Activated charcoal is quite known for its adsorbing benefits that make it a great detoxing ingredient. It draws out toxins and is great if you want to purify and detox your skin and pores. Sleeping masks are a great way to seal in the moisture and hydrate your skin overnight so you wake up to plump and soft skin in the morning. Here we have an all natural charcoal sleeping mask that not only hydrates and moisturizes but also detoxes and keeps your skin clear-
Aloe Vera Gel- has great hydrating and moisturizing properties. Has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and calming effects. Also makes a great gel base in the recipe.
Activated Charcoal- It has detoxing and purifying properties. Charcoal deep cleans the skin, unclogs pores and keeps your skin clean and clear.
Jojoba Oil – It is a non-comedogenic oil that won’t clog your pores. It will repair damaged skin and moisturize skin. It has amazing healing properties that help lighten pigmentation gradually.
Lavender Oil- Add glow to the skin and also works as a fragrant in the recipe. Keeps skin clear. READ MORE – HEALTHY HONEY SYRUP – boost the immune system
RECIPE FOR DIY CHARCOAL SLEEPING MASK:
Things you need-
- Pure aloe vera gel – 3 Tbsp
- Activated charcoal powder – 1/4 Tsp
- Jojoba oil – 1 Tbsp
- 7-8 drops lavender oil
In a bowl, add aloe vera gel, jojoba oil, and lavender oil. Mix until it emulsifies and becomes turbid. Add in activated charcoal powder and mix again. Make sure there are no lumps. Transfer to an easy-to-use jar.
Take a small amount and use it as a sleeping mask before bedtime. Massage it all over your face until the mask is well absorbed into the skin. Rinse off in the morning. READ MORE – Onion Juice to stop hair fall, prevent premature graying and for faster hair growth
Caution – Patch test before use.