DIY CLAY FACE MASKS
DIY clay face masks can be one of the most effective treatments for skin problems. For centuries, clay has been used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes in many cultures. Here we have the most popular Clay Face Mask powders, ideal to use with Floral Waters.
Our natural clay masks come in powder format. Not only does this mean you have the enjoyment of blending your own tailored aromatherapy mask, but it also means no preservatives or synthetic chemicals normally needed in water-based, premade products.
How to make clay mask
- – Mix a small amount of the clay with water or our Floral Water until it forms into a smooth paste.
- – Apply the clay mask on the face or body and wait 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.
Which clay to choose? Which DIY clay face mask to choose depending on your skin type or treatment goals, here is a brief description of each mask so you can choose which will suit you:
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.
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.
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.
It has exceptional oil-absorbing, cleansing and antiseptic properties and can be used as an exfoliant as it draws out impurities from the skin.
Which Flower Water to choose?
DIY clay face masks have been used for centuries around the world. Paired with the natural skin toning and conditioning properties of floral waters, with their subtle, precious formulas, they gently refresh the skin, and give the perfect final touch to your evening cleansing rituals.
Depending on you skin type or aromatic preferences, here are some of the best floral waters to consider:
- Lavender Floral Water– Calming, antiseptic for acne, detox, refines pores.
- Honey Water– Antibacterial for acne, slows aging, moisturising and boosts complexion, clarifying pores
- Chamomile Floral Water– Soothes irritated and sensitive skin, reduces dark eye circles, brightening skin tone, refreshing.
- Rose Floral Water– Maintains PH balance, reduces redness, calming dermatitis, eczema, Acne. Hydrating, revitalising, healing, toning, reduces fine lines and wrinkles.helps maintain the skin’s pH balance
Adding Essential Oils.
Essential oils are powerful remedies and should be used with care. Each drop holds many therapeutic benefits so if you’re adding them to your face mask, to be safe, you only need to add one drop and mix in well. Floral waters also already have many benefits too. The best oils we would recommend: