DIY Activated Charcoal Hair Mask

By Aniela / June 16, 2017

This activated charcoal hair mask will detoxify the scalp, getting rid of dead skin cells, improving hair texture, and encouraging hair growth.

Did you know that activated charcoal has powerful detoxifying properties that can not only improve skin but hair as well? In fact, activated charcoal is SO powerful, it can even promote rapid hair growth unlike anything else. Because our hair and skin are constantly exposed to the elements (pollution, dust, etc…), they tend to get damaged which ultimately results in dry skin and hair, hair loss, and problem skin.

This DIY activated charcoal hair mask not only detoxifies the hair and scalp, but also encourages hair growth, treats split ends, and cures dry, damaged hair. Super easy to do, this charcoal hair mask will leave your hair super soft, silky, shiny, and long!

DIY Charcoal Hair Mask

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  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp activated charcoal powder

Benefits of Charcoal Hair Mask:

This charcoal hair mask has a slew of amazing benefits for the hair:

Baking Soda: a natural cleanser, baking soda helps to exfoliate the scalp. Just like the skin on our body, the scalp also needs to be exfoliated to remove dead skin cells. Skin cell buildup can cause scalp itchiness, dandruff, and inhibit hair growth. Baking soda gently exfoliates, opening up the pores, and allowing hair to easily and healthily grow.

Activated Charcoal: a natural detoxifying agent, charcoal can remove dirt, oil, and toxins. Especially for those with oily skin and hair, charcoal can balance the skin's pH and control excess sebum production. Also helps to purify the scalp and strands, making it easier for hair to grow.

  • Deeply cleanses the scalp
  • Detoxifies
  • Removes dead skin cells
  • Prevents product build up and clarifies
  • Prevents dandruff
  • Promotes hair growth
  • Prevents scalp itchiness
  • Adds shine
  • Smooths hair
  • Prevents split ends


  1. Mix in the baking soda and activated charcoal powder into 1 cup of warm water and stir well.
  2. Apply to wet or dry hair (like a rinse) and massage gently into scalp.
  3. Leave on for 20-30 minutes and rinse.

Use the charcoal hair mask twice a week to detoxify strands and scalp, restore shine, repair damaged and split ends, and promote healthy, fast hair growth.

Alternatively, you can also add 1/2 teaspoon of activated charcoal powder directly to your shampoo bottle, shake well, and shampoo as you normally would.

Adding charcoal to your regular hair washing routine has incredible benefits that you'll notice immediately after washing.

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