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How does male skin differ from female?

If you’re wondering why male and female complexions start to differ from 20s onwards – facial hair aside – there are a few key differences which explain the variance in how skin appears and ages.

Male skin characteristics:

  • It’s 25% thicker
  • Has less underlying fat
  • Has more collagen (until 50s/60s onwards)
  • Can appear plumper & fuller
  • But can be more resilient, resulting in it feeling dry & tough
  • Is also more likely to be oilier (with larger sebaceous glands)

Gender aside, all our skins require a tailored skincare routine and TLC. These are just some of the factors to take into consideration when selecting the best treatments and skin care for your own face.

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