Moroccan red clay, also known as red clay, is high in naturally occurring Dolomite, Silica, Ferric Oxide and mineral oxides. It’s fairly absorbent and mixes easily with water and other moisturizing ingredients. Moroccan clay serves as an excellent facial cleanser and purifying mask, especially for individuals with sensitive skin. The presence of iron oxide helps revitalize skin’s appearance and brightness. It further helps to re-balance dry flaky or mature skin and also improves skin’s texture and elasticity.
Moroccan Red Clay Benefits
(i) Detoxifying Cleanser And Skin Moisturizer: Moroccan Clay works as a detoxifying cleanser, skin moisturizer & conditioner and can be used in facials and body masks. It has a number of amazing benefits that surpass those of many other clays because it contains the highest content of silica, magnesium, potassium and calcium.
(ii) Skin’s Texture And Elasticity: This clay helps re-balance dry, flaky, or mature skin, reduce sensitivity and improves the skin’s texture and elasticity.
(iii) Red Clay For Acne: It has great astringent properties, which makes it suitable for acne-prone skin. It cleanses, exfoliates and detoxifies inflamed skin. If you’re battling blackheads and clogged pores, this is the clay for you.
How To Make Moroccan Red Clay Face Mask At Home?
A DIY Basic Recipe
You will need just 2 ingredients:
(i) Moroccan Red Clay: 1 tablespoon (Buy Here Moroccan Red Clay At Best Price )
(ii) Water: 1 tablespoon – Distilled, Mineral or just clean plain water
(i) Mix the two ingredients in equal parts, using a small spoon, in a small ceramic, glass or wooden bowl. When you mix in equal parts, the mixture will be thin, not thick and it will have a brownish color.
(ii) Let the clay to stand for a few minutes to absorb the moisture. It will not get thick and clumpy like what happens while making most masks.
How To Apply The Mask?
(i) Tie a headband or something to keep your hair off of your face. This will make sure that your hair won’t come in the way.
(ii) Apply the mask in your bathroom to avoid mess. Also keep a soft face towel nearby.
(iii) Dip a cotton ball or pad into the mixture and apply it to cleansed face and throat, avoiding the eye area and lips.
(iv) When you first apply the mask it will look a dark brown kind of color but as it dries on your face it turns into a skin tone color. Let the mask sit for 15 to 20 minutes or until it is completely dry.
(v) You may experience a slight tightness. Also may be a little redness, which will soon disappear.
(vi) Rinse your face completely with cool water. Remove all of the clay and then pat your skin with a soft, clean face towel.
(vii) Finish with applying a light, fragrance free, natural moisturizer and then you are all set.
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Note: Stop using the mask if a rash appears.
Note: This jar will last you over 6 months! You only need one tablespoon each of red clay powder and water to cover your entire face.
For an enhanced experience, you can try combining the red clay with organic aloe vera juice, apple cider vinegar or floral waters (instead of water).
The more adventurous can experiment with adding finely-ground herbs or essential oils like chamomile, marigold, calendula petals or peppermint leaves, lavender, juniper, rose, geranium and marshmallow root.
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(i) DIY Clay Masks
Apply a clay mask once in 2 weeks. Include it in your week end skin care routine, when you have some free time and want to treat yourself to some at-home spa fun.