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5 ways to use activated charcoal for beautiful skin

Charcoal has been buzzing the beauty industry for quite a long time. You must have noticed, many cosmetic companies are now using charcoal as an active ingredient.

India TV Lifestyle Desk, New Delhi [Published on:07 Apr 2017, 5:27 PM IST]
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5 ways to use activated charcoal for beautiful skin

Charcoal has been buzzing the beauty industry for quite a long time. You must have noticed, many cosmetic companies are now using charcoal as an active ingredient. 

The antibacterial and antifungal properties of activated charcoal makes it the best pick among the beauty freaks. If you suffer from acne, then seek no further. 

Are you wondering how to use activated charcoal for skin? Here are some ways. 

Activated Charcoal with Honey 

Mix a teaspoon of activated charcoal with a tablespoon of honey. Apply it on your skin and massage it gently. Wash it off with clean water after 5 minutes. 

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Activated Charcoal with Lemon Juice 

Mix some activated charcoal with lemon juice to make a smooth paste. Apply it on your face and neck. Keep it for 5 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

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Activated Charcoal with Aloe Vera Gel 

If you have dry skin, then mix one teaspoon of activated charcoal with a tablespoon of aloe vera gel. Use it as an exfoliator. Use cold water to rinse the mask off. 

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Activated Charcoal with Apple Cider Vinegar 

Take a teaspoon of activated charcoal and add some apple cider vinegar to prepare a non-runny mixture. Apply it on your clean face. Let it sit for 5 minutes and then rinse it off. Do this twice a week to keep acne at bay. 

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Activated Charcoal with Rose Water 

Rose water and charcoal is the safest combination. Mix some rose water with a teaspoon of activated charcoal. Apply this mixture on your face and neck. Use cold water to rinse it away after 10 minutes.

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Do these remedies twice a week to get glowing pimple-free skin in a few months.