ORIGINS Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask

Living in the big city, we’re no strangers to clogged pores. That’s because dirt, debris, and pollution get past even the most diligent cleansing routine and bury themselves deep below the skin’s surface. Luckily, urban toxins are no match for this hard-working mask. It harnesses the purifying power of natural charcoal, ridding our skin of pesky impurities and giving us a much more radiant complexion.

ORIGINS Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask
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To strong for sensitive skin

I have sensitive skin and found this product too abrasive for me. While I do not mind some tingling, I found the product to be uncomfortable.

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Can't really tell if it works
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I've used this product a few times now, once a week and can't tell if it works. I wash my face twice daily and my skin isn't too challenging, but I live in a city and commute on foot, so I was hoping for some visible improvement. It's not so ineffective that I'm ready to quit and return, but I'd say it doesn't win on "wow" factor.

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good cleanser
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but it doesn't do anything miraculous. i like how my skin feel afterwards and am happy that it doesn't irritate my super sensitive skin. however, i bought it bc i was hoping it would help clear out some clogged pores i have in the t-zone area and i haven't noticed that it made any observable difference.

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Wasn't as great as expected

I tried this product once and wasn't as happy with it as other reviewers are. The mask felt great and calming on my face but it didn't seem to remove as many impurities as I was hoping it would. Also, my skin reacted to the mask and I was left with a couple blemishes that definitely were not there before using the mask.

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Good

This mask provided a good temporary results. It stung a bit because i have sensitive skin, but didn't unclog pores completely. It made my skin soft, and is hard to wash off because of the charcoal. I liked the way it spread on though.

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Liked it.

My skin felt smoother and cleaner after using this mask. It was weird getting past putting black right on my skin, but it felt smoother after.

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Liked, Interesting.

Used 3 times, within 3 weeks. Not sure if it made a difference. Nevertheless, I liked using it. Always put it on my face after my shower.

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No noticeable difference

I had high hopes for this product but I'm sorry to say that I was disappointed. Despite using this product on a consistent basis, there was no noticeable difference in the size and purity of my pores or of my skin tone overall.

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Give it a few chances..

After my first use, this mask just made my face pores look even more visible and gunky, and I was ready to toss it out. But I noticed that after using is 3-4 times during a week, my pores visibly cleared up (although did not shrink in size). Overall, it's an OK product and I actually enjoyed the tingly sensation that other reviewers have mentioned, but it's definitely not a miracle worker.

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Meh

I didn't really get the hype of the charcoal mask. Maybe I should research the benefits more? I felt I had to put it on really thick and it didn't especially leave my skin feeling nice or soft afterwards.

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