Bamboo Charcoal Benefits:
To “activate” bamboo charcoal it is ground into a powder and injected with steam (no other chemicals). This “activation” process increases the surface area two fold. This large increase in surface area is what gives activated charcoal it’s beneficial properties.The more surface available the faster the rate of adsorption.
Because of its natural ability to draw out dirt and debris from deep inside pores, activated bamboo charcoal has become a key ingredient in many skincare products. Activated charcoal . . .
- adsorbs impurities due to its super-porous structure–one teaspoon has the surface area of a football field.
- has millions of pores to trap and store pollutants, impurities and other harmful substances so they can be washed away
- Naturally deep cleans and gently exfoliates to remove dead skin cells without drying skin
- Works especially well to deep clean oily, combination and blemish-prone skin types
- Can help ease acne; depending on the severity and type of acne, activated charcoal may offer some relief.
- Has antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal properties making it a great choice for acne-prone skin
- When used in a face mask activated charcoal helps remove the oil and dirt from pores that make them appear larger–so pores will appear smaller.
- Is gentle enough for all skin types
Benefits of Tea Tree Oil :
Tea Tree Oil is a plant extract which has been extensively researched within the last few years as it is believed to have many healing benefits which can treat multiple skin conditions.
The essential oil is extracted from the Melaleuca alternifolia, a shrub like plant which has several antiseptic and antimicrobial properties.
As Tea Tree Oil is the gentler natural alternative to medications and harsh chemicals found in cosmetic skincare products, many people prefer to initially use products containing Tea Tree Oil as the active ingredient to resolve their skin problems.
Due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, tea tree oil may help treat acne.
The results of one study which involved 14 participants with acne, support the use of tea tree oil for treating acne. Tea tree oil may also benefit oily skin. As a result of its anti-inflammatory effects, tea tree oil may also help reduce itchy skin.