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Save Your Skin

Categories Grooming

The quick fix plan to detox tired and stressed skin.

L’Occitane Aromachologie Rebalancing Black Soap

Body and face washes now dominate bathrooms but the right soap still has a crucial part to play. If you’ve ever sat in a sauna with a garlic or whisky lover, you know that body skin is affected by diet and lifestyle choices. To get rid of impurities and excess sweat after a workout, scrub yourself all over with a handful of this olive oil and eucalyptus soap which purifies skin by up to 90 per cent. $28; au.loccitane.com

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Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque

Most men spend only a few minutes washing their face, which is too short a time to draw out excess oil and dirt. Environmental pollution can combine with the natural oils in your skin to form a waxy coating leading to inflammation and congestion. Detox your face after the party season with this fast-acting mask, rich in volcanic ash, Japanese charcoal and chemical exfoliants. Skin looks brighter and more supple after one use. If your skin needs an all-out intervention, apply up to four times a week. $65; dermalogica.com.au

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PC4Men Soothe + Smooth

After sucking all the gunk out of your face, care must be taken not to repeat the cycle. Almost as light as water, this fast-absorbing lotion tackles red bumps, razor burn, clogged pores, zits and even fine lines. Blemishes are kept at bay and skin looks smooth-as. $38; paulaschoice.com.au

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Clinique For Men Exfoliating Tonic

A not-so-secret weapon for keeping your face free of dry, dead flakes, this oil-free formula is a revamped version of Clinique’s top-selling Scruffing Lotion. A great prep for shaving, a few swipes combats clogged pores and in-grown hairs to leave the skin squeaky clean and less prone to zits. Also available in an Oil Control version. $36; clinique.com.au

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