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Men Muscling In On Facials

More MEN are asking for the 1 Hour LA Face Lift from LA Beautiful than ever before!

It is said Men are from Mars and Women are fro Venus, but when it comes to wanting to take pride in our appearance, there's a new Planet forming in the middle.

Men, just like women are concerned with issues like ageing, pigmentation, sensitivity, and acne, they always have been, but over the last 10 years it has been slowly becoming more acceptable for Men to talk about it. Maybe not down the pub over a pint, but with a skin therapist. Trends in male plastic surgery also reflect these changes. Men are getting nipped and tucked more and more, but why now? Maybe it's the social media effect, constant selfies and dating websites, This has put a pressure on men once only reserved for us women. The look of 'Youth and Health' are still the overriding factors when choosing a mate, or being seen as successful or powerful.

But before you book yourself in with a surgeon, there is a lot you can do without any scalpels and downtime. Step forward your Skin Therapist. Forget the fluffy slippers and 3 sizes too small robe of old, Clinics and Spas now offer specific treatments just for men because men's skin is different from women's.

Skin damage from your shave routine or the sun can’t be fixed with the soap and water you need targeted products to help protect and restore the balance of oils. And with the fashion of more Men shunning the razor and embracing the facial hair, then cleansing your beard and skin properly is a must, (No woman finds a grubby looking beard attractive). So taking all this into account PLUS Men are usually more likely to not use a sunscreen then probably more men need facials then women, thanks to their coarser skin, larger pores, hairy faces and increased chance of sun damage.

Why MEN need to see a specialist. More Oil and Larger Pores

In general, men have higher testosterone levels than women, which helps explain why men seem to age better than women because they produce more oil. When not cleaned properly, oil will clog your pores and can lead to blackheads, which can lead to spots. Look for treatments that say deep cleanse or ask your skin therapist to do 'extractions' during a facial, which is the very precise removal of oil and dirt that’s clogging pores. Don't try doing this yourself at home you risk scarring the skin.

Part of the reason why you should invest in seeing a professional (Just like a mechanic for your car) is that they will understand your skin type and its needs. For dry skin types, you’ll need a facial that leaves your skin hydrated and moisturised. If you have oily skin, you will need a facial that decreases your shine, shrinks your pores and exfoliates your skin.

Smoother Shave

The continuous dragging of a razor across the facial skin can cause irritation. Razor burn, inflammation, and irritation from shaving are all common place. A facial will deep clean bumps and soothe irritated skin. The combination of exfoliation, oils, masks, and moisturisers will address shaving’s side effects and make your skin smoother than ever. The smoother your skin, the better and less painful your shave. Even if you aren’t worried about wrinkles, this is one of the best reasons to slap on some moisturiser once or twice a day.

Learn From The Pros

Skin therapists or beauty therapists use higher strength, more effective products that can't be picked up from the supermarket along with your 6 pack. The therapist will be able to recommend products bespoke to you and what your skin needs. They can show you techniques on how to apply products, the order in which to use them, and explain why. Use this opportunity to ask questions.

Treatments are available nationwide and ask about our offer at Harmony Health and Beauty Clinic in Stratford upon Avon or O-Spa, Solihull. all 0333 577 5570 today or email #labeautiful #matrix #rf

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