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Mankind Grooming Box: The Apothecary Collection

This must be the best and most luxurious bundle of this year! And even Black Friday won’t be that! The Apothecary Collection is worth over £239, yet it only costs £55 RRP and is only available at Mankind.

(Please note that Mankind is actually offering 15% off this collection*, just use Code: GROOM15).

However, this is not the only reason why we fell for it. We also really liked the carefully curated assortment of luxury male grooming essentials.

The collection is centred around exciting, innovative formulations at the cutting edge of male grooming, and giving you the opportunity to discover them for yourself. What else could you ask for?

The six products you will find inside

Argentum La Lotion Infinie Body Cream, 200ml (worth £84.00)

Rediscover your skin’s youthful capacity with ARgENTUM’s la lotion infinie Body Cream, an intense, soothing moisturiser that targets problem areas on the body to leave it feeling soft and replenished.

Backed by years of scientific research, the 99.5% natural origins cream harnesses the same powerful ingredients as the iconic cream, a blend of Silver Hydrosol and DNA HP. Working together, the ingredients melt quickly into skin, instantly hydrating, tightening and strengthening skin to create a barrier against oxidative stress. Its dose of caffeine stimulates circulation for re-energised, radiant skin, and small cutaneous imperfections will appear corrected and rebalanced. Suitable for all ages and skin types, the miracle cream will leave your body feeling super-hydrated, younger and softer. Infused with a signature, uplifting scent.

E-Cooking Peel Mask, 50ml (worth £37.00)

Peeling effect which smoothens and tightens creases.

The content of plant extract and Vitamin E in the Ecooking™ Peeling Mask decreases the appearance of creases and wrinkles and at the same time it gives a smoother and younger look.

Please note that Ecooking is a cruelty-free brand; they do not test any of their products on animals. All products are natural, organic, paraben-free and vegan.

The Refinery Shave Oil, 30ml (worth £31.00)

A must-have for the ultimate close shave. This fast-absorbing, lightweight oil prepares the skin for a soothing shave without leaving and oily residue. Borage, Jojoba and Rosehip Seed oil help promote elasticity and strengthen dry, damaged skin and Petitgrain, Patchouli and Geranium soothe and protect the skin.

Directions: massage 4-5 drops onto damp skin before shaving. Shave and rinse with warm water. Can be used under Refinery Shave Foam Gel for dry skin and is also effective as an intensive skin treatment when used under the appropriate Refinery moisturiser.

Babor Cooling Eye Gel, 20ml (worth £32.68)

A lightweight, oil-free, anti-fatigue eye gel the provides a cooling & massaging effect upon application. Helps treat puffy, swollen, fatigued & dry eye area.

Contains alpine stem cells to offer preventative protection against light-induced skin ageing; blended with rhodiola extract, betain & yeast extract to reduces puffiness & dark circles; loaded with polysaccharide & panthenol for hydrating benefits.Unveils a smoother, refreshed, more vibrant looking eye area.

Nanogen 5IN-1 Shampoo & Conditioner, 240ml (worth £9.95)

A combined thickening treatment shampoo and conditioner designed specifically for men. Nanogen’s 5-IN-1 Shampoo & Conditioner takes a multi-targeted approach to hair thickening.

5 easy steps to use it: 1. Cleanse, 2. Condition, 3. Strengthen, 4. Thicken and 5. Exfoliate your hair and scalp.

Please note: Cruelty free, Paraben free, SLS/SLES FREE , silicon free.

ARK Firming Serum, 30ml (worth £45.00)

Defy gravity with the vegan-friendly Firming Serum from ARK Skincare; a revolutionary, anti-ageing serum that tightens, lifts and tones sagging skin by improving resistance to gravity by promoting skin’s elastic fibre architecture.

Unleashing the ultra-firming powers of biomimetic lipopeptide Idealift™, the serum targets skin showing signs ageing including fine lines, wrinkles and loss of elasticity. Highly purified Microalgae extract delivers an instant and long-term tightening effect, while active 100% natural Hyaluronic Acid locks moisture in the skin matrix and boosts collagen synthesis. Skin appears firmer and more flexible, while fine lines are plumped and smoothed.

What else? It is vegan and cruelty-free.

And yes, it is worth mentioning again, that the total value is worth over £239 RRP however it is available at www.mankind.co.uk for only £55.

And remember that there’s a special offer running right now: 15% off this collection*. Use Code: GROOM15.

*Exclusions Apply – Expires 10th November

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Skincare

Explore our range of premium beauty brands & skincare products for men.

The Smart Facial Cleansing Massager LUNA Mini 3 by Foreo

FOREO’s newest model includes upgraded technology such as the ‘Find my LUNA’ feature on the app, and the never-been-seen-before ‘glow boost’ – a 30 second glow boost feature rejuvenating skin immediately. 
The device also carries all of the trusted hallmarks of the LUNA range including a smart Swedish design, 650 uses in a single charge, high grade hygienic silicone body and customised power levels.
£139 RRP. Shop at www.selfridges.com

Face cleaners by NAKIN

Nakin Natural Anti-Ageing Advanced Cleansing Milk. Formulated with an advanced active blend of oils, hyaluronic acid, pomegranate and seaweed extract, it helps to even skin tone and assist cell renewal.  £15 RRP. Shop at www.nakinskincare.com.
Nakin Natural Anti-Ageing Purifying Face Toner. Facial toners are like a deep clean for your skin. They help to clear pores deep down, as well as condition skin with active toning, astringent and tightening ingredients. There’s no better way to freshen skin. £15 RRP. Shop at www.nakinskincare.com.
Read StylePilot’s review here.

Face Oil by DAYTOX

DAYTOX Natural Day and Night Facial Oil is a light, dry oil that easily absorbs into the skin. Containing vitamins E and C to help fortify and strengthens the skins natural barrier, and  Almond oil, a powerful natural antioxidant that prevents the effect of stress and harmful ultraviolet radiation rays to the skin. 
£24 RRP. Shop at www.ocado.com

Peel-Off Mask by Daytox

Active charcoal peel off mask provides an intensive deep cleanse, absorbs excess sebum and combats the formation of blackheads. The result is a more revitalised radiant and refined complexion. Free of parabens, silicones, artificial colours and allergen free perfume oils. Certified vegan and cruelty free.
£20 RRP. Shop at www.waitrose.com

Egg Mousse Soap by TooCool for School

This creamy, meringue-like cleanser combines milk proteins, amino acids, and egg extracts to thoroughly cleanse the skin in a perfectly harmonious trio. Tiny particles are able to go deep into the skin, not only to dissolve oil and dead skin cells, but also to nourish for long-lasting smooth and hydration effect. Egg white extract purifies, tightens, and brightens while egg yolk extract moisturizes. Your skin is left thoroughly clean, hydrated, and glowing but NEVER feeling tight or stripped.
What is it formulated WITHOUT Paraben, Sulfate, Mineral Oil.
£18.50 RRP. Shop at www.boots.com

Gym Bag Heroes Gift Set by Green People

Post-gym grooming essentials for men in a canvas wash bag. This pack contains: Green People For Men – No. 6 Detox Shower Gel (150ml), Green People For Men – No. 8 Thyme & Prebiotics Deodorant (75ml) and Green People For Men – No. 10 Itch Away Shampoo (150ml).
£39,95 RRP. Shop at www.greenpeople.co.uk

Luxurious Soap by Urban Apothecary London

Majestic and rich. Oudh is one of the most highly valued ingredients of the perfumer’s palette. This rare and resinous wood from a tropical tree is loved for its smoky and aromatic woody character. In this oriental composition, the unique scent of oudh is freshened with geranium’s rosy tones and deepened with smooth notes of amber, vetiver, patchouli and praline.
This luxury soap has been formulated with an extra-gentle vegetable base and is enriched with softening shea butter. Use with warm water to create a luxurious lather before washing off to leave skin beautifully cleansed. Avoid contact with eyes. If product gets into eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of warm water. For external use only.
£12 RRP. Shop at www.urbanapothecarylondon.com

Irresistible Almond Collection by L’Occitane

A gift of pure indulgence, this collection contains all your Almond must-haves: 250ml Almond Shower Oil | 100ml Almond Body Balm | 50g Almond Delicious Soap | 30ml Almond Delicious Hands.
RRP of £49. Buy online, or in shops, from L’Occitane.
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Wash Bag by Manual

In Manual’s own words: “This tremendous trio are the ultimate in face rejuvenation and hair well-being. A proven cocktail of ingredients backed by science to fight the signs of ageing, maintain your mane, and keep your head all handsome.”

An original and smart approach with either a “one-time purchase” or a “subscription model”.

Power Shampoo

In a nutshell, what you need to know is that Caffeine stimulates hair follicles. Biotin is vital for keratin production. Saw Palmetto is known to strengthen and revive hair.

WHAT’S INSIDE?
Caffeine
Caffeine is scientifically proven to be a stimulator of hair follicle growth. Tried and tested. So foam up and get your caffeine fix directly to the root of the problem.
Biotin
Biotin supports healthy hair growth and not getting enough can seriously damage your hair mojo. It’s an essential vitamin for the protein synthesis sculpting that masterpiece that is your hair keratin. Michelangelo has nothing on you.
Saw Palmetto
A natural extract that strengthens and revives hair. It’s extracted from one very powerful berry. Oh hair yeah.
Natural goodness
With Ginger, Sage, Olive Oil extracts…thank you Mother Nature.

One-time purchase: Buy now for £14 or subscribe and save 15%: £11.90 every 2 months.

Mr Moisturiser

From the hands to the face, Mr Moisturiser provides unrivalled moisture and skin protection. With Hyaluronic acid, one of nature’s most hydrating molecules, which can hold 1000 tiumes its weight in water and allantoin which soothes, protects, and regenerates the skin.

WHAT’S INSIDE?
Hyaluronic Acid
It’s one of nature’s most hydrating molecules, with our skin holding 50% of the body’s Hyaluronic Acid.
It has an unrivalled love for moisture, attracting 1000 times its weight in water.
Allantoin
Allantoin soothes, protects and regenerates the skin. Bye bye dead skin, hello moisture. A world class all-rounder for keeping skin at the top of its game.

One-time purchase: Buy now for £14 or subscribe and save 15%: £11.90 every 2 months.

Wrinkle Warrior

Fighting wrinkles is a science. Luckily, they don’t have to don a lab coat. They’ve got the ultimate ingredients right here and ready to go to.

WHAT’S INSIDE?
Vitamin C
A potent antioxidant that fights the signs of ageing and neutralises skin damage caused by UV and pollution. It stimulates collagen production, helping against blemishes and hyperpigmentation. Brighter skin for that sunshine glow.
Coenzyme Q10
Naturally occurring, it’s one of the most powerful antioxidants found in the body. Aiding the skin in regeneration and repair. It helps combat the signs of ageing and wrinkles by fighting against free radicals and oxidative stress cell damage.
Peptides
Replenishing the cells and enabling your skin to hold firm, Peptides slow down the ageing process aiding in the synthesis of collagen. No more caving in.
Hyaluronic Acid
Just one gram of Hyaluronic Acid has the remarkable ability to hold up to six litres of water. Making the skin feel and appear hydrated, plump and healthy. This stuff is Triple Hyaluronic Acid – the ultimate in skin hydration and protection – penetrating your skin on many levels.

One-time purchase: Buy now for £24 or subscribe and save 15%: £20.40 every 2 months.

Shop at www.manual.co

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Anti-Ageing Face Cleaners by NAKIN

For most of us who take care of our skin, having the right cleanser plays a vital role in the first step to helping look after our skin. We need a reliable product that will dissolve impurities and daily dirt without putting a burden on the surface. 

You can cleanse, refine and comfort skin with Nakin’s natural anti-ageing face cleansers with active ingredients that detoxify and condition. They have two very special products within the range that offer a superior face cleanser routine for clear, comforted and treated skin.

Nakin Natural Anti-Ageing Advanced Cleansing Milk

Formulated with an advanced active blend of oils, hyaluronic acid, pomegranate and seaweed extract, it helps to even skin tone and assist cell renewal. 

In Nakin’s own words: “With hyaluronic acid, pomegranate and seaweed extract in the formula, you can expect the cleansing milk also to help assist cell renewal as it penetrates the dermis to promote elasticity”. 

 £15 RRP. Shop Nakin Cleansing Milk at www.nakinskincare.com.

Nakin Natural Anti-Ageing Purifying Face Toner

Facial toners are like a deep clean for your skin. They help to clear pores deep down, as well as condition skin with active toning, astringent and tightening ingredients. There’s no better way to freshen skin. With aloe and seaweed extracts it will have a gentler effect on priming the skin than a traditional toner.  

£15 RRP. Shop Nakin Purifying Face Toner at www.nakinskincare.com.

About Nakin

Every product provided at Nakin is guaranteed to have ingredients that are naturally sourced and cruelty-free. 

They don’t use anything unnecessary or artificial to alter the appearance or fragrance of our tones and cleansers, instead preferring to use natural elements like aloe vera and seaweed over paraben and silicone. 

And don’t forget that Nakin skincare range is wheat and gluten-free.