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Clinique City Block™ Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel

When used in your skincare, charcoal is proven to get rid of impurities without stripping your skin. With each use of this charcoal-infused gel, it sweeps away excess oil while effectively removing makeup and dirt from even the deepest of pores. Suitable for all skin types, it’s gentle enough for daily use—leaving you with “ooh-aah” radiant skin every day of the week.

Clinique City Block™ Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Gel
4.3 out of 5 stars, based on 2,435 Reviews 2,435 Reviews
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I don't get the whole charcoal thing. It went on gooey and I didn't care for that it didn't seem to glide like I wanted. It was more sticky and gooey. It was ok at removing my makeup but not great

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Gel Cleansers are not for me
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I haven't had much luck with gel cleansers. They initially feel great on my skin but then I break out.

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Eh
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I don't like charcoal in my products... DX The smell is not nice, and although this product tightens my pores, it also has the tendency to dry my skin out and causes major flaking. This charcoal mask comes in a very generous sample size, but the product itself irritates my sensitive, oily skin.

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Didn't work
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I liked how this had virtually no scent and it's smooth texture. But it didn't get all my makeup off. I don't see how it's supposed to remove pollutants if it's not removing mascara from my face. I don't want to use more than one product to remove makeup, but this will be great for someone looking for a more gentle cleanser.

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Charcoal face mask
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This mask is okay, I have had better. I am very uneasy about this brand. I have used their eye makeup remover and my eye were red, puffy and burning for a while.

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Seems more for men
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I have a skincare line im very loyal to. I tried this just to see and wasn't impressed. The cleanser felt very tacky and thick. I also felt like it took a lot to remove it when rinsing it off.

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Not a Fan
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The charcoal left black smudges and residue in my sink. I really didn't feel my face was clean after using it. If using a charcoal face wash is something you prefer Clinique is a great line, so the product would probably work for you. Just not my cup of tea

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Not for me
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I like using charcoal cleansing products, but I feel that the Origins charcoal mask yields better results for me. My skin is normal with occasional oily patches and I didn't notice anything impressive with this cleanser. Maybe this will have an effect in the long run, but I don't plan to run that experiment

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Made My Me Breakout
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This product made me breakout. I have used other charcoal products before and they haven't had the same effect. I don't have overly sensitive skin, but for some reason it just didn't like this product.

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Clogged my pores
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I can't remember the last time that I had a pimple on my forehead but I got one after using this and a few others as well. I'll go back to my old cleanser.

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