It depends upon what skin type you have. Charcoal masks are good for oily skin to combination skin. It is very effective for those struggling with black heads, dead cells and shiny t-zones. Charcoal has the ability to gently draw out dirt from congested pores. A well formulated mask will leave the skin shine-free while also maintaining its moisture. It helps remove impurities and makes your pores look clearer and smaller as well.