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Kiehl's Age Defender Cleanser: A 2-in-1 clay mask and exfoliating face wash for men.
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Rated 4.34 out of 5 stars
I've been using this for a couple of weeks now and love it. I normally use the energizing scrub but wanted to try something new. I've used this as a mask and can tell an instant difference. It gets the job done without being too harsh. Fine lines reduced and texture evened out.
I?m a fan of Kiehl?s. However, not a fan of the Age Defender Cleanser. Perhaps I have a bad batch, but 2 issues
1) Lot of air volume in the tube. So much so that the initial use required a healthy squeeze to get any product. I would estimate that 1/5th of the tube was empty. Somewhat disappointed in that given the cost.
2) Based on the pictures I expected the consistency to be something close to the typical face scrub or something like toothpaste. However, what I got was the consistency of a warm milkshake. Squirting product in my hand would pour through my fingers if I didn?t keep my hand closed. Shaking the tube you can hear it sloshing around. Rubbing on my face I felt no abrasion or scrubbing action. Perhaps this is the design of the product, but it surprised me. Maybe it works better as a mask, but as a 2-3x per week cleanser/scrub I?ll stick with Kiehl?s face scrub
I?m still a fan of the Kiehl?s line for men, but for me the Age Defender Cleanser missed the mark.
Chiquo from CA
Feels good on the skin either regular wash or doing a scrub.
Sanantonioite from San Antonio, TX
Keeps my face looking great. Can't say enough about this product.
CaseyL from Pekin, IL
Smells fantastic. Cleansing without being overly exfoliating.
Jason Pullman from Dallas, TX
I like this stuff. It gives me a squeaky-clean feeling, but most importantly gives good face.
Jennifer Taylor from Portland, Oregon
My husband use's this exfoliating cleanser before he shaves and loves the way his skin feels.
Hendricks from undisclosed
I like using face washes with scrubbing action as I have pretty tough skin that isn't very sensitive to formulas. I have gone through many face washes and this is the best at washing away dirt and scrubbing out my clogged pores while still keeping my face nourished and not stripping it of its essential oils. I've been using it for over a year and will continue using it for years to come.
Bobz from Ny
Non greasy , cleans skin , reduced some wrinkles . I recommend this product.
Pp2200 from Chattanooga Tn
Great product, used to use it daily at night, then I started realizing it was staining my under shirts. Any accidental splatter from washing my face would stain my shirt, black/grey and it doesn't come off. Of course it's always on the visible neckline so now have a ton of wasted T-shirts lol.
Slicknick11 from Sacramento Ca
I had been using the Kiehl's Facial Fuel line but wanted to start addressing some age related issues with my skin. Enter this fantastic exfoliating cleanser! Ever since I've started using it my skin is smoother, brighter and more even toned. My entire regimen is Kiehl's now, but I feel like one of the most important elements of it is this fantastic scrub. Once you wet the product and rub it between your hands it turns into a great, sudsy face wash that gently removes the day's sweat and dirt from my skin. I highly rate this product and would recommend to anyone.
Mark M from Los Angeles
I've got oily skin and had frequent pimples well into my 30's. Ever since I started using this cleanser, my skin is noticeably better. I still get the occasional pimple, but they're far less frequent. I really like how well the lava clay exfoliates my skin, too.
Rjl12345 from undisclosed
Best face wash I've ever used. Cleans deep, leaves no residue, doesn't overdry, and instantly softens skin. I feel like it's hard to find a good exfoliating wash that gets a good, thick lather, but this does. Also, a small amount goes a long way; I used it every day and the larger bottle lasts me nearly 3 months.
Kell81 from Poconos, pa
This is the best in shower mask I've ever used, and I feel like I've tried them all. Can't go without it.
Heath from San Diego, CA
I've been using this a few times per week for over a year and absolutely love it. I can see immediate results, my skin is softer, my pores are smaller, and my skin tone is more even. This is one of the best facial products I've ever started using.
Buddy Undercover from Toronto, Ontario
This is the worst exfoliator. Ever! To describe how horrendous this product is, I'll use a massage analogy. It's a like a Swedish massage vs a deep tissue massage. The Swedish massage after it's done I'm asking myself "why bother. Did I actually get a massage". But a deep tissue massage - you know you got a massage. This product is the Swedish massage of exfoliators. Did I actually exfoliate my skin? And never ever trust products that claim they are two in one. Like the shampoo/conditioner products. A shampoo does one thing, a conditioner does something completely different. Just like an exfoliator does one thing and a masque does something different. What's next. A seven in one product - this one product contains seven different products. It's a shampoo, a conditioner, an exfoliator a masque, a body wash, it's car oil and an antifreeze all in one.
Paul R from Philadelphia PA
And after that sample, We have been good friends always, Good Store in Philadelphia.The products are all just so good ! Men ! Treat yourselves ! You are worth it. I am. The face moisturiser with sun screen is the best, I look forward to getting it over the holidays as a gift. Its a winner with me every time.
Tosti from Kendall
My husband likes this product.
Michael Ali from Texas
Have been using it for a while. Great stuff both as a mask and cleanser. I like using it as a mask. If you use it frequently, you will most definitely notice the difference. I see it after each use.
HumanBockwurst from Bay Area, CA
I received a sample bottle with some other products and you hooked me! Great smell to wake up to, and I like the feel of the very mild grit, and how it leaves my face feeling clean and refreshed but not completely bereft of natural skin oil. Only complaint is that the nozzle of the squeeze tube leaks a little when upright in the shower.
chippy from VA
ok first you guys make great products I don't feel the need to use this as a mask and just a wash because I believe atleast on my skin type the wash alone in a scrub in the since of cleaning I recommend not using a face wash after or before this use it alone because if you don't it will strip and dry your skin out this is a true 2 in 1 I love the other scrub as well if I had to pick I guess it would come down to weather if it's hot probably the facal fuel scrub because of the methol but if it is not that hot and I want to hurry and get clean this one keep up the great work a request tho please bring back facal fuel spf 15
Linz315 from KY, USA
I truly do love this exfoliating cleanser. Every time I try something new, I always come back to this. I'm just sad that it never seems to go on sale, EVER. Still worth the money to me though! It's the only physical exfoliator that I can truly tell a difference overnight.
Sandra b from Marina del Rey
I accidentally purchased this and love it! It's for men but I absolutely love this product. Will purchase again!
Mrsricarica from Los Angeles, CA
My husband loves this and uses it religiously. Loves how it makes his skin feel.
Briantravel from Los Angeles, CA, USA
Works really well. I mostly use as a cleanser 3x a week, but also works as a quick mask.
Don't recommend as a mask if you have dry skin. But the clarifying and tightening effects are good if you do.
Only thing I would wish for is if they still sold a 1oz travel size. Great for carryons.
mestengo621 from maine
use this as a quick face wash in the shower & as a leave-on mask and both leave your skin feeling great. one of my favorite kiehl's products!
Grmagic from United States
Love this cleanser. I use this cleanser before jumping in the shower to wash it off. you can also leave on for about 10 minutes and use it as a mask as well.