The mattifying offering promises to "absorb oil, impurities, and environmental pollutants to help detoxify skin." The charcoal powder works to draw out deep-seated debris to purify pores, while the mineral clays soak up excess oil. When I was feeling especially sweaty (my skin is more dry than oily, so I wanted to wait until I really needed some serious cleaning) I applied a thin layer and left the mask on for a few minutes, as directed.
It is used in acne products to draw out impurities, heal pimples, and prevent further breakouts. Also an anti-aging ingredient, activated charcoal is said to tighten pores and smooth the skin. It also reduces inflammation, which is significant in preventing premature aging.
I'M FABULOUS COSMETICS Intensive Detox Mask is a must have in your skin care regimen!