Mud and Clay Masks against Clogged Pores

Facial masks containing mud or clay are a good option for those who wish to remove debris from clogged pores (comedones) and treat blackheads and whiteheads. Such mask contributes to smoother, restored facial looks. Choose the most suitable mask type according to your skin type. It will help to treat inherent issues and maximize obtained benefits. 

Mud mask benefits

Mud or clay masks are perfect for oily skin. They dry fast and have detoxifying effect. Mud masks expose clogged pores and remove blackheads and whiteheads. Such mask works by absorbing superfluous epidermis sebum to maintain complexion oil-free and prevent blocked pores, blackheads and whiteheads. Mud and clay masks cleanse your face and excite circulation.


Mud mask types

Mud masks are differed on the basis of which mud or clay they contain:

Deas sea mud: Pure minerals obtained from the depth of the ocean are combined for the best removal of clogged pores, whiteheads and blackheads preventing inflamed acne formation.

Kaolin clay: It happens to be white, yellow and pink. Each color stands for particular effect. White kaolin is the gentlest, which makes it the best solution for dry skin. Pink Kaolin is less gentle but still can be utilized for dry, sensitive and normal skin treatment. It has exactly the same benefits as white kaolin. Even the strongest yellow kaolin can be used to remove blackheads and whiteheads on complexion of all types.

Blue & Red Montmorillonite Clay: The best choice for eliminating blocked pores on oily complexion.

Moroccan Red Clay: This clay possesses astringent properties apart from cleansing, detoxifying and circulation exciting effects. Moroccan Red clay is to be avoided by individuals with either sensitive or dry complexion.


Mud mask application and useful tips

Make sure you have applied mud mask on clean face. Eliminate dirt and grime with the help of face wash or any other cleanser in advance. Wipe your skin gently and put the face pack on. Relax and try to avoid speaking and laughing while the pack is on. Skip areas around the eyes. Rinse the mud mask off with cold water and then scrub mask remains away.

You may also blend 20g of any mud or clay with warm (boiled beforehand) water into puree. Distribute mud evenly skipping the delicate areas around eyes and mouth. Wait for mask to dry and rinse it off with clean lukewarm water. Follow mask application procedure with toner then towel your face and finish with moisturizer.

These easy-to-follow mud or clay mask application tips are certain to enhance removal of clogged pores, whiteheads and blackheads.