Just because it has the word ‘routine’ in it, which admittedly makes it sound quite monotonous and drab, the skincare process can get irksome for many. But a routine is just a string of steps that we follow to improve at something skincare for men is no different. Like brushing teeth, bathing, and having a hearty breakfast, a skincare routine is also fairly easy-peasy to develop and maintain.
For most men throughout history, the incentives of skincare haven’t been very significant. Nowadays, the advent of air pollution, unsafe water, and humdrum work lifestyles have driven up the demand for skincare. In fact, men ageing quicker than expected has become commonplace. The time has never been more opportune to take up skincare with aplomb and make yourself look like the life of the next party!
It’s time to first identify your skin type, just because it matters for product usage:
Sensitive: Prone to rashes, burns, acne, and redness, and may sting during product application
Women indeed make up (pun unintended) 99% of the half-trillion-plus beauty industry, but men are steadily picking up the pace. Men’s grooming has grown lickety-split from the early 2000s until today, with a majority of men spending a staggering 3 hours a week on personal grooming.
Skincare, haircare, and body-care routines have been established across geographies and age groups, and the era for looking great has never been better.
With the COVID-19 pandemic almost gone, people are slowly making their way back to offices. This means dapper clothes, neatly groomed looks, and alluring fragrances are back in action! For men, there’s a 5-point checklist that, if ticked meticulously, can leave you looking fresher, meaner, and smoother.