DIY Clay Mask

Clay Masks
  • Clay face masks are an important medicinal and cosmetic tool as they condition and nourish the skin by removing the dead cells
  • They extract the extra oils and impurities from the surface of the skin
Simple techniques
  1. Almond oil and clay mask

    Almond oil helps in repairing & rejuvenating the damaged skin cells, ensuring that skin is left relaxed.
    1. Add 2-3 tbsp of bentonite clay in a small glass bowl
    2. Splash 8-10 drops of water & mix it with the clay
    3. Make a fine paste of it
    4. Then add 4-5 drops of almond oil to the same
    5. Mix it up well in the clay
    6. You can now apply the mask on your skin using your finger tips
    7. Allow it to dry & settle for 20 min
    8. Then rinse it off with warm water
  2. Vegetable oil clay mask

    Vegetable oils have great healing properties.
    1. In a small glass bowl, add 2 tbsp of bentonite clay
    2. Add 1 tbsp grapeseed, jojoba, and olive or sesame oil to the same
    3. Also add 1tbsp honey
    4. Make sure you drop in the liquids slowly to that clay, to get a thick paste out of it
    5. Spread it on your face & neck with your fingers
    6. Leave it for 15-20 min & let it dry
    7. Wash it off with lukewarm or cold water
TIPS
  • Make sure you use the mask after your shower as the minerals in the clay will easily get soaked up in the skin when the pores are open
  • While the mask is drying on your skin, you can simultaneously put two slices of cucumber on your eyes to refresh it
  • For best results, you can use the clay mask every fortnight
  • While applying the clay, ensure that the clay mask does not get into your eye as it may cause irritation

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Dr. B.N. Sinha

Ayurveda Expert,

Dr. B.N. Sinha has been a practitioner and an avid patron of Ayurveda for 20 years now. He specializes in lifestyle disorders and chronic disease management. Due to his keen focus on spreading awareness about his discipline, Dr. Sinha has played a pivotal role in several educational institutions. He retired as Dean, University of Delhi, Principal A & U Tibbia College, New Delhi.

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