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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If you need a mask to pull up all the dirt and "gunk" from out of your pores, then this is the task master for the job. It is chock full of clay which is very drying (those with very dry skin may opt out), but it's also deeply purifying. You can use it as spot treatment in a pinch or bathe your face in a mask. Either way, this stuff works.

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Love, Love, LOVE this!

I've been using this since it came out in the late 80s to early 90s and I still love it. It gets out all the dirt from deep in your pores without being overly drying. I have very dry skin and just need a little extra moisturizer after using it.
My skin always glows after I've used it!

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Can't keep it out of my teenager's hands!

Don't let the color fool you, this does not smell like charcoal! I like a mask that dries and washes off rather than peels. My dry skin felt nourished, my daughter's acne prone skin felt smooth. I will be ordering this religiously, and am already ordering more Origins products.

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Love this!

I love this product! I usually use it 1-2 times a week. I will be ordering this product when I run out of my sample. My face feels so clean and fresh after every use.

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Just ok

I did not get this in my birchbox, but I did go out an get a sample somewhere else. I had a bad breakout after using the mask, but then I achieved clear skin. I will give this a few more tries to see if I still like it.

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Cleansing Mask

I've used a handful of origins products and they are all high quality. I like this mask because of how it brightens and cleanses my skin. It is not super drying and does not get uncomfortable if you wear it longer than five minutes (and I have sensitive skin). I wish that it had an exfoliating component to the mask because I have acne-prone skin, but it there is some deep cleaning which is more than what I get from just washing my face. I would recommend this product for those with oily/combination skin.

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Anything from this brand never disappoints. Works nicely with any skin tone or skin issues. I would buy this product again.

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best detox skin mask out there
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Love this mask. It is gentle on your skin but mean on those pores! You can really feel the clean after 1 use :)

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I used this sample, and then my boyfriend was curious as to "how that stuff works" and wanted to try it as well. I swear ever since I fell in love with BB he has become more and more apt ot borrow my beauty products and it is adorable.

But anyways, this stuff worked great on both of us! Unclogs pores, sucks up oil but doesn't dry out the skin and best of all it doesn't smell funny. Two thumbs up!

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good mask

I liked this. The scent is a bit strong but I felt like it really cleaned my face and neck.

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