There so much choice it can be hard to decide what products to use in your grooming routine on a daily basis let alone knowing how to modify it to meet your skins seasonal needs. This is how many men end up actually doing worse for their skin as the weather improves. With all the sweat, sun and surf that comes with the warm weather, taking care of hair and skin, however becomes all the more important. To that end, we rounded up the bare bone essentials every man should add to their grooming routine this summer.
Moisturiser is a must. Swapping out your regular one for SPF protection is a smart move in the summer to protect your face from harmful rays. However ultraviolet rays can be damaging on even the cloudiest of days, so SPF moisturisers are an all year saviour really.
This may seem a little obvious, however so many men forget to add it to their grooming routine. Protecting your skin from UV and UVB rays is so important, investing in a good sun cream could quite literally save your life.
When the weather gets warmer hair products can be hard to choose. Certain styling creams and pomades will make your hair feel heavy and sticky as they bake in the heat. A styling powder provides you will all the texture and hold as leading hair styling products without the heavy or greasy appearance.
The sun causes your lips to dry up and chap in the heat. A must have product for summer and if you think lip balm can decrease the appearance of your masculinity, you have never tried to be manly whilst holding back tears from the varying splits in your lips.
This shampoo cools the scalp, stimulates blood circulation and protects your hair from the summer heat. The peppermint essential oils also moisturise and nourish hair adding shine and strength to it.
Obviously it’s important to always wear deodorant, but especially during the summer when you’re more likely to sweat. This deodorant uses ingredients such as citrus to effectively mask body odour.
Deep Cleanse Face Wash
With the hot weather creating an increase in the production of oils. Regularly washing your face with a deep cleansing wash will help to remove any impurities from within the skin, Keeping breakouts at bay.
Refreshing Body Wash
Nothing beats the heat better than an invigorating shower. This refreshing shower gel wakes up the body and cleanses deeply leaving your skin soft and clean.
While most people remember to pick up sunscreen when heading out to the beach or outdoors, many neglect to think about aftersun products that need to be used as well. Aftersun products are vital because they help to replenish and repair the skin after the damage that it may have suffered while outside and exposed to the harmful rays of the sun. The calming aloe vera lotion and cocoa butter properties in this lotion soothe skin allowing fast recovery.
Strong heat, such as the sun, can dry out skin and hair. As your face is the most out in the open part of your body it is exposed to the most heat during the summer, your beard can get dried out. This concentrated beard oil combines citrus notes, black pepper and vetiver for a lighter, more summery scent. The natural oils are blended together to make a finely scented elixir to keep your beard maintained, conditioned and exceptionally soft.