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Charcoal Shampoo Benefits for Oily Hair

What is charcoal shampoo, and –more importantly– why is it trending? In this handy how-to, we break down the benefits of this natural wonder ingredient, answer your questions, and share simple tips to incorporate charcoal into your hair care routine. Get ready to say goodbye to greasy hair and scalp!

What is charcoal for hair?

Activated charcoal is a black powder that’s odorless, flavorless and non-toxic. A traditional remedy for various ailments in many cultures, it’s a natural detoxifier.

Unlike the charcoal in your grill (which is toxic!), activated charcoal is treated with oxygen at very high temperatures to make it safe and effective for use as a beauty ingredient. 

Activated charcoal for hair is prized for its abilities to gently soak up dirt and grease. It’s no surprise then that it’s recently been trending in charcoal shampoo and conditioner for oily hair and scalp.

Benefits of charcoal for hair

There are many reasons to love this gentle-acting natural ingredient: While it’s a must-have for oily hair, charcoal shampoo benefits a range of hair care needs.

How to make charcoal part of your hair care routine

It couldn’t be simpler to incorporate charcoal into your hair care routine. Simply reach for charcoal shampoo and conditioner to tap into the rebalancing benefits of charcoal for hair.

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Does charcoal shampoo help with oily hair?

Yes! The best charcoal shampoo is formulated with activated charcoal, which acts like a magnet to absorb greasiness.

Does charcoal shampoo dry out your hair?

No. Charcoal acts gently to draw out dirt and impurities while preserving the natural oils in your hair. For best results, use a charcoal shampoo and conditioner range that’s formulated with hydrating ingredients. We recommend Whole Blends Black Charcoal & Nigella Flower Oil Rebalancing Shampoo and Conditioner.

Will a charcoal shampoo detoxify your hair?

Yes! Activated charcoal shampoo achieves a deep clean that draws out dirt, toxins and build-up from styling products.

Is charcoal shampoo good for skin?

Yes! Charcoal gently removes dirt and impurities from the scalp, clearing build-up in the hair follicles that can cause flakiness, itchiness and irritation.

Charcoal is also beneficial for the skin of the face. A gentle exfoliant, charcoal is found in facial scrubs specifically formulated for oily skin, such as Garnier SkinActive Blackhead Eliminating Scrub with Charcoal. Facial cleansers like Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Jelly Water with Charcoal help to tighten pores and smooth the skin. Combination and oily skin can benefit from a charcoal-infused face mask like Garnier SkinActive 3-in-1 Charcoal Face Mask. To remove impurities and visibly reduce the size of pores, try a weekly face mask such as Garnier SkinActive Black Peel-Off Mask with Charcoal.

Is charcoal good for your hair?

When used in charcoal hair products –yes! If you have one takeaway from this article, let it be this: charcoal is hard on dirt and grease, yet gentle on the hair and scalp.

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