Get Your Glow On: 5 Skin Benefits of Clay Masks and How to Use Them for Clear, Radiant Skin
If you're looking to get your skin bright, smooth, soft and blemish-free, a clay mask might just be your new BFF! However, before you start layering clay on your face like a toddler at playtime, there are a few things you should know.
First off, not all clay masks are created equal. Think of them like Hinge matches - some are just a better fit for you than others. If you're oily or prone to breakouts, go for a bentonite clay mask. If you're dry or sensitive, opt for a gentler kaolin clay mask. And if you're just feeling flamboyant, a turmeric clay mask is like the Chanel of clay masks.
Next up, make sure your skin is clean before you apply the mask. You don't want to mix dirt and grime with your precious clay, do you? Use a gentle cleanser and pat your face dry with a clean towel. No rubbing or aggressive scrubbing allowed!
Now it's time for the entertaining part - the clay mask itself. Use Skinclusive's luxurious clay mask brush to apply a thin layer all over your face, except for your delicate eye and lip areas. It's like painting a masterpiece but on your face. Leave the mask on for 10-20 minutes, depending on what the instructions say.
Once the mask has dried and done its magic, it's time to rinse it off. Lukewarm water and a soft washcloth should do the trick. Don't use hot water or you'll end up looking like a tomato. And whatever you do, don't leave any clay residue on your skin.
Last but not least, moisturise, moisturise and oh, did we say moisturise?! Even if you have oily skin, you still need to hydrate. Choose a lightweight moisturiser that won't clog your pores, gently patting it onto your skin. And don't forget to do this whole process twice to three times a week for the best results. Consistency is key, just like in any relationship.
So there you have it - the clay mask 101. Skinclusive's luxurious clay mask is perfect for all skin types leaving you with healthy, hydrated, bright and blemish-free skin. And if you're still unsure about any of it, consult a dermatologist. They're like the matchmaker of skincare.