Green clay, also referred as French Green Clay, bentonite or illite, has been used as a mineral-boosting facial product for generations. Green clay mask is mainly advantageous for oily skin or acne-prone skin, bringing out excess oils, impurities and toxins from the depth of your skin pores. The gentle massage of a green clay mask in circular strokes helps in tightening your skin and evens out your skin texture. Moreover, the green clay facial stimulates blood circulation, improves skin elasticity and evens out your skin texture, cutting back blemishes.
The main ingredients of this useful facial, green clay, is easily available in the market. You can find it in your nearest beauty or health store. Many companies also sell them online.
You can find hundreds of Green Clay Facial recipes, but this recipe is super-easy to make and contains only a few but pure ingredients. Once you make your own Green Clay Facial with the help of the given below easy steps, apply it and enjoy glowing skin.
Things you will need to make Green Clay Facial for Oily or Acne-Prone Skin:
- Green clay powder
- Rosemary Oil – an essential oil
- Glass mixing bowl
- Aloe Vera juice
Take a medium glass mixing bowl and place 2 tablespoons of green clay powder in it.
Top the green clay powder with teaspoon of Aloe Vera juice, few drops of rosemary oil and some water.
Note: You can replace the rosemary oil with any other essential oil of your choice, including lavender essential oil, apricot kernel oil or palmarosa oil etc.
Pick a small spoon or your fingers to mix the ingredients in the bowl until it forms a thick and smooth paste.
Now, prepare yourself for the application of the Green Clay mask. Pin-up your hairs with an elastic hair band or with some bobby pins. Cover your head with a towel and fix it at the back of your head with the help of a large safety-pin.
Now, dip your finger tips or a face brush in the Green Clay mask and apply it on your face, completely covering it but avoiding your eyebrows, eyes, lips and ears.
Let this useful mask sit on your skin for 10 to 15 minutes so that it penetrates into your facial skin properly.
Once your Green Clay mask is dry, rinse it off with lukewarm water and pat your face dry. Enjoy oil free smooth skin.