Cleansing is very important for a clear skin. Wash your hands with a good soap and lukewarm water before using the cleanser. The rule is to never touch your face with dirty hands. Pick a facial cleanser that suits your skin type, you can consult your dermatologist to choose the most suitable one.
Avoid Harsh Cleansers
Harsh cleansers can make your skin dry and other skin problems worse. Avoid using soap on delicate body areas like your face. If any cleanser you use, causes stinging sensation or itching, you must stop using it.
Your skin may get dry in winters, so it’s necessary for men to use a moisturizer on their face and a lotion for the body to keep the skin hydrated. Not as much as for women, but there are number of brands available that provide good quality moisturizers for men.
Wear Sun Block
You a strong, broad spectrum sun screen to avoid sun damage, wrinkles or skin cancer in worst cases. Skin cancer is known as the fifth most popular type of cancer in men. The best way to prevent cancer is to limit the exposure of skin to the harmful rays of the sun. So use a SPF sun screen or lotion to avoid such damage to your skin.
Exfoliation is a natural process in our skin, but it slows down with our age. It is the technique used to remove the dead and damaged layer of skin and to reveal the fresh and smooth skin layer beneath. It cleans out the clogged pores by pulling out the dirt from them.
You should pick an exfoliator that has scrubby particles, it helps in eliminating dullness and smoothing of skin.
This is very important for a clear and healthy skin. There are number of products available but you should also try a natural way of opening the pores. Your pores should be open and dirt free. Run a clean cloth under the hot water, then press the wet cloth onto your face. The water and steam will help in opening the pores and cleaning the dirt.
Take note that cold water closes the pores and warm or hot water can open them. However, water should not be very hot to make your skin dry.
To tone your skin, you can use a half lemon by squeezing out its juice. Lemon really has a positive impact on your skin. Then apply it over the face. Wait for 5 to 10 seconds and wash with warm water.
Afterwards, squeeze the juice from the left half of the lemon and pour ½ tsp. of honey onto the lemon and rub it onto the face in circular motions for about 20 to 30 seconds. Wash your face with lukewarm water and let the face dry.
You can use a diluted lemon juice because it contains citric acid that kills acne causing bacteria. Add water because of its acidic in nature.
Dehydration has a very negative impact on your skin. It makes your skin look old and worn-out. The signs of dehydration appear on around eyes at first. Wrinkles or fine lines may start appearing your skin. Drink plenty of water and water content foods.
You should also use a hydrating cream to avoid such issues. Area around eyes is more susceptible to the effects of dehydration, so you must look out for hydrating eye cream. It will keep your skin hydrated, smooth and clear. You should apply that cream every night before bedtime.
We all have heard of the benefits of aloe vera for skin care and hair care. It has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It can help to treat sun burn, reduce the appearance of redness caused by sun exposure and fight acne. Try to use natural aloe vera plant, they are more effective than the aloe vera gel sold in drugstores.
Salt can help you in achieving clear skin. What you need to do is to make a mixture of water and salt, and apply it to the area of unwanted breakouts using clean cotton swabs. It helps in healing pimples and prevents dirt to enter in the pores of the skin. It makes pimples smaller after two sessions by drying them.
For immediate results, there are a lot of skin treatments available like chemical peels, microdermabrasion and laser skin resurfacing to transform your skin completely.