Did you know body care products can change your life? Not just the way you feel about yourself but how you feel about the body you have? That’s a big claim, I know, but I’ve seen it work in my own life. My husband got tired of me always asking what he was going to do for my hair, or why my nails were so bad, so he started giving me body care products as gifts. It turns out he loves the feeling of his body touching the smooth skin of my hands and having a body that is healthy and strong and young like my mother has always wanted.
The skin on your body might not be what initial noticed you when you met someone, sure, but after a while it is your largest organ, and therefore you should definitely give it some special attention, at least for a little while. Also, it is also one of those parts of the body that you appreciate the most when in fact it is getting all the attention – after all, who wants their hand cream to be covered up by a wet, sweaty palm? And yes, it is one of those parts of the body which you feel most proud of, even if your arms or legs get pretty tired of being the ones constantly being on show. Taking care of your skin is like nurturing the strengths that make you strong, without which life itself could become so easy.
I know that men and women have very different views when it comes to body care products. For men, body wash and hand cream are quite normal, because they need to cleanse thoroughly everyday. Hand cream is considered unnecessary by many women, because the idea of smearing lotion on the entire palm and leaving it on would probably just end up looking funny and overdone – like a fashion statement rather than something that actually helps. However, I would urge you to take a closer look at your hand cream and body wash, because you might just be surprised at how much of a difference it could make to your life. After all, who wants to wake up every morning with a dry, cracked hand, regardless of whether it is due to the usual morning humidity, or perhaps because of the extreme cold weather?
On the other hand, body care products that address the issues of odor and bad skin tone are becoming more popular. While it is normal to have a bit of body odor after going to the gym, sometimes this doesn’t really apply when you are wearing a business suit or a nice, cozy woolen jacket. And it certainly doesn’t apply if you are going out to a party where the host is hoping you will put on some deodorant. Deodorant is something we just can’t live without, and it is no wonder that some people find it an unpleasant experience at the very least. But do they actually need to put up with smelly body lotions and strange creams? Actually, yes – and here is why:
First of all, there are so many body care products on the market that are targeted at women that they are becoming difficult to find for men. And in many cases, these products simply do not work for men. You see, as a man, you are typically going to need shaving creams that stop your hair from growing back, because it grows very quickly, about two to three weeks after you have been cut. And even if you use a razor burn or electric shaver, you will still need a good body lotion to prevent razor burn and painful skin irritation – which is exactly what happens when you are using a lotion that contains alcohol in it. Alcohol dries out your skin and causes razor burn, because it prevents your body from having the “dry” reaction that it normally has when it comes in contact with water.
But what body care products list does not contain an alcohol-free lotion? I checked, because I had been looking around for a way to get rid of razor burn, and also to prevent shaving cuts and irritation, without using alcohol. After doing a lot of research, I learned that the best things that you can use for this purpose are natural ingredients, because they are much gentler on your skin than alcohol is. And one of my discoveries was coconut oil. Coconut oil contains many healing properties, including the ability to heal irritations, reduce inflammation and provide nourishment to your skin as well – all while preventing further irritation to your skin. That’s the information you need to take to help your skin!