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Facial Cleansers for Men

Understanding men’s skin

Men’s skin is different from women’s skin, and while the skincare routine isn’t half as complicated as women’s, it still requires the usual steps of cleansing, exfoliating, toning and moisturising. Before diving into men’s facial care products, it’s important to understand the physiological aspects of men’s skin and how it differs from women’s.

Men’s skin is generally thicker than women’s, and tends to have a higher collagen density. Therefore, women’s skin shows premature ageing signs a lot faster than men’s. However, men have larger facial pores, which often results in more sebum production, blackheads and clogged pores.

Why cleansing is an important step in men’s face care routine

Cleansing the skin twice a day is a vital step in men’s facial care routine because cleansing helps to relieve the skin of dirt, impurities and excess oil. If these aren’t removed, they can result in acne, blackheads and other skin issues.

However, cleansing alone isn’t enough. An exfoliating cleanser for men is needed to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores so the skin remains clean and healthy. As we age, our skin takes a longer time to renew itself, so dead skin cells that stay on the skin will lead to dull skin, wrinkles and redness. Cleansing and exfoliating is vital to keep your skin looking rejuvenated, clean and healthy.

Choosing the best face wash for men

When it comes to picking the best face wash for men, you should look for a cleanser that penetrates, soothes and revitalises skin. Understanding your skin type is important so you can pick the cleanser that best suits your skin. If you have sensitive skin, stay away from products with fragrance as it usually triggers irritations and rashes. If you have dry skin, you should look for a face wash that’s gentle and hydrating so it doesn’t strip your skin of its natural moisture.

Try the ClarinsMen Active Face Wash, a soothing facial cleanser for men that refreshes and energizes your skin with Bison Grass extract. Good for normal, dry, oily and combination skin, it deep cleans the skin and unclogs pores, helping to improve your skin’s overall texture. This cleansing men face care also reduces the drying effects that hard water can have on skin, while soothing skin and refreshing your complexion.

Men should exfoliate too

Exfoliating products for men should remove substances that make the skin appear dull such as impurities and traces of environmental pollution. If left unremoved, these can clog the pores and cause more blackheads.

The ClarinsMen Exfoliating Cleanser is a great exfoliating cleanser for men that suits normal skin types. This soap-free cleansing gel is packed with Bison Grass, an aromatic grass with energising properties that effectively soothes and revitalises skin while unclogging pores. Bison Grass also has a subtle natural vanilla scent.

If you shave often, you might encounter razor rash from dry shaving or accidentally shaving too hard. With the right exfoliating products for men, you can prevent the appearance of shaving rash. To use this face wash, simply squeeze a generous amount onto your palm and massage it into a rich lather. Then apply it in circular motions on your cheeks, forehead and neck. Finally, rinse off with lukewarm water and pat dry. Your skin will quickly feel refreshed and rejuvenated.

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