products contain the vitamin
E and Aloe to help protect and smooth skin as well as hydrate and moisturize.
Stop using alcohol-based after shaves. Burn caused by petroleum-based alcohols not good for your skin. Eventually, the redness it causes can become chronic, because of underlying inflammation.
- Acne. Incorporate an acne fighting soap into your skin care routine. The skin of men is more thick then woman,
has more terminal hair and more sebaceous glands and therefore more fat.
The use of soap in this skin type is highly desirable because the
seborrheic skin is more tolerant to the use of soap compare to thinner female skin.
- Dry Skin. Avoid the sun and moisturize your face. Use good Vitamin C serum to protect your skin cells. Choose a lotion that is water or glycerine based, not alcohol based.
- Ani aging cream helps your skin produce collagen, elastin and
- Exfoliate to cleanse skin and reduce excess
injected fat. It also prevents the hairs from his beard forming granites are bitter, which can become infected
More and more men are now recognizing that a well toned body doesn’t go well with a dry, scruffy skin.
To look your best, you need to make sure you have a clean and healthy skin too.