Activated charcoal is "charcoal that has been heated or otherwise treated to increase its absorptive power". There are so many uses for activated charcoal including water filteration, teeth cleaning, oil pulling with coconut oil.
As a mask for oily skin, mix ½ part activated charcoal & ½ part rhassoul clay with some warm water +/- fresh lemon juice. You can also use bentonite clay.As a poultice, mix ½ part activated charcoal & 3 parts bentonite clay with some warm water +/- fresh lemon juice.
For soapmaking, try experimenting with ¼ tsp of activated charcoal for every 500g of fat/oils. You will need to increase the percentage of your fragrance when adding activated charcoal to your formula.
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