For anyone with oily, acne-prone skin, summer is the season of clay masks, powerful cleansers, and blotting papers galore. It's the time of year when glowy turns greasy before you even step out the door, and mid-day touch-ups become part of the everyday routine. Sound at all familiar? If so, you'll want to incorporate charcoal into your pre-wedding skincare rotation, stat.
Activated charcoal has received endless praise thanks to its ability to yank dirt and impurities from pores, balance oily complexions, and generally detoxify the skin. It's a miracle ingredient that has found its way into skincare products of all kinds, each one promising to clear and decongest even the stubbornest of skin types.
A selection of must-try products are singled out below; add one or two of them into your beauty arsenal to keep oily skin at bay leading up to your big day.