Activated Charcoal has found its well-deserved place in the beauty industry offering a bit of something different to target various skin care concerns.
Applying Activated Charcoal on your face might not appear to be glamorous, however it has been proven to have many health and beauty benefits when used correctly.
Not to be confused with the ashy remains from this weekend’s barbeque/braai, /Bamboo Charcoal undergoes a particular heating process in order to make it safe for medicinal use. Once this process is complete the Bamboo Charcoal becomes activated. The surface of this activated charcoal as a result comprises of millions of tiny pores, increasing its adsorptive properties and is negatively charged. Working like a magnet, Activated Charcoal will attract and bind with positively-charged toxic substances. This adsorptive quality has a powerful effect binding to impurities on the surface of our skin, such as dirt, pollutants, and redundant skin cell build-up.
In addition to removing impurities, Activated Charcoal’s powdery texture makes it a great option for a gentle exfoliation. DemaFix DermaPolish + Activated Charcoal offers a deep-cleansing micro-exfoliation, essential for removing redundant skin cell build-up on the surface of the skin. The DermaPolish + Activated Charcoal is especially beneficial, but not limited to a problematic, breakout prone skin. In addition to the daily use of DermaFix DermaPolish + Activated Charcoal, one can apply a thickened mixture to inflamed breakouts as a spot treatment, aiding to rapidly dry out acne lesions whilst assisting to adsorb excess oil, toxins and impurities that can cause congestion within the skin.
Throughout the day, toxins from the air along with excessive oil accumulation and redundant skin cells become trapped on the skin and clog our pores, this in turn can cause them to become blocked and enlarged over time. When your pores aren’t clear, neither is your complexion as enlarged pores can make us look tired and aged. Incorporating DermaFix DermaPolish + Activated Charcoal in your routine can help to loosen the debris clogging your pores, leading to a refined skin texture.
For a customized protocol, DermaFix DermaPolish + Activated Charcoal can be combined with DermaFix Clari-Fine Clay Masque providing a deep cleansing exfoliation benefit. This ‘power-duo’ is a must-have, beneficial for an oily, acne prone skin care concern.
DermaFix DermaPolish + Activated Charcoal is worthwhile not just being kept in the bathroom for your skin care ritual, you can keep one in the first aid kit too! Activated Charcoal assists with the soothing and healing of insect bites and skin irritations. Whether you have been stung by a bee or have been in contact with poison ivy, Activated Charcoal can help speed up the skins healing response and relieve symptoms related to the aggressor. Activated Charcoal, when applied as a paste, helps adsorb venom and infection, reducing inflammation and relieving pain. To make a paste, take approximately 1 teaspoon of DermaFix DermaPolish + Activated Charcoal and mix with warm water into a spreadable paste. Apply to the affected area and leave on for up to 15 minutes.
For more information on DermaFix DermaPolish + Activated Charcoal, visit our website www.dermafix.co.za or contact us directly on 0861 28 23 23.