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If the beach is your ideal spot for rejuvenation and detoxification, take the experience home in Herbivore Botanicals’ Sea Clay Bar Soap.

Herbivore Botanicals

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Sometimes the key to a quality clean is found in most unlikely ingredients. This ebony bar of soap comes infused with bamboo charcoal, which happens to work as a gentle, natural cleanser, purging skin of impurities and toxins. It lathers up a smoky gray, but don’t worry: You’ll rinse off clean and crisp as a fresh, green shoot.

How to Use

Work the soap into a lather, then rub the bar over your face or body. The purifying power of bamboo means it can also serve as a clarifying facial soap.

Saponified oils of Olive, Coconut, Sustainable Palm, Activated Bamboo Charcoal, essential oil blend including Tea Tree and Bergamot.

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Soft and Not Dry
Purchased

I have started using this soap in my daily facial regiment. I love how it doesn't dry out my skin like other bar soaps. I even use it in the shower. My friends have noticed a difference in the complexion and look of my face. It's brighter and I have less acne.

I would absolutely buy this soap again.

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I will need more!
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Love this bar! I use it for my face and it is squeaky it is so clean. I love that feeling!

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Average Charcoal Soap
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I was hoping to replace a quite expensive bar soap with this activated charcoal soap, but so far, not so good.

I've only been using this soap for a week, but I've already started having breakouts! I have combination skin with an oily T-zone, and by mid-afternoon, I'm shiny- something that didn't happen with my previous cleanser.

The smell also is a deterrent. It's very mildly scented, but what there is to smell, smells like old urine. It's only during application that you can smell anything.

Pro's to this soap: Great lather, great price and size, skin does feel clean after washing.

Con's: not effective (for me), smell

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Pretty awesome
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I heard many things about charcol's clarifying effect in beauty products & I will say this soap/brand leaves my skin squeaky clean. I just wish it was a larger bar of soap...in almost 1 week it's half the size although it lathers really well (I shower with it everyday) it also doesn't have much of a smell & was hoping for more bergamot. I think I might try the sea salt one too

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Great product
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I really enjoy using this soap! My skin feels so soft afterwards. I would more than likely buy this again!

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Oh so clean!
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This soap left my skin soft and supple. It could be the bamboo and charcoal talking, but it did feel like the impurities from my skin were washed away. I followed with my favorite moisturizer and admired my skin.

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Great find
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Really great soap. Takes a bit to lather upon first use but once it gets going it REALLY gets going. Smell is faint but pleasant. I wish I could bottle this into a fragrance. I'll be buying again. It makes my skin silky smooth and fresh and not dry one bit

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Charcoal is great
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Charcoal is great for a really clean feeling. It's a little expensive but it does work great for cleansing your skin.

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Decent
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This soap didn't do anything crazy for my skin. It's been a harsh winter so it's hard to judge this cuz mostly every soap for me this time of year won't moisturize enough. Scent is undetectable and lather is too much work. Just OK overall.

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good
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i really like this bar of soap. my friend got it and i loved it so much i bought a full size. cleans good without being too dried out like some bar soap. great exfoliator as well.

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