With just two ingredients, you might not think you need a recipe to make a clay mask beauty treatment but there’s plenty you can learn about clay. In this article from "EcoBeauty," Lauren and Janice Cox explain the different types of clays available, which will definitely help when shopping for the clay mask you want to make.
--Reprinted with permission from "EcoBeauty: Scrubs, Rubs, Masks, and Bath Bombs for You and Your Friends" by Lauren Cox and Janice Cox, Ten Speed Press.
2 tablespoons natural clay powder
1 to 2 tablespoons distilled water
Stir the clay and water together until you have a smooth paste. To use, after cleansing, spread the entire mixture on your face and neck, avoiding the delicate areas around your eyes and mouth.
Leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes, until dry. Rinse well with warm water followed by cool water, then pat your skin dry.
Yield: 1 ounce