Owing to the tendency of producing excessive sebum, application of clay mask is quintessential for proper maintenance of oily skin. While there are many types of clay masks available in the market, the latest offering from the market is the French green clay. Green clay is a boon for oily skin due to its oil absorption and balancing properties. The clay can be mixed with an array of different ingredients to use it for different needs of oily skin. So, make sure you try it.
Here Are Some DIY Green Clay Masks For Oily Skin :
Jojoba Oil Green Clay Mask
If you are troubled with acne and frequent zits, this revitalizing green clay mask will definitely come to your rescue. While green clay in itself is a boon for oily skin, as it helps to detoxify and purify the skin by ridding it of impurities and excess oil. Other than that, green clay is also extremely nourishing for oily skin. Jojoba oil on the other hand, is the ideal oil or even the best moisturizing agent for oily skin, as jojoba oil’s chemical composition can imitate the composition of our skin’s sebum and thus it doesn’t clog our skin pores, which other and most oils do. To prepare this acne clearing mask, mix 1 tablespoon of green clay with 5 drops of jojoba oil and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel. Apply the thick clay mask all over your face and neck and let it rest for 30 minutes. Rinse the mask off with cold water.
Lemon Green Clay Mask
Is your skin in need of some glow and radiance? Lift up your tired skin using this radiance boosting lemon green clay mask. Vitamin c present in lemons help to imbue the skin with an irresistible glow. Applying this mask once or twice a week will not only help you control the nuisances of oily skin but will also help you bring back the real glow of your skin. This green clay mask can be prepared by adding 1/4th teaspoon of fresh lemon juice to 1 tablespoon of green clay mask and water. Prepare a smooth paste and apply it on skin. Leave it for 15 minutes and rinse off.
Nourishing And Balancing Green Clay Mask
It is a common misconception that oily skin doesn’t need moisturization due to its excessive oily nature. However; moisturization is inevitable for oily skin as well and this nourishing green clay mask will help you nurture your skin with just the right amount of moisturization. Apricot kernel oil is an amazingly lightweight moisturising oil and palmarosa essential oil helps to balance the oil content of the skin by controlling the activity of sebum glands. For this mask, mix 1 tablespoon of green clay with 3 drops of palmarosa essential oil and 1 teaspoon of apricot kernel oil.
Restoring Green Clay Mask
Applying a restorating mask once a while is extremely important for maintaining oily skin in the pink of its health. While most restorating masks available in the market are loaded with chemicals, this green clay restorative mask is the ideal one for oily skin. Apply it once a week or once every two weeks if you feel a bit tingling sensation on its application. To prepare this mask, combine 12 tablespoons of clary sage essential oil, 2 tablespoons of chamomile tea and macadamia oil with green clay.
Calming Green Clay Mask
Treat your skin with this soothing and calming mask if you have been feeling that your skin is in need of some rest now or if you are getting too many zits of lately. This mask can be prepared by adding 14 drops of lavender essential oil and 3 tablespoons of rose water to 1 ounce of dry green clay powder. Applying this mask once a week will definitely calm your over active sebaceous glands and will thus keep acne and zits under control.