With the winter chill showing no sign of abating, men with sensitive skin are once again battling to keep their faces irritation-free.
Our skin puts up with a lot at this time of year, and the idea of going into facial hibernation until spring can be a tempting one. But let's be honest, beards can be hard work and aren't for everyone - just ask 2008 Joaquin Phoenix.
'Don't be afraid to take a day off'
Each time you shave, a small layer of skin is removed from the face, so grabbing the razor daily can often cause more problems than it solves. Shaving once every few days promotes healthy recovery, and regularly leaves you with that fashionable 5 o'clock shadow look too.
It's easy to think skincare for men is solely a mainstay of your morning routine, but keeping a small post-shave balm in the office can give your face a vital hydration boost when you're at your busiest.
'Don't go cheap'
Home-brand men's grooming products may be softer on the pocket, but they're full of harsh chemicals. The Native Man natural skincare for men range is effective, kind to your face and the environment too.