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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 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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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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Super remover!

I get really bad pimples, but what pimples aren't bad. This gel is amazing! It comes in a tiny bottle but it packs a big punch. I put it on a blemish before bed & in the morning I can tell a huge difference. Sometimes the pimple is almost totally gone. I do not recommend this for in the mornings. It creates a little film over the pimple & when I have tried putting makeup on top of it, you can sort of tell & I am pretty picky about things like that showing. I will continue using this product & I recommend it to everyone. I have sensitive skin, this does not irritate it at all. I have even used it on blemishes I get on my neck which we all know is super embarrassing.

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Pretty darn good!

Works overnight magic! I put this along my jawline where I have a constant breakout of cystic pimples and by the next day they are dried out and much smaller. Love it. A little goes a long way.

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AMAZING!!!!!!!!!

I have have been using this for almost a year and every time I have pimple it makes it vanish in 2-3 days without scaring

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Not worth it
Purchased

After finding nothing but good reviews, I was eager to buy this product with my saved up Birchbox points.

Unfortunately, this did not work for me whatsoever. I used it almost every night on one stubborn pimple for about three weeks- nothing. I used it on littler, easier-to-clear pimples- nothing. It just did not do what it promised to do, and for the rather steep price (in my opinion), it was definitely not worth the time or money.

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ZAP!
Purchased

Put this on a trouble spot before you go to bed (and wash your face first, too) and the evil zit won't make you as sad in the morning. It definitely dries your skin out, which helps keep any acne from swelling/getting worse, but it may flare up sensitive or combination skin a bit. Use this in moderation!

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Wow
Purchased

I have stress related break outs in the side of my face. I bought this spot treatment in hopes of improving my skin. I was surprised by how small the package was. I applied a thin layer twice yesterday to the sides of my face. Today when I took off my makeup, I immediately noticed the small breakout spots were flatter, less noticeable, and lighter in appearance. My only complaint is the small amount and the smell.

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secret weapon

I have been using this as my secret weapon for years. i see people out and about and wish it polite to pull it out and dab it on!

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Like a Charm!!!!
Purchased

Erases zits basically over night! A little bit goes a long way, and it doesn't over dry. A new staple in my makeup drawer.

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FANTASTIC
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Got rid of my pimples AND blackheads like a miracle product! Small glob goes a very long away. and only $15 for a clearer face? YES PLEASE

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