Men's Skin Secrets

Men’s skin has its own characteristics and requirements. It tends to be thicker and oilier, with larger pores compared to women’s skin. Therefore, adopting a tailored skincare routine ensures that your skin remains healthy, well-moisturized, and protected.

Trust us, gents, a simple skincare routine can give you the kind of confidence that’ll turn heads and make you feel on top of the world.

Men's Skin Secrets

Difference between men and women skin

Men’s skin differs from women’s skin in several ways:

– It is thicker and tends to produce more sebum, which can lead to increased oiliness and a higher likelihood of acne.
– Men also have larger pores and a higher density of collagen, which provides greater structural support but can make their skin more prone to signs of aging like wrinkles and sagging.
– Daily shaving can be harsh on the skin, potentially causing irritation and ingrown hairs.

To address these unique characteristics, skincare products for men often focus on oil control, hydration, and soothing ingredients, along with sun protection to prevent sun damage.


80% of surveyed men believe that women’s skincare products could do the same job as products designed for men. It is wrong.

While 40% of men have never even tried a skincare product made specifically for them. It’s time to step your game.

Do men need a skin routine?

Do men need a skin routine

Absolutely, and here's why:

Unique Skin, Unique Care: As just said, man’s skin is built differently: it’s thicker and oilier. A tailored skincare routine keeps things in balance.

Shaving Struggles: Daily shaving can be brutal on the skin, leading to razor burn and ingrown hairs. But we’ve got the tools to keep things smooth and comfortable.

Age Gracefully: As the years roll by, your skincare routine becomes a crucial ally in the battle against wrinkles and age spots.


Our routine is simple, effective and straight to the point.

Morning Evening
Cleanser for Men

STEP 1: Cleansing

Remove any excess oils and impurities

Serum for men

STEP 1: serums

Nourish & regenerate your skin while you sleep

Cleanser for Men

STEP 1: Cleansing

Remove any excess oils and impurities

SFP for men


Prevents premature aging and maintaining healthy skin

Challenges & solutions

enlarged pores
acne & scarps

Skin aging is a complex process influenced by a combination of intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Intrinsic aging is a natural, inevitable part of life and is primarily determined by genetic factors. 

As we age, our skin’s collagen and elastin production slows down, leading to a loss of elasticity and the formation of wrinkles and fine lines. Extrinsic aging, on the other hand, is a result of external factors, such as exposure to UV radiation, pollution, smoking, and an unhealthy lifestyle. 

These elements accelerate the aging process by damaging the skin, causing age spots, uneven tone, and a breakdown of collagen. To combat these signs, incorporate ingredients like retinoids (retinol, tretinoin) into your routine to stimulate collagen production and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. 

Antioxidants like vitamin C and E protect the skin from free radical damage and promote a youthful complexion. Hyaluronic acid maintains skin hydration and plumpness.

Excess oil production can result in an increased risk of acne. To address skin oiliness, consider using products containing salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide, which help to control oil and prevent breakouts. 

Lightweight, non-comedogenic moisturizers infused with ingredients like hyaluronic acid provide hydration without exacerbating oiliness. 

Ingredients like niacinamide can regulate sebum production, while clay masks can help absorb excess oil. Consistent cleansing and exfoliation with salicylic acid-based products are effective for oil control.

Enlarged pores often accompany oily skin and can be a cosmetic concern. Products containing alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta hydroxy acids (BHAs) help to exfoliate and unclog pores, reducing their appearance. 

Retinoids, such as retinol, boost collagen production and can help refine pores over time. Niacinamide is another valuable ingredient known for its pore-minimizing properties.

Acne and the scars it leaves behind can be distressing. Effective acne treatments often include products with ingredients like benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and sulphur to target breakouts. 

To address post-acne scars, look for products with alpha arbutin or vitamin C, which can help fade dark spots and hyperpigmentation. Retinol and glycolic acid promote skin cell turnover and can aid in scar reduction over time.

Get Answers

AneeQ is the middle east’s first men’s lifestyle & wellness platform.
We open hard conversations and crack open taboos to answer modern men challenges.

As the social barriers have started to come down, men’s health has gained significant attention in recent years as society recognizes the importance of addressing the unique healthcare needs and challenges faced by men, from physical well-being to mental health and beyond.

Aneeq is more than just a team; it’s a collective of dedicated healthcare professionals, seasoned editors, and skilled writers who are passionate about men’s health and well-being. 

Our diverse expertise spans a wide spectrum, encompassing specialists such as dermatologists, urologists, dietitians, and psychiatrists, ensuring that we provide comprehensive insights into every aspect of men’s health. But we don’t stop there. 

Our team also includes entrepreneurs, personal trainers, life coaches, and athletes who understand the demands of modern active living. Together, we’re committed to delivering valuable, up-to-date information and guidance on all the topics that that matter most to men in the Middle East, helping them lead healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Aneeq offers a wide range of valuable resources and content tailored to the needs and interests of modern active men. You can subscribe to the newsletter to receive a weekly dose of advice from experts on men’s healthy habits. Some of the offerings and topics covered by Aneeq may include:

– Skin: Expert advice and information on skincare, addressing skin concerns and promoting healthy skin.
– Hair: Tips and solutions for men’s hair care, from grooming to addressing hair-related concerns.
– Sexual Health: Comprehensive guidance on men’s sexual health, intimacy, and wellness.

Aneeq strives to be a comprehensive source of information and inspiration for men, empowering them to lead healthier, more fulfilling lives across various aspects of their well-being and interests.

Aneeq is designed for men of any age and social category who are looking to take care of themselves. We cater to the needs and interests of modern active men in the Middle East. It serves as a valuable resource for men seeking information, guidance, and support in various aspects of their lives. Aneeq aims to provide content and resources that resonate with and benefit men from all walks of life.

Aneeq also welcomes women who are interested in taking care of their partners or relatives by providing them with valuable guidance, insights and knowledge to support the health and well-being of the important men in their lives.

We are actively working to introduce private consultation services and much more to better serve our audience’s individual needs.
We’re committed to expanding our offerings and enhancing the range of services available to our readers, so stay tuned for exciting updates in the near future.

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