Humans have been using charcoal for many centuries. Charcoal is know for its detoxing abilities. Doctors use it for detoxing & removing poisons from the body. Beauty companies use it in their products for detoxing hair and skin. It's even used in air filters to pull toxins, odors, and mold from the air. Today, we are going to be discussing the benefits of activated charcoal in skincare. Activated charcoal is different than grilling charcoal. It's processed at very high temperatures to make the surface area more porous for toxins to attach to. It's free of carcinogens and safe to apply topically. The best kinds of charcoal for topical usage are coconut & bamboo.
The Many Benefits of Activated Charcoal in Skincare:~Anti Aging: reduces free radicals & oxidative stress and in turn slows signs of aging
~Whitens Teeth: binds to & removes coffee, tea, and other surface stains
~Makes Hair Healthy: helps volumize and eliminate itchy dandruff & oil buildup, which can help increase hair growth
~Reduces Acne: pulls dirt, oil, and germs out of your pores
~Reduces Bug Bites: stops the itching, stinging, and discomfort of bites & stings
~Helps Sensitive Skin: reduces irritated, itchy, and dry skin (great for sensitive armpits & eczema)