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5 Skin Care Tips for Men With Rough Skin


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Keep Irritants at Bay

All the moisturizer in the world may not be enough to protect your skin from the products and chemicals you can encounter on a daily basis -- either from your own home or on the job. In fact, exposure to household chemicals, especially exposure involving sensitive skin, can lead to a rash, swelling or redness.

Therefore, proceed with caution [source: WebMD]. Follow these steps to protect your skin when working with different chemical products:

  • Keep your eyes open! Watch for warning labels, such as "danger" or "use in a well-ventilated area." Always read the labels on products and follow directions.
  • Do not mix products together.
  • Cover up with gloves or a long-sleeve shirt.
  • Wash your skin after using a chemical product.
  • Avoid hazardous chemicals completely, if you can. Why not give good old-fashioned baking soda a try instead?