Washing you face with soap and water? You’re living in the past. It might seem strange, but charcoal is one of the best ingredients for getting your skin clean. The natural substance helps to draw out impurities and toxins, leaving your skin clear but still soft. Check out the following charcoal-filled products and add this ingredient to your beauty routine.
This sponge is a great way to add charcoal to your skincare routine while still using your favorite cleanser. The natural charcoal and bamboo sponge will help cleanse and exfoliate to reduce breakouts and minimize pores.
For deep cleansing, reach for Origins Clear Improvement Mask. The charcoal in this mask as well as the white china clay draws out impurities from your pores to leave you with a glowing complexion. Bonus: it’s free of parabens, sulfates and phthalates.
Try Freeman’s Polishing Mask a few days before a big event to prep your skin. While the charcoal cleanses and removes excess oil, the black sugar exfoliates to leave your skin soft and clear.
Biore’s Deep Pore Charcoal Cleanser has been shown to remove twice as much dirt and impurities from your skin as traditional cleanser! It even tingles to leave your skin feeling refreshed.
For your body, try this body butter from LUSH. The activated charcoal and pumice cleanse your skin and remove any dull, dead skin, while macadamia oil absorbs to leave your skin feeling smooth and soft. We love the great scent of the blackcurrant and bergamot essential oils, too!
Not only does this body scrub smell great (think fig and green tea), but it’s also packed with great ingredients for you skin, including charcoal, volcanic ash and acai and goji berry.
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