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Charcoal cleansing mask

Charcoal cleansing mask

Diatomite-based formulation

consumer benefits

Sebum and impurities absorption, skin purifying


Skin care - face mask


This cleansing mask containing ImerCare® 400D diatomaceous earth possesses exceptional absorption capacity, resulting in high purification, ideal for oily skin.


Imerys – developed by Aston UK distributor (Formula n°: ASTON LR137/07)

Typical Formulation ingredients

Phase INCI Name Ingredients Function %
A1 Aqua - Solvent QSP 100
Butylene Glycol (and) Aqua (and) Sanguisorba Officinalis Root Extract (and) Cinnamomum Cassia Bark Extract (and) Zingiber Officianale Root Extract Sebustop Up (Southern Cross Botanicals) Astringent Agent 1.5
Aqua (and) Biosaccharide Gum-4,1,2-Hexanediol Pollustop (Solabia) Anti-pollution Agent 5.0
A2 Bentonite Optigel CK-XR (BYK) Thickener 10.0
A3 Citric Acid 20% in a water solution pH Adjuster 3.0
B Fragrance - Fragrance 0.3
Phenoxyethanol (and) Ethylhexylglycerin Euxyl PE 9010 (Schülke & Mayr) Preservative 0.8
C1 Charcoal Powder Binchotan White Charcoal Powder (Premier Specialties) Pigment 1.5
C2 Diatomaceous Earth ImerCare® 400D (Imerys) Sebum Absorbency Agent 16.0



  • Weigh phase A1.
  • Add A2 and homogenise at high shear (e.g. 8,000 RPM on a Silverson) for 10 minutes.
  • Adjust pH to around 6.5 using A3.
  • Add B and mix until homogenised.
  • Add C1 and then C2 and paddle stir until a homogeneous paste is formed.

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