12 charcoal beauty products to add to your detox routine

As previously written and published for FASHION magazine.


Santa’s go-to offering for the baddies on his naughty list just got a whole lot more valuable. Coal, or to be more specific, charcoal, is beauty’s new favourite buzzword. (Does this mean we can misbehave all year round now?) It’s a carbon that’s been treated to increase its absorbency, and works by attaching itself to toxins, sponging ‘em all up. For centuries, Egyptians and Native Americans have used charcoal to detox, and in medical settings, patients suffering from a poisonous snake or spider bite are still treated with it around the world as modern medicine.

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