Green clay is a naturally occurring clay which may be combined with water or moisturizing oils to make a facial or body mask. It is known for its absorbing properties, removing impurities from the skin .Green clay is the most popular base for a facial mask because it can be used on all skin types: it can be used to balance combination skin, normalize oily skin, and revitalize dry skin. Green clay is rich in vitamins and minerals, and has properties that help alleviate skin problems. It leaves the skin feeling silky smooth.
Red clay is rich in high levels of iron which is known to be wonderful for your skin. As with many clays, red clay contains minerals that soothe and balance the skin, absorbing excess oils and sebum but also has the added benefit of containing Iron Oxide, making it a particularly effective ingredient for purifying and strengthening the skin.Especially wonderful for skin with scars and blemish-prone skin types, red clay absorbs sebum build-up and clarifies your complexion without drying out your skin or leaving it feeling overly dry.
Also known as Kaolin Clay, White Clay is a very fine, soft and light powder with naturally absorbent properties. Gentle and smooth on skin, White Clay is a great option for almost all skin types, working really well for normal skin types (skin that is neither oily nor dry), as well as mature skin. White Clay works as a very mild exfoliant, gently removing dead and dry skin cells to leave you with clarified, glowing skin as well as reducing the size of your pores, which makes White Clay face masks the perfect pre-makeup masks, your foundation will just glide on! It also works to very gently draw out dirt, oil and grime from deep within the pores.
Directions: Mix ½–1 tbsp. with a few drops of warm water until a nice paste is formed. Apply paste to skin and leave on until almost dry, not allowing it to dry fully. Remove with warm water and a washcloth. While this mask is formulated for all skin, those with more sensitive types should spot-test first. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.