What is charcoal?
Charcoal is heated carbon, and it helps to increase its absorption power and, when applied to the skin, it helps draw little tiny particles such as dirt, oils, and bacteria to the skin’s surface for easier removal.
Deeply Cleanses Pores
Charcoal has significant absorptive benefits, and it acts as a magnet when applied to the skin, as it helps to draw out all those nasties deep down within your pores. All these impurities stick to the activated charcoal and are pulled to the surface, detoxifying your skin by removing dirt, oils, and bacteria.
If you struggle with oily skin, charcoal helps to re-balance everything by pulling out those excess oils.
Charcoal got a slightly gritty nature. This unique texture helps to gently get rid of those dull, dead layers of skin, leaving behind a new, detoxed, fresh canvas.
Reduces Pore Size
You may notice your pores shrinking smaller and smaller with routinely using charcoal because our pores are constantly filled with nasty pollutants, bacteria, oils, dirt, toxins, and dust. It makes your pores look enlarged in appearance, but with the profound cleansing benefits of activated charcoal, your pores may not be as noticeable as it once was.
Charcoal helps kick to the curb pore-clogging bacteria that can cause acne. This star ingredient has so many skin benefits, as we have already established. Those unique features of drawing out excess oils, dirt, and bacteria also help fight against acne.
Brightens the skin
A charcoal mask rids the skin of impurities and dust settled on it. Once you wash off the mask, you will notice how bright your skin looks. So, use this mask to give your skin an instant boost.
Remove impurities from the skin
Because of activated charcoal’s ability to absorb bacteria and toxins in the body, a charcoal face mask can help draw impurities from the skin. Using a charcoal face mask can lead to a healthier, clearer complexion.
Treat insect bites
Insect bites and stings can cause your skin to itch and swell. Activated charcoal may help take the sting out of a bite by neutralizing the toxins in insect venom.
Slough off dead skin cells
In addition to brightening your skin, a charcoal mask also exfoliates it, thanks to its coarse texture. Effective eliminates dead skin cells, leaving your skin looking bright and beautiful! prepare the skin for make-up
If you’ve ever tried to put make-up on a face that hasn’t correctly exfoliated, you know how uneven it can look.
Charcoal is renowned for its ability to absorb excess dirt, oil, and impurities from the skin’s surface.
Charcoal has become one of the world’s hottest-trending beauty ingredients, thanks to its purifying properties. Charcoal works like a magnet to attract dirt from the pores of your skin, making it a popular addition to facial cleansers.
By drawing out dirt and impurities from the skin, charcoal can help your pores to appear more refined. A charcoal mask balances the oil secretion on the skin. So, it’s perfect if you have oily, blemish-prone skin. This mask is also beneficial in the hot summer months when the oil secretion on your face is more than usual.
How To Use a Charcoal Mask?
Incorporating a charcoal clay mask into your daily skincare routine is an easy way to give your skin some much-needed love—here are simple steps on how to make the most of our charcoal clay mask.
Step 1: Cleanse First
Before applying our charcoal mask, use a facial cleanser, like the Chiltanpure cleanse & Brighten Cleanser.
Step 2: Apply the Face Mask
After rinsing off your facial Cleanser:
1. Apply an even layer of chiltanpure charcoal facial clay to clean dry skin.
2. Avoid your eyes and mouth; those spots don’t need the same charcoal masking treatment.
3. Leave the charcoal mask on for 10 to 15 minutes.
4. Rinse it off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
Step 3: Follow Up with Moisturizer
Apply a lightweight facial moisturizer after removing your charcoal mask for continuous hydration.
Before using a charcoal mask for the first time, it’s a good idea to test the product on a small patch of skin on the inside of your elbow. If you don’t experience any itching or redness within a few hours, then it’s probably safe to use on your skin.
1) Are there any risks with using a charcoal mask?
A. Generally, charcoal masks are considered pretty safe to use. But we recommend doing a patch test before using it to make sure you are not allergic to it. Also, overdoing charcoal masks has resulted in some skin dryness, redness, and sensitivity. So, make sure to precisely follow the instructions for using a charcoal mask.
2) Are charcoal masks good for dry skin?
A. If you have dry skin, make sure to DIY your charcoal mask by adding hydrating ingredients, like vitamin E oil, to the mixture and ensure that your mask is not overly drying your face.
3) Does a charcoal mask remove facial hair?
A. Yes, peel-off charcoal masks are capable of sticking to fine hair on your face and removing it from the roots. However, using peel-off charcoal masks for hair removal alone is not recommended.