Category: health & personal care > skin care > face > treatments & masks
| Brand: Starwest Botanicals
| Merchant: Kalyx This is Starwest's nitrogen-flushed double wall silverfoil pack. Moroccan Red Clay is a product of powdered rocks from beneath the Atlas Mountains. Moroccan Red Clay consists of naturally occurring dolomite, silica, ferric oxide and mineral oxides. 100% Pure. It is a strong cleansing clay that draws excess oils from the skin and stimulates circulation. Moroccan Red Clay is highly absorbent and mixes easily with water or moisturizing oils. It is an excellent cleansing facial clay, especially for person with oily skin. Mix one tablespoon of Red Clay with one teaspoon of water and gently apply to your face or other area of skin. Let dry for 10-15 minutes before rinsing. This clay will naturally color soap a nice terra cotta or dusty rose color. May be used in facial and body masks. http://www.thebeautybottle.com/articles/greenclayfacemasks.shtml: Kim Draper: There are three bases used for a clay facial mask, White Kaolin which has a astringent effect and removes impurities from normal to oily skin; Fullers Earth which has a stimulating effect and removes dead skin cells on normal to oily skins; Green Clay which is the most popular base for the facial mask because it can be used on all types of skin care conditions. It can be used to balance combination skin, normalize oily skin, and revitalize dry skin. It is rich in vitamin and minerals and has antiseptic healing properties that leave the skin feeling silky smooth. A homemade mask will take you no more than a few minutes to put together, and once you have the basic ingredients ready in a jar you can have your own instant facial mask ready for use. The best thing is that the mask is tailor made especially for you. Basic Clay Facial Mask Base: 2 oz Green Clay 3 tsp. Cornflower Mix together and keep in a jar ready to combine into one of the formulas below. Smooth the paste on the skin, leave on for fifteen minutes and rinse off with warm water, then pat face dry. Normal Skin Facial Mask Basic Mask Base 1 tbs. Egg Yolk 1 Water 1tsp Combine and use 1 drop Geranium Oil 1 drop Bois de Rose 1 drop Dry Skin Facial Mask Basic Mask Base 1 tbs. Egg Yolk 1 Sweet Almond Oil 1 tsp. Carrot Oil 1 tsp. Water 2 tsp. Combine and use 1 drop Chamomile Oil 1 drop Rose Geranium 1 drop Oily Skin Facial Mask Basic Mask Base 1 tbs. Brewers Yeast 1 tbs. Water 1 tbs. Combine and use 1 drop Rosemary Oil 1 drop Lavender Oil 1 drop Do not apply any type of facial mask just before a special occasion; the reason for this is the drawing power of the mask can flush the skin.