Would you use Charcoal for Beauty?
It used to be hard for people to imagine using charcoal for beauty needs or even applying it to one’s face. After all who would want to put soot on their face? But nowadays one can find a myriad of charcoal products designed for beauty and skin care. The question is would you include them in your beauty routine?
Activated charcoal is known for treating some cases of poisoning and drug overdose but lately we have seen it emerge as a popular ingredient in beauty products. Not to be confused with regular charcoal used for cooking, activated charcoal is processed at very high temperatures. This process results to a more porous textures that enables it to trap toxins and prevent the body from absorbing it. It is this type of charcoal that is being used as ingredients in beauty products.
One can easily find cleansers, masks, and soap that has charcoal in them. The use of charcoal for beauty stems from its ability to absorb toxins and draw out bacteria from the skin. There are also claims that it also has anti-inflammatory properties that can help in treat acne. If you would like to explore charcoal beauty products then here are some options to explore:
- Soaps and Cleansers. Oil, dirt, and toxins on your skin are the main causes of acne and blemishes. As such it is important to effectively cleanse your skin of this impurities to keep it beautiful. Charcoal cleansers like Bioré Deep Pore Charcoal Cleanser is a good option for a gentle but deep cleanse every day. There are also cleansing sponges infused with charcoal that you can incorporate in your routine.
- Shampoo. Match your glowing skin with an equally gorgeous mane. Charcoal shampoos can help you get cleaner and healthier scalp by ridding it of excess oil and product build up. Kuro Sort of Coal Shampoo and Apotheke Charcoal Shampoo are two options worth considering.
- Teeth Whitening Products. Charcoal for beauty isn’t just limited to your skincare needs. There are charcoal tablets and toothpaste products that you can use to help whiten your teeth. Hello Whitening Toothpaste and Colgate Charcoal Deep Clean can help you get your pearly whites back. If you’d rather use charcoal powder then check out the Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Kit from Beauty Charcoal.