What is Activated charcoal?
Charcoal briquette is commonly used for outdoor cooking. What makes activated charcoal different from charcoal used in barbecuing? Activated charcoal is a fine black powder made from bone char, peat, coal, wood, coconut shells or petroleum, and activated by being processed at a very high temperature. This alters charcoal’s internal structure and increases its surface area to enhance its absorbability. The charcoal that you get after this process is very porous.
Its porous texture has a negative electrical charge, which allows it to attract positively charged molecules like toxins and gases. Therefore, activated charcoal can trap chemicals, preventing their absorption, and carry them out.
Activated charcoal has all kinds of beneficial properties for your skin. This incredible ingredient would make a perfect addition to your skincare routine. The Activated Charcoal Mask is a simple recipe that rejuvenates and replenishes your skin. Now we are going to see the benefits and usage of the activated charcoal face mask.
How to use Activated Charcoal Face Mask Scrub?
- Dampen your face and apply the scrub on your face.
- Massage with fingers in a circular motion.
- Remove mask within 5-7 minutes.
- Rinse off and pat dry with a soft towel.
Benefits of Activated Charcoal Face Mask Scrub:
Throughout the day, toxins around us clog our pores. Large pores might draw more impurities and lead to dead skin. When your pores aren’t clear, it makes your complexion look duller. Charcoal facemask restraints to dirt and helps pull it out of your pores. It also tightens your pores, making them look smaller. The activated charcoal face mask is packed with healthy and vegan ingredients that reduce your pore size. This leaves your face feeling fresh.
Activated charcoal can help to deal with signs of ageing by boosting your blood circulation, enhancing collagen and elastin production. It helps to do away with the wrinkles, discolouration, pigmentation and fine lines, thus preventing you from looking old.
Balances oily skin:
Some of us are bestowed with a naturally oily complexion that makes us prone to acne and breakouts. The oil on your face attracts dirt and impurities. The absorption power of activated charcoal face masks, draw away excess oils and sebum that have lodged into your pores. The activated charcoal won’t dry skin out while balancing your skin when used properly.
Activated charcoal facemask makes your skin glow through exfoliation. Exfoliation removes toxin build-up from our skin’s surface. Charcoal facemask’s gritty texture makes it a gentle exfoliator. It removes bacteria, sebum, and dead skin cells from the face, while its antimicrobial properties may help to prevent skin infections. It is gentle enough to use on sensitive skin since the granules are so small.
Removes Blackheads and Acne:
The activated charcoal face mask (peel-off mask) is highly beneficial in the treatment of acne. It not only aids the removal of toxins but also removes skin impurities thus helping in the treatment of acne. It even clears facial marks resulting from acne. If you struggle seemingly to remove blackheads, our Activated charcoal face mask can be used as an effective spot treatment and gets rid of your blackheads.