Trying to find a Father’s Day gift that isn’t just socks or a new wallet can be difficult. Dads seem to fall into a stereotype of needing practical things that will help organise their lives, like tools and tape measures. They rarely get the chance to enjoy fun or relaxing gifts.
Well, here at takegoodcare we think dads deserve a bit of pampering too – and looking after oneself is the best way to improve overall wellbeing.
Thankfully, the perception that only women can look after their skin is changing. Men’s skincare is no longer a niche market but a necessary part of daily hygiene and health care, akin to brushing your teeth or shaving. As Father’s Day approaches, now’s the perfect time to shed light on the importance of skincare for men and how it contributes significantly to overall health and wellbeing.
Why skincare is important for men
Skin is the largest organ in the human body and acts as our first line of defence against the outside world. It’s no less vital for men than it is for women, yet many men overlook its care. The health benefits of a solid men’s skincare regime are widespread and begin with protection against environmental damage.
Issues such as:
- Sun exposure
- Dry air
- Harsh weather conditions
…all accelerate skin ageing, causing wrinkles and spots. Daily cleansing, moisturising and the use of sun cream can help minimise these effects and maintain the skin’s vitality.
What’s more, good skincare routines can aid in the prevention of skin diseases. Men are more likely to develop skin cancer than women, largely due to having less awareness and not using protective measures as much. Regular skincare can help identify any unusual skin changes early, enabling quicker medical intervention if necessary. A skincare routine isn’t just about looking good – it’s a preventative health measure.
Mental health benefits also deserve mention. The act of caring for oneself, including taking time for skincare, has been shown to improve self-esteem and reduce stress. Many father figures deal with stressful days on a regular basis, and those moments of self-care can make a significant difference in mental wellbeing. This Father’s Day, encourage the men in your life to take that time for themselves. It’s a gift of care that goes far beyond the surface.
Difference between men’s and women’s skin
Men’s skin is different from women’s skin in a few important ways. It tends to be thicker, oilier and more susceptible to damage from shaving. Neglecting skincare can lead to problems like acne, razor burn and dryness.
A good skincare regime tailored to men’s specific needs can help keep these issues at bay, resulting in healthier, more comfortable skin.
Skincare gift for Father’s Day
So, what can you give your father figure this Father’s Day? Why not the takegoodcare Men’s Skincare Box, which is full of great products to improve not only their physical, but mental, wellbeing?
Every box is lovingly prepared by Barbara and uses sustainable, recyclable packaging.
Inside you’ll find:
Each product is made with natural ingredients such as apricot, avocado and macadamia oils. What’s more, if you don’t require products for a beard, why not try the men’s moisturiser and face wash duo gift set instead?
Get free delivery on all orders in time for Father’s Day, or pop into the takegoodcare shop in the Needlemakers, Lewes and get a bespoke box from Barbara!
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