Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Oil-Absorbing Mask

Does your blotting paper look like a piece of clear plastic wrap when you’re done wiping your face? If you answered “yes,” then it’s time to bring out the big guns. This gentle-yet-powerful clay mask from Paula’s Choice zaps grease, targets blackheads, and improves texture without drying skin or giving it that uncomfortably tight feeling. The result: remarkably soft, smooth, matte skin.

Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Oil-Absorbing Mask
4.7 out of 5 stars, based on 34 Reviews 34 Reviews
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such a nice clay mask
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This mask is so different from the normal masks! It doesnt get tight, it almost soaks into your skin. I tried it on my hand the first time and after i washed it off, my hand was noticibly brighter and softer. It also has a nice smell. its really calm, and not at all perfumy. its a very nice, clean smell and it feels so good on my skin. Less oily, less red. Love it!!

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Still testing it out
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I am still testing this product. After the first few uses I did not see a significant change in my skin. Over time I think my overall pore size has been reduced, but I will have to continue using the product to attest to its long term affects.

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Very nice!
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This is another great product from Paula's choice. I have been using it twice per week and my skin is significantly less oily and redness is decreased. Not irritating and did not tingle on application. A key part of my weekly skin routine!

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Good but not great
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I like to experiment with masks and this is a good overall basic oil-absorbing mask. It's not the best but it's certainly far from the worst. It's a good staple to use a couple times a week as part of my skincare routine.

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Good Clay Mask
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I am a collector of clay face masks because or my oily skin, but this one is pretty good. I wasn't sure how it would come out since Murad's Clarifying Clay Mask is one of my all time favorites, but this mask held up pretty well. it goes ok thin and dries restively fast with a tingling sensation at first. it does aboard a good amount of oil too so I usually use it in the morning to reduce my oily patches throughout the day.

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works

This product battles acne and aging. There is no smell. It goes on easily. They do recommend following up with a sunscreen after using the product.

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Love the product line but...
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The only thing I did not like about this mask is the fact that it left my skin a little red after I washed the mask off but when I woke up in the morning it was back to normal. It did leave my skin less oily and I have yet to have a breakout but not sure I would repurchase just because of the redness, it was a bit uncomfortable til it wore off. I will have to try another mask to see if I can get the same results with less redness.

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Great Mask
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I was looking for a mask so I came to my trusted Birchbox community! I love this mask. I think it's a great value too.
Really relaxing and refreshing mask. I ordered it to help with oily skin during the summer in the South. Would recommend to friends.

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It was okay
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Honestly, I bought this product because it stated it would absorb the excesses oil on my face. I think it made me break out worse. I love the toner in this product line, but was not impressed with this face mask.

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Great mask for oily complexions
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I love this mask! It is great for keeping my oily and acne-prone complexion clear. I use this once a week to keep my oily complexion at bay. It does feel quite dry and tight on, but I notice that my skin is much less oily after using this once a week.

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