Asked by: Dobre Petras
asked in category: General Last Updated: 5th March, 2020

Can I use drawing charcoal on my face?

Charcoal face mask
Activated charcoal removes toxins by drawing out impurities from your pores, therefore it can help reduce acne. Wash your face as usual, and steam to open up your pores. Avoid steam if you have sensitive skin. To make a mask, mix an equal quantity of aloe vera gel, charcoal powder, and water.

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Correspondingly, can we use normal charcoal for face mask?

You can. But the charcoal used in masks are made specially to get the optimum properties required for use in masks. Normal charcoal may not have the required adsorption capacity and you will have to use a larger quantity to compensate.

Likewise, is charcoal facial good for skin? You can expect the masks to help unclog pores and absorb environmental pollutants, oil, and dirt from the skin. Charcoal is especially good for people with acne and blackheads as it can help reduce excess oil, says Dr. Jaliman.

Considering this, how long should you keep charcoal on your face?

about ten minutes

What can I mix with activated charcoal for face mask?

Charcoal Face Mask Recipe

  • 1 tsp bentonite clay.
  • 1 tsp activated charcoal powder.
  • 2 tsp water.
  • ½ tsp raw honey.
  • 1 drop each tea tree and lavender essential oil (optional)

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