ORIGINS Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask

Living in the big city, we’re no strangers to clogged pores. That’s because dirt, debris, and pollution get past even the most diligent cleansing routine and bury themselves deep below the skin’s surface. Luckily, urban toxins are no match for this hard-working mask. It harnesses the purifying power of natural charcoal, ridding our skin of pesky impurities and giving us a much more radiant complexion.

ORIGINS Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask
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its refreshing
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As far as felling fresh and clean after, I really enjoyed the mask. But it didn't really make me feel like it helped my pores that much. I have a face mask I use every so often, but this was a nice alternate.

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Smooth and healthy
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I love how this made my face feel afterwards. It was nice but not too drying or too stinky! I liked it! Perfect timing for oily summer faces!

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Fun, Different, Maybe Not the Most Effective
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This is the first I've heard of a charcoal mask, and - as such - my first experience with a charcoal mask. I love, love, love masks and peels, but tend to use sulfur or clay masks. My only experience with this mask was through the June Birchbox sample, which might have been too to use for long enough to see results. I couldn't tell a huge difference from before getting two uses out of the sample. It was also a little difficult to apply - seemed almost slippery, and didn't go on evenly. The smell isn't very pleasant either. On the up side, it didn't seem to have a negative effect on my skin (no breakouts right after, no drying/flaking, not excessively greasy). There wasn't a ton of information included about what effects the product was supposed have, so it would be helpful to know more about it from the manufacturer vs. having to look into further. Worth a try, but I'm not writing home about it.

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dissappointing
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I was really excited about this face mask when I opened my box this month, but I was disappointed. It had pretty poor coverage and didn't seem to make much of an impact. My skin didn't look any clearer after I used it.

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Love!
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This is a great product. You can feel it working, without it tingling (like other products will do). Loved the way my skin looked and felt after one use! Planning to buy the full size.

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Black mask....?
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I used this and didn't notice much of any difference in the size of my pores. Maybe you need to use it a few more times to see an effect.

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Absolutely Love

I have used this product for years and it turns a lighter grey as it dries making you feel as though it is really working. My skin always feels fresh and clean after using!

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I liked how it felt on my skin and that it rinsed off easily. I liked that my skin felt soft after I used it. I did not like that in the morning I woke up with a pimple.

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Nice product
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I love face mask and this one didn't disappoint. My face felt very smooth after using this product.

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Absolutely love this!
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Normally I shy away from masks because in the past they have taken forever to take off, but this mask washed right off and my skin felt fantastic afterward.

This is the first birchbox sample that I am going to buy the full size product because I love it so much.

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