Charcoal mask: 3 do-it-yourself recipes

 

The color of vegetable charcoal could curb more than one, but its virtues are so powerful that it is one of the most valued assets by “beauty addicts”. The charcoal slips into a multitude of beauty recipes to concoct oneself. Here are 3, to make easily at home.

 

  • Purifying face mask
  • Anti-blackhead peel-off mask with charcoal 
  • Detoxifying hair mask

 

Become the star of social networks for its detoxifying, purifying and matifying virtues, vegetable charcoal is a real beauty ally. It is anti-aging, limits the appearance of pimples, blackheads and also fights against skin aging. What could be better than adding it to your beauty routine by making natural masks to maintain your skin?. Here are three.

 

Purifying face mask

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. to c. powdered vegetable charcoal  
  • 1 tsp. to c. honey  
  • 1 tsp. to c. green clay  
  • 1 tsp. to c. coconut oil 
  • mineral water

 

Procedure

We start by mixing 1 tsp. to c. of coal and 1 tsp. to c. of clay in a bowl. On top, pour 1 tsp. to c. of water, add 1 tsp. to c. honey, mix again. the mixture is adjusted if necessary by pouring a few drops of water.

Add 1 tsp. to c. coconut oil and mix everything together until you get a thick, even texture.

Apply the preparation to the face using a brush, taking care to avoid the eye area.

Leave on for 20 minutes and then rinse off with warm water to display a radiant complexion, with matified skin as a bonus.Charcoal mask: 3 do-it-yourself recipes

 

According to Dr. Nina Roos, a dermatologist;

 

“This preparation is optimal for oily or acne-prone skin, including polluted skin or skin in contact with tobacco. Dry and sensitive skin can adopt this treatment provided that it trades green clay with red or white clay more suitable for delicate skin. The ideal frequency of use is twice a week for oily skin, once a week for normal skin, once every 10 days for sensitive skin”

 

Anti-blackhead peel-off mask with charcoal

Ingredients 

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp. to c. powdered vegetable charcoal 
  • 1 handkerchief

Procedure

We start by cutting the handkerchief according to the targeted facial area. black dots generally colonize the region of the nose, cut the handkerchief to obtain a strip of about 5 cm.

The egg white is mixed with the activated charcoal for 2 min.

We put the handkerchief on the area. with a brush, apply over the mixture to soak it well and make it adhere to the skin.

Leave on for 25 min, while the mask dries. we remove the handkerchief to discover a smooth and soft skin, free of impurities.

 

According to Dr. Nina Roos.

 

“It is imperative to carefully remove make-up before applying this mask to free the skin of impurities and optimize the extraction of blackheads. Applied to the whole face, this mask is ideal for awakening the radiance of the complexion in smokers or those who use ultra-covering and thick make-up formulas”

 

Detoxifying hair mask

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. to c. powdered vegetable charcoal 
  • 1 tsp. to c. powdered spirulina
  • 4 tsp. to c. coconut milk

 

Procedure

We mix the charcoal and the spirulina, then add the coconut milk to obtain a yogurt-like texture. if the mixture is too thick, add coconut milk to liquefy it as desired.

Apply the preparation to wet hair.

It is left for 10 minutes under a turban (for more comfort and to evolve at will), then rinse the hair for a long time.

 

According to Dr. Nina Roos

 

“This mask is very effective in detoxifying the scalps and more particularly those with an oily tendency, it absorbs excess sebum, eliminates toxins, pollution particles without forgetting residues of styling products. It also restores shine to dull hair. To boost the shine of the hair, in case of hard water which tends to tarnish it, add a few drops of apple cider vinegar. If you are blonde, it is better to carry out two shampoos after this ritual to properly remove the black grains of the charcoal,”

 

Charcoal mask: 3 do-it-yourself recipes

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