How do Charcoal Sheet Masks Work?

How do Charcoal Sheet Masks Work?

Some people may believe that charcoal masks are only effective if they are stripping out toxic substances; however, there is so much more. This active charcoal ingredient has many benefits for the skin and has been incorporated into many skincare products. 

Learn more and feel the benefits of charcoal on your skin as you discover the basic foundations of this viral ingredient.


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How does charcoal work in skincare

Charcoal is an ingredient that has opened another door in the skincare industry. It is primarily used in face masks and is known to benefit the skin by detoxing and leaving the skin feeling smoother and brighter. By learning the appropriate process of applying charcoal masks, it can thoroughly cleanse and unclog pores as well as tighten the skin. It also helps control the oil levels being secreted onto the skin. 


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Benefits of Charcoal Masks

Brightens the skin:

Everyday polluted substances are constantly coming into contact with the surface of your skin, clogging up your pores, making it look more dull. Charcoal masks are used to easily remove the filth that builds up and after moisturizing the skin, your face is immediately brighter. 


Charcoal masks reach deep into the pores and pulls out any dirt and pollutants that clog your pores throughout the day. This intense purification allows your pores to remain clean and reduce in size, making it difficult for blackheads to form again. 

Removes dead skin cells:

By cleansing, toning and applying a charcoal mask, it removes dead skin cells and promotes blood circulation for healthy glowing skin.

Suitable for all skin types:

Whether you have dry or oily skin, charcoal masks hydrates and moisturizes your face as well as maintaining the production of oily skin. It perfectly mattifies the look of oil and pollutant substances on the surface of your face and strips away the toxins. 

Treats acne:

Acne is a common skin issue, caused by elements such as sebum, clogged pores and dead skin cells, that occasionally leave scars on the face. Charcoal masks contain active charcoal, an ingredient that helps clear the skin by getting rid of the bad substances produced by the body. With this knowledge, you can minimize the risk of getting pimples and dry out the existing acne and fade away acne scars. 


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How to use Skinesque's Brightening Charcoal Masks

Step 1: Cleanse the face first to get rid of the surface toxins. 


Step 2: Apply toner to the face to ensure a clean surface before applying the mask.


Step 3: Apply the mask for 15-20 minutes.


Step 4: Remove the mask and gently tap essence into skin. Do not rinse off.


Step 5: Always finish with a moisturizer for that desired glowing glass skin.