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on 6/12/2016 8:19:00 PM
More reviews by Floralunaselene
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
First off, this product is amazing! Let me explain why: it helps cleanses the skin and removes the excess dirt, makeup, oil, etc. It heats up which helps open pores and it feels nice. I noticed clearer skin within days. It definitely helps cleanse the face and make skin feel soft and clean. It's really quick and easy to do and like it suggests, it only takes a few minutes out of your day. I really do recommend this product. I have oily skin and this helps a lot.
on 6/1/2016 2:12:00 PM
More reviews by Katherineescarcega
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Miracle blackhead killer , I really recommend this to people with oily acne prone skin , helps take out the excess dirt and oil , and helps with breakouts , and don't be a little girl IKNOW it's hot when you add it on your face BUT SUCK IT UP !!! its NORMAL THAT MEANS ITS DOING THE EFFECT OF OPENING YOUR PORES AND CLEANSING IT!!!!!!!
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on 2/4/2016 11:21:00 PM
More reviews by joleneg
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
So this product was previously "Self Heating Mask", but is now called "Self Heating One Minute Mask" with Natural Charcoal. I was specifically looking for a mask with charcoal, ever since I heard of it's pore clearing abilities. My skin is combination, dry and sensitive with an oily T'zone at times, visible pores, and the odd, random pimple.First off I loooove the 4 individual packets, each contains the perfect amount of skin goop😉You have to apply this mask to damp skin, after I applied it I left it for 5 mins, then I wet my fingers and massaged it in as per package directions. Then rinse.Because I only used this once so far, I don't know how great it is at removing blackheads etc... but I did notice my pores look smaller, and my skin feels super soft, clean, and tingly fresh. The tingle only lasts a min.Also, I have sensitive skin and some masks are very irritating, and cause redness, and a tight dry feeling. But this one did not ! The scent is also very light and pleasing. Very happy with this mask!
on 1/9/2015 3:52:00 AM
More reviews by annafefifofanna
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Coarse
Omg I just tried a sample of this and had to quickly review it. I don't know about the long term effects of this product and whether or not it makes your skin any better or worse. But upon my first impression I loved it!!! I have eczema and therefor sensitive skin but this didn't bother me as it bothered others. Honestly I was having a rough day at work and came home and decided to try this out after washing my makeup off. It felt freaking amazing! It heats up as soon as you start to rub it and it gets pretty hot so if you're really sensitive to heat then I'd beware. But it cools down after a few seconds and it feels like a breathe of fresh air on your face. Similar to the feeling of an icy hot or Vicks vapor rub- you feel the cool through your pores and nose. It's really calming and relaxing and makes your face feel so fresh afterwards for 5 to 10 minutes. My face felt smooth and looked a little brighter. Yes the product is a bit sticky and thick but that didn't bother me at all since its a mask I was assuming it would be a thick texture. I'm going out to buy some of these and I definitely recommend. Never have I tried a face mask and enjoyed the feeling of it on my skin as much as this product. I'm not giving it a 5 only because this is my first impression. I will update it after a few more uses.
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on 1/2/2015 8:55:00 PM
More reviews by juliedealer
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
My pores have been more obvious in the last year. I was searching for a mask when I came across this. I have used and still use the strips and like them. It left my pores much less pronounced and my skin smooth.
on 10/18/2014 11:46:00 PM
More reviews by Lo08
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
I live in the city and had heard about the benefits of using charcoal masks if you live in an urban environment to help get all of the junk in the air out of your skin - I use a charcoal cleanser and it works okay (won't buy again but will finish the bottle) so I decided to try charcoal masks. These come in these little packets that can be irritating to open and then you have to squeeze this gunky gel out of them that kind of sticks to your fingers. Once you put it on your face it begins to heat up which is really nice in the winter time and then once you wash it off it cools, almost like putting menthol on your face. You can buy a lot better charcoal masks for the same money which exfoliate way better, in my opinion. There aslo isn't a lot of gel in the packages so unless you really squeeze it all out you likely won't get enough to really cover your face, especially since you're only supposed to leave it on for a few minutes. This one is worth the $2 for that warm oozy feeling on your face after a long day outside in the winter but other than that, you won't get much out of it.Slight warning - if you are using a prescription acne medication like Tactuo/Epiduo or Biacna/Ziana you should stay away from this mask for a few days. My skin didn't mind it while I was on the Biacna but I used it the day after I used Tactuo (24 hours after) and my face was on fire after washing it off. The feeling went away after a minute or two but painful enough for me to come online and warn everyone else!
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 9/29/2014 7:21:00 AM
More reviews by reggiemoon
When I saw this in target recently I kinda freaked out and bought 4 of these. I loved these masks in middle school and I don't know if they only stopped carrying them in my area or if they totally went away but I was really excited. The old mask changed colors and I don't remember it having charcoal but the redesign still has that warming and then cooling sensation which feels amazing. It also has exfoliating beads and charcoal which my acne prone skin seems to like. The box come with 4 packets plus a bonus packet. So you get five uses per box. I cut one open and use it in the shower once a week. I rub it in until the heat stops and the cooling begins and then I leave it on for 3 or 4 minutes. It feels so good!
on 9/3/2014 12:50:00 AM
More reviews by lthoms
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
When I saw this in the store I was really excited to try it out. I love the benefits of charcoal on oily skin and with the heat of summer my face has been an oily mess with super sized pores I really liked the feeling when I first put it on and even after rinsing my skin felt incredibly clean and soft, however there was no difference in my skins health or look even after using it a couple of times. It's $8 and it doesn't do anything special so I don't plan on using it again.
on 8/27/2014 3:27:00 PM
More reviews by windy218
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
Received this as a bonus product paired up with the biore deep charcoal cleanser. I would not repurchase this product as it didn't do anything to my normal/combination skin and for 4 packets at $8 i think it is a bit much. First off, i liked the sensation this mask applies on, a few seconds of heating then afterwards i felt the cooling effect through out the whole time the mask is on my face. There are little scrubby particles in this mask, not alot but good enough for gentle exfoliation. As far as doing what it claims, i see no "purifying effect" on my blackheads or pores. It just left my face feeling clean and refreshed. There are better products out there that does what it claims and get more product out of $8.
on 8/7/2014 9:50:00 PM
More reviews by Danielleox
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
The formula of the product has changed, and is also repackaged. I have been recently breaking out, and this was on special at chemist warehouse for $5, so I thought I would give it a go. It heats up when applied to the skin in a thick layer, you could definately get 2 uses out of one packet. I think it would be better packaged in a tube, for easier access. The skin cools down once washed off. I think it helped to reduce the appearance of blemishes, but did not remove them. Still happy with the results. Although I dont think I would pay the full price ($8) for this product.
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