The usage of clay masks has its roots in ancient history. Earth is made up of a variety of minerals & hence clay is said to have them in abundance and used for medicinal purposes even. Today, many natural skin care products have clays as their base. Though clays are claimed to have the benefits of removing excess oil(used for oily skin), you could use clays for mostly any skin type. It depends on the type of clay and what other ingredient goes along with it. Clays when used regularly bring great benefits to your skin.
Detoxifies your skin
From environmental pollution to the chemicals and non-natural impurities built up on your skin, clay is said to get rid of them. Leaving these impurities on the skin will allow them to mix with skin oils ending up in inflammation and allergies.
Unclogs & shrinks pores
If you are a person having oily skin then clay masks are your boon. Clays like Bentonite help remove excess oil or sebum from the clogged pores and also helps in reducing the pores.
Helps you in controlling acne
Your skin naturally produces oil or sebum to protect your skin from environmental and other conditions. But due to factors like lifestyle, stress, food habits & more, the skin generates excess sebum ending up in pores, congested skin, and acne in some cases. Clays are said to control acne by removing excess sebum while allowing natural oils to replenish your skin.
Helps you get a soft and smooth skin
Clays are said to contain silica one of the nutrient that is required to generate tissues in the body. When silica is added to the body, it helps in generating connective tissues thereby helping you get soft and smoother skin
Want to add some clays to your skincare routine? Choose from The Zero Skin’s range of masks and scrubs containing different varieties of clays.
Acne & Oil Control Scrub (Kaolin, Avarampoo & Frankincense)