Top 7 Beauty Benefits of Activated Charcoal for Skin

Top 7 Beauty Benefits of Activated Charcoal for Skin

First will understand what is activated charcoal?

Activated charcoal is form of carbon, processed to have small, pores which trap a chemicals.

It is produced by small particle of carbonaceous substances such as wood, saw dust and coconut shells heated very high temperature. It is used to draws out harmful substances, toxins, dust and impurities from deep within the skin.

Here are the top 12 beauty benefits of activated charcoal

1. Treats Acne

If you have acne, activated charcoal is best to treat your acne. It fights with acne causing germs, it pull outs the impurities, reduces the inflammation and keeps your pores clean.

Take half of an activated charcoal capsule in small bowl. Add 1 tsp. of Aloe Vera gel and 1 drop of tea tree essential oil, mix well with clean fingers.

How to Apply

Steps

  1. Apply gently on your face; avoid the area around the eyes, mouth and nose.
  2. Wait for 5 to 10 minute until it dry
  3. Rinse off well with warm water
  4.  Do this once or twice a week

2. Sucks out Impurities from the skin

Activated charcoal has very good absorption properties, which helps to pull out the impurities from the skin like dust, sweets.

How to use

Steps

  1. Take 2 tbsp charcoal powder
  2. Mix it with little water or rose water
  3. Apply gently on your face
  4. after 5 to 10 minute wash it off with warm water
  5. Repeat twice a week you will get a beautiful glowing skin

3. You can use it as Eyeliner & Mascara

Those who really love to use natural products for beauty purpose then they can use charcoal as eyeliner and mascara.

How to apply

Steps

  1. Take 2 tbsp of activated charcoal powered into a bowl
  2. Add little water, mix it well and make paste
  3. Get an angular eyeliner brush, dip into an paste and apply

4. For teeth whitening

However FDA has approved activated charcoal can be used for many health benfits, so it can be used for teeth whitening.

How to use

Steps

  1. Add 2 tbsp of Activated charcoal powder into a bowl
  2. Add little water, make paste
  3. Dip your toothbrush into paste then brush your teeth as usual
  4. Rinse your teeth and check the difference

5. To whiten the dark underarms

It lifts the dark dead skin cells, dust and impurities. So it can be used as exploiter for you’re under arm.

How to use

Steps

  1. Take 2 tbsp of charcoal powder in bowl
  2. Add 2 tbsp. of raw honey and 1 tsp. of lemon juice, mix it well
  3. Rub onto clean underarm, leave it for 5 to 10 min then rinse off with warm water
  4. Suggested to use twice a week

6. Can be used to remove the blackheads

When you apply on your skin, it will start soaking up all kinds of impurities in the pores such as dirt, dead cells, dust gems etc..

How to use

Steps

  1. Add 2 tbsp of activated charcoal powder into a bowl
  2. Add 2 tbsp unflavored gelatin powder
  3. Add little water and 2 drops tea tree essential oil
  4. Mix it well and apply on your face, leave it for 5 to 10 min
  5. Wash it off with warm water and repeat twice a week for best result

7. Gently Exfoliates Skin

Activated charcoal helps remove impurities for toned and radiant skin. It detoxifies the skin. You can get this scrub online.

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