A clear complexion ensures well-being; after all, annoying pimples and blackheads are just a nuisance. When it comes to skin cleansing, there are numerous methods that are supposed to help you achieve a radiant and clear complexion. Peel-off masks are also included and are intended to prevent impure skin by regularly removing excess sebum and dirt from the skin. Find out here how to use a peel-off mask correctly and how you can make your own DIY masks.

Peel-off masks have a gel-like consistency that dries slowly on the skin after application to the face. When the mask is removed, blackheads, loose skin cells, dirt and sebum deposits should stick to it and be removed in this way. With regular use you can prevent skin blemishes such as pimples and blackheads. Peel-off masks are particularly suitable for impure and combination skin. Blackhead masks with black activated charcoal are often also known as black head masks. How you can make a mask with activated carbon yourself, read below.

Of course, you don’t necessarily have to buy cleansing peel-off masks; if you have the time and desire, you can also use a DIY mask. You only need a few ingredients to make it:

If you prefer to use a vegan mask without animal gelatin, which contains bones, cartilage and connective tissue from cattle and pigs, you can use vegetable agar agar. These are carbohydrates that are found in the cell walls of blue and red algae. Agar agar is obtained from sun-dried algae, then dried and processed into powder. Most drugstores, health food stores and health food stores have the herbal gelling agent in their range.

Crush the tablets with a mortar and boil water at the same time. Then mix the charcoal powder with the hot water and the gelatine, or the vegetable binder, until there are no more lumps. For the optimal consistency of the mask, you can heat the mixture in the microwave for about 30 seconds at 800 watts until it thickens slightly. The exact duration depends on the individual power of your microwave. After heating, the paste must cool briefly before it can be applied.

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