ORIGINS Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask

Unlike the charcoal you toss in a grill, activated charcoal—also known as activated carbon—has been treated with oxygen to remove dirt, debris, and pollution deep beneath the skin's surface. And that's just the magical ingredient in this hard-working mask. Harnessing the purifying power of natural charcoal, it gets rids of pore-clogging impurities revealing a more radiant complexion. Still not totally convinced? Read more about its good-for-you benefits people have been using for ages.

ORIGINS Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask
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One of my staples

I have suffered with acne prone skin for years. This mask is in my Arsenal when I feel my pores clogging. I have combination skin and it does not dry me out. I prefer to use out of trouble for a spot treatment though. And be wary of using before a big event. For me it pulls the toxins to the surface so right after use I can sometimes have breakouts but a few days later I start to clear up.

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Instant Glow

This is one of my favorite masks because it is reasonably priced and does a very good job of cleaning my pores.

The consistency is paste/mud and I put an 1mm thick layer on the skin. It takes 20-30 minutes to dry. I find it takes longer to fully dry than some other masks I've used. A mini fan speeds up the process otherwise if I'm in a rush, otherwise I just do some work while I wait for it to dry.

It dries to a hard clay-like finish and then I use warm water to wash it off. Little bits are tenacious, especially around the brow area and crevices. I recommend using a wet and warm wash cloth to remove the mask.

After every mask treatment, my skin is instantly glowing, it really produces a radiant effect that lasts about 1-2 hours with noticeable improvement in pores.

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I think that this is an alright face mask, however I did not see really much significant improvement in my pores and skin.

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Clay Mask Task

So first I cleansed my face and allowed to dry. Then placed the mask on using a face / foundation flat brush . it went on smooth and is tingly. Only issues removing. I used a steam towel (white) and wiped it off, but face was left with green tint. Also rewashed face but did not help. So when i put on my moisturizer, it turned green. I stopped being green after day 2.

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My favorite mask.
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I feel like it really sucks up gunk to the surface. I have used it when I have the beginning stages of a pimple/whitehead. The next morning, it develops so that I can extract it. Also doesn't dry out my skin, but I make sure to moisturize after using it, and use it once a week.

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Good spot treatment
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I like this mask as an overnight spot treatment for an occasional blemish that pops up. Put it on the spot and by morning its almost gone.

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Great
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I like the idea of charcoal absorbing impurities and all that other junk out of my skin. This is a great mask. I use it as directed and I have noticed the pores on my nose shrinking, slowly but surely. No smell, very smooth application and this size tube will last for a while.

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My favorite mask

I have been using this product for more than 5 years it has reduce my pores, leaves my skin feeling tingly and clear

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LOVE
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I absolutely love this mask, gets hard and gets rid of all my excess oil. I used to use a mask that smelled like cinnamon from organs years ago, glad i finally stumbled upon this product, a must have.

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Amazing!!!
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Open your pores and once you take it all off ..definitely see the difference..I heard about charcoal mask before but I never thought will feel so awesome .

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