Wednesday, March 1, 2023


Charcoal is famously known as a detoxifying superfood, and skin care ingredient, because of its absorption qualities.  This means that when you apply it to your skin, the charcoal attracts any excess oil, dirt, and impurities on your skin, leaving your skin feeling cleansed and purified when you wash the charcoal away.

The Body Shop’s Himalayan Charcoal line is made from bamboo which is the fastest growing woody plant in the world, making it an environmentally-friendly resource.

The Body Shop’s pick of products for clarified and refined looking skin. Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Clay Wash, Himalayan Charcoal Skin, Clarifying Night Peel and Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask.

What it does to your skin?

.  With   regular use it works   by gently exfoliating the top outer skin, leaving skin feeling smother and softer.

*Clarfying.  Helps to refine pores over time, leaving the complexion looking clarified and improving skin’s luminosity.

*Organic Acids. Derived from hibiscus flowers and famous for their skin-exfoliating powers, these acids lead to a smoother looking skin surface and a brighter looking complexion.

Himalayan Charcoal Skin Clarifying Night Peel. Use 3 times a week, every other night (e.g. Monday, Wednesday and Friday) for skin that feels smoother and looks more clarified and luminous.

It is source from charcoal powder from the Himalayan foothills of India, known to have purifying properties, brilliant for oily skin.  It also has hibiscus flower extract that contains organic acids, known to have exfoliating properties. Salicylic acid known to penetrate into the pores of the skin helping remove dead skin that has built up on the surface and alpine willow herb known to help soothe the skin and control sebum production.

The Body Shop’s Himalayan Charcoal Line is available at The Body Shop stores and on its online store


About The Body Shop

The Body Shop was founded in 1976 by Dame Anita Roddick in Little Hampton, England. The beauty brand pioneered corporate activism and was built on a philosophy that business can be a force for good. With its brand expression, Beauty with a Heart, the company continues to be focused on the five core values: Against Animal Testing, Support Community Fair Trade, Activate Self Esteem, Defend Human Rights, and Protect the Planet.