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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Once a week cure-all!

I pride myself in having pretty good skin, so I never did much by way of skincare products, but as I get older - I'm starting to realize that a little more effort in prevention could go a long way.

This mask is amazing! It's incredibly gentle, fairly unscented (a more discerning nose might pick up some notes, but I've never really been able to smell much of anything), and works like a charm! I can really tell when I've gone for a while without putting it on vs. when I'm diligent about my once a week regiment. I often forget that I've had it on for a while, and end up with it drying on my face for about 40ish minutes (or the duration of whatever TV show distracts me). The result, after washing it off, is amazingly smooth skin. Just moisturizer and sleep leaves me waking up with softer skin and no trace of any one-off blemishes/spots that might have been popping up before.

A definite (and affordable!) buy!!

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Fun to use

I feel like it helped get a deep clean. It's just fun to use because it's black! Most face stuff is pastel colors so smearing black cream all over my face was fun.

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I LOVE this mask.

Dries quickly, smells great and really helps close open pores. I will definitely purchase the full size of this product.

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I like it
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My skin felt nice and soft street using this. A little stubborn to remove but my skin felt nice and looked brighter and fresher. My pores seemed slighty smaller

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Works fast

This is the fastest working mask that I have ever used. Works instantly to reduce your pores and gets all the unwanted stuff out quickly. Love it

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Be prepared for a brighter you!

This has been my go-to mask for years! I love how clear and bright my face looks afterwards. Plus my face feels so smooth. Love it!

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Love this mask...

I didn't get this in the sample box, but I have used this off and on for about 10 years. Great deep clean that isn't harsh.

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Refreshes skin

I have break outs from time to time and when I do, I put the mask on! In a few days, it calms down the redness and gives my skin a smooth texture.

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Effective

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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