Charcoal Powder

Carbon Powder

→ Mexican Name: Carbón
→ INCI: Charcoal Powder
→ Derivation: Other
→ Country of origin: Multiple regions


Charcoal powder, or carbon powder, is derived from the incomplete burning or carbonization of organic materials. Common sources include wood, coconut shells, bamboo, and peat, each imparting unique properties to the resulting charcoal.


  • Anti-blemish
  • Cleansing
  • Exfoliant
  • Oil Control


It is known to effectively draw out impurities, toxins, and excess oils from the skin, making it beneficial for individuals with acne-prone or oily skin. Charcoal also aids in unclogging pores, reducing blackheads, and preventing acne breakouts. Additionally, its gentle exfoliating properties contribute to smoother and brighter skin by removing dead skin cells.


Cleansing, Signs of Congestion, Visible Shine, Textural Irregularities

Suitable for

  • Oily skin
  • Blemished skin
  • Combination skin
  • Normal skin

Our approach to ingredients

At Viva Maia, we're proud to introduce a unique skincare collection that marries the profound heritage of pre-Hispanic cultures with modern scientific innovation.

Our formulations are crafted from 100% natural ingredients, selected for their effectiveness and eco-friendly nature. With Mexico's rich biodiversity, we tap into potent and sustainable ingredients.

We cultivate many of these ingredients ourselves and meticulously handcraft our extracts, powders, and oils.