Skincare FAQs

1. What is Mantittude?

Mantittude is an Indian Skincare brand specifically for Indian men. This brand offers a range of skincare products developed for men while keeping their skin and usage in mind. At Mantittude, we understand the unique skincare needs of Indian men. That's why all our products have been expertly created with the understanding that men's skin requires gentle yet effective care.
Paraben Free – Skincare products which are free from parabens are called paraben free. Parabens are a type of preservative used in skincare to prevent growth of bacteria or other harmful microorganisms. Parabens are avoided in men skincare due to their ability to mimic the production of estrogen hormone. Paraben exposure is suspected to cause hormonal imbalance which is another reason for avoiding parabens in skincare products.

Sulfate Free – Sulfate free means that the product does not contain sulfates as a cleaning agent in the products. SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) and SLES (Sodium Laureth Sulfate) while effective in cleansing can strip the skin of its natural oils which may cause skin irritation or dryness of the skin. Sulfate free products use milder form of alternative cleansing agents which are gentler on the skin.

Cruelty Free – The concept of cruelty free products is that the animals are not used to test the harmful effects of the ingredients or the final product. The cruelty free products are tested using alternative methods but do not involve animal testing.

No Nasties – No nasties refer to products which are free from any undesired ingredients in skincare products. It generally indicates that the product will not lead to any undesirable effect on the skin.
The best sunscreen for men is the one that offers broad-spectrum protection against both UVA and UVB rays. Mantittude offers a specially formulated Shield Your Skin Sunscreen with SPF 35 PA+++ for Indian men that provides complete protection and is suitable for all skin types.
SPF or Sun Protection Factor is a measure of protection against the harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. SPF primarily indicates the level of protection against UVB rays, which are responsible for causing sunburn and skin damage. SPF 30 sunscreen filters out approximately 97% of UVB rays, while SPF 50 sunscreen filters out about 98%. It's important to note that no sunscreen can block 100% of UV rays. It is recommended to reapply sunscreen every two hours or as directed on the product label. Mantittude Shield You Skin Sunscreen SPF35 is a broad-spectrum sunscreen and protects against UVA and UVB rays. PA+++ gives highest levels of UVA protection.
The best face wash for oily skin is one that helps to control excess oil production and prevent breakouts while ensuring that it does not dry out the skin. Mantittude Clean Up Nice Face Wash is a perfect option as it contains activated bamboo charcoal that unclogs dirt, oil, and impurities from the skin, leaving it feeling clean and refreshed.
The best moisturizer/cream for men depends on the time of the day usage. The morning moisturizer should be lightweight, non-greasy while providing long-lasting hydration while the night cream needs to be slightly thicker and contains ingredients which helps recover the skin from the day exposure. Mantittude Light Up Day Moisturiser is lightweight and extremely comfortable to apply while Mantittude Restore Your Skin | Night Cream works while your sleep to make your skin recover from the day stressors.
It is recommended to use face cream or moisturiser twice a day. One should use a moisturiser in the morning as it is light and quick to absorb while in the night a cream which is of slightly thicker consistency should be used so that it lasts throughout the night even when it meets the pillows. Usage of moisturiser or cream twice a day keep skin hydrated and fresh and helps in reducing fine lines or any other signs of aging.
The best anti-aging cream for men is one that contains powerful antioxidants and anti-aging ingredients such as retinol, vitamin C, and hyaluronic acid. Mantittude Restore Your Skin | Night Cream is an excellent option as it contains a right blend of retinol with natural ingredients that help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, leaving the skin looking younger and more radiant.
The best face cleanser for men is one that helps to remove dirt, oil, and impurities from the skin without stripping away its natural oils. Mantittude Clean Up Nice | Facewash is a great option as it contains natural ingredients that help to cleanse the skin thoroughly while keeping it hydrated.
Face serums deliver concentrated doses of active ingredients like retinol, vitamin e etc for targeted skin care. They are light weight and quick to absorb ensuring that they go deep into the skin to provide hydration, brightens complexion, reduces signs of aging to ensure even toned skin. Few drops a day elevates your skincare game to the next level.
The best moisturizer for oily skin is one that is lightweight, non-greasy, and helps to control excess sebum production. Mantittude Light up | Day moisturizer is a great option as it contains ingredients that help regulate sebum production and keep the skin shine-free.
Facial scrubs work great in exfoliating sin of dead cells and dirt which clog the pores leading to acne. Scrubs should at least be a part of a weekly regime for every man, and it is recommended to follow it up with a mask for bright even toned complexion. However, the scrub can be used more than once in a week especially if the skin has been feeling extremely oily or just dull. Ensure that one should be extremely gentle while scrubbing and should not be rough as that can lead to skin inflammation.
The best face serum for men is one that contains potent anti-aging ingredients but does not irritate the skin such as retinol, vitamin E and hyaluronate acid. Mantittude Perfect Your Shine | Face Serum is an excellent option as it contains a blend of natural ingredients that help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, leaving your skin looking even toned and radiant.
It is best to store skincare products in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight. Exposure to heat and sunlight can reduce the efficacy of the products and cause them to deteriorate faster.
A men's face wash is typically designed to remove oil, dirt, and impurities from the skin, while a cleanser is a milder form of face wash that is designed to remove excess oil and impurities without stripping the skin of its natural oils. A cleanser is suitable for men with dry or sensitive skin, while a face wash is recommended for men with oily or acne-prone skin. Regular use of our “Clean Up Nice” face wash can help improve the texture and appearance of your skin, leaving it looking brighter and more radiant.
Lip Balm is the most undermined but important part of skincare regime. Regular use can maintain the heath and appearance of lips keeping them comfortable as chapped lips can be extremely painful. Lips are thinner and have fewer oil glands hence they dry out often and more than the rest of the body. A good lip balm keeps lips soft without making it sticky. Mantittude Kiss Ready Lip Balm has no phthalate, no parabens and is a good addition to your skin care to keep your lips as healthy as the rest of your skin.
Yes, you can use a men's face cream on your body. However, face creams are typically formulated for the face and may be lighter for the rest of the body and hence not as effective. It is best to use a body lotion or cream for the rest of your body.
You can determine if a men's skincare product is suitable for your skin type by reading the label and checking the ingredients. If you have oily or acne-prone skin, choose products that contain salicylic acid or natural ingredients like charcoal powder. If you have dry or sensitive skin, choose products that are gentle and contain moisturizing ingredients like hyaluronate or glycerin.
The best way to apply men's face moisturiser/ cream is by first washing face with a gentle cleanser and patting it dry. Take a small amount of face cream or moisturiser and apply it evenly on your face and neck. Massage it gently on the skin until it is fully absorbed.
Men's moisturizer is designed to hydrate and nourish the skin while providing additional benefits like anti-aging and create a barrier which protects from environmental damage. While a face serum is a lightweight, fast-absorbing formula that contains high concentration of active ingredients and is designed to penetrate deep into the skin to deliver targeted benefits.
The best face wash for dry skin is one that helps to hydrate the skin and prevent it from becoming dry and flaky. Mantittude Clean up Nice Face Wash is a great option as it contains natural ingredients that help to nourish and hydrate the skin, leaving it feeling soft and smooth.
While it is counter intuitive, yes even men with oily skin should use a moisturizer. Moisturiser helps in maintaining skin balance and health. If the men with oily skin do not apply moisturiser, it can trigger the sebaceous glands and produce more oil on the skin leading to higher chances of Acne. Look for a lightweight formula that is specifically designed for oily skin and contains ingredients which contains inflammation and squalane which help in providing hydration.
Yes, men need face cream at night. The function of the face cream at night is different than from the day moisturiser. Men’s face cream for night should contain retinol to fight signs of aging and ingredients which help restore the skin from the environmental stressors faced during the day. Applying face cream like Retore you Skin Night Cream before bedtime helps to nourish your skin while you sleep.
Using men's facial cream can help improve the overall health and appearance of the skin. It can help to keep the skin hydrated, prevent dryness, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and protect the skin from damage caused by the sun and other environmental factors.
The best natural face wash for men is one that is gentle and effective, and free from harsh chemicals and synthetic fragrances. Look for products that contain natural ingredients like aloe vera, tea tree oil, or chamomile, which can help to soothe and nourish the skin while cleansing. Our “Clean Up Nice” face wash is specially designed for Indian men's skin which is thicker than women's skin. It's highly effective in removing impurities while keeping the skin hydrated and healthy. Regular use of our “Clean Up Nice” face wash can help improve the texture and appearance of your skin, leaving it looking brighter and more radiant.
The best time to apply moisturizer for men is after showering or washing the face, as this is when the skin is most receptive to absorbing moisture. It is recommended to apply moisturizer twice daily, in the morning and at night, to keep the skin hydrated and healthy. However, the skin cream for night should have different ingredients than the day. Mantittude Light Up Day moisturiser is light and absorbs quickly without leaving any oily residue and Mantittude Restore Your Skin Night cream is filled with ingredients which help in restoring the skin cells while you sleep.
Sunscreen provides protection from the harmful UV rays of the sun, premature aging due to sun damage and sun burn which happens due to continuous exposure to the sun rays without any protection. Sunscreen for men should be light weight which gets absorbed quickly and leaves zero white cast while ensuring it does not make your skin oily. Mantittude Shield your skin Sunscreen has SPF 35, gets absorbed super quick and leaves zero white cast while leaving your skin hydrated and shine free. The sunscreen has hydrating properties which hydrates from while protecting from the harmful UV rays
The recommended skincare routine for men includes cleansing, toning, moisturizing, and sun protection in the morning. In the evening men should again cleanse their face, apply serum and a face cream to lock hydration. Over weekends additional steps can be added to the routine like using a face scrub followed by a mask. This helps in removing all the dirt and clearing up the pores of the skin once a week to prevent any acne or skin inflammation. It is important to use products that are specifically designed for men's skin, and to follow a consistent daily routine to keep the skin healthy and looking its best.
The best face moisturiser for men with oily skin is the one that is lightweight and quick absorbing. Look for products that are lightweight and feel light on the skin. Mantittude Light Up Day Moisturizer is the perfect morning skincare addition for Indian men of all skin types and tones.
The best face wash for men with dry skin is one that is gentle and hydrating. Face washes containing ingredients. Look for products that contain ingredients like hyaluronic acid, glycerin, or shea butter, which can help to hydrate and nourish the skin while cleansing. Our Clean Up Nice | Face Wash is specially designed for Indian men and can help improve the texture and appearance of their skin, leaving it looking brighter and more radiant.
Men can improve their skin by getting into a skincare routine by using products that are specifically formulated for them. A consistent daily skincare routine, healthy lifestyle, getting enough sleep, and eating a balanced diet is secret to a good skin hence a good appearance.
Face cleanser and face wash both serve the same purpose of cleaning the skin, but they differ in their consistency and application. The face cleanser is usually cream or lotion-based while face wash is typically a lightweight gel or foaming cleanser. The ingredients in the face wash or cleanser makes a difference in the skin feel after washing the face for e.g., a hydrating cleanser will make the skin feel fresh and not dry however an acne cleaner will strip away all oils and moisture from the skin as the face wash will contain actives to remove and control sebum production.
Yes, men can use facial serum specially developed for them which has a good blend of actives and ingredients for fighting various concerns like anti-aging, inflammation part of their daily skincare routine. Face serums are lightweight and highly concentrated and can help to target specific skin concerns like fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin tone. It is recommended to use serum after cleansing and toning, and before applying moisturizer or sunscreen.

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