The new "it" beauty ingredient pulls impurities from skin and hair to leave you with a healthy, glowing look.
Charcoal isn't just for your grill—right now, it's a hot beauty ingredient. People who love activated charcoal say it zaps zits, minimizes pores, and leaves skin and hair looking brighter. The detoxifying ingredient pulls impurities away from your pores. Try the trend yourself with one of these eight products.
Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores
Skin looking a little cloudy? Brighten up with this activated charcoal mask, which dissolves the impurities lurking deep within your pores. If you like to steer away from preservatives and other chemicals, this mask is free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.
Apotheke Charcoal Shampoo
Activated charcoal's beauty benefits aren't just limited to the skin. The ingredient can also work wonders on the hair by neutralizing acid and absorbing impurities. This handmade formula also hydrates hair with the essential oils like sweet orange and cedarwood oil.
Shamanuti Activated Charcoal Cleanser
Yes to Tomatoes Activated Charcoal Bar Soap
The Body Shop Himalayan Charcoal Body Clay
pureSOL Konjac Facial Sponge
Bioré Deep Cleansing Charcoal Pore Strips
Remember when Bioré Pore Strips came out in the '90s and we were all obsessed with the gross gunk they stripped away from our skin? Bioré recently updated this beauty classic by adding charcoal. The strips pull out blackheads and reduce oil and shine for up to 24 hours.