Skin Care for Men

Although men traditionally spend less time caring for their skin than women do, their skin needs should not be ignored. Skin care for men includes moisturizing, cleansing, shaving and more.

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Goatees have been growing on faces for, well, a long time. So has their time come and gone, or are they more popular than ever?

By Kristen Hall-Geisler

It's rare but you could find some of those tiny bugs crawling around in your beard. So how did they get there and how you get rid of them?

By Nathan Chandler

If you could ditch your tired, old, plastic blade for a laser razor, would you?

By John Donovan

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Hairy humans have been obsessing over the coarse matter of shaving for decades. So does the time-honored razor ritual make for thicker, gleaming, streaming hair?

By John Perritano

Women aren't the only ones who battle oily skin. Get skin care advice for men with oily skin.

By Kevin P. Allen

You probably don't pay much attention to them, but your feet work hard for you, even if you neglect them when it comes to daily hygiene. But isn't washing them good enough? Or does it take more to keep your feet healthy, like using moisturizer?

By Maria Trimarchi

We all want clean skin, but choosing a product that won't leave it dry and flaky is easier said than done. Get ready to change not only the products you use to cleanse yourself, but also your cleansing routine.

By Jennifer Sellers

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Even without a diagnosis from your doctor, you probably have a good idea if your skin is sensitive. You want to take care of your itchy, irritated or acne-prone skin, but products marketed for sensitive skin don't always work. So what should you use?

By Maria Trimarchi

Although a lot of effort goes into clearing up acne on your face, the back and chest are other areas that might need attention. What should men look for to treat body acne?

By Christine Venzon

For men, looking for an acne cleanser can be difficult, especially since a lot of products are marketed toward women. But how can guys tell the difference between an effective acne remedy and mere overpriced soap that claims to improve complexion?

By Jane McGrath

Most men don't look forward to waking up in the morning and shaving. For some, it can be a painful and sometimes bloody process. But if you have sensitive skin, there are ways around the cuts and nicks.

By Emilie Sennebogen

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While aftershave is a relatively new product, it's made a lot of strides. You can find all-natural products or aftershave made for sensitive skin. But what kind of chemicals may be wreaking havoc on your face?

By Emilie Sennebogen

Shaving has been happening for tens of thousands of years. While it's moved beyond using rocks and shells, there are still some dangers that lurk around. Besides cuts and razor burn, you also have to think about harsh chemicals.

By Emilie Sennebogen

Baby oil is inexpensive, and just a little of it goes a long way. In a pinch, you can slather some on in place of shaving cream. So, why not use it all the time?

By Jeff Harder

Unless you're growing a full beard, shaving is undoubtedly part of your routine. Fortunately, there's no right or wrong way to shave. Whatever works for your skin is what's right, but there are a few tricks to making shaving a less irritating experience.

By Maria Trimarchi

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If your daily shave leaves you fighting an endless battle against red and swollen shaving bumps, know this: It's not hopeless. So what causes shaving bumps, and how do you get rid of them, short of swearing off shaving forever?

By Maria Trimarchi

Shaving shouldn't be something you dread, but it can be for people who have sensitive skin. When everything from chemicals in tap water to fragrances in soap can irritate skin, how can you choose a shaving cream that doesn't?

By Tom Scheve

If shaving means spending days with sensitive, broken-out skin, then you may have shaving rash. Skipping shaving altogether would be a great solution, but that's not always possible, so the best thing to do is learn how to keep the rash at bay.

By Tom Scheve

Shaving began with shark's teeth -- which couldn't be good for skin -- but in these days of quintuple blades and lubrication strips, have things really improved? The answer, as with so many of life's profound questions, is that it depends.

By Michael Franco

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Getting ready for a night out on the town requires more than just a shower and a shave these days. But that doesn't mean you have to be a full-on metrosexual, either. Keep these five tools on hand -- and use them -- to achieve good manscaping status.

By Sara Elliott

In years past, a man's skin-care regimen generally consisted of aftershave and a mild sunburn. But the skin you're walking around in is your body's largest organ, and taking care of it is important. So what can you do when it's dry or irritated?

By Tom Scheve

Some people have all the luck: the looks, the money -- and perfect, oil-free skin. We can't help with the first two, but if your oil glands are out of control, we have five tips to help you manage.

By Katie Lambert

Sandpaper is great for refinishing a piece of furniture, but it's no good if people use it to describe your skin. If your dry skin is causing you grief, take note: we have five ways to help keep it in check.

By Elizabeth Sprouse

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The human body has about 3 million sweat glands, and based on advertising, it seems there are 3 million products to wash sweat and smell away. But do body washes marketed as deodorizing remove body odor, or do they simply cover it with perfume?

By Michael Franco

Contrary to all of the skin care commercials on TV these days, it isn't just women who have issues and need help. Men have the same problems with their T-zones and pores. But are the treatments the same?

By Sara Elliott