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
4.5 out of 5 stars, based on 1,240 Reviews 1,240 Reviews
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Like going to the spa

Love this product! After about 5-10 min the mask dries and tightens up. Washing it off feels like you're washing away all of the grit, grime, and build up on my skin.

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My holy grail!

This is the best purifying mask in the world. This has been my holy grail for two years, now, and I have two backups at any time. I love how well this cleans and how it draws out all the garbage from my pores.

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Clears out the gunk
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I'm a huge fan of this mask - after you apply it it really feels like it's sucking out all the nastiness from your pores. This and a good night's sleep is like a facial.

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Not impressed....

Yes, this product does leave your skin feeling soft and clean but as far as removing/diminishing blackheads, couldn't tell a difference. I have been on the hunt for something to remove/loosen blackheads for months now and sadly, the hunt is still on.

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l o v e this mask

I was sold at Active Charcoals, so I bought this full-size w/o sampling it. NO REGRETS. I use this once or twice a week, and sometimes as a spot treatment as another user mentioned. Great mask for deep cleaning, and doesn't feel drying at all!

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Loved this mask so I purchased it!
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I was so impressed with the sample size I received in my Birch Box that I ended up buying it from Birch Box. I have acne prone skin and I felt it left my skin soft and clear after using it. I steamed my face first to open the pores then applied the mask and left it on for half an hour. I use this mask twice a week.

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Pretty good
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After reading all of the glowing reviews of this product, I was a little disappointed. It's a good mask, don't get me wrong, but it wasn't as amazing as I was expecting. I'm actually wondering whether the deep cleansing has resulted in a couple of breakouts after I used the mask. You know how when you get a facial sometimes you'll break out afterward? I think that same thing happens to me with this mask.

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LOVE
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I've had my eye on this Origins produce but never wanted to spend the money on the full size bottle UNTIL I received the sample in my box! I use about once a week and definitely notice my skin is less pink and irritated. I use it as a mini facial, applying a hot towel, the product, letting it dry, then wiping it of with warm water.

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Incredible

This stuff is just amazing. It feels like it is physically pulling the dirt out of my pores during the 5 minutes that I keep it on. It will feel tight as it dries like other clay masks but the charcoal really does something different than clay. I would definitely recommend this to a friend.

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Love it!

I was so happy to see this product in my Birchbox! I am such a huge fan of this mask, it makes my skin feel fresh and clean without drying it out. Once a week, this is my go to.

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