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The Grooming Manual

Men's Skin Care Routine

 Men's Skin Care Routine

For the best results, your men’s skincare routine should be straightforward, effective, and easy to follow consistently. There’s no need for complication here, especially if you’re new to skincare.

A basic men’s skincare routine made up of high quality, all natural products can do wonders for your skin. But you have to stick with it.

For the best results, the routine outlined below should be followed twice daily - first thing in the morning and before going to bed.


Face Care in 2 Simple Steps

Step 1: Cleanse

Your men’s skincare routine starts with face wash. 

Before actually applying your soap, splash warm water on your face. Or even better, take a hot shower to thoroughly clean out your pores.

Then, apply a dime sized amount of face wash. (For normal to oily skin types, we recommend our Clarifying Gel Face Wash.) Any more than that is just a waste - or a sign that you’re using a cheap product that you have to overuse just to feel like it’s working.  


Clarifying Gel Face Wash

Avoid using traditional bar soaps on your face - the vast majority contain chemicals that are too harsh.

Take your time, lightly rubbing the face wash all over your face and neck in circular motions for about 20-30 seconds. Don’t pull down on your skin - you don’t want to expedite the natural occurrence of wrinkles and loose skin.

When you’re done, rinse with cool water. This minimizes the appearance of pores and prevents new dirt and oil from entering them. Then pat your face dry (rubbing your face encourages premature wrinkling from stretching the skin).

Tip: Avoid washing your face more than twice a day as this can cause dryness.

Exfoliating (in addition to washing) once or twice a week will help remove dead skin cells and prevent pores from getting clogged. Our Renewing Face Scrub is a great option - gentle, but still gritty enough to deep clean your skin. Don’t exfoliate more than every other day at the most - overdoing it can cause dryness and irritation. 


Step 2: Moisturize

After washing, use face moisturizer (like our Daily Essential Face Moisturizer). Apply a dime sized amount to your entire clean, dry face. This keeps your skin plump, smooth, and bright. The anti-aging ingredients in our face moisturizer - including green tea and hyaluronic acid - help prevent wrinkles too.


Daily Essential Face Moisturizer

If you’re worried about your forehead wrinkles and crow's feet around your eyes, anti-aging cream will help smooth them out and tighten your skin. To specifically target wrinkles and dark circles around the eyes, use our Restoring Eye Cream. It’s made with caffeine which also reduces bags and puffiness.


Add Body Care to Your Men’s Skin Care Routine 

Your shower is a critical part of your daily men’s skin care routine. The warm water helps clear out your pores, allowing dirt and bad oils to be easily expelled. But what products should you be using in the shower? How can you get (and stay) clean without drying out or irritating your skin?

Bar Soap vs. Body Wash

The choice to use bar soap or a body wash is purely preferential. If you have dry skin though, a liquid body wash will likely be gentler. All of our body soaps and washes - like our Invigorating Body Wash and Purifying Charcoal Soap Bar - are made with skin moisturizing ingredients like Vitamin E, olive oil, and jojoba oil.

Body Moisturizer

For guys who have dry skin or parts that get flaky and itchy, body lotion is the perfect remedy. Apply our Deep Moisture Body Lotion immediately after showering to heal and prevent dryness. Focus on areas that dry out the most, including elbows, knees, shoulders, lower legs, and hands.

Hand Cream

Hand dryness, cracking, and chapping is rough for men in professions and sports that require frequent use of hands. That’s why we developed our Maximum Strength Hand Cream to provide fast-absorbing, rich hydration - but without a greasy feel.


Kelly P. Miles on May 28 2020 at 10:41AM

Thanks for sharing your blog with all of us. An informative blog list you provide.

Ronald Chomba on May 22 2018 at 02:52PM

Any herbal face application for the face? i have some wrinkles and black spots on my face. Please help

Jeffery baker on April 17 2018 at 05:12PM

Iv got a beard,do I use theses products all over my entire face including my beard or just go around my beard? Your videos look like I go around it but I want to make sure. Otherwise iv enjoyed the products so far

Matt Smith on February 08 2018 at 11:27AM

You missed out shaving! How can this be a daily routine? Please include when to shave – is it before the shower? After? In the evening? Thanks.

siddharth on December 26 2017 at 08:28AM

my face is look dull by sun . what am i doing for my face

kanish k john on November 23 2017 at 10:10AM

i have a dry skin,and have a acne and pimples in my face please suggest me some facewash and mens care tips

Dean Brown on September 13 2017 at 07:01PM

Considering I am just starting with the sample kit I need to know when washing my face with your products do I include my beard during the washing process?

Lastly I have a full face mask when sleeping at night due to sleep apnea that creates an oily and ring around the area. What products are recommended?

Thanks for the samples.

Peter on April 18 2017 at 07:45AM

Can you please recommend a brand for SPF30 and above? Thank you …

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