I Just Started Using This Charcoal Cleanser And My Skin Has Never Been Smoother

January 29, 2020 by Jeanine Edwards
shefinds | beauty

I’ve been blessed with skin that’s fairly low maintenance. As long as I drink lots of water, wash and moisturize, my skin doesn’t usually freak out.

That said, there’s always room for improvement, right? While I don’t suffer from breakouts all that often, the texture of my skin can sometimes be a bit rough and that’s likely because I’m not so good at exfoliating. I’m so afraid of a harsh exfoliator wreaking havoc on my skin that I usually just stay away.

That all changed when I was inspired to try Garnier’s SkinActive Charcoal 3 in 1 Face Wash, Scrub and Mask. I’d been reading about how charcoal can work wonders on your skin by drawing out dirt and impurities, so I decided to see what this affordable, multi-tasking product could do. Turns out, it made my skin smoother than it’s ever been before!

I’ll start by saying this cleanser is too abrasive for me to use every day. Instead, I’ve been using it twice per week and that’s been perfect. It gently buffs away any ickiness that’s accumulated on my skin since I last used it and leaves my face super smooth and firm. Part of me can’t believe this is a drugstore products because it works so well.

If you’re on the fence about adding an exfoliator to your skincare routine, you should definitely take a chance on this Garnier Face Wash. Not only is it affordable (so you won’t feel bad about dropping a ton of money if you don’t wind up loving it), but you can also use it as a mask. Beauty products that multi-task? We love those


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Jeanine Edwards is a writer and editor covering fashion, beauty and shopping. She never misses a sale and is committed to good skincare. Prior to joining the SheFinds team, Jeanine worked at XO Group and InStyle. You can reach Jeanine at [email protected]

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