If you’ve been scrolling through Instagram, you’ve probably been taken aback by the number of users sporting sooty faces. Before you think that they’ve stuck their face up the chimney, let us give you the lowdown. They’re all using activated charcoal, beauty’s latest miracle worker.
Activated charcoal is basically charcoal that’s heated up so that it can absorb more. That means when used in your skincare routine, it will help detoxify your skin and unclog your pores effectively.
Looking to get your hands on the perfect one? Let’s look at Korea, the haven of incredible beauty product that actually work wonders on Asian skin! We found the Coony Charcoal Essence Face Mask that should make its way to your bathroom shelf ASAP. Why so? Well, it transforms skin in six phenomenal ways – from lightening and brightening the skin owing to it’s exfoliating properties to deep cleaning that removes dirt, oil, and makeup. It also smoothens the skin and tightens your pores.
To use it, wipe your face clean thoroughly with a cleansing milk or a facewash. Slather on a light scrub with warm water to prep your face and open the pores. Then sit back, relax and add on the easy-to-apply sheet mask. Keep it on for a minimum of 15 minutes for best results.
Do you need any more convincing?