DIY Charcoal Masks

Charcoal masks are one of many darlings of the beauty and skincare world thanks to their cleansing abilities. However, commercial charcoal masks can be pretty pricey, so why not make your own (and be sure of what’s actually in your product)?

Join Belinda Carli, Director of the Institute of Personal Care Science and Cosmetic Formulator, as she shares her knowledge onΒ what kind of charcoal is used to make charcoal masks, the benefits of charcoal to the skin, and how to create a charcoal mask formulation and finished product. Get dirty to get clean skin! Watch nowΒ πŸ‘‡

Ingredients you’ll need:

  1. Distilled Water
  2. Xanthan Gum
  3. Refined Glycerin USP 99.5%
  4. Emulsifying Wax
  5. Lipid (a.k.a. unsaturated fats, such as butters [eg: shea butter] or carrier oils [eg: coconut oil])
  6. Activated Charcoal
  7. Preservatives (such as Liquid Germall Plus or Ecocert Tea Tree Extract)

Thank you Belinda Carli from Personal Care Formulations for sharing this video with us!

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happy crafting

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