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Put a stop to pimples before they start with ORIGINS Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask.

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A leopard may not be able to change its spots, but thanks to this fast-acting acne treatment gel, we can get rid of ours in a hurry. The naturally-derived formula kills pimples at their source, eliminating bacteria and speeding up the healing process. Calming ingredients soothe away any lingering redness.

How it Works

If Superman were a pimple, then salicylic acid would be kryptonite. This powerful ingredient cleans up all the bacteria, debris, and oil from even your worst breakouts. Caffeine and red algae—two of nature’s best skin soothers—wipe away any irritation or redness.

How to Use

Dab a tiny amount on breakouts as soon as you see them pop up.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Wow

I ordered this for myself, but my 16 year old was in dire need for help, so I gave it to her. the next morning she called it a miracle worker, and I haven't gotten it back.

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it works!

This stuff definitely works to keep breakouts under control. I just started using it recently and have been super impressed with the results. Much better than other spot treatments I have tried.

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Super remover!

I get really bad pimples, but what pimples aren't bad. This gel is amazing! It comes in a tiny bottle but it packs a big punch. I put it on a blemish before bed & in the morning I can tell a huge difference. Sometimes the pimple is almost totally gone. I do not recommend this for in the mornings. It creates a little film over the pimple & when I have tried putting makeup on top of it, you can sort of tell & I am pretty picky about things like that showing. I will continue using this product & I recommend it to everyone. I have sensitive skin, this does not irritate it at all. I have even used it on blemishes I get on my neck which we all know is super embarrassing.

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Strong, potent, not for sensitive skin

I like this when I have severe issues with my skin, but it is a spot treatment and should definitely be used sparingly.

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Good product

I put a teeny amount of this product whenever I break out, and it takes care of the problem overnight. My only warning would be to not use it multiple nights in a row, because it will quickly dry out skin. Also, I would not suggest using it during the day because it dries a little shiny, which looked weird when I tried to apply makeup over it. Overall though, it's a great product!

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Pretty darn good!

Works overnight magic! I put this along my jawline where I have a constant breakout of cystic pimples and by the next day they are dried out and much smaller. Love it. A little goes a long way.

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Great product

I suffer from hormonal acne around my chin, and this product really helps blemishes heal. I find it's particular effective for spots that you catch early, when you first feel some pressure and a lump forming. I put a dollop on the spot at night and by morning it's looking less angry.

The one thing I don't like about this product is it's not suitable for daytime wear with makeup. Makeup does not sit well on top of this spot creme, rather gets very flakey and sometimes peels off.

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Pretty good

I like this. It helps attack my pimples. It's very strong and could harm sensitive skin if applied to small white heads so I would mix a little bit with some moisturizer and apply it all over the face if you have a whiteheads problem like me. I am not sure if it is worth the price but it definitely works.

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Great product!

A few months ago I started getting slight bumps on my forehead after years of not having acne. I have sensitive skin, and found this product was mild enough to use almost every day and made my bumps go away!

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Essential!

This is an essential to my skincare routine! I tend to get bad breakouts around that time of the month, especially in the chin area. A few dabs of this product quickly dries out the pimple and fades it within just a few days. A small bottle lasts forever.

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