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Recipe for activated charcoal face wash
5 from 3 votes

How To Make a Charcoal Face Wash

This simple, 5-ingredient activated charcoal face wash helps balance oily skin, reduce the appearance of pores, tame acne, and exfoliate skin.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: DIY Beauty
Cuisine: Beauty
Keyword: activated charcoal, face wash
Yield: 8 ounces
Author: Stephanie Pollard
Cost: $5


  • 8 ounce pump bottle



  • Combine the ingredients in a pump bottle. Secure the cap, and turn the bottle gently upside down several times to combine the ingredients without causing the soap to suds up.  
    Charcoal Face Wash Ingredients
  • To use, splash some water on your face. Gently massage one pump into the skin to create a lather. Rinse clean with warm water.


Use daily, in the evening, to remove makeup and grime from the day. Follow up with your usual skincare regimen.
Use within 2–3 weeks.