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My skin is looking a little dull at the moment. It could be because I’ve been burning the candle at both ends, or it could be because I haven’t been eating my five pieces of fruit and veg a day – whoops! – but whatever it is, I’m not happy with its current lacklustre appearance. This is why I couldn’t wait to try this Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque to try and get it back to its usual glowing self.For a clay mask, the Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque applies surprisingly easily. As it also doubles as an exfoliator it can feel a little gritty on the skin, but I quite like that. It makes me think it’s going to really dig deep into my skin to remove all the dirt!
You apply this like you would any other mask, generously across the face and neck avoiding the eyes, and then it dries within a few minutes. Like other clay masks, once this is dry your skin is left frozen and tight, but unlike other clay masks I’ve tried, this doesn’t crack or flake. To remove you just use wet hands to massage the mask into your skin to exfoliate and then wash off as normal.
As this mask contains activated binchotan charcoal it draws out excess toxins and other impurities from your skin, while the added sulphur promotes cellular turnover for brighter skin. It also refines pores, calms redness, improves skin texture and smoothness, addresses skin ageing, dullness, breakouts and sensitivity. Phew! It really is a win win for your skin!
Having tried this you do see results almost straight away. I found my skin was noticeably brighter and definitely smoother. The only slight downside is that once I’ve used this mask, my skin does feel a little dehydrated, but nothing a good hydrating serum and face cream can’t fix.
You can find the Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque to order online HERE
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