Beauty Benefits Of Charcoal On Skin

There are tons of beauty products you can opt for to use on your skin. But, these expensive products which are available at any store contain a high amount of chemicals which are not good for the skin. Experts state that overuse of these chemically treated products will only aggravate your skin problems and infections.

If you don't want to invest on such harmful products, all you need to do is turn to home remedies. There are a lot of granny remedies you can follow to look after your skin. For example, using honey on your face will get rid of facial hair, using turmeric powder and milk will enhance your complexion, rinsing your face with rose water will make you glow and so on.


Today, experts are looking at bizarre and natural remedies to pamper skin and one of them is using coal. Charcoal is used for other purposes but not once has anyone related this black ingredient to beauty care. It is said that when you use crushed coal powder with rose water on your face, it helps get rid of different skin issues.

So, here are some ways in which you benefit from using charcoal on your skin, take a look:

Gets Rid Of Acne

Make a thick paste of coal powder and water. Rinse your face with warm water and pat dry. Now, apply the paste directly on the acne. Allow it to dry. When dry, rinse your face with cold water. This simple home remedy will help dry up acne on your body.

Gets Rid Of Blemishes

Treat blemished skin with natural ingredients. One tablespoon of charcoal powder is mixed with two tablespoons of rose water to make a paste. Now, this paste is applied only on the blemished area and in an even manner. When the paste is dry, rinse your face again with rose water and no soap.

Gets Rid Of Large Pores

Large pores are a problem as they lead to multiple skin problems. Large pores collect dirt and this is not good for your skin. Therefore, make a thick paste of coal powder and milk. Apply this thin paste on your skin and when dry, peel it off gently. This home remedy is the best to clean out large pores.

Gets Rid Of Dullness

Does your skin look dull and not cared for? Well, we have a simple remedy you can follow to look magical. All you need to do is rinse your face with a solution of coal and water. Use this solution to massage your face and post 15 minutes, rinse your skin with warm clear water. Pat dry with a soft cotton towel.

Gets Rid Of Scars

We all know that scars are difficult to remove and lighten. However, with the help of charcoal, you can now get rid of those scars in less than a week. Make a thick paste from two tablespoons of coal powder and three tablespoon of honey. Mix these ingredients and apply them on the scar. When dry, peel the paste and rinse well with water.

Gets Rid Of Wrinkles

Wrinkles can be reduced by nearly 60 percent if you massage your face with coal paste. Massage the affected area in a circular manner to release tension between the lines of ageing. This procedure will increase blood circulation and decrease the wrinkled marks.

Gets Rid Of Dry Skin

Dry skin makes you look dull and old. Well, the best way to get rid of dry skin is to pamper your skin with a charcoal facial. Make a paste out of coal powder and milk and apply it evenly over the dry skin. Allow it to dry and post 15 minutes, rinse your face with rose water. This beauty tip will cure your dry skin.

Story first published: Monday, November 2, 2015, 13:07 [IST]
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