An ingredient popular for its purifying properties, we felt it seemed so in-line with our mission to create beauty from purity. Our acne, dirt and grime battles were all fought with charcoal

History: Charcoal is an age-old remedy first used by the Egyptians, ancient Hindus also used it to purify water. It was also used as a filter, catalyst and as an adsorbent.

Parts Used: Activated carbon can be produced from carbonaceous source materials such as bamboo, coconut husk, willow peat, and wood. It can be produced by physical or chemical activation.

Composition: Charcoal is mostly pure carbon, it burns off volatile compounds such as water, methane, hydrogen, and tar. The quality of charcoal is defined by various chemical characteristics. Better chemical properties of charcoal are reached with higher levels of fixed carbon.

Scientific name: Activated Carbon

Activated charcoal is a powerful detoxifying agent that is a complete solution to many health-care concerns. This fine, odorless, black powder is raved about for its toxin-absorbing properties as a treatment for an ever-growing list of conditions.