Great Ways to use Activated Charcoal!

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Uses for Beautiful Skin:

1. Make a Face Mask

Making a face mask with activated charcoal is really easy! You can simply add a capsule or 1/2 teaspoon of activated charcoal to a 1/4 teaspoon of raw honey and/or aloe vera gel/juice. Mix, apply to face for  a max. of 15 minutes, and rinse.

You can also add activated charcoal to any of your preferred masks, it comes highly recommend creating some time for self-care.  Your skin will thank you!

Use masks with activated charcoal no more than 1-2 times per week.  It can be drying to the skin.  Be sure to follow up with a moisturizer suited for your skin type.



Uses for Healthy Hair:

2. Make a Hair Mask

Massage a small amount, preferably 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of activated charcoal mixed in with your pre-poo solution onto your scalp (divide your hair into 4 or smaller sections) and leave for 10-15 min, or has long as you can. Continue with your washing routine. Although it washes off, to avoid darkened fingers you may want to use gloves.


DIY Mixture: Mix a tablet or 1/4 tsp. of activated charcoal in your shampoo or cleansing conditioner bottle, shake to mix everything well and use as normal continuing with your hair wash routine. You can also make the mixture on a need basis and use it immediately, just use a smaller dosage.


Recommended Use: External Only


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