What Are the Best Skincare Ingredients for Men?

What Are the Best Skincare Ingredients for Men?

Most men want quick, simple skincare routines. Adding one or few products into their regimen could frustrate them, let alone understanding thousands of skincare ingredients available. To help you choose the right men's facial products, we've rounded up the best 5 skincare ingredients to look for that save you a ton of time in your search for high-performance products. Let's dive in!

1. Hyaluronic Acid 

    Hyaluronic acid is a sugar molecule present in your body's connective tissues, such as eyes, skin, and joints. Its exceptional water-retention ability quenches your skin and diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

    However, the production of hyaluronic acid decreases as you age, making it necessary to apply hyaluronic acid moisturisers and serums to restore your skin's suppleness and elasticity. It is a key skincare ingredient for not only holding tremendous moisture in your face but also strengthening your skin barrier against external and environmental stressors.

    2. Peptides 

    Without peptides, your body can't function because they're building blocks of important proteins like collagen and elastin, which are pivotal for healthy and youthful-looking skin.

    Unlike many skincare ingredients, peptides are small enough to penetrate your skin to promote collagen synthesis, which helps tightens men's loose skin. Besides, they boast anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness and even out skin tone. They play an important role in anti-ageing by smoothing out wrinkles and fine lines as well as shrinking enlarged pores.

    3. Vitamin C

    Vitamin C is a well-known antioxidant for protecting skin from free radicals, UV radiation, and environmental stressors, which accelerate your ageing process. It revitalises ageing skin by brightening the dull complexion and improving skin texture and dark spots.

    On top of that, vitamin C stimulates collagen production and delivers an infusion of moisture that keeps your face plump and elastic. Thus, it is often an active skincare ingredient used in eye creams to firm up the delicate under-eye area for men.

    4. Niacinamide

    Niacinamide belongs to vitamin B3, an essential element for bright, firm, and smooth skin. It is great for a wide range of skin concerns, from acne-prone skin to dry skin, providing a calming and comforting effect on facial redness and inflammation.

    Niacinamide is also a natural moisture lock that keeps pollutants out and strengthens your skin's moisture barrier, whilst increasing collagen production to combat various signs of ageing, such as skin dullness, age spots, and wrinkles. Owing to its anti-ageing, anti-redness, and hydration properties, it is commonly used as an active ingredient in men's skincare products, including cleansers, serums, and eye creams.

    5. C-RemedialTM Complex

     C-RemedialTM Complex is a proprietary formulation of Cary, a premier men’s skincare brand in Hong Kong. It’s an active skincare ingredient in our eye creams to protect your sensitive skin against environmental impurities and daily stressors – one of the main causes of dull and dehydrated complexion.

    It energises your skin by harnessing the power of potent plant extracts like Swiss sprout and combats skin conditions such as clogged pores and discolourations. Additionally, C-RemedialTM Complex delivers the high-performing, healing properties of plants to reduce irritation and inflammation and achieves healthy-looking skin.

    Discover Simple & Natural Skincare Rituals at Cary

    Cary offers natural, healthy skincare for modern men of all skin types. Our curated range of high-performance solutions are enriched with above listed skincare ingredients, including C-RemedialTM Complex, hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, and peptides.

    Experience natural transformation with our fuss-free skincare products, from under eye correction tinted eye cream to hydrating cleanser and tinted moisturiser that are coming soon. 

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    Our hydrating cleanser is formulated to dissolve impurities and residue without stripping away the skin’s natural moisture. Contains low molecular hyaluronic acid to deeply penetrate into the skin and peptides to enhance skin elasticity. Infused with witch hazel to help ease irritation, tighten pores and reduce acne. Works in synergy with Cary’s proprietary C-Remedial™ Complex, for oil control and skin conditioning, leaving skin soothed and refreshed.

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