Activated charcoal Is amazing for your skin. It binds to the oils and dirt in your pores and whisks it away. Helping to keep your pores less visible. It also helps combat acne as it attracts the toxins and gently exfoliates your skin. Because of the afore mentioned binding with dirt, oils and toxins it will help balance oily skin. It also soothes and helps to heal skin irritations. It is said that it can also lighten age spots. If you have dry skin activated charcoal is a gentle alternative to sulphates in your skin care routine. As it will exfoliate but not dry out your skin. Which is why we use in in our charcoal facial bar. Amazing for all skin types.