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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.