Mud Mask – For Clear and Beautiful Skin

The modern day woman is turning more and more towards the curative and restorative powers of natural ingredients to fulfill her beauty requirements.

Every day your skin is assaulted by a variety of pollutants which are present in the atmosphere. Natural ingredients like clay and mud are rich in minerals which help to restore your skins lost vitality.

The skin benefits vastly from the regular application of a mud facial mask. Mud masks help to remove the excess sebum produced by the skin. It also helps to moisturize the skin, unclog and shrink the pores, eliminates skin problems like acne and blemishes and improves the overall skin tone. Mud masks also act as excellent skin exfoliates. Fine lines and wrinkles are also visibly reduced with the regular application of mud packs.

It is not necessary to go to an expensive spa to get a mud facial mask. The following mud mask recipes can be prepared just as easily at home and the results are absolutely amazing.

Yoghurt Mud Mask

To prepare this facial mask, mix three tablespoons of fuller’s earth with three tablespoons of full fat yoghurt. Mix the ingredients well to form a thick but smooth paste.Apply this paste on the face in upward strokes. Allow the mask to remain on the face for about fifteen to twenty minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.

Peppermint Mud Mask

This mask leaves the facial skin with a tingling fresh feeling. To prepare this mask combine two tablespoons of fuller’s earth with one tablespoon of peppermint extract and two tablespoons of rubbing alcohol. Once the ingredients have mixed well apply in a circular motion on the face and the neck. Leave the mask on for about fifteen minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.

Honey and Dead Sea Mud Facial Mask

This mask gives you a wonderful glowing skin. To make this mask, combine two teaspoons of dead sea mud with half a teaspoon of honey and three to four drops of lavender essential oil. Mix the ingredients well and apply the mask on the face and the neck. Allow the mask to dry out and then wash it off with lukewarm water.