You're already familiar with charcoal's role in detox drinks and face masks, but now the impurity-absorbing ingredient du jour has entered the world of haircare, too. Here, five products that use it to transform your tresses.
Dirt, oil and product buildup can lead to limp and lifeless locks. Enter this purifying shampoo that uses activated charcoal powder to rid your scalp of grime and coconut oil to fight frizz and add shine.
BRIOGEO SCALP REVIVAL CHARCOAL + TEA TREE SCALP TREATMENT
Product buildup can also cause itchiness and flaking. This soothing blend of charcoal and tea tree oil tackles both issues by first removing any impurities from the scalp so that the antibacterial ingredients in the formula can then treat the issue.
Short on time? Quickly soak up any excess oil from your roots and get an instant boost of volume with this drugstore favorite. And don’t worry about getting black flecks in your hair; the charcoal particles are tiny and colorless.
This luxurious conditioner uses Argan oil to nourish damaged locks, while essential oils like lavender, sweet orange and sandalwood hydrate dry ends and nix dandruff. (And will also make your shower smell totally amazing.)