I don’t know when it happened but it seems like all of a sudden, charcoal has become a highly desirable beauty ingredient. The purported benefit of charcoal is that it attaches to and absorbs oil and dirt. That makes it great for products like masks, cleansers and other face treatments, where the charcoal ingredient will attract the bad stuff and pull it out of your pores.
I’ve recently used four different charcoal-based products. Read more for my reviews.