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Origins Active Charcoal Mask

What better way to calm myself down in the middle of packing up my life then a nice soothing blog post? Indeed. First of all, lets just marvel at how pretty and different this beauty from Origins is. I love the packaging and the colour of the mask, not to mention that there’s charcoal in it, yes that’s right – charcoal.

I need another face mask like a hole in the head these days, so I entirely place the blame for this purchase on Sinead from Viva Adonis, she’s such an enabler and doesn’t even feel bad about it! Tsk. Anyways, I digress. This mask promises to deep clean pores with it’s groovy charcoal activated action and let me tell you – it works! I’ve used it a handful of times now and have not only noticed a significant reduction in blackheads and so on that usually reside around the nose area, but a general reduction of pore visibility levels. They seem much less obvious and so clean! On top of that, my inner 14 year old just loves using this. I splash my face with warm water to open the pores, apply generous amounts of this on my nose, chin and forehead and leave it to sink it and dry. About 15 minutes later, it’s rock solid and I rinse off with more warm water.

On the Origins website it says this mask “shakes off the shroud of dullness” and to be honest, that’s the perfect description of how my skin looks and feels after it’s been rinsed off. It cost 20GBP online from Boots and I can’t recommend it enough!

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  • Reply Alex

    I’m dying to try this! It looks amazing…i mainly love the idea of putting a charcoal mask on my face ha 🙂

    August 1, 2012 at 1:11 pm
  • Reply Sinead Smith

    Nope, I don’t feel at all guilty! Everyone needs this product in their lives!

    August 1, 2012 at 4:19 pm
  • Reply Lulle

    Sounds good! I’ve never tried a black mask but I think it could be fun 🙂

    August 1, 2012 at 10:33 pm
  • Reply jeniferex

    Though I had never heard of Charcoal Face Mask but I know it must be good because growing up in the Caribbean my mother used to make us clean our teeth with ground Charcoal, and believe me our teeth were white as snow without any professional dental care. I am going to get in touch with Origins. Didi you say 200BP? how much is that in Us currency?.

    Thanks for the sharing.

    August 6, 2012 at 1:12 am
  • Reply Cocoatsecretindulgence

    Reduction of blackheads caught my eyes. I have to try this mask!

    August 6, 2012 at 12:16 pm
  • Reply MyLuciteDreams

    I adore this mask. I have been using it or like 10 years and it stills works for me. I have tried others and always come back to it. I loooove it.

    August 7, 2012 at 5:58 am
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