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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
4.5 out of 5 stars, based on 1,248 Reviews 1,248 Reviews
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I really do not enjoy purchasing masks. I only ever use them when I get a sample... I do like Origins as a brand but do not think that they really do too much for my skin needs. I have mild acne that occurs once a month and this mask should be perfect but... I used it a few times and noticed no difference. For me to spend money on this I need to see something special in my skin. Otherwise it's just another product to spend money on that doesn't do anything.

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Awesome
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I love a good mask. This one is perfect for my oily skin, and it made my skin feel nice and tight after.

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unsure
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I'm not entirely sure it did anything. My face didn't feel much different.

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Great mask!
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The mask tingles and feels great! This product took a while to dry, but I loved the results afterwards. I would recommend the product to my family and friends!

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fave!
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leaves my face feeling so smooth and fresh! noticeably smaller pores

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Didn't quite work
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This is supposed to unclog pores, but it made my oily skin break out. Won't be repurchasing

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Great product
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I've been using this product for about a year now and I love it! I have always had really oily skin that is prone to breakouts and this helps clear my skin from all of that. The product itself is really thick and it feels good once you put it on your face. It takes a few minutes to dry out and tighten up and once it does all you have to do is rinse it off. Afterwards it'll leave your skin feeling really soft. I usually use this after my cleanser and before my toner. It's best if you open up your pores before using this with warm/hot water rinse or with a warm moist towel that you put on your face for a minute or two.

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Clean
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I am a slave to mud masks - I've tried every product under the sun. I really liked how this one tingled a bit as it dried. For some reason, I always feel like that's cleaning my skin better. No idea if it's true or not, but hey, I like it.

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Average product
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Didn't notice much after I took the mask off... didn't really stand out for me.

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So Happy!
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I was ecstatic to get this product in the June 2013 Birchbox. I had heard a lot about this product at my local Macy's and it didn't disappoint! It leaves my skin feeling great and nourished!

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