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After washing your face, apply Shamanuti’s Seaweed Toner.

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Birchbox Breakdown

We don’t usually associate charcoal with cleanliness, but this natural skin cleanser is fueling a change of thought. The versatile charcoal-based formula works actively to purify and exfoliate even the most sensitive skin, and as a bonus, can also use it as a gentle shaving cream and body wash.

How it Works

The unique form of activated charcoal in this gel cleanser absorbs all kinds of impurities, from bacteria to makeup residue. It also neutralizes acidity, restores pH balance, and preps skin for moisturizer. Organic sugar maple extract sloughs off dead skin cells, while lavender and chamomile soothe inflammation and banish redness. All the basic ingredients in this cleanser are cold-processed to ensure their purity.

How to Use

Morning and night, massage a small amount into face using upward circular motions. Wait for a minute as the cleanser sets. Wipe away with your hands and lukewarm water or a damp cloth.

Aqua (Water), Lavendula angustifolia (Organic Lavender) Distillate, Anthemis nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Distillate, Sodium Cocoamphaecetate, Decyl Glucoside, Aspalathus lineans (Organic Rooibos Tea) Tincture, Vaccinium myrtillus (Organic Bilberry) Extract, Saccharum officinarum (Organic Sugar Cane) Extract, Acer saccharinum (Organic Sugar Maple) Extract, Citrus auranium dulcis (Organic Orange) Extract, Citrus medica limonum (Organic Lemon) Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Glucolactone, Vaccinium macrocarpon (Organic Cranberry) Extract, Vegetable Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Activated Charcoal, Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree) Essential Oil, dl-Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE), Hydrogen Peroxide, Citric Acid

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Perfection
Purchased

This cleanser is the first to not aggravate my skin and is slowly...finally... starting to clear my recurrent hormonal breakouts. While I still get the hormonal breakouts (those won't go away until the hormones are under control!), I haven't had any random breakouts since I started using this consistently. When I'm having a bad skin week, I use this twice a day and my breakouts clear up very quickly. I usually alternate with an exfoliator (Acure's is great!) every few days. When my skin is calm, I cleanse with raw honey in the am instead of this. Honestly, this is changing my very temperamental skin!

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OK

I thought I would love the product but after using it, I feel it is only OK. I will use the rest but I will not purchase it again. The scent was too much like perfume for me. I also didn't feel that it left my face totally clean. When I use this I always use a toner afterward.

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Great Facewash
Purchased

This is one of the best face washes I have ever used. I don't think I'll be switching for a while. I don't find the smell offensive, I really love how it smells. Most importantly, I love how it feels on my skin. I use this with the Clarisonic and my skin has really improved over the last month.

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Great cleanser

This is a great face wash. Very gentle, deep cleaning with a great scent. Seemed to shrink my pores as well.

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Amazing!
Purchased

This stuff is amazing. I received it in my Free for All box, but I quickly ordered a full-size. It makes my face feel really clean. With charcoal in it, I assumed it'd be gross, but it's not. It's a gray gel, but once you rub it on your face, it lathers white.

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I LIKE it

It is a mild cleanser that has a pleasant scent. I feel like it does a good job cleaning my face without it immediately feeling tight and dry.

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Amazing Face Wash!
Purchased

I was looking for a new face wash and bought this purely based on the great reviews. This charcoal cleanser really is amazing! It leaves your skin feeling "awake" and refreshed. Unlike a lot of other face washes I've tried, it also doesn't leave your skin with that dry, tight feeling. Hands down best face wash I've ever used!

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Best thing since sliced bread!

Got this in the free for all box & this product alone makes the whole thing worth it! It makes my skin feel immaculately clean, tight & refreshed. I will be purchasing this as soon as my sample runs out.

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Absolutely in love!!!

My husband decided to try this one evening while I was washing my face and immediately made me order him a bottle! This is definitely my new favorite item ever received in my Birchbox.

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LOVE

I love this product! So gentle and has the most amazing smell! Will buy a full size when my sample is out :)

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