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After exfoiating, lock in hydration with a Kyoku's facial moisturizer.

Kyoku for Men

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Kyoku founder Asim Akhtar was so awed by the youthful skin quality of men living in a small village in Japan that he set out to create a skincare product line that would incorporate ingredients native to the town. This deluxe facial exfoliator uses ash, walnut shells, bean powder, and rice bran to slough away dead skin cells and leave your face looking fresh, so you’re ready to go out and discover your own inspiration. Who knows, someone might discover you and be inspired to start a skincare line.

How it Works

Vitamins A & E balance the skin’s pH and reduce the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. Natural ash, adzuki bean powder, rice bran, walnut shells and goat’s milk pull excess oils from the skin while gently exfoliating to remove particles that can clog pores.

How to Use

Apply to wet skin and massage gently (let the scrub do the work) all over face using circular motions, then rinse off. Use 1-2 times a week, as needed.

Water (Aqua) , TEA Lauryl Sulfate, Disodium PEG-12 Dimethicone, Copolyol Sulfosuccinate, Glycol Distearate, Lauryl Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Acrylates C10-30Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Pumice, Juglans Regia (Walnut) Shell Powder, Phaseolus Angularis Seed (Adzuki) powder, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Bentonite, Caprae Lac (Goat) Milk Extract, Glycerin, Methyl Gluceth 20, Fragrance, Manito, Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin –E), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin-A), Titanium Dioxide, Mica, Iron Oxide, Triethanolamine, Phenoxyethanol, Capryl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Menthol, Disodium EDTA, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Not quite agressive enough
Purchased

It cleans okay but I think it needs to be a little grittier if you only use it twice a week. It is a little do gritty to use daily though.

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This feels great

Everything is good about this product. The smell is nice, has a solid scrubbing power and feels like it makes my skin tight and firm in a good way. I am tempted to purchase their daily cleanser too.

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Great face cleaner

This is a great face cleaner, I enjoyed it and I would definitely buy again from birchbox. Great brand and think Kyoku is great!

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My favorite scrub

This is my favorite scrub out of the 20+ I have tried. After about a weeks worth of use my skin looked noticeable better. My face had a nice glow to it, and it was clear of acne/ingrown hair/red shaving bumps. It has the perfect sized scrubbing particles and there is enough of them to really feel like you get an effective scrub.

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A little too gritty

It worked well to exfoliate but it was a little too gritty for my husband. He has pretty sensitive skin. :)

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Great stuff!

I was using this stuff before I even knew what birch box was. It is still the best exfoliater that I have found thus far. It smells good and has enough grit to know it is working But not so much that it's uncomfortable to use. They also make an awesome shaving cream.

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Good product!

My husband likes this scrub. It's gentle enough to not irritate the skin, but tough enough to keep his skin smooth for days after using. Overall, a good buy!

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Excellent product

I thoroughly enjoy using this product and fully recommend it as well. The scent is awesome and it actually contains volcanic ash. I can feel this scrub working everytime I use it.

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Wow!

This facial scrub is wonderful! It has a very unique, pleasant aroma to it. The exfoliating particles feel great on my sensitive skin, and I'm left with such a refreshing feeling.

I highly recommend this product!

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Awesome Facial Scrub

I was using a mass market facial scrub for the longest time but you can really tell the difference with this higher end product. Does not leave your skin dry but rather firms it up. Plus, how cool is it that you can say you washed your faced with volcanic ash!

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