Clay masks are well know in the beauty world because they are incredibly versatile and effective. They can work wonders for a lot of common skin issues, from dullness or inflammation to acne or eczema.
So, be ready to treat yourself in no more than 20 minutes (yes! that quick!) at the comfort of your own home and enjoy the benefits of this surprisingly easy yet potent homemade mask. It only consists of 3 basic ingredients and doesn’t require much prep time.
Here are some of its skin loving benefits:
- Deeply cleanses and detoxifies
- Tightens pores
- Reduces Inflammation
- Absorbs excess oil
- Balances skin PH
- Increases blood flow
- Infuses highly beneficial minerals
- Smoothes and revitalizes skin appearance
- Accelerates scar healing
Cosmetic Grade Clay
When combined with water, this amazing ingredient produces an electrical charge which has the ability to draw bacteria, toxins and chemicals living on the skin’s surface.These antibacterial properties can reduce inflammation,prevent future acne outbreaks,relieve redness and skin infections,help fight allergic reactions to irritating or toxic products and speed up scar or wound healing
On the other hand,clay infuses your skin with rich and highly important minerals that enhance body enzyme production,therefore preventing or aiding in the treatment of skin rashes,acne or eczema
Aside from being delicious, this ingredient has three main enhancing properties when in contact with the skin: First, caffeine acts as a natural anti-inflammatory, so you will definitely feel your skin tighter. Second, it is a great antioxidant source, therefore it will aid in preventing premature skin aging. Third, it is an exfoliator, so be ready to get rid of dead skin cells and improve blood circulation.
Apple Cider Vinegar
When it comes to skin and topic use, apple cider vinegar has anti-fungal,antibacterial and antiseptic properties which make it excellent for skin cleansing.Aside from unclogging pores and protecting our skin from further breakouts,apple cider vinegar contains beta carotene,an antioxidant that counteracts damage or premature skin aging caused by free radicals.Nevertheless,this ingredient’s most important advantage is its ability to balance the skin’s pH.balanced pH replenishes our skin’s capacity to protect itself from free radicals,pollution and other dangerous air particles
(but before it starts to overly dry and crack or flake).This is crucial: when the mask is damp, your skin is being detoxified and infused with the clay’s minerals, when it starts to harden your blood flow increases as the mask contracts, but once it starts to overly dry you can dehydrate your skin or cause irritation. See why you only need a few minutes a week to work miracles with this mask?
5. Rinse with warm water using slight circular motions
6. Pat dry with a clean towel and apply moisturizer. Yes! You already applied toner! apple cider vinegar or rose water
7.Don’t forget use your sunscreen