Natural beauty products are all the rage at the moment and activated charcoal is the one way to take care of your skin, the natural way. Definitely one of our beauty favorites, it has many amazing benefits that you can add to your beauty routine for skin, teeth, hair and more!
Activated charcoal is basically a form of carbon processed to have small pores that make it more ‘active’ for chemical reactions or absorption. Activated charcoal has fast become a beauty best seller because it draws out impurities and toxins, making it especially good for city life! Here are a few beauty products we swear by for the charcoal cleanse…
1. Cleanse properly
Boscia Charcoal MakeUp Melter Cleansing Oil Balm available here
Being a huge makeup wipe remover fan, I never realized that it doesn’t cleanse your face of all the impurities you want it to! Growing older, you realize the importance of looking after your skin, and doing it properly! The best way you can do this is by using a cleanser that sinks deep into your skin and not only removes all of your makeup but cleanses the skin too.
2. Make pores a distant memory
Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask available here
Let’s face it, we all get them. The appearance of pores is something that we tend to like to cover up, but do we ever actually get to the root of the problem? Now we can! This mask will leave your skin feeling poreless and very smooth!
3. A gentle exfoliation
BUDDY SCRUB Activated Charcoal Scrub available here
Us girl loves a good exfoliating session, but that doesn’t mean tearing our skin apart with products that are too tough. Instead, you should look out for a gentle exfoliator that will do the same job but look after your skin too. And activated charcoal is the perfect ingredient which will gently exfoliate your skin, as well as nourish and moisturize it.
Clinique Sonic System City Block Purifying Cleansing Brush Head available here
Any city girl knows that she needs to take extra care of her skin, especially as pollution has drastic consequences to our skin. But fear no more, this specialized head contains charcoal! Yes charcoal, to draw out all the dirt and oil that pollution causes. So be ready to have purified skin again and say hello to your new savior!
5. Glow for days
GLAMGLOW Supermud Clearing Treatment Masque available here
Right, for the sensitive skin ladies, this one is not for you. Developed by the ultimate skin scientist, it’s designed to fight all those annoying skin problems. You can say goodbye to black heads, white heads, breakouts, lumps, and bumps! This mask will absorb all those nasty toxins and bacteria, leaving you with a glamorous glow!
Written by Holly Gunns
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