There's a new guard of charcoal products on the market—they are targeted, gentle, and, yes, detoxifying. After an indulgent holiday season, it can be tempting to do an overhaul of your skin care regimen, attempting to undo the damage of sugar, booze, and other excesses. Consider adding a bit of charcoal to your routine instead. "Charcoal is known for its ability to draw toxins out of the skin," said Britta Plug, holistic esthetician and health coach.
She also mentioned that she typically recommends charcoal in the summer when we sweat quite a bit, as it can be drying in the cold weather. Not these products! These seven are hand-picked, gentle but powerful products that address your detox needs, even in peak winter: