French Green Clay is very strong, stringent and best for oily skin. It contains many beneficial minerals which can help you to absorb all the impurities, giving you a perfect detoxification experience.
When you combine French Green Clay with plant extracts and essential oils and rub the mixture over the body, this can help you to remove dead skin cells. This will leave your skin soft, smooth and white. This mild form of exfoliation is suitable for sensitive skin when apply gently with long sweeping movements.
One thing to take note is when you use French Green Clay powder to mix with other ingredients; you should do this in a non-metal container. This is because French Green Clay can interact with metal.
Following are some Green Clay Face Mask recipes which you can prepare at the comfort of your home to help you get glowing skin.
Aloe Vera French Green Clay Face Mask for Sunburn and Oily Skin
To prepare this mask, you will need 2 teaspoons each of French green clay powder and Aloe Vera juice. You mix both of the ingredients together to reach the desired consistency.
Then you pull your hair back and apply evenly to your face. Let it dry for 5 minutes for sensitive skin up to 15 minutes for oily skin. Rinse off with warm water and a washcloth. Apply a homemade moisturizer.
This formula is also applicable for back acne. What you need to do is to get someone to apply the mixture (to be diluted with 2 teaspoons of water) on your back and let it dry and then take a shower. It will help your skin if you do this regularly.
Yogurt French Green Clay Face Mask for Clogged Pores and Skin Brightening
To prepare this mask, you will need 1 tablespoon of French Green Clay powder and 2 tablespoons each of plain yogurt and plain or distilled water. You mix together the yogurt and distilled water in a bowl and then slowly add in the French Green Clay while stirring.
Apply the past to your face immediately, using gentle, upward strokes and avoiding the areas around the eyes. Let the mask sit on your skin for approximately 15 minutes or until it’s dry then rinse it off with warm water.
Tea Tree Oil French Green Clay Face Mask to Keep Acne, Blemishes and Excess Oil Away
To prepare this purifying face mask, you will need 2 tablespoons of French Green Clay powder, 1 tablespoon each of raw organic honey (or manuka honey) and lemon juice and 2 to 3 drops of tea tree essential oil.
You mix all of these ingredients together to create a smooth paste. Then you apply this mixture on your face and rinse off after 20 minutes. The honey and tea tree essential oil in this mask have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties and lemon is a natural astringent. You can use this mask for once or twice a week.
Ginger French Green Clay Face Mask for Skin Moisturizing
To prepare this mask, you will need 2 tablespoons each of French Green Clay powder, plain or distilled water and grounded ginger roots. First, you mix the clay and water together to make a thick paste. Then you add in the grounded ginger roots to the paste until they are completely blended and let stand for a few minutes.
If necessary, you can add in more water, clay or grounded ginger roots to reach the desired consistency. You can now apply this paste on your face and rinse off after 20 minutes.
Honey French Green Clay Face Mask to Fight Aging Skin
To prepare this mask, you will need 1 tablespoon each of milk, raw organic honey (or manuka honey), lemon juice and French Green Clay powder. You mix the milk, honey and lemon juice together to form a paste.
Then you slowly add in the clay. If the mixture is too thick, you can add in some more milk. You can now apply this mixture on your face and rinse off after 20 minutes.
You may want to watch a Video HERE to learn how to make your own DIY Green Clay Face Mask for oily skin.
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