Basic Skincare Guide: Men Summer 2018

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Clean up + Glow up

A friend asked for skin care advice focusing on the basics with extra attention paid to protection from sun exposure + and clearing blackheads.

 The actual message I sent him on facebook with an apology because I don't think he knew what he was getting himself into when he asked for 'basic' skin care advice.

The actual message I sent him on facebook with an apology because I don't think he knew what he was getting himself into when he asked for 'basic' skin care advice.

You: male, normal skin, late 20s, morning shower person, more likely to shop at the drugstore or stores like Target + Walmart
Job: outside most of the day
Concerns: clearing blackheads, sun protection
Skin care Knowledge:slim to none

Will not spend more than 2 minutes on skin care

Since his skin gets a lot of sun exposure, skin care is important for making sure he is comfortable with how his skin looks and feels. 

Key Skin Care Steps:

Exfoliate
Cleanse
Hydrate
Protect
Lip balm 

Brands to check out:

These brands are gentle and great for sensitive skin. Usually no harsh perfumes
-Aveeno (the positively radiant line is my favorite)
-Simple

Exfoliate:

It gets off all the dead skin and helps clear out blocked pores that have whiteheads and blackheads. Try to do it for 5-10 seconds on each part of your face: each cheek, forehead, nose + chin. Exfoliators with a sand like grit work best. Larger particles just sort of scratch your skin and will cause irritation after sun exposure. This should be done twice a week but never more than 3x a in a week. Over exfoliating your skin will cause breakouts.

Aveeno® Positively Radiant® Skin Brightening Daily Scrub
**don’t use it daily. Ignore the rules. 2x a wk! Or every 3-4 days. 

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Cleanse:  

If there is one thing you do know, it's how to wash your face. If you feel like you have oily skin, use a gel cleanser. Dry skin, use a cream cleanser. If you're skin feels sort of tight + itchy after you’ve washed it, you have dry skin. Because you spend a lot of time in the sun, look for something gentle. Usually cleansing once a day is fine unless you are super sweaty or fell in the dirt. 

Simple Moisturizing Facial Wash

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Hydrate:

Even if you have a hydrating cleanser, still apply even a light moisturizer. It is your new BFF. We are not teenagers anymore. When you're rounding 30, it's time to start the 'preservation process.' If you've met people who are about your age but you could've sworn they had at least a decade on you, it's because they did not hydrate. Sure, there are hereditary factors to how we age, but we all have hereditary factors. Some of us just manage them a little better. 

Aveeno® Smart Essentials™ Daily Nourishing Moisturizer Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30

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* Tip with sunblock: SPF, while incredibly necessary, it can be drying for your skin over time. If you are using a sunblock and notice your skin is looking flaky, mix your sunblock with your moisturizer, about half and half, so you get the best of both worlds. 

Protect:

Do. Not. Neglect. This. Step. You will age like milk in the sun. Even if you don’t see a burn, you are burning your skin. Don’t forget your ears, neck, and hands. . 

Aveeno Baby Continuous Protection Sensitive Lotion - SPF 50
I use baby stuff all the time, doesn't matter that you're grown

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Lip Balm:

Again, we ain't 22 no more. Your lips will age just as fast as the skin under our eyes. Use anything without petroleum. While it feels good and does work, it also stops your skin’s natural moisture production. Only use it to heal the skin, not for daily use. 

Kiss My Face Sport Lip Balm SPF 30

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Avoid:

2-in-1 products: I say this because tons of products marketed toward males have this ‘nifty’ little feature that is good for no one. If you wanted to get a cleanse + exfoliate type of product to just use daily, you would just be doing more harm than good for your skin. Since you get sun everyday + facial hair grooming (however often you do it), treat your skin as if it were sensitive even if you don't see any redness or inflammation. Separate products are better so you can balance how often you are doing each step. 

Pore strips + peeling masks: products like the Biore strips or peeling masks that remove blackheads are good in a situation if you are going to an event and want to style on the crowd with a fresh face. But overuse (daily or even weekly) will just make the pores on your face larger over time. Which will just make blackheads and whiteheads more visible. 

Foaming anything: products that foam have a lot of alcohol so it just dries out the skin overtime. I don't even understand why they're made. 

It's OK to

Ignore some directions: I’m thinking about exfoliators again because people tend to over do it. Even if a product says it is ok for daily use, it is not. It’s too much! Very harsh on your skin especially after the sun. 


You feeling fancy + want to add a night time routine? 

Cleanse - if you cleanse at night, you don't have to cleanse in the morning unless you’re like feeling kinda sweaty. 

Hydrate - same as day time

Eye cream- Again, we ain't 22 no more. You can also mix this with your SPF and wear it during the day. 

Burt's Bees® Eye Cream for Sensitive Skin

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Extra Extra fancy + want to take a product with you during the day in case you feel sweaty + gross?

Cleansing wipes
Any micellar water cleansing wipes are great because you don't have to wash it off. Feels great to remove any sweat and dirt. Most of them are makeup removing wipes. But many people just use them after a work out. 

Garnier SkinActive Micellar Makeup Remover Wipes

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Hydrate
Put some of your moisturizer in a little travel tube or jar. 

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Final Touches

Hydrate + Soothe

Exactly what your skin needs after sun exposure. You can use hydrating sheet masks multiple times a week. It gives your skin instant results. They aren't lasting results but they do help and don't cause damage over prolonged use.

Tony Moly I'm Real Aloe Sheet Mask
Put this in the refridgorator for 15 minutes before use for the ultimate experice. 

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Over night treatment

You got pimples that killing your vibe? These can help and are available at Ulta. If you overuse either of them, your skin will get dry and flaky. 

Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion
Dont shake it. Take a q-tip and dip it in the sediment and put in on the pimple over night. Dries out the gross stuff so it heals faster

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End of Day Treatment:

Not every day. An end of day treatment can be something that preps the skin for the week ahead.

Origins Travel Size Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask 
If you feel a pimple beneath the skin, this mask works to bring it out. It doesn't cause breakouts but it will bring the excess bacteria to the surface and form a pimple. It is good to use a few days before a special event to help make a pimple heal more quickly. It can be used over a specific pimple or all over the face. Use it about once a week on your nose and chin, or where ever you get blackheads and whiteheads, to clear your skin. Put a warm wet  towel over your skin for a few minutes to open up the pores then apply the mask. Once it is dry, use a warm wet towel again to remove it. 

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Now GO + get shmexy

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B. Scopes June 2018

Gemini (May 21 - June 20)

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Aries

   Soap & Glory   rm-A-Gooden Smoothing Serum

Soap & Glory
rm-A-Gooden Smoothing Serum

   Sephora Collection   Bulls Eye Lash Applicator

Sephora Collection
Bulls Eye Lash Applicator

  PÜR   Chrome Glaze High-Shine Lip Gloss

PÜR
Chrome Glaze High-Shine Lip Gloss


Taurus

   Duke Cannon Supply Co   Travel Size Ice Cold After Shave Balm

Duke Cannon Supply Co
Travel Size Ice Cold After Shave Balm

   MAC    Patrickstarrr Summer Powder

MAC
Patrickstarrr Summer Powder

   Bronx Colors   Matte Lip Tint

Bronx Colors
Matte Lip Tint


Gemini

   I Heart Revolution    Dragons Dare Lipstick

I Heart Revolution
Dragons Dare Lipstick

   Bee Dumpling Cosmetics   Bright Yellow Vegan Matte Eyeshadow

Bee Dumpling Cosmetics
Bright Yellow Vegan Matte Eyeshadow

   Yllo Beauty   Turmeric Facial Mask

Yllo Beauty
Turmeric Facial Mask


Cancer

   MD'S Pi ck  Lux Gold Nutrient Treatment Peel-Off Modeling Mask

MD'S Pick
Lux Gold Nutrient Treatment Peel-Off Modeling Mask

   B. by Banila   Cheer Water Cheek

B. by Banila
Cheer Water Cheek

   SOO AE   Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Water

SOO AE
Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Water


Leo

   Body Merry   Day to Night Eye Gel

Body Merry
Day to Night Eye Gel

   The Balm   Hot Mama Shadow/Blush

The Balm
Hot Mama Shadow/Blush

   Body Merry   Hyaluronic Dew Serum

Body Merry
Hyaluronic Dew Serum


Virgo

   Supergoop!   Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40

Supergoop!
Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40

   Dope Naturally   Beet Bliss

Dope Naturally
Beet Bliss

   Kopari Beauty   Coconut Crush Scrub

Kopari Beauty
Coconut Crush Scrub


Libra

   Leaders   Daily Wonders Breakup With Your Ex-Skin Cells Mask

Leaders
Daily Wonders Breakup With Your Ex-Skin Cells Mask

   Babe Australia   Verbena Gypsy Body Souffle

Babe Australia
Verbena Gypsy Body Souffle


Scorpio

   Danielle Creations   24K Gold Series Anti-Aging Peel Off Mask for Face and Neck

Danielle Creations
24K Gold Series Anti-Aging Peel Off Mask for Face and Neck

   Hero Cosmetics   Mighty Patch

Hero Cosmetics
Mighty Patch

   Schimdt's   Coconut Pineapple Natural Deodorant – Sensitive Skin Formula

Schimdt's
Coconut Pineapple Natural Deodorant – Sensitive Skin Formula


Sagittarius

   Missha   Time Revolution Immortal Youth Blue Essence

Missha
Time Revolution Immortal Youth Blue Essence

   Blue Mer   All-In-One Vital Facial Mask

Blue Mer
All-In-One Vital Facial Mask

   Touch in Sol   Metallist Liquid Foil & Glitter Shadow Duo

Touch in Sol
Metallist Liquid Foil & Glitter Shadow Duo


Capricorn

   Lime Crime   Pop On Nails

Lime Crime
Pop On Nails

   Sigma Beauty   Power Stick

Sigma Beauty
Power Stick

   Girlactik   Luminous Face Powder

Girlactik
Luminous Face Powder


Aquarius

   Peripera   Juice Time Strawberry Mask Sheet

Peripera
Juice Time Strawberry Mask Sheet

   Banila Co   Clean It Zero

Banila Co
Clean It Zero

   Sachajaun   Volume Cream

Sachajaun
Volume Cream


PISCES

   Tonymoly   The Chok Chok Green Tea Watery Essence

Tonymoly
The Chok Chok Green Tea Watery Essence

   Duwop   Lip Venom Plumping Gloss

Duwop
Lip Venom Plumping Gloss

   Honey Belle   Green Tea Cucumber Loofah Soap

Honey Belle
Green Tea Cucumber Loofah Soap

All photos are credited or sourced

B. Scopes May 2018

Taurus (April 20 - May 21)

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FULL  TAURUS B. SCOPES


Gemini

   Jo Malone London   Plum Blossom Cologne

Jo Malone London
Plum Blossom Cologne

   Violet Voss   Like A Boss - PRO Eyeshadow Palette

Violet Voss
Like A Boss - PRO Eyeshadow Palette

   Ralph Lauren   Romance Deodorant

Ralph Lauren
Romance Deodorant


Cancer

   Stila   Glitter & Glow Highlighter

Stila
Glitter & Glow Highlighter

   Boscia   Tsubaki™ Jelly Ball Cleanser

Boscia
Tsubaki™ Jelly Ball Cleanser

   Amika   Bust Your Brass Cool Blonde Conditioner

Amika
Bust Your Brass Cool Blonde Conditioner


Leo

   Milk Makeup   Gold Foil Face Gloss

Milk Makeup
Gold Foil Face Gloss

   Wander Beauty   Baggage Claim Gold Eye Masks

Wander Beauty
Baggage Claim Gold Eye Masks

   Artist Couture   Artist Couture x Jackie Aina Diamond Glow Powder Highlighter

Artist Couture
Artist Couture x Jackie Aina Diamond Glow Powder Highlighter


Virgo

   Too Faced   Sweethearts Perfect Flush Blush

Too Faced
Sweethearts Perfect Flush Blush

   Ilia   Essential Shadow Palette Luna

Ilia
Essential Shadow Palette Luna

   Farsali   Jelly Beam Illuminator

Farsali
Jelly Beam Illuminator


Libra

   Tom Ford   Eye Color Quad

Tom Ford
Eye Color Quad

   Khiel's   Breakout Control Targeted Acne Spot Treatment

Khiel's
Breakout Control Targeted Acne Spot Treatment


Scorpio

   Dr. Roebuck's   Icebergs Hydrating Mask

Dr. Roebuck's
Icebergs Hydrating Mask

   Dior   Capture Youth Redness Soother Age-Delay Anti-Redness Soothing Serum

Dior
Capture Youth Redness Soother Age-Delay Anti-Redness Soothing Serum

   Tarte   H2O Lip Gloss - Rainforest of the Sea™ Collection

Tarte
H2O Lip Gloss - Rainforest of the Sea™ Collection


Sagittarius

   First Aid Beauty   Hello FAB 3 in 1 Superfruit Color Correcting Cushion

First Aid Beauty
Hello FAB 3 in 1 Superfruit Color Correcting Cushion

   Tarte   Tight & Bright Clay Multi-Mask

Tarte
Tight & Bright Clay Multi-Mask

   Deborah Lippmann   Iconic Treatment-enriched Nail Polish

Deborah Lippmann
Iconic Treatment-enriched Nail Polish


Capricorn

   Bobbi Brown   Extra Illuminating Moisture Balm

Bobbi Brown
Extra Illuminating Moisture Balm

   Tom Ford   Angled Brow Brush

Tom Ford
Angled Brow Brush

   Kat Von D   Brow Struck Dimension Powder

Kat Von D
Brow Struck Dimension Powder


Aquarius

   Lipstick Queen   Blue By You Metallic Lipstick

Lipstick Queen
Blue By You Metallic Lipstick

   Storybook Cosmetics    Mean Girls Burn Book Storybook Palette

Storybook Cosmetics
Mean Girls Burn Book Storybook Palette

   Urban Decay   Double Team Special Effect Colored Mascara

Urban Decay
Double Team Special Effect Colored Mascara


Pisces

   MAC    Girls Risk Taker

MAC
Girls Risk Taker

   Scinic   Dual Rubber Soothing Wrapping Mask

Scinic
Dual Rubber Soothing Wrapping Mask

   Algenist   ELEVATE Advanced Retinol Serum

Algenist
ELEVATE Advanced Retinol Serum


Aries

   Tom Ford   Sheer Cheek Duo

Tom Ford
Sheer Cheek Duo

   Amika   Vandal Volume Powder Spray

Amika
Vandal Volume Powder Spray

   NYX   The Reds Pro Lip Cream Palette

NYX
The Reds Pro Lip Cream Palette

All photos are credited or sourced

B. Scopes April 2018

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

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FULL ARIES B. SCOPES


Taurus

   Pat McGrath Labs   MatteTrance™ Lipstick

Pat McGrath Labs
MatteTrance™ Lipstick

   Fenty Beauty   Fairy Bomb Glittering Pom Pom

Fenty Beauty
Fairy Bomb Glittering Pom Pom

   Stellar   Starlust Holographic Highlight Palette

Stellar
Starlust Holographic Highlight Palette


Gemini

   Too Faced   Rainbow Strobe Highlighter

Too Faced
Rainbow Strobe Highlighter

   Tarte   Aquacealer Concealer

Tarte
Aquacealer Concealer

   Hush   Prism Airbrush Spray

Hush
Prism Airbrush Spray


Cancer

   Versace   Dylan Blue Pour Femme

Versace
Dylan Blue Pour Femme

   Tarte   Minutes to Mermaid Brush Set

Tarte
Minutes to Mermaid Brush Set

   Dermadoctor   Kakadu C™ High Potency Evening Oil

Dermadoctor
Kakadu C™ High Potency Evening Oil


Leo

   Neogen Dermalogy   Day-Light Protection Sun Screen SPF 50 PA+++

Neogen Dermalogy
Day-Light Protection Sun Screen SPF 50 PA+++

   Kiel's Since 1951   Midnight Recovery Concentrate

Kiel's Since 1951
Midnight Recovery Concentrate

   Anthony   Facial Scrub

Anthony
Facial Scrub


Virgo

   John Varvatos   Artisan Pure

John Varvatos
Artisan Pure

   Make Up For Ever   Ultra HD Soft Light Liquid Highlighter

Make Up For Ever
Ultra HD Soft Light Liquid Highlighter

   IGK   Thirsty Girl Coconut Milk Leave-In Conditioner

IGK
Thirsty Girl Coconut Milk Leave-In Conditioner


Libra

   Wet n Wild   Photo Focus Dewy Face Primer

Wet n Wild
Photo Focus Dewy Face Primer

   Derma E    Radiance Toner

Derma E
Radiance Toner

   Teami Blends    Green Tea Facial Scrub

Teami Blends
Green Tea Facial Scrub


Scorpio

   Pacifica    Rose Water Makeup Removing Wipes

Pacifica
Rose Water Makeup Removing Wipes

   Mamonde    Calming Hydro Sleeping Mask

Mamonde
Calming Hydro Sleeping Mask

   Frederick Benjamin   Sleek Water Pomade

Frederick Benjamin
Sleek Water Pomade


Sagittarius

   Sephora Collection   Hydrating Mist

Sephora Collection
Hydrating Mist

   Kate Somerville   Cold Cream Moisturizing Cleanser + Makeup Remover

Kate Somerville
Cold Cream Moisturizing Cleanser + Makeup Remover

  Tom Ford  Café Rose

Tom Ford
Café Rose


Capricorn

   Edible Beauty   Gold Rush Eye Balm

Edible Beauty
Gold Rush Eye Balm

   Sephora Collection   Easy Smoky Eye

Sephora Collection
Easy Smoky Eye

   BareMinerals   BAREPRO® 16-Hr Full Coverage Concealer

BareMinerals
BAREPRO® 16-Hr Full Coverage Concealer


Aquarius

   L'Occitane   Almond Smoothing and Beautifying Supple Skin Oil

L'Occitane
Almond Smoothing and Beautifying Supple Skin Oil

   YSL   Forever Light Creator CC Primer

YSL
Forever Light Creator CC Primer

  Tata Harper  Volumizing Lip & Cheek Tint

Tata Harper
Volumizing Lip & Cheek Tint


Pisces

   Laura Mercier   Almond Coconut Honey Bath

Laura Mercier
Almond Coconut Honey Bath

  Smashbox  Cali Contour Palette

Smashbox
Cali Contour Palette

   Urban Decay   UD Pro Contour Shapeshifter Brush

Urban Decay
UD Pro Contour Shapeshifter Brush

All photos are credited or sourced

Out of Trouble: 10 Minute Mask to Rescue Problem Skin by Origins

Origins is a skincare line that flies under the radar. Their packaging is simple. They haven't saturated their Instagram with influencers and influencers don't really hype up Origins' products. Because they aren't constantly cranking out gimmicky products, it's one of the skincare lines that I sincerely trust. I also have yet to try a product of theirs that has disrespected my face by making it break out. 

The Out Of Trouble 10 Minute Mask to Rescue Problem Skin is a great solution for someone who needs balance to their skin. It can quickly absorb oiliness but and exfoliate any dryness to the skin. 

I have mostly normal skin. Though you rarely see it here on meetpepperb.com, I wear glasses. All the time; not for reading or long distance. I just can't see lol. Where my glasses sit on my face, I get some oiliness if I don't regularly clean my frames. I use this mask about once every two weeks to balance my skin in those areas. When I get some hormonal pimples, I use this mask to treat them. It soothes the inflammation so that a pimple isn't so red. Like with most clay masks, overuse will lead to dry flakes on your face. Be cautious and listen to your skin.

Not all masks are going to give your instant results. Continued use of this face in addition to your regular skincare routine, will help you find balance for your skin. 

How do you kill time waiting for a mask dry


Other Origins Product Review:

 Origins Clear Improvements Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores

Origins Clear Improvements Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores

 
 

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Available at Sephora; $26

Product photo from Sephora.com

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5 Best Activated Charcoal Mask

5 Best Activated Charcoal Mask

I am on an Activated Charcoal kick, In my previous informative I spoke about benefits when using charcoal mask on the skin. Since I also did a DIY post here are my recommendations for women on the go who don't have time to concoct the mask yourself at home here are my 5 top rated. 

1.

Boscia Black Mask 34.00

An innovative peel-off mask that helps boost skin clarity and minimize the appearance of pores. Removes dirt and impurities, absorbs excess oil and reveals a healthy, glowing complexion. 

2.

YouthMud 69.00

This mud mask leaves skin noticeably radiant and glowing. It works with the body's natural moisturizing collagen to provide gentle resurfacing exfoliation and helps to leave skin smoother, brighter, and softer. While providing tighter skin texture and tighter pores, it provides a more youthful appearance and absorbs impurities without removing natural oils. 

 

3.

Yes to Charcoal 

Yes to Tomatoes Detoxifying Charcoal Mud Mask is an all natural rich and creamy treatment. This mask is formulated to assist in cleaning up and reducing the severity of acne by helping rid skin of impurities. Key Ingredients include Detoxifying Charcoal helps draw out skin's impurities, Salicylic Acid penetrates pores to clear up acne and prevent future breakouts, Botanical blend of Tomato, Aloe, Watermelon, Pumpkin and Chamomile extracts for extra skin conditioning.

 

4.

Freeman Facial Polish 4.99

City Smoke, debris, it's a wonder skin can breathe! This unique mask and scrub works double time to detox skin. First, naturally purifying Activated Charcoal helps absorb oil and impurities without over-drying. Then, Black Sugar helps exfoliate away dulling skin cells for softness and clarity. Perfect for all skin types.

 

5.

Origins Clear Improvement 34.00

When environmental toxins, dirt, and debris get under your skin, its waste-filtering system gets jammed, pores get clogged, and skin looks cloudy. Nature's complexion clean-up crew gets to the bottom of skin's overcast condition and clears the way for it to act its best. 

DIY Activated Charcoal Mask

Activated Charcoal Mask at Home Recipe 

Utilizing activated charcoal as a mask for the face and or body. Activated Charcoal helps to draw impurities out of the face.  It also help with unclogging of the pores. When using over a period of time it helps to balance excess oil on your face. Softens the texture of the skin as well as brightens. Here below is a quick at home recipe for a charcoal face make 

Tools: 

Mixing Bowl

5 Tablespoons Activated Charcoal Powder 

1/4 Tablespoons Bentonite Clay

4 Tablespoons of coconut oil

1 Tablespoon of honey

1/4 cup of Warm purified water

 

 Image source bulkapothecary 

Image source bulkapothecary 

Mix contents in bowl together until texture becomes a paste apply one heavy layer to the face and allow this to sit on the face for 20 minutes.

Remove mask from the face with warm water, you can use a bamboo sponge to remove the mask.

After the mask is off completely. Wet your face with ice cold water then proceed to serum and night cream.

 

 

 

 

 

What are 5 product's Men should start out with when shopping for skincare?

Kiehl's Facial Fuel

This can be used in the shower the light weight cleanser is extremely refreshing. This is perfect for early mornings. Leaving your skin to feel rejuvenated.

 Retail:  8.4 oz 22.00 | 16.9 oz 35.00

http://www.kiehls.com/facial-fuel-energizing-face-wash/616.html?dwvar_616_size=8.4%20fl.%20oz.%20Bottle#start=6

Anthony Vitamin C Serum 

Vitamin C helps to brighten the skin. This serum will also help in the overall appearance of the skin. Vitamin C will also help to firm the skin. This can be used at night after washing your face and using the B6 spray this would act as the third step. Vitamin C can assist with any skin discoloration dark spots and hyper-pigmentation. This age fighting serum is definitely a great start when building your collection for skincare.  

Retail 46.00

http://www.sephora.com/high-performance-vitamin-c-facial-serum-P72704

Kiehl's Ultra Facial Moisturizer 

Spf 30 

This moisturizer is readily absorbed, leaving the surface area soft and nurtured. SPF 30 protects against sun damage which can cause premature aging. This moisturizer is extremely light weight. No fear this wont feel heavy on the skin and add extra weight.  This will go on right before leaving the house in the morning/noon

Retail: 31.00 

http://www.kiehls.com/ultra-facial-moisturizer-spf-30/1328.html?dwvar_1328_size=4.2%20fl.%20oz.%20Bottle

 

 

What are 5 products Men should start out with when shopping for skincare? 

 

Guy's treat your skin before its too late. Getting your skincare routine down is priority with aging. I mean besides both Men and Women want to prevent signs of aging and don't openly admit that. The 5 products I've selected are super low maintenance and can be done a mixture of during and after the shower. 

Men often think skincare routines are too much. Up keeping your overall appearance is never too much. Protecting your skin from sun damage and the effect being in the city has on your skin. Maintaining your skincare routine allows you to minimize the appearance of pore which is extremely common amongst men. Men tend to sweat more then women so the pore size is a little bit more visible. Maintaining your Man-Care can also help with break and ingrown hair from shaving or barbershop. 

Urban Decay B6 complexion spray

The vitamin B6 spray is a unisex product. This is an easy tool to use when leaving the gym. This product reduces redness helps to minimize pores,  ingrown hairs and sustains breakouts. This can be used directly after washing face in the morning, after the gym or at night as a treatment.

Retail Travel 15.00 Full Size 33.00

http://www.urbandecay.com/b6-vitamin-infused-complexion-prep-spray-by-urban-decay/375.html#start=1&cgid=face-prep-spray

Boscia Black Mask

The Boscia Black Mask should be used once or twice a week. Although men can handle a little abrasiveness . Doing mask too frequently can strip your skin of its essential oils. This black mask will brighten your skin. Smooth out the texture of skin. As well as get dirt and oils out of your pores. Being in the city there is so much floating around. 

Recap Step Suggestions:

Daytime

  1. Wash Face ( Facial Fuel )
  2. Dry Face 
  3. Spray B6
  4. Moisturize Face 

  Nighttime

  1. Wash Face 
  2. Spray B6 
  3. Apply serum 
  4. Allow absorbing 
  5. Moisturize 

Mask Twice a Week