ORIGINS Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask

2016 InStyle Best Beauty Buys winner!

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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LOVE! My favorite mask
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I cannot say enough good things about this mask. I love the brand, Origins, in general but the mask exceeded my expectations. The mask is priced at a reasonable price for one but more importantly, my face feels smoother and my pores appear a little smaller. I love this product and can see myself purchasing this item again.

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Major help for acne

I love this product. I've gone through two full tubes of it because it's a stable of my regimen. I did initially experience a break out the first couple of times I used it because of how the charcoal draws buildup out of the skin, but because of that quality it's great for when you have those lurker pimples that won't come to a head. It's wonderful for detoxing the skin without being overly-drying. Love love love.

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Okay for a mask
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I have only used this a couple of times but I think it does an okay job of getting everything out of my clogged pores. But I think there are other products that are more effective. For example, I used it yesterday and had a pimple today which is highly unlikely for my skin after I have used a mask.

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Amazing!!
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I love this mask. It's like the skin on my face is brand new after I use it. It's also fun to snapchat really gorgeous charcoal-covered selfies to my friends while I'm waiting for the mask to dry. Will definitely purchase again once I run out!

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Great product
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This has really helped my pores clear up and become smaller. It is also gentle on my skin which is very senstive.

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Great mask!

This is a great mask. You can definitely feel it working. I used it mostly for acne and it cleared everything. I would buy it again!

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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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Clear skin
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I've really enjoyed using this product. My only complaint is about the burning sensation that's present for the first five minutes. Otherwise this product left my skin soft and clear.

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A simple mask that works well

I have fairly normal skin, but every now and then I'll get a bad breakout that needs to be nipped in the bud. This is my secret weapon: I wash my face with hot water to get the pores opened up, and then (without drying my face off) put a liberal amount of this mask on and let it dry. It helps me clear up my breakouts in no time, and it doesn't get overly tight and uncomfortable. It's the only mask I need!

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