What is Activated Charcoal?
When charcoal is exposed to high heat and an activating agent, it produces a fine black powder with a large surface area. This increased surface area and porosity make activated charcoal highly absorbent.
- great for oily skin
- improve acne
- remove toxins
- treat insect bites
- provide gentle exfoliation
- minimize the appearance of pores
- antibacterial and antifungal
Why use Activated Charcoal?
The antibacterial and porous properties of activated charcoal draw out bacteria trapped in your pores that lead to acne breakouts.
Activated charcoal leverages a phenomenon known as intermolecular force. The large surface area in activated charcoal allows it to act on other substances with these intermolecular forces. It is this phenomenon that gives activated its reputation for ejecting toxins from the body.
Activated charcoal's soft but gritty texture helps remove dead skin cells and reveals the glowing skin below.