Charcoal clay masks have marked their spot in the beauty industry due to the countless benefits they deliver. Pore-clogging is also becoming a common concern due to our pollution levels rising and other environmental aggressors, leaving us with a dull, tired complexion. Being a great toxin magnet, charcoal is known for its deep cleanse and detox abilities; attracting dirt, impurities, dead skin cells, and excess oils from the skin all in which clogs pores and cause blackheads, whiteheads, and acne. Charcoal also has the ability to control oil secretion perfect for oiler skin types and those prone to acne, blackheads and larger appearing pores.
Below we have put together answers to some commonly ask questions we receive.
What are the benefits of a charcoal face mask?
- BRIGHTEN YOUR SKIN
- DRAW OUT THE BUILDUP OF IMPURITIES
- PURIFIES THE PORES
- REMOVES DEAD SKIN CELLS
- MATTIFIES OILY SKIN
- HELPS TREAT ACNE, BLACKHEADS AND WHITEHEADS
Charcoal face masks can rid your skin of acne-causing elements like excess sebum, clogged pores and dead skin build up. It can also help to minimise the size of active pimples and dry them out.
Is charcoal and clay good for your skin?
If you have dry skin choose a charcoal mask with hydrating oils and butters like shea butter and sweet almond, argan, rosehip and pomegranate oils. This is important to ensure your skin stays balanced without over drying your skin.
If you have oily skin a charcoal mask is perfect for you. The combination of the nourishing oils and charcoal gives a desirable balance to maintain a healthy epidermis and skin barrier.
Is charcoal good for pimples?Pimples can develop at any age. Our pores can become clogged with excess oil, dead skin cells and dirt, this encourages the growth of undesirable bacteria triggering pimples and other inflammatory lesions, resulting in irritation, redness, and swelling.
The antibacterial properties of charcoal helps lift bacteria from the pores. If you want to boost your acne-fighting abilities, consider using a mask with kaolin clay - mildest of all clays ideal for sensitive skin types and will not “over dry” the skin, helping to reduce sebum production, keeping pores clear.
Does charcoal remove dark spots?Due to its exfoliating properties, charcoal helps shed dead skin cells, making the appearance of dark spots less visible over time.
Discover the best charcoal clay mask on the market.Naked Klay’s 2 in 1 Exfoliating Detoxifying Charcoal Clay Mask is formulated by Cosmetic Chemists and founders of the [NK] brand. With an urge to be innovative and more effective than any other charcoal clay mask, “trend” ingredients such as Charcoal and Kaolin Clay have been infused with traditional medicinal Chinese herbs.
Burdock Root, Gotu Kola and Ginseng Root are carefully chosen ancient herbs which have powerful properties equipped to eliminate toxins, fight acne and problematic skin, minimise the size of your pores and even help fade and improve fine lines and wrinkles. 2 in 1 simply means double the results. A mask scientifically formulated understanding the need to exfoliate and detox yet being mindful that keeping the skin balanced with nourishing lipids such sweet almond, rosehip, pomegranate oil and shea butter.