Great skin is your ticket to many amazing things in life—key among them is getting your dream girl. There’s really no substitute for healthy, glowing skin. It’s vital and women know it. Want proof? Why do you think we spend so much time on our own skin? We enlisted the help of Dr. Terrence Keaney, a Washington, DC based dermatologist who spearheaded the nation’s first dermatological center for men and the Dove Men+Care Expert. Here are his top five skincare tips for men.
1. Before you shave
According to Dr. Keaney: “Men should always cleanse before shaving. This will help release trapped hairs and prevent ingrown hairs.” You’ve always wondered why we place so much importance on a great facial cleanser—now you know!
2. No more aftershave
This next pearl of wisdom is quite possibly the best advice you’ll ever hear for the overall health of your skin. “Throw out the alcohol-based aftershave balm. Instead, men should apply a hydrating moisturizer to replace all the oils that have been stripped during shaving. I like the Dove Men+Care Ultra Hydrating Cream,” Dr. Keaney told us.
We’re not going to say we told you so, but we will point out that Dr. Keaney, a noted dermatologist, agrees with us. “Men need to remember to moisturize in the morning after showering. This will help ensure your skin doesn’t look dull, dry and irritated – exactly what the ladies don’t want to see,” said Keaney.
4. The eyes have it
“Don’t ignore your eyes – build a good skincare routine to avoid looking tired, overworked or uninterested, it will pay off during your date,” Keaney stated. It’s not complicated, just paying attention to your skin will make sure your eyes look better.
5. Don’t scrub or rush
According to Dr. Keaney: “Be gentle – Always use a hydrating cleanser, like the Dove Men+Care Clean Comfort Personal Wash, which helps clean the skin while not drying. Make sure to let the product do the talking, don’t over scrub the body and be gentle – the product is working.”
Sounds easy enough, doesn’t it? This isn’t rocket science, but it will miraculously change your skin’s look and health. Be sure to check out dovemencare.com for more information on face care products. You can also follow them @DoveMenCare on Twitter and like them at DoveMenCareUS on Facebook. With all of these tips in your skincare arsenal, you’re sure to score the girl you’ve always wanted in no time—and she’s going to love your skin. You can thank us later.