Skincare Editor /
If there’s one thing we’re sure everyone applies when it comes to skincare, it has to be a face moisturiser. It’s the first thing most guys get introduced to, and it’s possibly one of the easiest to apply. Assuming you’ve cleansed and toned, a face cream is the perfect final step.
Face moisturisers come in all shapes and sizes. They have different textures, benefits and scents. Once you’ve figured out which one is for you, it’s worth making sure you’re applying it properly. If you don’t apply face cream in the right way, it can leave your skin looking shiny and a bit oily. Our latest video shows you the best way to apply it.
You should be pretty clued up on how to apply your moisturiser after watching our video. However if you’re looking for more information, we’ve broken it down further below.
Do you know your skin type? Determining whether your skin is dry, oily or combination is the first step in choosing the right face cream. If your skin is oily, there’s nothing worse than adding a face cream that’s rich in natural oils, as there’s a high chance it’ll cause your skin to break out. Pick a moisturiser that has a lighter texture, and potentially matiffying qualities. If your skin is on the drier side, you’re going to need to look out for more heavy and rich textures. Skincare products packed full of essential oils and butters will work wonders on your skin.
When applying your face cream, make sure you start from the centre of your face. This is the area that either tends to be the oilest or driest, so once you’ve determined your skin type and cream of choice, this is the place to start. Pat the product across the skin to dispense it equally, moving across the cheeks, followed by the forehead, neck and ears. Massage the product into the skin in circular motions, always ensuring you’re lifting the skin and never pulling it down. Most people tend to forget that you can moisturise in your facial hair, so if you’re rocking stubble, remember the skin underneath needs nourishment too.
Do you have any more questions? Make sure you Tweet us and we’ll get back to you.
The slicked back look is a good choice for formal occasions or to finish off a smart-casual look with a hint of class. However, it can be difficult to get your hair to stay back without looking greasy and stuck to your scalp.
• By Shannon
When I started improving my grooming routine, I was overwhelmed by the plethora of products to choose from. I quickly learnt that grooming doesn’t have to be complicated. My aim is to give you an understandable breakdown of skincare, haircare and general grooming.
People often believe that acne only affects adolescents due to the rapid change in hormones. However, a clinical study has indicated that 40-55% of adults between ages 20 and 40 suffer with adult acne. From oily skin to persistent clusters of spots, it’s incredibly inconvenient and can seriously affect confidence. Luckily, if you do suffer with it, you may not be able to cure it but there are measures you can take to get your skin back under control.
In this post, we introduce you to the products on offer in the new House 99 range founded by David Beckham.
In need of a holiday after the busy festive period? Take a look at our Top 5 Destinations for a Winter City Break in 2018.
As the weather becomes increasingly warmer, the less appealing it becomes to use a heavy, high hold hair styling clay or wax. Sea salt sprays are great for creating a textured look from your natural hair, leaving you with a beachy matte hairstyle. They also won’t leave you with thick product build up on the hair, helping to keep hair in great condition throughout the summer.
The vast world of skincare can be incredibly daunting at first sight. With a large range of brands and products all claiming to do different things, knowing where to start often appears to be an impossible task. Luckily, with a little bit of know-how on what to look for, you can find what’s right for you with ease. Alternatively, you can let us do all of the work and simply visit the blog to discover your skincare staples.
The product behind today’s door in the Mankind Advent Calendar is from premium skincare brand ARgENTUM. The ARgENTUM La Lotion Infinie Body Cream is an intense, soothing moisturiser that targets problem areas such as dry patches and cracks.
When the sun begins to come out, it gets too warm for those beloved jeans and it’s time to dig out the shorts from the back of your wardrobe. However, walking around sporting a vampire’s complexion from head to toe definitely isn’t ideal, especially if you don’t tan quickly.