In an ideal world, pores would not be visible and ice-cream trucks would give away soft serve cones for free.
Alas, this is not the case.
Recently, a whole spade of ads have popped up on the internet, promoting charcoal-based pore-refining face masks. It didn’t take long for beauty Vloggers to get on board, trialling the masks and making them go viral.
The problem? Well, peel-off charcoal masks are basically just wax strips for the face. Please, for the love of pores, don’t do it!
Watch the below video of beauty bloggers peeling off their charcoal masks and you’ll see what we mean: