* Charcoal’s been found to release the body of toxins and heavy metals
* Can also reduce muscle pain
* You can even use charcoal to help make teeth whiter
Guys, heavy metal may be great for rocking out, but it’s terrible for your skin. And the environment is filled with them. From our cars to cell phones and almost everything in between, heavy metals are everywhere. But you can rid yourself of those nasty things simply by adding some of these awesome charcoal-infused products into your daily hygiene routine.
That’s because charcoal works like a tiny vacuum, sucking all the dirt, bacteria and excess oil from your skin. It can even make your teeth whiter by extracting toxins from your mouth. Feel sore from your workout? Charcoal is like having your own personal masseuse to help reduce muscle pain. It’s kind of magical and we think you’ll agree. Here’s a look at five of our favorite charcoal-infused products.
1. Dove Men+Care Elements Body and Face Wash
Tired after a long day at work or the gym? Keep Dove Men+Care Charcoal and Clay body wash in your shower to help ease your pain away. It’s specially designed for men and leaves skin feeling exfoliated and moisturized.
2. Active Wow Teeth Whitening Charcoal Powder
Whiten those teeth with Active Wow. The premium ingredients and pure refined charcoal powder will rid your mouth of the funk and gunk and leave you with jaw-dropping pearly whites. It’s excellent for gum health and won’t make your teeth feel sensitive.
3. NIVEA Men Active Clean Body Wash
Smelling like a locker room is a real turn off. That’s why you should try this natural charcoal body wash from NIVEA. It draws out dirt, oil and sweat like a magnet without drying out your skin. Plus, the fresh scent lasts for up to eight hours.
4. L’Oréal Paris Men Expert Hydra Charcoal Cream Cleanser
This charcoal cream cleanser from L’Oreal Paris is super effective in removing the daily crud that gets stuck in your pores and the oil that causes shininess. Your face will feel fresher and look brighter, without the irritation that other brands can cause. We’ve also heard it works great on beards.
5. Every Man Jack Charcoal Face Scrub
Unclog and prevent breakouts before they even have a chance to start with Every Man Jack. This charcoal face scrub works great on sensitive and acne-prone skin because it contains only the good ingredients with none of the excess stuff like aluminum, parabens, and phthalate. Plus, no little critters were harmed in the making of it.
6. MY Konjac Sponge All Natural Korean Facial Sponge
To really make your skin feel smoother and silkier, try this Konjac sponge from Korea. Konjac is a plant root that when blended with Natural Bamboo Charcoal makes for a super soft sponge that works to clean pores and gently scrub away bacteria. We think you’ll notice a difference after just one use.
7. BOD 20 Min Detox Charcoal Bath Salt
Picture yourself soaking in the tub after a strenuous workout. You’re dirty, tired and maybe the lower back is throbbing a bit. But, dissolve one pack of BOD in the water, close your eyes and let all of that grime, sweat and heavy metals wash down the drain. You’ll feel better all over in no time.