Organic Skin Care For Men
Caring For Your Skin Isn’t Just For Women
Men are using organic skin care products too. It has become a big market today. Men many years ago appeared not to be as interested in the appearance of their skin or what was in the products they used. As the years go by and we learn about the harsh chemicals that are in the skin products, men become aware and want to look and feel better as well.
Men may have had to work hard physical jobs outside in the weather all year long and that can be hard on the body and the skin. Rain, sun and wind can cause premature aging and wrinkles. Older men are caring about their reflection that stares back at them in the mirror. Men are buying anti aging products so they can try to erase some years from their looks and feel better about themselves.
Men of all ages are buying organic products and have become aware that it is also good for our earth. They don’t like chemicals that are being put into our skin care products. Our younger generation are now teaching their children the importance of organic skin care.
Men Face Care-Some Tips
Wash your face morning and night with and organic face wash. Use a face wash that matches your skin type. Dry, oily or sensitive skin. Exfoliate with an organic scrub or organic exfoliating scrub sponge every other day. Then moisturize with a moisturizer that also matches your skin type. Use a day moisturizer for daytime and night moisturizer for nighttime.
Using a shaving foam can cause some irritation if you don’t use one with organic ingredients. Some shave creams have and these ingredients in them. Triethanolamine, propylene glycol and phthalates. These are serious chemicals and cause your skin damage over use. Choosing shaving products with plant based ingredients can be better on your skin. If you have sensitive skin, read the label and get one that says for sensitive skin. Some organic ingredients can still give you a rash or red face.
You can also get a razor burn or cuts when using a razor. There are organic products that are great for moisturizing after shaving that relieves your skin.
Anti aging skin care products come in serums and creams. You can get them in eye serums for just applying around your eyes. Night creams for after washing your face before bed time. They help reduce the fine lines and wrinkles. After daily use your skin starts looking and feeling better.
Men and Acne
Wash your face in the morning and at night. Use an organic cleanser that is meant to help clear up your acne. Getting a good organic exfoliating cleanser will help remove dead skin and blackheads. Some exfoliants are liquid and some come with granules or ground nut shells. There are also organic exfoliating sponges you can purchase instead.
You may notice green tea extract as an ingredient in your acne products. It is antioxidant and it will kill the acne bacteria. Tea tree oil and willow bark may also be ingredients. Different places making the products will use different ingredients but it will be organic if it states organic.
Find a moisturizer to use for acne prone skin. This will help you with your acne. Some moisturizers can help reduce the appearance of acne scars or make them disappear over time.
Drink plenty of water. It helps to flush the toxins out of our body. Repeat daily.
Men With Different Skin Types
Dry skin- Men battling dry skin need to use a good organic skin lotion that has ingredients such as cocoa butter and Shea butter. Jojoba oil and Aloe Vera are two more ingredients that are soothing and healing for dry skin. Coconut oil is a great moisturizer. It is natural and can be by itself or in skin care products.
Oily skin is another type of skin that you would choose a different organic skin care product to use. Different ingredients would be better for oily skin. Aloe Vera is also used for oily skin. It isn’t oily and doesn’t sit on the surface of your skin. Green tea might be another ingredient in the moisturizer you find for oily skin. It may be similar to an acne cream or lotion. A cream or lotion that is oil free.
Sensitive skin can be a problem for men too. They can get rashes from lotions, creams or soaps. When picking out organic products be sure to read your labels and if you know you have sensitive skin you might ask about some organic ingredients in the product. You can break out into a rash from even organic plant based products and oils if it is strong for your skin type.
Men That Choose Organic Skin Care.
With men using organic skin care products and being able to find and buy a broad selection of product in todays market it makes it better for our environment. It is fewer chemicals going into our earth and streams, rivers and lakes. Have you ever gone fishing and caught a fish in a river near a big city that was deformed? I was with someone who had. It gives you pause to think about what goes into our streams and rivers. Chemicals. Some same chemicals that go into skin care products.
Men going organic and taking care of their skin will help them feel and look better. They may avoid health issues that can occur from using skin products that contain harsh chemicals. The more organic skin care products that are bought, the less the other products will be bought by consumers.
Men being the other half of the population can help educate and share how well organic skin care is working for them and share what they are learning. They can help make a difference and a better environment for the next generation. Hopefully our government will eventually ban some of these chemicals from being allowed into our products.