The Power of Black: 12 DIY Charcoal Beauty Products
Ever since Lush came out with their charcoal line of beauty products, charcoal has consistently been popping up in our daily beauty routines! People are blown away by the pitch black color it gives to their product as well as the amazing benefits for the skin and even teeth! If you are feeling drawn to the charcoal trend as well, we have 12 DIY charcoal beauty products that you can actually make yourself!
1. Charcoal Soap Bars
When your guests see a black block on the top of your sink they might be taken aback, not expecting that it’s actually soap! Usually soap bars are made with soft and alluring colors in mind, but this one is edgy and sophisticated, unapologetic about its elegant and memorable look! Find the tutorial for it at The Soft Landing!
2. Charcoal Face Scrub
Charcoal has proven to be amazing for your skin and having a homemade charcoal face scrub always in your bathroom seems like a really smart choice! Soap Queen has a great recipe for such a face scrub that also includes clay, which is yet another amazing skin-friendly addition!
3. Charcoal Sugar Scrub
Sugar scrubs are amazing for the days when we just want to relax and pamper ourselves as a treat! You can customize your sugar scrub however you wish and so assure that you are always using a variety of them and never get bored. One of our favorite ones is Millennial Beauty Sisters‘ charcoal sugar scrub!
4. Charcoal Salt Scrub
If you prefer salt scrubs to sugar scrubs Style Tips 101 has a fantastic recipe for it! You only need four ingredients and aside from the charcoal powder you already have all of them at home, right in your kitchen pantry! Gone are the days of spending big amounts of money on simple salt scrubs!
5. Charcoal Face Mask
You are surely familiar with the latest internet phenomenon that are charcoal face masks. These masks have totally gone viral – beauty bloggers and youtubers are trying and reviewing them all! Instead of worrying about finding the perfect one, visit Lia Griffith for instructions on how to make your own!
6. Charcoal Toothpaste
Maybe the thought of brushing your teeth with something black really doesn’t seem too appealing, but trust Lauren’s Notebook on this one! Charcoal toothpastes have been known to have a strong whitening effect and while it may seem like a paradox, we think it’s definitely worth the try!
7. Charcoal Mascara
If you swear by homemade beauty products you know it’s hard to find good tutorials for DIY makeup. Eye makeup is especially important, because a lot of people are very sensitive to chemicals that are often put in regular eye makeup. Check out A Blossoming Life‘s take on a natural, charcoal mascara!
8. Charcoal Lemonade
We know what you’re thinking; how can a lemonade be black? Well, Style & Space put some charcoal in it and somehow the combination really works! It is the most unique twist on a lemonade we’ve ever seen and we think Beyonce would be very impressed!
9. Charcoal Bath Bomb
There is a variety of bath bomb recipes floating around on Pinterest, but when you are feeling like you want to rejuvenate your skin and bathe like the coolest, chicest people do, throw a charcoal bath bomb into the tub! Apartment Therapy will show you how to make it!
10. Charcoal Foot Scrub
In today’s quick tempo of life, a lot of us spend most of our days wearing shoes which undoubtedly takes a toll on our feet. If your feet are tired and aching, pamper them with a homemade charcoal and mint foot scrub. Salt & Ritual has the best one!
11. Charcoal Face Cleanser
Cleansing our face is an everyday must! Whether or not you wear makeup, it’s the one step of the beauty routine nobody should skip – especially if you have acne prone skin! Alluring Soul shares the recipe for an amazing charcoal face cleanser that helps with acne as well!
12. Marble Charcoal Soap
We’ve started with a soap bar and we’re ending with one too! This soap bar isn’t all black but rather has a marbled look to it, making it much more appealing on the first sight. Every soap bar is completely unique and you can visit Bulk Apothecary for the details!
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