Clay Face Masks
Red Kaolin is more suitable for normal to dry skin. It can make a great addition to acne masks or detoxifying body wraps.
This clay is rich in iron oxide and copper and low in aluminium and it was traditionally used in treating joint pain and washing to protect oneself from infections and disease.
Red Kaolin clay has anti-inflammatory property. It’s also reduces swelling on affected areas and also stimulates blood circulation
Green Illite clay mask is the most sought after for skin conditions and cosmetic purposes. It draws impurities from the pores. This makes it perfect for detoxifying and removing impurities from the skin.Illite clay can be used for both normal and oily skin because of its ability to restore skin to its natural pH balance. It also stimulates blood circulation to the skin to helps with many types of skin conditions, including acne, psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, bug bites and sunburn.
Pink kaolin clay is a blend of white kaolin clay and red kaolin clay. It contains: Silicium, aluminium, iron, magnesium, sodium, phosphorus, calcium and other trace elements.
This clay is ideal for normal and sensitive skin types due to its unique balance of properties. It helps in stimulating circulation on the skin, exfoliating and cleansing.
It does not draw oil from the skin so it’s suitable to use it on dry skin. Also for dehydrated skin.
Fullers Earth clay contains various minerals, including magnesium, quartz, silica, iron, calcium, calcite and dolomite.
It has exceptional oil-absorbing, cleansing and antiseptic properties and can be used as an exfoliant as it draws out impurities from the skin.
How to make clay mask
- Mix a small amount of the clay with water until it forms into a smooth paste.
- Apply the clay mask on the face or body and allow it to stand for about 10 to 15 minutes, or until the paste dries.
- Rinse with lukewarm water and pat the face dry with a soft towel.
- You can even add essential oils to the clay mask for better results.