How to make your own Charcoal Face Mask with Coconut Oil

How to make your own Charcoal Face Mask with Coconut Oil

Note: This is a professional formula. All of these ingredients are on our website

The Activated Bamboo Charcoal Powder is commonly used as a topical body treatment that absorbs and removes body toxins in its tiny pores. Through the adsorption process, harmful elements bind themselves to the powder and thus prevent the re absorption of toxins into the body. 

Creating a charcoal masks is easy and much cheaper than what you can purchase from a retailer.

Phase % w/w input Ingredient

A 76.40 Water
A 0.10 Disodium EDTA

B 7.00 Glycerin
B 0.40 Xanthan gum

C 1.00 Stearic acid
C 4.00 Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate
C 3.00 Coconut oil

D 6.00 Charcoal
D 1.00 Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin
D 0.50 Essential oil (your choice)
D 0.60 Tocopherols - mixed


1. Measure out phase A.
2. Combine phase B to form a slurry. Add to phase A and stir through until a homogenous gel forms.
3. Heat phase A/B to 80⁰C. Combine phase C and add to phase A/B under high shear stirring and mix until all waxes are melted and a smooth, glossy, homogenous emulsion forms.
4. Allow mixture to cool under low shear stirring until <40⁰C. Add phase D and stir through under low shear until homogenous.
5. Allow to cool <25⁰C. Check/adjust final pH to 5.5 - 6. Full viscosity will be achieved the next day; do not evaluate on the day you make it. Cover and allow to set overnight; then give a final stir the next day before packing off. 

Disclaimer: This formula and method has been developed based on the theoretical selection of listed ingredients; all costs associated with producing a sample of this product is the user’s responsibility including any reworks or fails. We recommend small samples and pilot production prior to full scale production.
Refer to supplier Safety Data Sheets (SDS/MSDS) to ensure safe handling of all raw materials. We hold no responsibility for inappropriate use of materials selected, the formulation or method, in part or as a whole.
It is a condition of use of this formula and method that the user holds full responsibility for ensuring safe and correct use and storage of any materials they source and use, as well as ensuring compliance with local regulations and 'clean product preparation' steps are followed when producing samples, especially for use by others. Evaluations of the safety, stability and suitability of this formula, method and finished product are the sole responsibility of the user.
The information provided on this site is of a theoretical and general nature and does not represent brand or product specific advice. We shall not be responsible for any damages resulting from use of or reliance on this information.
INCI names provided on this site are used as a guide to assist with selections and product descriptions. Users will need to source and check full material information from their suppliers and prepare compliant ingredient lists specific to the materials they actually use.



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