The main way of using clay is mask andwrapping. To properly make a mask, enough to dilute a small amount of clay in warm water, bring the mass to the density of low-fat sour cream and apply to problem areas of the skin. Then you have to wait until the clay is completely dry, then gently wash it off. After this, you can apply a moisturizer, since the clay sometimes very dry the skin. If you make a face mask, then after you have applied all the clay to your skin, be sure to take a horizontal position for the duration of the entire procedure. This will prevent the facial skin from pulling down, as clay itself is a fairly dense and heavy material.
Useful properties of clay
Clay perfectly absorbs excess sebum,so that it prevents the appearance of a greasy shine of the skin. In addition, clay can stop the development of diseases that arise from seborrhea, such as, for example, acne.
Clay removes deep skin contamination thatit is simply necessary in cosmetology. Various cosmetic preparations, including specialized creams, work well only on cleansed skin, and clay can help in such cleaning. In addition, clay masks remove dead skin cells, allowing it to be updated much faster.
A good clay for the face is that it narrows the enlarged pores, which, as a rule, often occur in oily and problematic skin. Regular clay masks will clear them and make them less noticeable.
Clay smoothes wrinkles, as it has in itsa very rich set of valuable trace elements that are very effective in combating aging. Cosmetic products containing clay reduce small wrinkles, smooth out and tighten the skin, and also improve their elasticity.
In addition, the clay well mineralizes and deeplynourishes the skin of our body. Most drugs available in the market are effective only on the surface layers of the skin, and in order to deeply nourish all skin, the product must penetrate into its innermost layers. Clay easily cope with such a condition, due to which it is very appreciated among cosmetologists.
Clay is useful for the appearance of the skin.The numerous active ingredients contained in it have a positive effect on how the skin looks. It becomes light, smooth and acquires a good healthy shade.
And the clay models the figure.Procedures using clay can be used not only for the face, but also for the whole body. They help to form a beautiful silhouette, improve contours, increase the elasticity of the skin and
Types of clay
Clays have different colors, and their action dependsfrom the content of individual minerals. Therefore, for example, green will have a different effect than white. The first is more suitable for owners of irritated skin, and the second - for people with oily skin, suffering from acne.
So, white (or porcelain, Chinese) isvery soft clay, so it, as already noted, can be used by people with very sensitive skin. The high content of aluminum silicate accelerates healing, and the presence of many mineral salts helps to deeply moisturize, nourish and regenerate the skin. Its soft cleansing and refreshing effect allows using it for the production of powder, masks and loose shadows.
Green and blue clay contains about 20active minerals. This is the most active type of clay, so it is recommended to people with problem skin. Blue and green clay cleans and disinfects the skin, gently pulls together and narrows the enlarged pores. It is also useful for the face and body in that it has an anti-inflammatory effect, accelerates wound healing, levels pH and helps with the treatment of acne. But this is not all of its useful properties. These types of clay can be successfully used by people who noticed the first wrinkles. The agent quickly smoothes them and prevents the appearance of new ones. In addition, all procedures for modeling the figure and reducing cellulite successfully use the tonic property of green and blue clay.
Bentonite clay is produced from volcanicash. It is very often used for the production of high-quality cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. This clay is useful in that it smooths and cleanses the skin, absorbs excess sebum and removes the dead cells of the epidermis.
Red clay also has cleansingexfoliating properties and is able to absorb excess sebum. However, its action is softer than green, so people with mixed and even slightly over-dried skin can use this remedy. Red clay is capable of
Yellow clay also has the main uses - cleaning, absorption of surplus sebum and narrowing of the pores.
Moroccan clay.Its name comes from the place where it is mined - the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Its purifying properties have been known for a long time. Masks with Moroccan clay refresh the skin and give it a haze effect. In addition, it also helps in the fight against acne and other skin imperfections.