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charcoal rescue masque

charcoal rescue masque

all-in-one, detoxifying treatment

All-in-one treatment masque detoxifies, brightens and invigorates normal to oily skin. Activated Binchotan Charcoal powerfully adsorbs impurities while Sulfur promotes cell turnover for dramatically brighter skin.Learn More

All-in-one treatment masque detoxifies, brightens and invigorates normal to oily skin. Activated Binchotan Charcoal powerfully adsorbs impurities while Sulfur promotes cell turnover for dramatically brighter skin.Learn More

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charcoal rescue masque

All-in-one treatment masque detoxifies, brightens and invigorates normal to oily skin. Activated Binchotan Charcoal powerfully adsorbs impurities while Sulfur promotes cell turnover for dramatically brighter skin. Volcanic Ash, Sea Silt, Bamboo Extract and alpha hydroxy acids further accelerate skin brightening with dual-action exfoliation. Niacinamide helps reduce congestion and calm the skin while Chilean Wild Mint helps refine pores. Formulated without artificial fragrances, colors or parabens.

benefits

  • Detoxifies, brightens and invigorates normal to oily skin.
  • Provides physical and chemical exfoliation for visibly revitalized skin.
  • Addresses signs of skin aging, breakouts, and dullness all at once.

how to use

After cleansing, apply generously to face and throat, avoiding the eye area. You may experience slight tingling. After 3 to 5 minutes, lightly massage with very wet hands to enhance exfoliation properties during removal. Rinse thoroughly.

quick tip

Use whenever skin needs "rescuing."

ingredients

Water/Aqua/Eau, Kaolin, Bentonite, Maris Limus (Sea Silt) Extract, Sulfur, Lactic Acid, Niacinamide, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Butylene Glycol, Mandelic Acid, Calcium Sulfate, Bambusa Arundinacea Stem Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Charcoal Powder, Volcanic Ash, Peumus Boldus Leaf Extract, Phytic Acid, Naringenin, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil, Panthenyl Triacetate, Glycerin, Galactoarabinan, Glyceryl Polyacrylate, Xanthan Gum, Ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Benzoic Acid, Phenoxyethanol.

Dermalogica is dedicated to maintaining the accuracy of the ingredient lists on this website. However, because ingredients are subject to change, we cannot guarantee that these lists are complete, up-to-date and/or error-free. For an accurate listing of ingredients in each product, please refer to your product packaging.

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charcoal rescue masque
 
3.2

(based on 121 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (56)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (45)

56%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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5.0

Must-have product

By 

from Birmingham, UK

Comments about charcoal rescue masque:

Genuinely don't think I could live without this as part of my skincare regimen from now on. I use it in the bath and when I'm done, splash a small amount of water on to my face and rub it into my skin for a couple of minutes as it also doubles as an exfoliator. My skin feels squeaky cleeeean and looks delightfully plump and pink when I leave the bathroom :) I follow with a generous application of UltraCalming serum and a good night's sleep and honestly I'm convinced I wake up with brand new skin. I've never written a review in my life but I'm so impressed by this- ladies: providing you don't have overly sensitive skin, buy buy buy! I have oily/ combination and this really clears my spots up. I use it once or twice a week, especially great the day after a night out drinking! I can't recommend enough.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
1.0

Burnt face/horrible side effects

By 

from New york

Comments about charcoal rescue masque:

I applied the mask and felt the burning sensation and as I removed it, my whole face was burnt red. It feels horrible. I read the reviews on the other site and there are so many women that experienced same side effects. Please be cautious, I wouldn't buy it. I hate them for ruining it for me.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
5.0

Lives up to the hype

By 

from Los Angeles, CA

Comments about charcoal rescue masque:

I was interested in this charcoal masque trend that I see everyone talking and posting videos about. I wanted to start with my most trusted brand of course, since I was pretty wary. I have to say I was really impressed with this masque! It totally lived up to the hype of the charcoal masque trend. However, be sure to not leave it on longer than what they recommend. I set my timer wrong and when I took it off my skin was a bit red and sensitive - totally my fault though! After a few hours it was fine. Also, make sure to plan and do this masque when you are not going to go out in the sun all day.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
1.0

Collected in pores

By 

from Iowa

Comments about charcoal rescue masque:

First Dermalogica product that I would not recommend. Left dark residue in pores - even after I washed with Cleansing gel. Next day used micro abrasion and removed most. I do not have large pores or breakouts - so perhaps on a different skin it may react differently. I will stick with Skin Refining Masque - love it!

  • How old are you?:
  • 55-65
 
5.0

Amazing

By 

from Dallas, TX

Comments about charcoal rescue masque:

I used this last night before bed. I gently cleansed my face dried it and then applied a thin layer. I have to say I looked a bit scary with it on. I let it sit for about 10 minutes washed it off and applied the toner, anti-aging serum, skin smoothing moisturizer and the primer that came with the "skin rescue kit". RESULTS: my skin feels smooth like a baby, it shrunk my pores and generally gave my skin an overall healthy glow. I was a bit pinker in tone than usual but that is normal for me after I do anything to my skin. I did smell the Sulfur in it which I remember from sulfur masks the dermatologist would make me use in the 1980's to fight acne. But Sulfur is just good medicine for clear skin so the tiny pimples I get these days are shrinking and healing-up nicely. The smell will be gone after I shower today. The results outweigh the smell. I will be buying more of this product.

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  • 45-54
 
5.0

I plan to buy the product again.

By 

from NC

Verified Buyer

Comments about charcoal rescue masque:

This is a really good product. I've only used it twice but I like the feel it gives my skin. Would certainly recommend to others

 
1.0

Never ever ever ever again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By 

from Australia

Comments about charcoal rescue masque:

Was so excited for this product. Thought I'd treat myself to some pampering only to find as I removed the mask my face was bright red!!! Burning and stinging. Have a cold, wet flannel on it at the moment praying that it fades soon!!! Will never use again ever!!

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Don't use this product!!

By 

from Lincolnshire, England

Comments about charcoal rescue masque:

I've been receiving acne treatment for around 6 months now and have never had a bad reaction to any other treatment. My dermatologist gave me a sample of the charcoal rescue masque and after using it for no longer than the packet told me to, my skin is sore and looks sunburnt. The first thing I'd like to say is that the sample packet says you should leave the mask on for 7 to 10 minutes so you might want to fix that, secondly all your responses to reviews say that the mask is for oily acne prone skin which isn't sensitive. My skin IS oily and acne prone and as I've said I've never been sensitive to any other treatments. Now I just have to hope my skin recovers before my sixth form ball in 5 days.

  • How old are you?:
  • Under 18

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

In love with this product

By 

from Brea, CA

Comments about charcoal rescue masque:

I am 59. I have a good skin except my pores. I had been using Lancôme for the hope of shrinking my pores. Nothing happened. My cousin recommended me this detox charcoal product. Amazing that one time, one time only and I can see my pores shrunk like a magic. also my face muscles are tighten nice. Love it.
If your skin is sensitive, you should use less minute to allow your skin get use to the products.

  • How old are you?:
  • 55-65

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

It's awesome! Definitely will purchase it again...

By 

from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Comments about charcoal rescue masque:

I love this mask (Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque) so much. The mask is easy to apply. However it does have an almost ocean smell that doesn't really fit in with the charcoal. It's not a strong scent and easy to get past. It worked wonders for my concern areas and I was super pleased to find out my sensitive skin didn't have a bad reaction. I felt tight on my face, applying moisturizer fixed this. My skin looked refined and purified and the red patch on my face was majorly diminished though after using this.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

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  • Q:

    Ive noticed that in the reviews that everyone said it left there skin very red and raw, almost like it is sunburnt. Why is that ? Also what is the best way to take the masque off?
    Asked on 11/19/2016 by Brittany from OH

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Brittany,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Please note that Charcoal Rescue Masque is an exfoliating masque that is not for sensitive skin. Please do not exfoliate prior to using the masque and remove with water for the best results. It will brighten and detox the pores.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 11/21/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Can i use daily microfoliant in the morning and charcoal rescue masque in the evening of the same day?
    Asked on 10/20/2016 by Ade from Nigeria

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Ade,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. If you are sensitive, please do not use them in the same day. If you have a lot of acne, it is ok to use one in the morning and one at night.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 10/20/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    this product gave me rashes, extreme feeling of burning and redness like sun burn. will it go away soon? I read reviews there are other people with same reaction. is this expected? normal? what should I do? I am applying ice on my face!
    Asked on 10/9/2016 by Rhonda from Boston

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Rhonda,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Charcoal Rescue Masque is an exfoliating face masque. Please do not use it immediately after exfoliating. Too much exfoliation can sensitize your skin. To be honest, the first time I used the product, I felt sensitized. Then, my skin eventually acclimated to it. It's one of my favorite ways to treat under surface congestion.

      The masque can be used up to 4 times per week. However, if you are sensitive to the exfoliants in the masque, once every other week may suffice. If you try to use it again, you can do a patch test in an inconspicuous area to make sure you will not react negatively to it.

      Finally, if you are completely unhappy, you are welcome to return the product where it was purchased. All of our authorized vendors are backed up with our 30 day satisfaction garauntee.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 10/10/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Although it has no vitamin A nor salicylic acid, does it contain any essential oils, herbs or carrier oils? If so, which ones? And what info can you provide regarding volcanic ash safety during pregnancy?

    Kind regards, E. Reiner
    Asked on 9/30/2016 by Reiner from Haifa, ISRAEL

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear Reiner,

      This masque is safe to use during pregnancy as it does not have Salicylic Acid or Retinol. The masque is not contraindicated for use while pregnant. You can also confirm with your doctor.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 9/30/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Does this masque contain microbeads ?
    Asked on 9/10/2016 by Sarahsa from Northamptonshire, UK

    2 answers

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      A:

      Dear Sarahsa,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Charcoal Rescue Masque does not contain Microbeads.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 9/22/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. This masque does not contain Microbeads. However, it does contain the exfoliating agents of Volcanic Ash, Sea Silt and AHAs.

      Kind Regards,

      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 9/12/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Exfoliate before use?: Should I exfoliate at all before using this mask, or would that be too much? I've read that exfoliating before some masks makes them more effective, but I don't want to put my skin through too much before using this.
    Asked on 9/8/2016 by ellienoell from Tallahassee, FL, USA

    1 answer

    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Charcoal Rescue Masque has exfoliating agents in it, so please do not exfoliate before use.

      Kind Regards,

      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 9/8/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Do you apply to wet, damp or dry skin?: I have used this mask once and applied it to my freshly washed skin which I patted dry with a towel. However it was slightly difficult to spread and therefore I wish to seek some clarity please.
    Asked on 8/30/2016 by ClareD from Berkshire

    3 answers

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      A:

      Dear ClareD,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Please apply a medium-thick layer to dry skin. If it is not spreading easily, you need a thicker layer of the masque.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 9/30/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
    • A:

      I use it on freshly washed skin, barely patted with a towel so still fairly damp, and before using the toner spray. It smoothes on pretty well that way for me.

      Answered on 9/1/2016 by 54Liv from Long Beach, CA
    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Please apply a medium to thick layer on dry skin.

      Kind Regards,

      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 8/31/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    The ingredients list "sea silt" , what exactly is it , and it's origin?
    Asked on 6/24/2016 by Timbo from UK

    1 answer

    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. The Marine Silt is marine mud or clay sometimes referred to as Fango. It's origin is mineral and it comes from France.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 6/28/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Is this ok to use if pregnant?
    Asked on 1/31/2016 by Jackinthebox79 from Sydney NSW, Australia

    1 answer

    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your question. It is ok to use Charcoal Rescue Masque while pregnant, as it does not contain Salicylic Acid or Retinol.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 2/1/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    will this masque help to remove blackheads?
    Asked on 12/17/2015 by gia117 from New Jersey, USA

    4 answers

    • A:

      Yes and other congestion too, it worked for me

      Answered on 7/25/2016 by Anuska from Blackpool, UK
    • A:

      To be honest no. It is better on breakouts. For blackheads i would go for gentle exfoliant . It would prevent poors from being blocked with sebum, and thus sebum being oxydised which is essentially what a blackhead is.

      Answered on 6/17/2016 by Yulia24 from Russia
    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your question. A professional Skin Treatment is the best way to remove blackheads. That being said, this masque can keep them away, and prevent them. You may use it 1-3 times per week as your exfoliation and masque step.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 12/18/2015 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
    • A:

      Yes it will diminish them in one use for better results use twice weekly.

      Answered on 12/18/2015 by Tdan from Chicago, IL, USA
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