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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.

Please contact Customer Service (877) 487-7272 for ingredients.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Sadly, not impressed.
Purchased

I like to think that I am the lone victim of adult acne, that the world is out to get me, but I know that I'm not. However, with the bazillion people out there suffering from breakouts, how come there isn't a miracle product to fix our faces?!
Is that too hard to ask?! Apparently... I had high hopes (maybe therein lies my dissappointment) with the Origins acne treatment set that it would at least help. I used it for 3 months and didn't notice a difference. For the price, I'm left wanting. Things didn't get worse though, so that's good.
I do love the smell!

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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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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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life saver!
Purchased

This spot treatment is small and powerful! I love this spot treatment for a few reasons 1) it does not dry out my skin 2) works quickly and 3) does not contain benzoyl peroxide (which can bleach your clothes and towels)

It can be hard to find a spot treatment that works well for adult acne.

I will be keeping this on hand at all times in my skincare routine when needed.

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Like a Charm!!!!
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Erases zits basically over night! A little bit goes a long way, and it doesn't over dry. A new staple in my makeup drawer.

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FANTASTIC
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Got rid of my pimples AND blackheads like a miracle product! Small glob goes a very long away. and only $15 for a clearer face? YES PLEASE

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LIFE SAVER
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This product works wonders ! I put a very small dab on my affected area for two nights and BOOM its all clear , I now cannot live without this stuff. It is well worth every penny .

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Great and not drying
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I used this in tandem with a topical retinol and a prescription topical antibiotic and it still didn't dry my skin out. Made the healing process for my spots much faster.

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This is the best cream I ever used....non greasy and sinks into the skin with perfect weight...I love this product!!!

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