The Grooming Manual
Your skin deserves the very best. Too many low quality skincare products are crammed full of harsh ingredients and irritating soaps. Use them daily and you’ll be accomplishing the opposite of what you set out to do. Harsh ingredients dry out your skin, irritate sensitive skin, and can exacerbate the aging process.
Don’t settle for shoddy skincare products. Instead, use products made with the best men’s skincare ingredients. Here are a few of the research-backed ingredients you’ll find in Brickell Men’s Products line.
Vitamin C is vital for skin health. It minimizes the damage done to your skin by the sun’s UV rays, promotes collagen production, balances skin tone, and soothes dry skin.
Research shows that vitamin C “shows promise as a broad-spectrum photoprotectant” since it neutralizes free radicals caused by sun damage. Another study found that “topical application of vitamin C before exposure significantly reduced the UVA-induced” signs of skin damage.
To get the benefits, use face serum for men with vitamin C and vitamin C anti-aging cream for men each morning. You can add a potent form of this ingredient to any of your face care products with a vitamin C booster for men.
Vitamin E is a “free-radical scavenger” that, according to studies, “is the major naturally occurring… antioxidant protecting skin from the adverse effects of oxidative stress including photoaging.” It helps the skin fight tumor development and slows the aging process caused by sun damage. Research also shows that it prevents acne-related inflammation.
And it's found in many of our products, including our All-in-One Wash.
Part of what makes skin look youthful is its high water content. That diminishes as you age, giving your skin a tired, worn out appearance.
Hyaluronic acid is one of the best men’s skincare ingredients because of its ability to hold tremendous amounts of moisture and deliver that to your skin. The steady loss of hyaluronic acid in your skin’s outer layer contributes to the aging process. So use skincare products for men that feature this ingredient - such as our Daily Essential Face Moisturizer - to look your best.
You can increase the effectiveness of your anti-aging products by using a hyaluronic acid booster for men to them. Boosters are concentrated doses of the most powerful skincare ingredients. To use them, just add a pump to your anti-aging cream right before applying it.
Aloe vera contains 75 potentially active constituents, including vitamins, enzymes, minerals, and amino acids. Some of its well-documented benefits include increased collagen synthesis, protection against UV damage and free radicals, reduction of inflammation, and skin anti-aging.
You’ll find it in many of our products, including our Renewing Face Scrub.
DMAE (Dimethylethanolamine) is a natural substance that helps the muscles beneath the skin to contract, thus fighting wrinkles and fine lines. Studies show that it is one of the best men’s skincare ingredients because it increases dermal thickness, increases collagen fiber thickness, and shows hydration effects on the skin.
See its benefits for yourself - try our Revitalizing Anti-Aging Cream.
MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) is a compound found in many superfoods, like spinach and kale. It fights inflammation while improving skin quality and texture by strengthening keratin and improving collagen bundles.
It’s an essential ingredient in our Restoring Eye Cream.
Plant Stem Cells
Plant stem cells help plants regenerate tissue when under stress. When used in skincare products for men, this ingredient helps your skin accelerate its natural regeneration process. That contributes to stronger skin with reduced wrinkle depth and significantly more firmness.
Plant stem cells also protect your skin’s stem cells from UV damage, keeping them robust and effective. That’s why they’re found in our Repairing Night Serum.
Glycolic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid that contributes to anti-aging, making it one of the best men’s skincare ingredients. Research confirms that an anti-aging skincare routine that includes glycolic acid “significantly improves the biomechanical parameters of the skin including wrinkles and skin texture, as well as elasticity without significant adverse effects.”
It helps your skin shed dead skin cells, thus keeping your skin more youthful and radiant. That exfoliating effect also makes your other skincare products more effective since it gives them access to your skin’s deeper layers.
We use it in a variety of products, including our Smooth Brushless Shave Cream.
Peptides are protein fragments built from specific amino acids. Clinical research shows that peptides have skin strengthening and anti-aging benefits. In one three month study, peptides were shown to “promote rapid reductions in wrinkle appearance,” especially when combined with hyaluronic acid. Researchers noted “continued improvement in both fine and coarse wrinkles over the course of the study.”
The antioxidants in green tea are some of the most potent known to science. Extensive research shows that these compounds fight the oxidative stress that is linked to skin inflammation, discoloration, and photo damage. Our Daily Essential Face Moisturizer includes this ingredient to help you reverse the signs of aging.