During the fall and winter, we’re all longing for warmer, sunnier days. The subarctic temperatures and snowfalls that come about the frigid three months can turn even the most active fella into a glorified hermit. The winds and lack of sunlight can definitely do a number on a man’s skin, altering one’s complexion into a dry, shade of a bygone summer glow.
However, as spring kicks into high gear, there are some tricks to initiate a more vital appearance just in time for more pleasant temperatures. Here is a list of five products that will help guys scour away the winter dread without deviating from their daily skincare routine too much.
The first step in unveiling one’s radiance lies in an effective and thorough cleanser. This powerful and multi-purpose option from Jack Black is perfectly suited for even sensitive skin and targets a bevy of concerns. Packed with the grime-fighting power of glycolic acid, this daily cleanser, which can also be used as a masque, additionally boasts a potent combination of natural antioxidants that help rehabilitate the skin and balance moisture levels. What remains is a refreshed and more firmed appearance.
Following a thorough cleanse, adding Kiehl’s ultra-hydrating treatment water into a skincare regiment will help achieve a healthier glow. This targeted solution is formulated with natural ingredients including liquorice root, white birch and peony extracts that effectively stimulate brightness and clarity. As an added bonus, this formula is proven to strengthen the skin’s barrier, making it more resilient to environmental aggression.
A potent exfoliator is a fundamental element in correcting a dull complexion. Anthony’s gentle Facial Scrub is chockfull of ingredients that will reveal a more refreshed mug. Bora Bora white sand sloughs away dead skin buildup, while the addition of vitamin C will help even out the skin tone for one that gleams. Furthermore, this scrub can be used before grooming to stimulate the hair follicles for a closer shave and combat pesky ingrown hairs.
Sheet masks, aside from their meme-worthy presence, are an effective way to target specific skin concerns. Enter the Micro Jet Brightening Solution™ from Dr. Jart+, which comes loaded with soft microfibres that immediately deliver antioxidants and other naturally sourced brightening ingredients. Additionally, these sheets apply acupressure, which is known to promote healthy circulation, bringing a more holistic approach to revitalization.
Lastly, a serum can provide a concentrated burst of powerful rejuvenating properties. Look no further than Korres’ Wild Rose formula, which utilizes the power of vitamin C in two phases to brighten the skin. Helpful hint: after cleansing and moisturizing the face, apply a scant amount of serum and distribute evenly; a little goes a long way.
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