Regular charcoal usually comes from wood, coal, and peat. This type of charcoal is often used as fuel. To become “activated “the charcoal goes through a high temperature steam activation process. This process increases the surface area which increases the charcoal’s ability to absorb and filter. Fantastic for oily skin. Incredible ability to absorb oil and dirt from pores leaving skin feeling balanced. If you have dry skin, any soaps with activated charcoal may be too drying.
We’ve included Bentonite clay in this recipe to promote the additional “slip“ in this zero scent bar, along with gentle exfoliation properties. Bentonite clay naturally cleans and unclogs pores. Also useful in treating poison ivy, oily skin and deodorizing properties as well.
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