I don't know about you, but after a long, exhausting day, I just want to relax once I'm home. Though some of the first things involve me taking off my shoes and pants and changing into sweats for the night, there are days when I need a little extra R&R, which means an impromptu spa night centered around a good charcoal face mask.
We all know those days too well — your face feels dirty and tired from a long day of wearing makeup or being battered by rain and snow. That's where the power of charcoal comes in. Charcoal is one of the best and most underrated (IMO) good-for-your-skin ingredients there is, and it seems to be having a moment. There are charcoal nose strips, activated charcoal hacks — even charcoal toothpaste!
But the ultimate charcoal beauty product? A face mask. With all of the purifying qualities it has, charcoal-rich masks are great to give your skin a little reset. While hydrating masks are always a good go-to, they don't exactly do much for your blackheads or pores. Charcoal masks are known to open up, purify, and tighten your skin in minutes.
Here are 10 incredible charcoal masks to give your face the good, clean love it deserves!
This one is a tried and true favorite and it works in just one minute! Plus, the price tag ain't too bad either.
This mask doubles as a mask and an exfoliator. Two in one!
Love a trusty sheet mask? This charcoal one is easy to use and won't leave a mess behind.
This mask cleanses and tightens in just 15 minutes! It's also great for when your face is feeling extra dirty or if you're dealing with pimples or blackheads.
Affordable and not too drying? Sold.
This mask is suitable for all skin types — win!
This smooth mask is indulgent, pure, and available at your local drugstores or beauty stores!
This odorless mask will decongest your skin where it needs it most.
This black and white treatment will clean and minimize your pores as well as moisturize.
This Clinique mask will be sure to absorb any excess oil from your skin.