Activated Charcoal is one of the best natural pore cleansing ingredients and it's beneficial for your skin in a few other ways too.
Do you want younger looking skin and smaller pores? Of course you do! But seriously though! Who doesn't want youthful looking skin and teeny-tiny, unclogged, non-existent pores?
By now you know you should keep your pores clean and healthy for younger looking skin, but did you know that your skin will benefit from using activated charcoal?
Just one teaspoon of activated charcoal has a surface area of more than a football field! When you use a skin care product that's formulated with activated charcoal, that's some powerful pore-cleansing detoxifying potential for clear, blemish-free skin.
Activated charcoal has been proven to reach deep into your pores to remove toxins + impurities + offers beneficial exfoliation for a smoother, more refined glow.
Keep reading to find out more about the function of your pores, and how you can keep them healthy, for an overall smoother and more youthful skin texture.
WHY YOUR PORES ARE IMPORTANT
Pores act as a gateway for the oils (sebum) that your body naturally produces. When your pores aren’t cleaned, you risk infection and blockage, which can cause acne and blackheads.
You can’t get rid of your pores; your body needs them. Some people were born with bigger pores than others, but you can minimize the appearance of your pores by ensuring that you clean them with a well-balanced activated charcoal product, and then follow your cleansing routine with a cleansing product such as our Face Scrub.
MINIMIZING THE APPEARANCE OF PORES
While a proper washing routine is essential to minimizing the appearance of pores, there are other steps you can take to prevent pore blockage.
- Keep your dirty, oily hands away from your face!
- Use a sunscreen to protect your skin from harmful rays.
CLEANSING WITH ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Activated charcoal effectively cleanses the skin, unclogs pores, removes deeper impurities, and dead skin cells. The result is smooth, supple, and even-toned skin.
- Dirt, toxins, heavy metals, chemicals, and other poisons are attracted to the charcoal molecules and washed away.
The beauty of Activated Charcoal is that removes these nasties without adsorbing vitamins and nutrients, leaving your skin radiantly healthy.
To get the fresh look of pores which have been cleansed with activated charcoal, you’ll first want to wash your face using natural products like our Face Scrub and Face Mask. Using a high quality cleanser will make sure that your skin is getting a good balance of emollients, essential oils, and vitamins your it needs to stay healthy and prevent drying.
Activated charcoal is inert, which means that it doesn't cause allergic reactions nor will it irritate sensitive skin. In fact, activated charcoal can be used to help remedy allergic skin reactions.
Caring for your pores with natural activated charcoal products doesn’t mean that they’ll disappear. But by establishing a consistent pore cleansing skin care routine, you can ensure that your pores healthy and clear, giving you a fresh and youthful complexion to share with the world.