Charcoal Facial Mask Instructions

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When you think of charcoal, your first thought probably goes to summer cooking on the grill, but charcoal is good for more than just delivering a tasty burger. According to MoreThanAlive.com, when used on your skin, charcoal draws toxins out of the pores. You could go to the salon for a pricey charcoal face mask, but if you want to save some money, try doing one at home instead.

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Wash your face as usual, then pat it dry with a towel.

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Mix 2 teaspoons of water and 2 teaspoons of activated charcoal into a bowl. Add a few drops of tea tree oil and mix it up well.

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Spread the mixture onto your face. Avoid getting too close to your eyes and mouth when applying the mask.

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Leave the mask on your face for 10 minutes. Rinse your face with warm water to remove the mask, then pat the skin dry with a towel.