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It's no mystery: men like to keep it simple. Most men like a 2-in-1 shampoo-conditioner, and sometimes even used as a body wash! But as men age, they start to realize they need more daily products to keep their skin healthy and feeling good, just like women.

Real Men Moisturize

First things first: Using a facial moisturizer doesn't have to take away from your masculinity. There are plenty of moisturizers on the market that can nourish your skin without added fragrance. In fact, a moisturizer may not only be an integral part of your everyday skin care regimen, but may also make your skin feel more comfortable, smoother, and healthier.

A good moisturizer helps retain the moisture that's already in your skin. It also helps to replenish the moisture you lose on a daily basis, whether that's from showering and washing your body or from cold winter air. And let's face it, men's skin ages eventually. Nobody likes fine lines and the regular use of a moisturizer can help diminish their appearance.

In fact, 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.

Moisturizers for Men

Men and women for the most part can use the same moisturizers, but men do tend to have different skin types than women so it's best to find a moisturizer that's more geared toward men.

Generally, men have normal to oily skin, and as a result, water-based, oil-free moisturizers tend to be best for men, such as the BeautyRx Nourishing Moisture Cream.

Taken a step further, to keep things simple, men (and women) should consider investing in a combination moisturizer-sunscreen. The BeautyRx Maximum Solar Defense Sheer Cream SPF 50 is a great, oil-free moisturizer that also helps to protect against the damaging rays of the sun.

What We've Learned About Moisturizing for Men

Just like women, men need to moisturize their skin to keep it looking and feeling healthy. Add shaving and moisturizers become a necessary element of any man's skincare regimen. The good news is that water-based, oil-free moisturizers are perfect for most men's skin and readily available.


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