Are men concerned about their complexion? Do men worry about skin fairness? If asked few decades back the answer would be a big ‘no’ as fairness creams and cosmetics were the personal properties of female race. But today alarming statistics reveal that cosmetics and fairness creams are equally sought after by men too.You don’t have to go with the products that exaggerate your skin too much. Your skin needs freshness that you should provide on utmost basis. Just be simple in terms of skin caring and adopt following tips:- Avoid shaving in the morning. If possible, let your skin wake up a while. This allows the “puffiness” you encounter from fluids collecting in your skin during the night to recede, thus allowing you to get a closer shave when you do begin the task. For skin lightening, stay away from hydroquinone, mercury, or steroid-based skin lighteners because these can harm your skin especially after long term use. A fair complexion has always been associated with success and popularity. Men and women alike desire fairness it is believed to be the key to a successful life.
For a great homemade face softener, try this: mash a banana and apply it to your face. Leave on for ten minutes and wash off with lukewarm water. Your face feels like satin. Plus, it puts those over ripe gooey bananas to good use.
To get fair skin, mix almond, neem leaf, turmeric, sandal wood and poppy seeds. Blend this mixture into a fine paste using milk. Apply this paste on face and allow it to dry remove the dried mask by massaging your face in circular motion and wash your face using luke warm water.
After shaving, apply an oil-free moisturizer to soothe and protect the face. If you prefer an after-shave, check the label for alcohol. Dryness and stinging sensations are by-products of most after-shave products whose primary ingredient is alcohol.
For soothing skin in summer, apply a mixture of equal amounts of lemon and cucumber juice on the face and whole body. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash off.