Detoxifying charcoal beauty products are becoming a staple in modern beauty routines. This is increasingly apparent in that so many of our favorite brands are releasing charcoal-infused offerings. You can literally use this beloved ingredient to detoxify your body from head to toe. We've been seeing charcoal for some time now in everything from makeup, skin care, hair care, even dental care and it shows no signs of stopping. Whether you're treating stubborn breakouts or product buildup on your scalp, charcoal is a great go-to. Here are some of the latest (and greatest) charcoal beauty products we're loving right now. Check 'em out and see if they deserve a spot in your beauty repertoire.
Finally, a face oil for combination and acne-prone skin (because oily folks need moisture too). Apply a few drops of this inky oil into your palms and watch it blend out clear on your skin. It detoxifies with antioxidant-rich turmeric and charcoal, in addition to powerful acne fighter salicylic acid and brightening agent vitamin C. Aloe vera and a nourishing blend of oils work to combat dryness and give you a soft, even-toned, glowy complexion.
For the deepest clean of IGK's dry shampoo offerings, First Class works like a charm when you want to stretch the time between washings. Whether you just worked out or don't have time for a blowout, spritz a bit of the charcoal-infused powder into your roots and wait 30 seconds. Rub it around and you'll be pleased to find it absorbs oil, dirt and product buildup, leaving you with mattified, more voluminous locks. Stash this baby the next time you go camping or anywhere with limited access to showers.
Like the name implies, this detoxifying makeup primer contains hydrating, mineral-rich volcanic water, sourced from Korea's Jeju Island. The primer transforms from black to sheer as you apply and creates a smooth, flawless, matte base for makeup. Charcoal powder helps absorb oil, in addition to drawing out impurities from the skin, leaving your complexion even better over time.
From the brand's new green coconut and activated charcoal line, this bouncy body cleanser is a standout from Shea Moisture. The refreshing lemon balm and white tea-scented jelly comes in a fun-to-scoop tub — apply it to your sponge, washcloth or directly to your body and enjoy a nice lather. Green coconut hydrates and soothes skin, while activated charcoal helps banish body blemishes.