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Now What? - Mixing Up Your Fresh Face Mask

So you've taken the exciting step of adding clay face masks to your skincare routine, but you might be wondering, "What can I mix with my clay mask to make it even more amazing?" Well, you're in the right place. We're about to delve into the world of DIY skincare, exploring the magic of mixing clay masks with natural ingredients. Whether you're aiming for radiant skin or soothing benefits, we've got the answers you're looking for.

What is the best thing to mix with a clay mask? The best thing to mix with your clay mask depends on your skin type and goals.

Here are a few fantastic options:

Banana: This humble fruit is packed with natural oils, potassium, and anti-inflammatory compounds. Mixing it with your clay mask can moisturize and soothe your skin, making it a top choice for those with dry or irritated skin.

Yogurt: The lactic acid in yogurt can exfoliate dead skin and brighten your complexion. It's excellent for all skin types and can help with concerns like dark circles. A perfect partner to our Nourish Clay Face Mask.

Rose Water: Rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, rose water soothes the skin. It's a gentle addition to your clay mask, ideal for sensitive or irritated skin. Rose water would work well with all out masks especially our Glow Clay Face Mask

Avocado: The healthy fatty acids in avocados penetrate the skin, offering deep hydration. If you're dealing with dry skin or looking to combat fine lines, mixing avocado with your clay mask is a great choice.

Aloe Vera: Known for its soothing properties, aloe vera is perfect for sensitive or sunburned skin. It adds extra moisture to your clay mask, providing relief and hydration. A great option for mixing with our Refresh Clay Face Mask.

And if you're looking for more options to experiment with, consider ingredients like honey, chamomile tea, or cucumber juice. These can add their own unique benefits to your clay mask mixture.

Should I mix my clay mask with water? You can mix your clay mask with water, but it's not the only option. Using water creates a straightforward paste and is suitable for most skin types. However, to enhance the benefits of your mask, consider the ingredients mentioned earlier. They bring unique properties to your skincare routine.

Can I mix my clay mask with oil? Yes, you can mix your clay mask with certain oils, particularly if you have dry skin. Natural oils like jojoba, argan, or rosehip can be excellent additions. However, be cautious with the quantity to avoid making the mixture too oily. Test a small amount first to ensure it suits your skin.

How long can I keep my fresh clay mask once made? Fresh is always best. Mix up just enough to use in one session and discard any you don't use. The loose powder is good for 6 months once the jar is opened.

What do you put on your face before a clay face mask? Start with a clean face. Gently cleanse your skin to remove makeup, dirt, and oils. This sets the stage for your clay mask to work its magic without any barriers.

What do I do once I've used my clay face mask? After you've allowed your clay mask to work its wonders for the recommended time (usually 10-15 minutes), rinse it off with lukewarm water. Pat your skin dry with a clean towel and follow up with your regular skincare routine, including a moisturizer. This helps to lock in the benefits and keep your skin feeling its best.

Incorporating natural ingredients into your clay mask routine can elevate your skincare journey to new heights. Experiment, find what works best for your skin, and enjoy the beauty of DIY skincare. With these ingredients and your clay mask, you have the power to unveil radiant, refreshed, and rejuvenated skin. So, what will you mix with your clay mask next? The possibilities are endless, and your skincare adventure is just beginning.

I'd love you hear what you mix your masks with.

Alice @ soap & pepper xx


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