Tag Archives: Charcoal

Activated Charcoal Cold Process Soap Recipe

What is activated charcoal, and why is it so beneficial? The difference between regular charcoal and activated charcoal is that activated charcoal has been treated with oxygen. According to HowStuffWorks, this process opens up millions of tiny pores between the carbon atoms, allowing the active charcoal to absorb odorous or colored substances from gases or liquids.… Read More »

Are At-Home Whitening Products, Kits, and Charcoal Toothpaste Safe?

Whitening kits from the internet don’t actually contain any peroxide which is the main product for whitening teeth. Rather, they contain sodium bicarbonate which works to remove extrinsic stains only. So the kits won’t actually whiten your teeth it will just remove some stains and give you a short-term result. Sodium Bicarbonate can be abrasive to… Read More »