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ORIGINS Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores

Unlike the charcoal you toss in a grill, activated charcoal (aka 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 bamboo charcoal, white China clay, and lecithin, it gets rids of pore cloggers, environmental toxins, and impurities for smoother, clearer skin.

ORIGINS Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores
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Like an at-home spa!

Does this work miracles every time I use it? No not really. But do I feel like I'm at an in-home spa in those 20 minutes while I wait for it to work? Absolutely. My skin definitely feels much cleaner when I rinse it off. Seems to really get out deep down dirt and oil. I have combination skin though, and this seems like it might be a little too drying on dry skin. Great for oily, though!

I'm sure if I used it once a week every week like they recommend I would see more of a change in my skin. But I try to savor it, so I use it only about twice a month :)

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I love it!
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This is a great mask. it definitely absorbs dirt left in your skin and makes my skin feel great after use.

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My sister swears by this

She has larger-than-normal pores, and this scrub keeps them clear and her skin bright. A go-to mask any time of the year.

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Not drying

This mask felt great. It didn't make my face feel dry at all. It wasn't terribly difficult to wash off either.

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Does exactly what it says it's supposed to do
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I got this in my Birchbox a few months ago and just bought the full size version. I have the stingiest clogged pores and this definitely clears them out. Having oily skin, they re-clog quite often, but this mask does the trick. It is gentle yet effective. Highly recommend to people with oily skin and clogged pores!

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Great but dont get caught wearing it!
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I love this mask so much. I was skeptical about masks drying my skin out or proving useless. This worked great and I immediately saw improvements in the tone and texture of my skin after my first use. However, since it is dark gray/black, its easy to terrify roommates...

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Clears pores!

I do like this--clears pores and really feels like it's doing something

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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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gentle and calming
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my skin feels really balanced after using this. usually after a mask i get a little red, but not with this guy. i have mild acne with sensitivity and tis really helps calm everything down. this is going to stay in my regiment for some time i can tell.

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Fantastic refreshing mask

I have very dry, sensitive skin, so I was a little skeptical when I picked this up at Sephora. But it was on sale, and I had heard good things, so what the heck. I gave it a shot. Holy moly. This left my skin so soft and smooth, and my pores appeared smaller and clearer. It was gentle and rejuvenated my dry skin. I use this once every week or so, and I absolutely love it!

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