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DIY Activated Charcoal Mask for Blackheads

Easy to make peel-off activated charcoal mask for blackheads that can be made at home!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time14 d
Course: Face Mask
Cuisine: Dry Skin, Oily Skin
Keyword: Charcoal Mask


  • 1 Small Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Flat Foundation Brush
  • 1 Small Pot with Steamer
  • 1 Stirring Rod


  • 1 teaspoon Bentonite Clay
  • 2 teaspoon Activated Charcoal
  • 2 tablespoon Gelatin Unflavored


  • Mix the bentonite clay, charcoal, and gelatin in the small mixing bowl
  • Add water to the pot and bring to a boil.
  • Place the small mixing bowl with the mixture on the steamer and place the steamer on top of the pot.
  • Stir the mixture with the stirring rod until it is smooth and without clumps
  • Turn off heat and allow the mixture to cool for 10 minutes. Test the mixture to ensure it feels comfortably warm on your skin.
  • Apply the mixture on your face with a foundation brush. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for the mixture to dry and harden, then peel it off.


Recipe inspired by Wholefully.com