Why Your Clay Mask Isn’t Working

Why Your Clay Mask Isn’t Working

Sorry to break it to you, but not all clay masks are created equal – in fact, your clay mask of choice might even be doing more harm than good.

While we’ve long been told of the benefits that can come with using a clay mask – draws out impurities! Refines pores! Brightens the skin! – some can actually irritate the skin, which means it’s doing the exact opposite of what you want it to do (rude).

 Here’s what you need to know.

Clay masks are meant to clarify…

Clay has been praised for its ability to lure out all those impurities lurking beneath your skin – breakouts, oil, dirt, dead skin – leaving it looking fresh, balanced and clear.  This is because clay expands and pulls excess oil, sebum and bacteria out as it sits on the skin. For this reason, clay masks are particularly popular with those with oily or can-prone skin, as they can help to clear out clogged pores.

…but some can irritate or strip the skin

This is usually because the clays used in the formula are drying, effectively allowing the clay to come on in a zap all the healthy moisture out of your complexion. While absorbing excess oil can be beneficial for dealing with dryness in the skin, it’s also not ideal to have all the hydration pulled out.
Different types of clay can also impact skin types differently, with some more absorbent iterations being unsuitable for sensitive types, which often end up all sting-y and stressed.

…luckily we made one that doesn’t!

Our revolutionary waterless clay mask works to detoxify and treat keep skin looking clear and healthy, while simultaneously delivering a juicy hit of hydration for all skin types – yes, even those with very fussy complexions!  

We paired Australian Kaolin Clay with antioxidant-rich Blue Green Algae, Vitamin E and Green Tea to hydrate as it helps to decongest, ensuring the skin stays soft, soothed and supported while it works. 

Unlike water-based clay masks, our Sea Your Glow mask doesn’t harden on your skin so there’s no awful ‘dry and tight’ feeling once you’ve washed it off. Instead, our nourishing blend of Jojoba Seed Oil, Marula Oil, Cocoa Seed Butter and Castor Seed Oil help soften skin and replenish moisture.


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