When it comes to men’s hair care, finding the right products to enhance your natural hair can be a game-changer. But depending on the makeup of your hair, not every product will be a slam dunk. Experimenting with new hair products requires some consideration for factors such as hair porosity, scalp condition, and your current care routine, but if you’re looking to boost your hair game, MenSalon in Rochester, MN is here to offer an assist.

Exploring New Hair Products

Take note of the products you currently use for your hair care and evaluate their effectiveness. Are they providing the desired results? Are there any specific concerns you want to address, such as frizz, volume, or texture? Understanding your hair’s unique characteristics and your desired outcomes will guide you in selecting new products. Some things to consider as you browse current and future products include porosity, skin condition, and setting a men’s hair care goal. This will give you a bit of direction as you dive into the deep world of care products.

Selecting the Right Hair Products

Porosity, your hair’s ability to absorb and retain moisture, can make a major difference in how your hair “holds” certain products. For example, if you have low-porosity hair, lightweight products that penetrate the cuticle easily are ideal, while high-porosity hair benefits from richer, more hydrating formulas. If you use the wrong type of product for your porosity, it can make your hair feel heavy, brittle, greasy, or unusually dry. And the same goes for your beard.

Scalp and Skin Conditions 

Once you’ve gotten a handle on your porosity needs, scalp and skin conditions should be taken into account next. Some men may experience dryness, dandruff, or sensitivity, requiring specialized products to address these issues. It’s essential to identify the root cause of any scalp problems and select products that are designed to alleviate them. A cared-for scalp and nourished skin promote healthier growth and overall hair appearance.

Trying New Products

Trying new products can be overwhelming, but seeking the help of a salon professional can make the process smoother. At MenSalon, our skilled stylists can assess your hair type, recommend suitable products based on your needs, and even demonstrate how to use them effectively. They can also provide valuable tips and insights on styling techniques and maintenance routines to maximize the benefits of the products you choose.


If you’re looking for a new direction for your natural hair, MenSalon is here to help. Call our stylists at (507) 288-1836 or visit our website here for more information on men’s hair care and product support. Make your appointment in Rochester, MN today!