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Put a stop to pimples before they start with ORIGINS Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask.

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A leopard may not be able to change its spots, but thanks to this fast-acting acne treatment gel, we can get rid of ours in a hurry. The naturally-derived formula kills pimples at their source, eliminating bacteria and speeding up the healing process. Calming ingredients soothe away any lingering redness.

How it Works

If Superman were a pimple, then salicylic acid would be kryptonite. This powerful ingredient cleans up all the bacteria, debris, and oil from even your worst breakouts. Caffeine and red algae—two of nature’s best skin soothers—wipe away any irritation or redness.

How to Use

Dab a tiny amount on breakouts as soon as you see them pop up.

Please contact Customer Service (877) 487-7272 for ingredients.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Sadly, not impressed.
Purchased

I like to think that I am the lone victim of adult acne, that the world is out to get me, but I know that I'm not. However, with the bazillion people out there suffering from breakouts, how come there isn't a miracle product to fix our faces?!
Is that too hard to ask?! Apparently... I had high hopes (maybe therein lies my dissappointment) with the Origins acne treatment set that it would at least help. I used it for 3 months and didn't notice a difference. For the price, I'm left wanting. Things didn't get worse though, so that's good.
I do love the smell!

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Great and not drying
Purchased

I used this in tandem with a topical retinol and a prescription topical antibiotic and it still didn't dry my skin out. Made the healing process for my spots much faster.

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Avene
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This is the best cream I ever used....non greasy and sinks into the skin with perfect weight...I love this product!!!

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Best Product & Last Forever

I've been using this for about 4 years and I still have the same bottle! This works like a charm on my occasional blemish, without drying out surrounding skin as much as other products. Highly recommended!

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Spot On

I've been using this for several years. It's a tiny bottle, but lasts forever. Great for that sporadic zit you may get, even as an adult. Dries quickly and perfect size for travel.

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Gets the job done - erases acne before they fully form
Purchased

Got this for my husband and he uses it daily on spots that seem like they might turn into something, and he loves it. I've used it as well here and there and am really impressed on how quickly it works. I think that if spots are caught early enough, this ends up being a great prevention mechanism.

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Works fast, great price

Don't be fooled by the small size of the bottle, a little bit goes a long way. If I put this gel on a pimple at night, I see a difference by the time I wake up in the morning. I have sensitive skin, but this is gentle enough I can put it all over my problem area (my chin) and I don't have any of the redness issues that I get with some other acne treatments. I wouldn't recommend this product to wear during the day because it creates a film over the skin you apply it to and can look flaky after a few hours. Great emergency pimple treatment!

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Happy with the results

This product works! I have tried many acne products and most don't work and even hurt my skin. So I was very happily surprised with this worked on my breakouts.

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Wow
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I ordered this for myself, but my 16 year old was in dire need for help, so I gave it to her. the next morning she called it a miracle worker, and I haven't gotten it back.

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it works!

This stuff definitely works to keep breakouts under control. I just started using it recently and have been super impressed with the results. Much better than other spot treatments I have tried.

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