It’s a long standing joke that men steal their other halves skincare – but men’s skin is different to women’s, so using some products that have been formulated for women might not be actually doing their skin any good. Men’s skin suffers more due to shaving and razor burn, and because of the influence of testosterone, their skin is oilier and cell renewal is slower which in turn encourages the appearance of ingrown hairs. On top of this, the effects of stress are more visible in men, accentuating the appearance of expression lines, puffiness and dark circles under the eyes.
Because the right products are important for each skin type. up steps French skincare brand, Nuxe – who have a range of skincare, specifically formulated for men’s skin.
Rasage De Rêve – Anti Irritation Shaving Gel
A hypoallergenic shaving gel (with no parabens), that lathers into a rich foam which allows for a close shave whilst limiting the risk of irritation. Ingredients include Sandalwood, Phellodendron and a Urea Derivative to facilitate razor glide, while Plant Glycerin helps to soothe feelings of irritation.
Multi-Purpose After Shave Balm
Triple action balm to soothe, protect and moisturise after shaving. Sandalwood and Phellodendron, along with Oak and Hornbeam Extracts soothe the skin, while Baobab Leaves moisturise and Araucaria Extract help to smooth away visible signs of fatigue. In tests by Nuxe, 100% of men found use of Nuxe Multi-Purpose After Shave Balm soothed razor burn and 95% felt their skin was softer and smoother.
Moisturising Multi-Purpose Gel
Another triple action product – this time to moisturise, energize and mattify. This multi-purpose formula is suitable for all skin types, even sensitive skin. It’s non-comedogenic, formulated without parabens and has a lightweight, gel texture that allows for rapid application without leaving any sticky or greasy afterfeel on the skin. In tests, 100% of participants felt their skin was softer and more comfortable after use.
Multi-Use Shower Gel
A soap free, paraben free shower gel which is suitable for the face, body and hair. As usual with Nuxe products, the Multi-Use Shower Gel contains plant based ingredients such as Coconut Oil, Sunflower Oil and Corn Sugar which cleanse the skin without drying it out, Hornbeam and Oak Extracts to soothe the skin and the energizing cocktail of Cedar, Patchouli, Geranium and Vetiver Essential Oils offer an incredible sensation of freshness.
Nuxe and Nuxe Men are available in selected Sam McCauley stores and online at www.sammccauley.com