DIY Charcoal Face Mask with Essential Oils

Having clean and clear skin is a must especially with the holidays rolling in. This purifying charcoal face mask doesn’t just detoxify your face but also scrubs the dead skin away. Using this regularly made my skin brighter and acne-free! See how easy it is to make here.

charcoal face mask
  1. Deep cleansing is made easy with this simple mask.
  2. It smells great – and definitely not filled with harmful chemicals.
  3. It doesn’t dry my skin up like other face masks.
charcoal face mask

White or Cane Sugar

White or Cane sugar is used as the base in this recipe. Sugar helps exfoliate your skin and get rid of the dead skin that may be hanging around.

Fractionated Coconut Oil

Fractionated Coconut Oil allows for the essential oils to dilute. Coconut oil also has great hydrating and soothing benefits for your skin.

Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal helps clean your skin and get rid of all the dirt and grime that builds up over time.

Pine Essential Oil

Pine essential oil has warming and soothing benefits! It can possibly irritate your skin, so skip this step if you have sensitive skin.

charcoal face mask
charcoal face mask

This recipe could possibly irritate sensitive skin. Check out this handy dilution chart we created for topical use. 

Keep this recipe away from pets as the essential oils in this recipe may cause irritation.

Never ingest any essential oil, even if it’s generally regarded as safe. For more information on why we don’t ingest essential oils, check out this blog post

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

DIY Charcoal Face Mask with Essential Oils

Recipe by Katie Veldkamp



  • Add the cane sugar and activated charcoal to a jar.
  • Seal then shake the jar to combine the sugar and charcoal powder.
  • Mix olive oil and Pine Essential Oil together before adding to jar. Skip adding Pine if you have sensitive skin. 
  • Shake jar to combine.
  • To use, gently massage a small amount on a clean face to exfoliate. Use as needed.
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This charcoal face mask is a game-changer with your skin care! Let us know what you think about this recipe by commenting below or connecting with us on social media @fromsimplyearth!

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