Why is it different?
This unique charcoal gel attracts oil and skin impurities like a magnet so they can be rinsed away, leaving pores less congested and visibly minimized. Skin looks matte and feels refreshingly balanced—never tight or dry.
All Paula’s Choice products are 100% fragrance free, clinically proven to be non-irritating, and never tested on animals.
The blend of porous charcoal, natural clays (kaolin and bentonite), and tapioca starch absorb skin’s surface oil on contact. Willow bark and soothing agents calm skin, while skin-replenishing glycerin adds a touch of hydration for a balanced complexion.
How to use
Apply a generous layer all over the face and let dry for 10-15 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with water. May be used as often as needed.
Water (Aqua), Tapioca Starch (absorbent), Glycerin (skin-replenishing), Decyl Glucoside (gentle surfactant), Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate (gentle surfactant), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Cocamidopropyl Betaine (texture enhancer), Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer (film-forming agent), Bentonite (absorbent), Kaolin (absorbent), Charcoal Powder (absorbent), Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract (skin-soothing), Bisabolol (skin-soothing), Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract (skin-soothing), Lactic Acid (hydration), Xanthan Gum (texture enhancer), Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate (texture enhancer), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate (emollient), Iron Oxides (CI 77499) (mineral-based coloring agent), Phenoxyethanol (preservatives), Caprylyl Glycol (hydration), Ethylhexylglycerin (hydration), Hexylene Glycol (texture enhancer).