Commonly used in capsules to aid digestion, activated charcoal has become popular in areas ranging from nutrition – as long as a Goop recommended it in a detox juice – for hygiene (yes, we refer to the famous black toothpaste!).
In cosmetics, an area in which we recognize the proper benefits of this ingredient, it is used to purify and remove impurities from the skin. Due to its porous texture, activated charcoal has a reputation for attracting toxins to the surface, which is why it is recommended in masks for oily skin or face cleansers. Discover products made with charcoal combined with facial cleansing.