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Mud, Glorious Mud

PUBLISHED : Friday, 17 June, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 17 June, 2011, 12:00am

Giorgio Armani Skin Minerals For Men - Scrubbing Mud HK$360 (125ml)

Claim: a non-foamy black mud exfoliator enriched with volcanic rock micro-minerals, intended to provide a high-precision scrub that eliminates dead cells, cleanses pores and helps with that much-sought-after perfect shave.

Aromatherapy Associates Deep Cleanse Face Mask HK$421 (100ml)

Claim: a post-exfoliation deep-cleansing mask that absorbs excess oil and replenishes vital minerals. Contains a healthy combination of antibacterial ginger and lavender alongside natural clay and freshwater mud. Also works for blemishes and breakouts.

Kiehl's Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Masque HK$200 (5oz)

Claim: a cleansing 'masque' rich in minerals used to eliminate dead surface cells while minimising the appearance of pores. Contains white clay sourced from Marajo Island near the Amazon River.

The verdict: Armani's scrub was energising when used during a morning shower, and left the skin a lot smoother, for a closer cut. Aromatherapy's Face Mask is a refreshing cleanse, but took a bit of effort to remove. Kiehl's takes the metaphorical mud cake - the brand has always been known for quality men's facial products, and its mask is easy to apply, quick drying and the pores show less after one application.

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