Have you found a face wash you love and that makes your skin look great? If not, it might be time to make your own. I love tinkering around with ingredients to come up with different DIY recipes, but especially face washes. While I prefer to buy many of my skin products, face washes are one I go through so quickly and are the easiest to make. Recently, I gave this DIY Charcoal Face Wash a try and it might become my new favorite.
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DIY Charcoal Face Wash For All Skin Types
What You Will Need:
- 1/2 Cup Castile Soap (I used rose from Dr. Bronner’s)
- 5 Activated Charcoal Capsules
- Rose Essential Oil 3o drops (You could also use tea tree if you have acne-prone skin or your favorite skin-friendly essential oil)
- An Empty Container*
*I actually used an old breast milk soap bottle so feel free to use what you have on hand! If you don’t have anything, these empty bottles work well.
How To Make DIY Charcoal Face Wash
1.) Simply stir or shake all the ingredients together and wash your face as normal.
But Sarah, how will these ingredients help my skin?
I’m glad you asked! Charcoal acts like a magnet and pulling dirt and other gunk from our skin. Seriously, just try this DIY Charcoal Face Mask and see how it gets into the crevices of each pore (warning: it will get DEEP!)
I personally chose the rose castile soap and essential oil because it helps fights acne, soothes irritated skin, stimulates collagen (thanks Vitamin C!), and smells lovely.
If you have very acne-prone skin you might want to try tea tree essential oil instead.
AND DON’T FORGET!
Follow up with a lovely moisturizer – like this DIY Whipped Ghee moisturizer! – to keep your face looking fresh. 😉