Urb Apothecary Charcoal Burdock Mask

Bentonite clay and activated charcoal are negatively charged, attracting and drawing out positively charged bacteria, dirt, and toxins from the skin and pores. White willow bark, burdock root, and olive leaf are renown for their effectiveness against acne and other skin problems, making this mask perfect for prone skin while also helping to tighten, exfoliate, and invigorate skin. 

Perfect for oily, acne-prone skin, and hormonal breakouts. 

BURDOCK ROOT contains vitamins B complex and E. In addition, it boasts trace minerals of potassium, phosphorous, chromium, cobalt, iron, magnesium, silicon, zinc and sodium. Burdock Root has been used in cosmetic products to increase circulation to the skin, helping to detoxify the epidermal tissues and for the treatment of acne and other skin disorders.

OLIVE LEAF EXTRACT has anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties and contains nearly 100 phytochemicals and essential nutrients and is used in skin care preparations to clear acne, blemishes and soothe dry, stressed skin with its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

WHITE WILLOW EXTRACT contains salicin, a strong anti-inflammatory, which can help ease inflamed acne conditions. Salicin is a cousin to salicylic acid.

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL draws bacteria, poisons, chemicals, dirt and other micro-particles to the surface of the skin, extracting toxins from beneath the skin. Its antibacterial properties help clear problem skin.

CALCIUM BENTONITE CLAY has amazing drawing power will help to open and clean out the pores.  It has natural antibacterial properties as well, and will dramatically speed the healing of the pimples. 

CHAMOMILE has powerful calming and anti-inflammatory properties, and when applied to the skin to can add the healing of wounds, burns, acne, and lessen redness.

HO WOOD ESSENTIAL OIL has an uplifting aroma and helps generate new cell growth, making it a powerful anti-aging ally. 

-Gradually add warm liquid (purified water, hydrosol etc. Warm liquid helps activate herbal powders) to 1-1.5 teaspoons of mask powder, mixing until a smooth batter-like consistency is achieved 
-Spread over your face. Leave on skin 5-15 min, less for sensitive skin. As it dries you will feel a tightening and pulsing sensation. 
-Wash off with warm water and a washcloth, apply toner, and moisturize. 
-Or use as a spot treatment.

Bentonite clay increases the blood circulation to the skin, so you may experience slight redness; this is normal and will disappear in about 30 minutes

+Treats Acne
+Purifies the Pores
+Detoxifies the Skin 
+Exfoliates Dead Skin Cells
+Reduces Fine Lines and Wrinkles
+Firms and Tones Up The Face
+Softens Up The skin
+Fades Away Scars and Age Spots
+Gives the Skin Brightness 

INGREDIENTS // Bentonite clay, powdered Matricaria recutita* (chamomile), Arctium lappa* (burdock) root powder, Arctium lappa (burdock) root extract, Olea europaea (olive) leaf extract, Salix alba L. (white willow bark) extract, activated charcoal, Cinnamomum camphora* (ho wood) essential oil, and good energy *organic

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