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Alkaline Charcoal Lemonade and Activated Charcoal Mask

Alkaline Charcoal Lemonade and Activated Charcoal Mask

Sophie shows off a summer beverage with a surprising health benefit!
Ingredients for Lemonade:
  • 16 ounces filtered water
  • Juice of 1 organic lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup (if you are diabetic you can use yacon syrup.
  • 1/2 teaspoon himalayan sea salt
  • 3 drops lemon essential oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon activated charcoal
  • Fresh mint, basil
Ingredients for Activated Charcoal mask - Oily Skin:
  • 1 teaspoon activated charcoal powder
  • 2 teaspoon purified water
  • 10 drops tea tree essential oil
Ingredients for Activated Charcoal mask - Dry Skin:
  • 1 teaspoon activated charcoal powder
  • 2 teaspoon aloe vera juice
  • 10 drops rose essential oil


Make it in a mason jar:


  1. Fill a measuring cup with the water.

  2. Add the lemon juice and the syrup. Mix well. Add the salt and lemon essential oil.

  3. Pour 3/4 of the mixture into a mason jar.

  4. Add 1/2 cup crushed ice

  5. Add the charcoal to the measuring cup. Stir well. Slowly pour over the ice in the mason jar.

  6. Garnish with smashed herbs.


Directions for Mask:

Simply mix it up. Apply to face with a cosmetic brush. Leave for 30 minutes and then rinse off.

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