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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Feels amazing!

Really felt clean and tight after using. Left my skin butter soft!

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Love it!
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Definitely my twice weekly miracle mask! Any time my skin looks dull or rough, this mud pack will take care of it. The only downside it it takes a lot of product to get a good layer going to make it work

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Thick, Firm Charcoal Mask
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The mask is creamy, goes on easily, dries and tightens quickly, and is a breeze to remove. My skin felt so soft and tight after using it once!

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One of my favorite masks

I love this stuff. Improves my skins clarity. I like that it gets really hard so i know when to take it off. Does take a little scrubbing to get off the face but it doesn't bother me. Have purchases numerous times.

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Not sure what to think
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So heard rave reviews about charcoal masks and decided to try one. Weird putting a smelly black product on my face. Left it on my face for a while because it was suppose to dry on my face and did not. I ended up washing it off and saw no difference and had to wash my face.

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Best Mask Ever!

This has been the best mask I have ever tried. I have tried multiple---clay, charcoal, green tea, gel, sheet masks. I luckily don't have any strong facial skin concerns, and this worked very well. Easy to apply, you can feel it working, smells good. Definitely recommend!

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smooth skin
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Skin feels smooth and soft after use. Maybe blackheads look a little smaller?? Not as noticeable of a change in blackhead status as I wanted... I'll still use it though...

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One of the best masks available

One of my favorite Origins products. Both my husband and I use this and love it. Purifying and cleansing without drying! And, the smell is sooooo yummy!

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Great charcoal mask

I've used this mask for years, and it's great. I definitely see a decrease in breakouts after using it. While I don't like it as much as the Boscia black peel off mask, I think this is a much better value, since one container lasts for awhile. Because this isn't a peel off mask, it's better used right before showering so you can scrub it off in the shower.

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Amazing mask for my acne prone skin!

I was interested in trying out this mask for a while, and was hesitant because I'd heard that is can be really drying, and could break you out since it draws out impurities that much. I tried to follow steps like a spa treatments, and it really helped.
Some tips:
1.Definitely steam open your pores up to helps it draw grime out completely.

2. Pop a moisturizer on after, or in best case scenario follow it with a hydrating mask. I tried it with the Fresh Rose Mask after, and my skin looked hydrated and ultra clean afterwards.

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