Most Powerful Clay Face Packs For Oily Skin

: June 23, 2015
 
 
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Every woman or man wishes to have a clear face with no marks, no wrinkles. But some are characterized by the oily skin type which makes their skin dull and shiny. It also tans the skin. Oily skin is a condition where sebaceous glands of human skin produce excess sebum. It type casts shiny surface, blackheads, pores, acne etc
 
The best way to abolish oily skin is using a clay mask. Out of the hundreds available in market we are using Bentonite clay. Its efficacy to purify oily skin and antifungal property makes the clay remarkable. The Bentonite clay helps skin cells to transit oxygen and detoxify heavy toxic chemicals.
Wishing to share some powerful clay face pack recipes with you for you to prepare and try it at home with ease.

1. Clay Mask to Fight Acne:

Clay mask for acne
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This clay mask is specially prepared to remove acne. This clay mask also acts as anti-ageing mask to reduce wrinkles and age spots. Oats as a cleansing agent whereas tree tea oil act as antiseptic agent to remove dandruff.
To prepare this face pack you need bentonite clay 1tsp, water 1 tsp, fine ground oats 1 tsp, tea tree essential oil 4 drops.
Step 1: Pile up the components together to form as thick paste.
Step 2 - Apply the mask over your face.
Step 3 - Wash with a mild soap and lukewarm water after 20 minutes.

2.Clay mask using yogurt:

Clay and yogurt mask
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This clay mask also helps to get rid of acne. This mask can be useful to glow your face. Yoghurt contains lactic acid hence it exfoliates skin. It comprises of antifungal and anti-bacterial properties which helps to reduce inflammation.
To prepare you require bentonite clay 2 tsp and curd or yogurt 2 tsp.
Step 1 - Blend well both ingredients and apply on your face.
Step 2 - Let it dry.
Step 3 - Wash your face with water and take away the mask off.

3.Clay mask using Honey:
Clay and honey mask

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Likewise dry skin, oily skin too requires moisture. Honey helps to revitalize skin and glow. Honey nourishes skin because of its natural antioxidant and anti bacterial properties.
To prepare you must have bentonite clay 1 tsp, honey 1 tsp & water 1 tsp.
Step 1 - Mix well all items in a bowl.
Step 2 - Cover your face with this face mask and let it set for 20 minutes.
Step 3 - Remove the mask with lukewarm water.

Important tips:

  • While working with clay, avoid using metal bowl or any utensils. Prefer to use plastic or use and throw bowl.
  • You may opt for rose water or lemon water instead of plain water.
  • Avoid using moisturizers, which consists oil. This will help your oily skin appear oilier.
  • Avoid eating heavy and oily stuff.
  • Oily skin is prominent in teenagers or youngsters. Hence they require more care.

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Amruta Kugaonkar

Amruta Kugaonkar

I am convent educated and graduated in science with a post graduate degree in personal management. With over 5 years of experience in education & ...

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