trial and error: do charcoal blackhead masks work? - the best charcoal grill to buy
This is one of the top stories of NZH Lifestyle 2017 that you may have seen in your Instagram feed, or, maybe you're one of more than 28 million people who watched YouTube beauty vlogger Josie K's fascinating video of peeling off the black-headed acne mask from her face.
Inspired by hundreds of Peel videos
Josie K, who runs a black mask on social media, said: "I 've seen so many people do this, so I decided to try it myself to see if it works, "when she drew a black ball of sticky material on her face.
Once it dries, she takes off the mask carefully and checks her face in the mirror.
"She said push the used mask onto the camera to show a little bit of dirt and dirt it took from her face.
"My face is very smooth and looks like all my blacks are gone. It's amazing. Amazing! " Amazing?
NZH's lifestyle team is suspicious.
So we decided to try the trend ourselves. . .
Step 1: mix Emma and Liana and purify the peel with a tube of Shills
Take off the black mask and apply it to half of their faces.
For the other half, they tested two different DIY blends: Emma chose a sticky mixture of pva glue and activated carbon.
Liana uses a thick mixture of gel, warm milk and activated carbon.
Step 2: wait for it according to the thickness of your mask, you need to wait at least 5 minutes to dry. Ideally, 20-
30 minutes will give you the best results.
Now the painful part comes: peel them off.
Step 3: assessment results unfortunately Liana and Emma did not see any disgraceful expression on their faces.
But their skin is still very smooth.
Watch the full video and see how it all happened.
Just like Kylie Jenner tested lipstick shades on her arm, or the woman turned the thin eyebrows into Frida Caro --
Peel arch, Peel's video-
Now our Instagram feeds are filled with black masks.
Emily McMahon, a skincare buyer at Priceline Pharmacy, said sales of products containing charcoal have increased by 280 in the past 12 months. The top-
The item for sale is Biore Deep Cleansing Charcoal Pore strip-
About 40,000 units have been sold in the past six months.
Charcoal is a popular skin care ingredient known for its ability to purify and detoxify.
Japanese women have been using it in skin care for centuries.
However, beauty brands, combined with the huge mask trend, have begun to tap their market potential.
Ryan Channing is the owner of Blaq Mask, one of the most popular black products sold on Instagram.
It was launched two months ago and currently has 25,000 fans. -
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