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Our Top Skincare Supplements For Men  

Our Top Skincare Supplements For Men  

The skin is our largest organ and is hugely affected by nutrition and lifestyle. We know that men’s skin is different to women’s, but what does this mean for your diet? Here’s our guide to our top skincare supplements for men.  

Vitamin C  

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Although men’s skin is typically thicker than women’s, male collagen levels still decrease with age, causing a more fragile skin structure with lower production of elastin and oil. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient which supports collagen function and promotes healthy skin. (1) Vitamin C also protects the skin from oxidative stress, a process which damages cells and contributes to ageing. 2 

Retinol  

High levels of testosterone in the body can cause the sebaceous glands on the face to produce excess oil. As a result, men can suffer with greasier skin with larger pores. Retinol, otherwise known as vitamin A, improves pore function by preventing blemishes from forming. Retinol is also thought to control excess oil production and support skin hydration, making it a must-have for all male skin types. 3 

Zinc  

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Regular shaving of the face can cause the skin to become sensitive and dry. Zinc is an essential mineral which contributes to the maintenance of normal skin. (4Its anti-inflammatory properties have been linked to reducing redness, making it the perfect choice for minimising post shave sensitivity. Zinc and magnesium work together to support your general wellbeing, so you might want to try a supplement which combines these essential nutrients. 

A lack of hydration affects skin texture and this can increase the appearance of fine lines. Hyaluronic acid is a moisture-retaining molecule found naturally in the skin, which declines as we age. Using a supplement can help to boost your levels of this important substance.  

Alpha Men  

If you’re looking for a supplement to support your overall wellbeing as well as your skin, try Myvitamins Alpha Men Tablets. This blend of over 35 essential vitamins and minerals includes biotin to support healthy hair and skin, (5) vitamin C to protect cells from oxidative stress (2) and zinc to maintain skin health. (4We’ve also added magnesium to reduce feelings of tiredness, (6making this multivitamin the perfect addition to your daily routine.  

These supplements are a great way to boost your skincare routine from within. Find out more about skincare supplements for men and shop the full Myvitamins Beauty range here.  


  1.  Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of skin. 
  2. Vitamin C contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress. 
  3. https://www.healthline.com/health/beauty-skin-care/how-does-retinol-work#how-it-works 
  4. Zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal skin. 
  5. Biotin contributes to the maintenance of normal skin. 
  6. Magnesium contributes to a reduction of tiredness and fatigue.  

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6116811/ 



Katie Lambert

Katie Lambert

Writer and expert

After studying History at The University of Leeds, Katie moved back to her home town of Manchester to start a career in content writing. Katie has a passion for health and fitness and enjoys running in her spare time. Her favourite topics to write about include healthy recipes, performance strategies and general wellbeing.