Nowadays, activated charcoal is used in variety of beauty products and in home remedies. It is a great detoxifying agent when used topically or taken internally. Today, we would be talking about skin lightening, preferably underarms using activated charcoal. So here it is:
- – Detoxes armpits
- – Cleanses the skin
- – Kill germs/bacteria causing odour
- – Lightens armpits by adsorption mechanism
- – Easy to make and use
- – Has mild bleaching property
WAYS TO USE:
CHARCOAL HONEY MASK
Charcoal honey mask is well known remedy for lightening and detoxing armpits. You need 2 tablespoons honey and 1 tablespoon charcoal. All you do is mix a little honey and charcoal and apply. Once dry, rinse and pat dry.
LEMON CHARCOAL RUB
Lemon together with activated charcoal works as a natural bleach and a powerful antibacterial and antiseptic agent. Rub a lemon wedge dipped in charcoal powder (or charcoal powder sprinkled on it) on the skin for a few minutes along. Leave the juice on your skin for about 10 minutes and then wash the area thoroughly.
CUCUMBER CHARCOAL MASK
Extract the juice from a cucumber and mix it with a little turmeric powder and activated charcoal powder. Apply this paste on the affected area and leave it on for 30 minutes, and then wash it off with water. Repeat this home remedy once daily or every other day for visible results.
COCONUT OIL CHARCOAL MASK
You need 1 tablespoon organic coconut oil and 1 teaspoon activated charcoal powder. Massage the dark underarms with coconut oil mixed with activated charcoal and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash it off with mild soap and lukewarm water. Repeat two times daily until you achieve the desired results.
SANDALWOOD CHARCOAL MASK
Mix two tablespoons of sandalwood powder, 1 ½ tablespoon charcoal and two to three tablespoons of rose water to make a thick paste. Apply the paste on your underarms and leave it on for about 15 minutes or until it dries, and then wash it off with cold water.