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Day 17 – GLOSSYBOX ADVENT-URES – The Body Shop Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask

Looks like mud, but luckily, doesn’t smell like mud! I’ve been using sheet masks for so long now, I’ve almost forgotten about the old ways! I’m looking forward to trying this mask, as although I do have dry skin, I have an oily T-zone and have been breaking out recently. I’m keen to test the claims that it draws out inpurities and also reduces pores. As for ‘tingling’, well it sounds like it must have some very active ingredients. This is the small 15ml version of this product.

The Body Shop Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask

The Body Shop Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask

Glossybox description: Inspired by Ayurvedic traditions, this 100% vegan tingling clay mask is infused with bamboo charcoal, green tea leaves and organic tea tree oil. It draws out impurities and reduces the appearance of pores, leaving you with a healthy, purified complexion that glows.
RRP / Deluxe mini 15ml, £6.00. Full-size 75ml, £18.00

Box description: Facial mask. Rinse off after 5-10 minutes

The Body Shop website description: Purifies oily skin. Reveals your glow. Unclogs pores.
What does it do for you?: Our powerful, purifying charcoal face mask is the real deal for skin that needs some intense TLC. It absorbs excess oil. Sucks out dirt and impurities. Exfoliates. Feels intensely tingly and refreshing, and gives you a bit of a healthy-looking glow – all in 5-10 minutes. You’ve been warned – get ready to pamper and purify oily skin with zero mercy.

Made with bamboo charcoal from the Himalayan foothills, green tea leaves and a little Community Fair Trade tea tree oil, this charcoal clay mask is a powerful little pot of goodness to help unclog pores.

Slather on for 5-10 minutes and enjoy the nice cooling feeling and intense tingle (that how you know it’s working, right?) Wash off well and stroke your softer, smoother-feeling skin. Your pores look reduced, skin looks clearer and glow is dialled up.

  • Tingling charcoal clay mask
  • Absorbs excess oil
  • Feels intensely tingly
  • Amazing for your at-home facial

First Impressions: The aroma when you open the pot is heavenly, earthy, and spa-like. The mask has a grit to it, so the exfoliating quality of this will no doubt help to smoothe the skin. It dries down quickly. I couldn’t detect a tingling sensation when tested on the back of my hand, but that’s probably because it’s a less sensitive area. With minimal tightening, it didn’t feel overly drying. When I washed it off after 10 minutes, the skin was soft, smooth and glowing. Really keen to try this product on my face.


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