10 Reasons Men Should Moisturize
It’s not breaking news that men like to keep things simple in their life. Most men drink black coffee because they got tired of looking for cream and sugar. Most men enjoy a two-in-one shampoo-conditioner, and if they run out, a bar a soap to the old noggin will suffice.
It’s also widely known that men age, lets say easier, than women. This is mainly due to the testosterone hormone which helps a man’s body be less susceptible to the signs of aging. Testosterone makes male skin approximately 25 percent thicker than women’s skin with more collagen and elasticity. Thicker skin is harder to wrinkle, therefore a guy’s skin ages more gradually.
These aging advantages are the main reason men are late to the moisturizing party. We don’t feel we need it until we start seeing signs. The good news is that the market for men’s facial moisturizer has never been better!
That’s why we were stoked when SkinPro tapped us to spread the good word about their new men’s facial cream – Daily Wingman. SkinPro is a leader in anti-aging serums and formula, all backed by research and science. Wingman is a daily moisturizer made for the active, outdoors, charismatic guy who’s skin is exposed to sun, wind, stress, lack of sleep and whiskey slaps. 🙂
The Daily Wingman is an all natural lotion that protects your skin, boosts blood circulation, and reduces the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, redness, and aging spots. I’ve been using it for the past ten days and I have to say I am now a converted man – a daily moisturizer. It’s going to make you look more energized at work, less tired at home, and more exciting at happy hour. But if none of that matters, here are some more reasons why men should start moisturizing.
1. Real Men Moisturize
Using a facial moisturizer doesn’t take away from your masculinity. Daily Wingman and other men’s moisturizers are fragrance free. Part of being masculine is looking healthy. Enough said.
2. You Shave
Men need to use moisturizers for all the same reasons women do. But on top of that, men shave, and shaving is a form of exfoliation. Moisturizing after exfoliation can help soothe the skin as well as help to restore its protective barrier. Stop using those cheesy aftershave products from the 90s and get on with a product like Daily Wingman that will repair your skin after shaving.
3. Rob Lowe Does It .. So Does The Rock
Rob Lowe isn’t an ageless wonder by accident. He’s 57 and looks 37. He takes care of his skin and moisturizing is the main component of that. The Rock also has a daily skincare routine.
4. Hard Water
Another culprit of making your skin dry is hard water. Over 80% of the country has hard water. Not everyone has a water softener in their home or their gym, pool or beach. Hard water will dry your skin out faster, making moisturizing just that much more imperative.
5. You Drink Too Much
If you are like many people that enjoy life, you probably have more than the RDA of adult beverages per week. Alcohol dehydrates the skin, depriving it of the moisture and nutrients that keep our complexion looking youthful – according to Dr. Rita Rakus, a leading cosmetic doctor. “Alcohol removes the fluid in the skin which can increase the appearance of wrinkles, dryness and sagging skin”. Sagging skin?! I don’t care where its sagging, I don’t want it. I’m also not going to stop enjoying cocktails with friends. Daily Wingman to the rescue!
6. You Enjoy The Outdoors
If you are like most men you lead an active live and enjoy the outdoors, biking, running, surfing, hunting – any activity outdoors. Skin care based on the seasons is important – you may need something with more moisture in the winter months because of the colder and often more dry air, whereas in the summer, you can use something lighter with an SPF. Weather and environmental conditions can take their toll on your skin.
7. You Will Be Single Again at Some Time in Your Life
Chances are you will be single in the future. It doesn’t matter whether you are in a relationship, married, engaged or single, you will probably be single again in your lifetime. It’s just the Vegas odds of life. When people become single they typically get into shape physically, mentally & financially to look more attractive. Why not stay attractive so you don’t have to run the fourth quarter hurry-up offense later in life when looking for a new mate.
8. Moisturizing Prevents Breakouts
When your skin is dry your body compensates by creating oils to protect it. This is often what causes breakouts. If you moisturize you will keep excess oil from being produced, which is what leads to breakouts. A good facial moisturizer like Daily Wingman helps balance your skin and keep your complexion clean.
9. You Love The Sun
Don’t take it from us, take it from Yale Medicine. “The Sun’s UV rays cause DNA changes in the skin that can lead to premature aging and even skin cancer. This is called photoaging & happens when ultraviolet (UV) light hits skin unprotected by sunscreen, causing DNA changes at a cellular level. Because photodamage happens in the deepest layers of the skin—the dermis—it can take years before the damage surfaces and becomes visible.” Yikes! Best to moisturize and use sunscreen.
10. Look Better, Feel Better
Hey, face it, we live in a cosmetic world and we will all be judged fairly and unfairly based on the way we look & dress. When we look good we feel good. Our face is the first thing people see on our body so why not take care of our most prized & unique asset? After all, it’s really, really hard to replace if we mess it up!
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