The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported that Botox injections for males increased 312 percent from 2000 to 2012 and the New York Times declared the business of male cosmetics a "bull market." The secret is out: men care about how they look as they age. You may not be quite ready for needles or concealer but there are plenty of other things you can do look younger. Here are just a few, revealed by Dr. Cameron Rokhsar, an assistant professor of dermatology at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.
Skipping Skin Moisturizers
Just using any old soap to wash your skin is not the best way to preserve your appearance. "A lot of guys don't understand the importance of skin care," says Dr. Cameron Rokhsar. Dry skin is a particular blind spot for men. They often use soaps that strip their skin of its top layer of oils. The resulting dry skin can emphasize wrinkles and make skin appear dull. To combat dryness, Rokhsar recommends moisturizing post-shower (and whenever your skin feels dry). He also says that anti-aging creams containing retinol, vitamin C, or growth factor may be worth trying.
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