Mascara from activated carbon: myth or reality

Mascara from activated carbon: myth or reality

Girls who have allergy to store cosmetics constantly look for alternative. For easy day make-up it is possible to use mascara from activated carbon which will cost kopeks.

It will seem to much improbable, but, it appears, even decorative cosmetics can be made with own hand. Cook, after all, house soap or lip gloss.

Pluses of house ink

Before testing the house recipe of mascara on itself, it is worth understanding that to what. First, ink from activated carbon is not the myth. Once the first брасматик has been made on the basis of soot.

Secondly, such product is safer as it is always possible to understand that it enters it. Besides it is possible to control personally its freshness and storage conditions that it is unreal to find out upon purchase of store cosmetics. Thirdly, this ink can be applied as the easy tinting means. It will give beautiful shade, but will not weight eyelash. And the make-up will not begin to flow during heat. At last, mascara from activated carbon is available to one and all. So, it is great option for teenage girls who have no money for cosmetics purchase yet.


In spite of the fact that the house recipe of mascara includes only natural ingredients – oils, aloe juice, wax, oil solution of vitamins – it can cause negative reaction. Therefore before drawing product it is necessary to test it for eyelashes on skin of elbow bend. If the allergy in a day does not develop, so ink can be used. So you should not make large amount of substance. It is enough to mix ingredients for 2-3 applications.

The first option

For the first recipe it is necessary to take 4 tablets of activated carbon and juice of aloe belief. It is possible to buy ready solution. In it usually 98% of juice. Or to prepare fresh juice from leaves of aloe which before it it is necessary to take 2 weeks in the fridge. Also production of ink will require kapron stocking. So, it is necessary to pound tablets in powder. Kind of small pills were split up, all the same in them there will be lumps which will settle then on eyelashes. So now powder needs to be turned into powder, having sifted it through kapron stocking. Then to add to coal dust juice of aloe (1:1). To stir and use carefully as ink or eyeliner for century. For fatter consistence it is possible to add to the recipe the melted beeswax or coconut oil which stiffens at temperature below +17os. Then ink will be not liquid, but firm as Leningrad.

The second option

To take 4 tablets of activated carbon, jojoba oil (or any fat vegetable oil) and oil solution of tocopherol (or vitamin E in capsules). To crush tablets as it is described above, and to mix with oils to uniform consistence. Ink differs in elastic structure, is not showered and does not dry on eyelashes.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team