There's a new natural ingredient buzzing around the beauty scene rn and it's charcoal.
Well to be more specific, it's actually 'activated charcoal', and it ain't 'nuthin new. Activated charcoal is basically carbon that's been treated to increase its absorbency,and it's been used in hospitals for years to treat alcohol poisoning and drug overdoses.
Basically it's power to absorb and draw out toxins is amazing - so now the beauty industry is getting on the hype and adding it into cleansers, face masks, and even toothpaste to absorb toxins and pollutants. Wanna give it a go? Here's our favourite charcoal products that are well worth the hype:
frank body Creamy Face Cleanser, £15.95
Origins Clear Improvement Charcoal Mask, £23.00
Biore Charcoal Cleanser, £4.99
Herbivore Botanicals Bamboo Charcoal Cleansing Bar Soap, £12.00