Active Charcoal

PURE DETOX is a line deisgned to instantly and deeply cleanse the skin of impurities and toxins. It is based on detoxifying properties of Active Charcoal from Bamboo and Ubame Oak.

The cosmetics of unusual texture are a perfect complement of everyday skin caer routine designed especially for normal, oily combination skin.

Active Charcoal, well known for its absorbing properties, is a natural ingredient of plant origin. It was commonly used in Chinese medicine in XIV century during the reign of the Ming dynasty, when under the name “black diamond” was used to deep cleansing and skin detox.

 Thanks to its porous structure and huge sorption surface (up to 2500 m2/g) which under the microscope resembles a sponge, the charcoal effectively absorbs toxins and impurities from the skin.
Charcoal applied on the skin instantaneously absorbs accumulated toxins, dead skin cells and excess of sebum, leaving it clean, smooth and fresh. Has antibacterial properties, reduces pores, calms the skin prone to irritation and redness. Keeps the protective skin barrier intact.

Bamboo Charcoal (Bambusa Arundinacea L.):
Derived from Moso bamboo shoots (毛竹), known for its outstanding detoxifying properties. Absorbs sebum, deeply cleanses the skin from accumulated toxins and impurities.

Ubame Oak Charcoal(Quercus Philyraeoldes L.):
Ubame Oak (ウバメガシ) grows in south of Japan, Kishu, Wakayama Prefecture. It’s known for its extremely strong and resistant bark. The ubame oak charcoal Has been used in China and Japan since XIV century. Absorbs and dissolves toxins, removes dead skin cells, unclogs pores.