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Activated Charcoal Face Mask

Below are a few recipes ( actually similar variants) for charcoal face mask Do not wear light color clothing!

Activated charcoal is a well-known toxin remover, making this mask both cleansing and soothing for your skin and pores.

non-metal mixing bowl
wooden or plastic mixing utensil
cosmetic or other brush

1/2 teaspoon activated charcoal  
1/2 teaspoon  bentonite clay   
1/4 teaspoon  virgin coconut oil  
1/4 teaspoon  virgin avocado oil  
1 teaspoon  water   
How To Make A Charcoal Mask
1.In a small non-metal bowl, mix together all ingredients with a wooden or plastic spoon.
2.Use a cosmetic or other brush to apply the mixture to your face. Be careful to avoid your eyes and mouth.
3.Let the mask sit on your face until it dries, then remove it with a warm washcloth, rinse your face with cool water, and pat dry.

I added a drop or two of eucalyptus. I also made more than the recipe called for and put the remainder in the ‘fridge for next week.


Charcoal Mask Ingredients
1 tea spoon bentonite clay
1 teaspoon  activated charcoal powder
2 teaspoon  water
½ teaspoon  raw honey
1 drop each tea tree and lavender essential oil (optional)

How To Make A Charcoal Mask
1.In a small glass bowl add the water and essential oil.
2.Sprinkle the bentonite clay over the top of the water mixture in the bow. Allow it to absorb for a about 10 seconds before adding the rest of the ingredients. This makes the mixture easier to combine.
3.Use a small rubber spatula to mash and mix everything together. The clay will want to stay lumpy, so this takes a few minutes to mix thoroughly. You’ll have enough mixture here for 2 face masks.
4.Once your mask is mixed, apply it liberally to your face. Allow it to dry, about 10 minutes, before washing off with soap and warm water.

Note: This mask is meant to be used in one use and will not store well, as it does not contain preservatives.

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