It is essential to detox your skin once in a while just as you detox your body internally! External cleansing is as important as internal cleansing. There is a lot of skin detoxing masks available in the market, but only the high-end brands show good results which often poke a hole in your pocket! Why spend ransom money when you can use simple and pure ingredients and get better results?
Charcoal is a well-known internal body detoxing agent which works the same when used externally. Below is a recipe for charcoal detox body mask along with its benefits:
BENEFITS OF CHARCOAL BODY MASK
Charcoal makes amazing skincare ingredients due to its amazing beauty benefits. Charcoal absorbs all the skin impurities, excess oil and cleanses the pores thereby detoxifying it from the core. Also, since activated charcoal flushes out toxins, it can help fight and prevent body acne, unclog pores, and remove other skin impurities.
Chickpea flour can be used as a natural cleanser as it helps to gently cleanse and exfoliate the skin. It has amazing brightening properties to brighten dull skin and leave your skin clear and glowing.
Regular use of this mask not only detoxifies the body but also adds a healthy glow and brightens skin. It has skin purifying and detoxing properties.
RECIPE FOR DIY DETOX CHARCOAL BODY MASK
Things you need:
- Activated charcoal powder – 1 Tbsp
- Chickpea Flour – 4 Tbsp
- Grapeseed Oil or any other carrier oil- 1 Tsp
- Aloe Juice or Rose Water
Method: In a bowl, add in 4-5 tablespoons of charcoal powder and chickpea flour. Add in enough aloe juice or rose water to obtain a thick spreadable paste. Once in the shower, damp your face and body and apply the mask. Massage the mask on your body for 2-3 mins and let it sit for 5-10 mins. Rinse it off with plain water.
Caution – Patch test before use.