Bioré Pore Penetrating Charcoal Bar


4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars61%
  • 4 Stars23%
  • 3 Stars11%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star2%


Bar soap that exfoliates and washes away grime and pore-clogging gunk. 

Charcoal? For my face? You bet. Natural charcoal is known to degunk pores. Infused with refreshing peppermint oil and exfoliating jojoba beads, this unique formula works to make skin smooth and 2.5x cleaner than a basic cleanser.

  • With Natural Charcoal, known for its ability to draw out and trap deep-down impurities

How to Use:

Wet hands with warm water and work bar into a white lather. Massage lather gently across face. Rinse thoroughly. Use up to twice daily. If dryness occurs, reduce usage.


For external use only. Avoid eye contact. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children.

How it Works:

  • The natural charcoal powder draws out impurities
  • Scrubbing jojoba beads gently exfoliate for smooth skin
  • Natural peppermint oil leaves skin feeling tingly fresh


Sodium Palmate, Water, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Glycerin, Sorbitol, Palm Kernel Acid, Menthone Glycerin Acetal, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Carbon, Coco-glucoside, Sodium Chloride, Jojoba Esters, Galactoarabinan, Tetrasodium Edta, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Charcoal Powder.

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Bioré Pore Penetrating Charcoal Bar
Bioré Pore Penetrating Charcoal Bar
Reviews (1,332)
Q&A (72)
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  • "Love love love this stuff!!! I recommend this to anyone who suffers acne. It will definitely help to clear the blemishes asap!! It's about 8 bucks which I don't think is too overly priced for this." in 178 reviews
  • "I was searching for a new gentle cleanser to try and there was a coupon on this bar for 2 dollars off making it 4 dollars and some change at walmart. I figured it wouldn't hurt to try it.. but i fell in love. i have pretty big pores and i have combination skin. This soap really does get down in my pores and clear out all of the dirt in my skin. It has a peppermint like feel to it, and it definitely doesn't feel good if it gets in your eyes. I love it though. I use it while I am in the shower because I feel like the heat opens my pores and really allows this to get in there and get all the dirt out, then I follow my normal routine. witch hazel and moisturizer. " in 100 reviews
  • "So before trying this cleansing bar, I had tried soooo many facial cleansers. My skin had started breaking out horrible when I started using the clarisonic. I couldn't get anything to calm the breakouts. I found this by accident while in Walmart. So I thought well I'll try a bar, thinking that maybe some chemical in the liquid cleansers was contributing to my breakouts. OMG my face is like a night and day difference! I hope Biore never discontinues this bar! Smells great too! Minty fresh. Doesn't over dry and removes make up great. Just be careful around eyes. " in 48 reviews
Kenadee S.
97 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Great minty scent that deep cleans the skin!! It also has little charcoal bits which helps to get those pesky black heads. Def recommend! (:
Courtney C.
Dothan, AL
7 reviews
This is a best seller for me. Cleans deep deep down and gets all the dirt and oil that you can't see. A fabulous must buy/ have product !!!!
Tiffany  o.
25 reviews
I love to wash my face with this soap. It removes dirt, oil, and makeup and has a minty tingle that opens up your pores. It smells great too!
Elizabeth D.
The Woodlands, TX
127 reviews
I really like that it has peppermint which gives it a fresh feeling to your face. After i rinsed, it was super clean and minimized my pores.
Jesika M.
Corpus Christi, TX
50 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I really like this bar of soap. It cleans the face really well! It really helps removing excess dirty,oil,make up etc. At the end of the day.
Lexi p.
20 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!! I love this and use it everyone I shower. It goes deep in my pores and cleanses them very well. Great for the price
Tineal S.
Denver, CO
38 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love the way the Charcoal Bar removes dirt and oils from the skin. I've tried a few different brands and this one is the most effective. 
Macey D.
19 reviews
I have to say this product is extremely amazing! In couldn't believe how clean it made me feel and didn't leave my face dry when finished!
Dessi M.
2 reviews
I didnt mind us in it very easy wash on and  off while taking a shower but it made my face feel kinda sticky after I didnt like that to much
Maria P.
Adrian, MI
7 reviews
Smells nice but leaves a strange taste in mouth. Have just recently purchased and have not seen to much of a difference but it cleans well.
Kelsey M.
35 reviews
I have the Biore charcoal gel style cleanser. I was wondering if this bar works better, worse, or the same as the gel style cleanser? Is the bar too harsh for sensitive skin?
Jordyn G.
Harrisburg, PA
63 reviews
Does this exfoliate? And do you think this could take the place of a daily cleanser?
Georgeanna J.
11 reviews
How well does this soap work? Does it leave the face feeling clean?
Alison H.
Ashland, PA
Is this good for combination skin?
Kelsey W.
Wheelersburg, OH
98 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Does this product work to reduce blackheads?

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