Charcoal is no longer used in my house to draw pictures with, it is now one of my favourite ingredients to draw out impurities from my pores. I use the Bioré Deep Cleansing Charcoal Pore Strips and the Bioré Pore Penetrating Charcoal Bar together once a week. These dirt magnets are the perfect power duo to remove blackheads and excess oil and dirt for the deepest cleanse.
Pore Penetrating Charcoal Bar
It foams up white and helps purify the skin, this bar of soap reminds me of Christmas. It smells just like a candy cane which is far from what I was expecting. I first remove my makeup and rinse my face with warm water to open up my pores. Then I wet my hands and work the bar into a lather and use it to massage gently across my face (avoiding the eye area as it may sting) then rinse off with cold water. You can also massage the bar directly on to the face, the jojoba beads and peppermint gently exfoliates and leaves the skin feeling radiant.
When you’re finished, rinse off the bar in running water and store it in a dry place away from water to keep it germ-free. This bar of soap is probably best suited for combination/oily skin.
Deep Cleansing Charcoal Pore Strips
They’re simple and fun to use, they have the added benefit of natural charcoal which works three times as hard as regular nose strips to unclog pores and build-up dirt and oil that causes blackheads. The results are instantaneous my nose feels smoother and my pores appear smaller.
- Twist strip to loosen and separate slits prior to use.
- After washing your face, thoroughly wet your nose. The strip won’t stick on a dry nose.
- Dry hands. Peel strip off plastic liner. Apply to nose area, smooth side down, pressing down to ensure good contact with skin.
- Let dry for about 10-15 minutes until stiff to the touch – like papier-mache.
- Slowly and carefully peel off starting at edges, pulling toward centre. Any residue left on the skin is easily removed with rinsing.
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I do love a good pore strip – and the soap looks intriguing!
There is something oddly satisfying about using pore strips 🙂 The Biore charcoal bar is incredible <3
I’m glad you love it. I use to use biore charcoal products and that thing just sucks out the impurities out of your skin. Nice review ?
Thank you so much! The Biore Charcoal skincare range is wonderful 🙂
Love this soap, looks elegant I must try it. Great review indeed ?❤
Thank you Fiona! It will not disappoint ☺
Wonderful product range! 🙂
Thank you very much ☺
I had no idea they made soap with charcoal. I will be trying it!
It is fantastic! I absolutely love it 🙂
I will really need to try it!
I’ve been using the bar on and off, feels like you’re doing a little something extra for your skin, although you feel a smidgen of post-soap-dryness afterward.
Am enjoying it though, love Biore pore strips also 🙂
Glad you like it too! I absolutely love their Charcoal range.