A century ago it was rare to hear men getting worried about their skin care. They have always been portrayed as rough and tough, aren’t they? And men who took care about their skin were looks upon as sissy. But today things have changed and a whole new generation of men has revolutionized their skin care needs.

Maintaining healthy skin is just about spending some time to look after your skin and going a little far to pamper it. Here is a blow-by-blow guide to men’s anti-aging skin care regimen.









Don’t Shave Too Often

Before following any good anti-aging skin care regimen it is necessary to give up on unhealthy habits, like shaving too often. Shaving too frequently is the main reason for premature aging in men. If you still cant bear even a small hair on your face then follow these tips to prevent pre- mature aging (only to some extent):

  • Change shaving blades regularly.
  • Cleanse your skin before shaving.
  • Use a moisturizer based shaving cream.
  • Shave in the direction of hair growth.
  • Apply a toner on the skin after shaving or use after-shave gel.


Take More Anti-Oxidants

It is no secret, antioxidants neutralize free radicals. Everyone should consume good amount of antioxidants as a combination of supplements and diet. Spinach, carrots, squash, blue berries and purple berries are good sources of carotenoids and flavonoids.

Keep Your Skin Hydrated

Men with dry skin often have to deal with more skin wrinkles due to little moisture on skin. Besides, men perspire more than women, losing more water from their body. This is a reason why dermatologists’ advice to keep skin moisturized and hydrated to avoid getting wrinkles at an early age.

Avoid UV Rays

Although men take proper care of their skin, but often forget to apply sunscreen lotion before heading out inthe sun.UV rays damage skin to a great extent. Anti aging creams containing UV blockers should be used by men to reduce the effects of aging and sun.

Exfoliate Well

Exfoliating once a week will help in getting rid of outer dead skin cells and reveling new skin cells. These new and healthier cells will improve appearance of fine lines on the skin.

Eat Well

Eating well is a remedy of almost all skin ailments. Consuming five fruit servings, three whole grains and vegetables, and drinking 8- 10 glasses of water per day keeps skin healthy and glowing. Vitamins and antioxidants present in fruits and vegetables delay the process of aging.

Exercise Daily

Anyone committed to slow down the process of aging should perform healthy aerobic exercise. Cardio vascular exercises increase blood flow, nourish skin cells and keep them vital. Another benefit of exercise is detoxification. It eliminates all the toxins from the skin making it function effectively.

Avoid Stress

Emotional stress causes the release of chemical components in the body. Theses components are histamines, which can disrupt skin matrix by causing skin inflammation.

Quit Smoking

Often a difficult task for men! In spite being aware of all the dangers of smoking men still indulge into it. Well if you’ve not stopped yet, then it’s high time. If you want to look good even in the subtle age of 50, quit it today. Smoking makes skin leathery and wrinkled.

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