While it's common knowledge that you should take care of your skin, this seems to apply mainly to women! When it comes to men's skin, many consider – quite wrongly – that it doesn't need to be cared for. And yet men's skin, just like women's, can suffer from problems and sensitivities. It needs to be looked after every day. Why? Because pollution, free radicals, blue light, and even hard water, don't just affect women's skin. They affect men's skin too. And they can lead to dullness, sensitivity, sagging, and premature signs of aging.
The difference between men's and women's skin is mostly down to testosterone. Men's skin is thicker and more resilient, but it's also more prone to excess sebum, which can mean more open pores, shine, blemishes, and dry areas. And then, of course, there's shaving, which can be harsh on the skin. Add all these things up, and it's clear that men's skin needs some support!
At Absolution, we've developed certified-organic, natural, unisex skincare products that address concerns such as dehydration, irritation, oiliness and blemishes. But we've also formulated skincare products that are aimed more specifically at men and tailored to their needs, so they can use them every day to help naturally restore their skin's balance.
The Absolution skincare routine for men, for visibly softer, healthy-looking skin
To rid skin of impurities, try Le Nettoyant Pureté. This unisex facial cleanser is ideal for all those men who are always in a hurry, and tend to skip cleansing their face! Rich in healing Aloe Vera, hydrating Oat, and Roman Chamomile, known to calm the skin and relieve irritation, Le Nettoyant Pureté should be used in the evening to remove all traces of pollution and impurities that have built up on the skin over the day. It's perfect for temperamental and blemish-prone skin. Apply to a wet face, then massage with circular movements. Pay particular attention to the forehead, nose and chin – the three parts of your face that make up the famous "T-zone" and tend to produce too much sebum.
To regulate your skin, why not adopt a hybrid skincare product? Our L'Essence Botanique PURETÉ is like a cross between a toner and a highly concentrated serum. Enriched with protective Hemp, astringent Burdock and purifying Myrtle, it helps to balance the skin and prevent blemishes from appearing. Use in the morning, after cleansing and before your other skincare products, to give your skin a boost.
As for moisturizing, you'll be pleased to know that Absolution has formulated a face cream specially for men – and especially for men who've "never used a cream before"! La Crème de l'Homme moisturizes, invigorates, and leaves a mat finish. Plus, it's rich in Hyaluronic Acid, to help prevent skin aging. It leaves skin feeling smooth and comfortable, and helps to keep shine away all day. The formula also contains Sodium PCA, which works to keep water in skin cells, protecting skin from drying out. And if you want to add another product for extra hydration and balanced, shine-free skin, try mixing a small amount of Le Sérum Anti-Soif with your face cream.
To complement your daily skincare routine, treat your face to a mask once a week. Choose from Absolution's Le Masque Pureté Détoxifiant or Le Masque Velours Repulpant. The purifying mask is ideal for anyone whose skin needs a detox, while replumping mask is made with ingredients that will give your skin a youthful boost. And last but not least, if you want to re-energize your skin, then scrub up with La Crème Gommante! This face scrub is enriched with micro-granules that gently exfoliate and stimulate cell renewal. Just give your skin a little time and a little care, and soon everyone will be saying how much younger you're looking!