Detoxing With Charcoal Soap

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Charcoal has been popular in Asia for a while now as a detoxifying agent, but it’s taken us Americans a while to wrap our heads around the idea that black charcoal could be cleansing. That said, we’re perfectly comfortable using charcoal as a filter (like in a Brita), we just don’t need to know about it. Ever wonder what that black stuff is on the bottom of your Brita filter? It’s charcoal! Now BiorĂ© has a charcoal-infused face wash and I’ve been using this sulfate-free, Black BAR bamboo charcoal-based soap since the beginning of the year. Now that it’s almost March, I’m ready to give my report. Continue reading