DIY Charcoal Facial For Glowing Skin
OK, everybody, let’s jump on the bandwagon for the latest trend in skin care – which is one of our newest favorites, and one of the hottest DIY Facials today!
We’re talking about a DIY Charcoal Facial (for glowing skin!) Really.
Normally we talk about using organic fruits and vegetables to make DIY Facials like a DIY Pumpkin Facial. This will be quite a change.
Well, charcoal is an organic material, right?
Yes, that back, messy stuff you usually see under a Barbeque grill
outside in the backyard down the Cape, or out at the Hamptons
is a potent ingredient in a number of popular skin care products now on the market worldwide.
Follow below for all of the directions to making one of the hottest DIY Facials today!
A DIY Charcoal Facial For Glowing Skin
Just so you know…
Activated Charcoal is carbon that has been treated with oxygen, and is used in the medical field for treating poison, nausea, and digestive disorders. Regular charcoal, like the bricks in a bag you use on your barbecue, is used in everything from water filters to vacuum cleaners.
And why is Activated Charcoal so popular?
Activated Charcoal is great for your Body…
● because it’s a natural detoxifier.
Activated Charcoal is used to:
● cleanse and exfoliate your skin
● whiten your teeth
● remove poisons from your body (it’s powerful enough to work for snakebites)
Activated Charcoal is a great ingredient in a DIY Facial mask because:
● it’s porous
● it’s absorptive
and draws substances to itself.
This makes it great for not only clearing up blemishes, but also for cleansing the toxins from your skin.
“Charcoal is known to absorb 100 to 200 times its weight in impurities, making it an excellent natural ingredient to help purify and deep-clean skin,” says Wendy Brooks, director of global product development at Origins, a reputable beauty company.
She says Origin’s Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask is one of its best sellers.
A DIY Charcoal Facial Mask will leave your skin feeling clean and
refreshed. Not to mention it is so inexpensive to do at home.
And… Homemade DIY Facials can save you tons of money.
(which you can utilize for other things, like clothes, shoes and
jewelry…and other necessities!)
Seriously, there is a certain salon near Union Square in NYC that will fix you up with a Charcoal Facial to the tune of $260.
Keep reading and we’ll show you how to make a DIY Charcoal Facial for less!
How To Make A DIY Charcoal Facial For Glowing Skin
Basically all you need is:
a stirrer (your fingers will do, but it’s messsaayy)
Wash your face as usual, then pat dry with a towel.
Mix water and activated charcoal into a bowl.
Add tea tree oil, aloe and sea salt and mix it up well.
Spread the mixture onto your face. Refrain from getting too close to your eyes and mouth when applying the mask.
Leave the mask on your face for about 10 minutes. Rinse your face with warm water to remove the mask, then pat your skin dry with a towel.
I know, by now, some of you may be thinking, where am I going to buy activated charcoal, (never mind am I considering using it as part of my beauty regimen?)!
It’s easy to come by. Your local drugstore or health food store probably carries it, and activated charcoal is also available online.
*** Skin Care Tips:
Activated Charcoal can be a bit messy and will stain things. Besides that, it’s easily rinsed off with water from your skin and non-porous surfaces, and it can be washed out of clothing. When using it to whiten teeth, limit use to 1-2 times a week to avoid wear on your tooth enamel.
This DIY Charcoal Facial Mask is safe for most skin types. You may wish to do a spot test first to see if this mask is right for you. Apply to a small patch of skin, let it dry and wash it off. Wait for 24 hours to see if you have a skin reaction.
The most beautiful thing about incorporating activated charcoal into your beauty routine is that it’s all-natural and safe!
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