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The benefits of green clay for the face

Green clay is certainly the clay that you use the most when you do a clay-based facial treatment. It is indeed the clay that is most frequently encountered in clay-based care products. But do you know that it is a clay that should be used by people with a particular type of skin ? Because, yes, clay occurs in nature in different forms, identifiable by colors : green, red, pink, white… Each clay has its own virtues depending on the minerals it contains. contains. Green clay is a clay that contains many minerals : silica, aluminum, calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, titanium, sodium, copper, etc. Even if there are several types of green clay : the best known being Illite and Montmorillonnite (the latter is richer in silica than the former).


So, is green clay for you ? Here are all the benefits of green clay for the face below, and you will know if it is the right clay color for your face.

What are the benefits of green clay for the face?

Green clay is recognized for many properties, and this is the reason why it is the most sold today. Green clay is best known for its absorbent, detoxifying, anti- inflammatory , healing and purifying properties. Well, if you have oily skin, or combination skin, I think you have understood that green clay is a clay that is made for you after reading these last words!

Green clay to absorb excess sebum

Inevitably, I attack with this first virtue because it is the one that will interest the greatest number. As we well know, oily skin is characterized by an excess of sebum, which is particularly responsible for clogging the pores of the skin and therefore causing pimples and blackheads to appear. Excess sebum is the main drawback of oily and combination skin on the famous T-zone (forehead, nose, chin), and even on other parts of the body (mainly shoulders and upper back). All people with oily or combination skin therefore seek to combat this sebum effect.

Green clay to soften the skin of the face


Green clay is known to treat burns, by applying green clay as a poultice.   Thus, if you have burned the skin of your face or neck with a depilatory cream for example, do not hesitate to apply green clay to the area concerned. Similarly, if you cut yourself with a razor blade, the same, you can apply green clay.

Green clay to fight pimples

Green clay is known to fight pimples and be a good natural product against acne. In this case, it is preferable to use Green Clay Montmorillonite. If you suffer from a lot of acne, you can do daily care with this green clay by making thick poultices on the affected areas every day for 5 minutes. Then, don't hesitate to do a full face mask for 30 minutes, once a week.

Green clay to wash and whiten teeth

Green clay is an excellent natural way to replace the chemical toothpastes that we find. Not only will the green clay have a whitening action for your teeth, but your breath will also be fresher ! Indeed, green clay has absorbs waste and eliminates the accumulation of bacteria and acids in the mouth.

How to use it as dental care ? Put a little green clay powder on your toothbrush and brush your teeth like a classic brushing.

Green clay to fight oily hair


Green clay is not only used on the skin of the face, you can also apply it on the hair if the latter is oily. Don't hesitate to apply a green clay mask to your hair once a week, which you leave to rest for about 10 minutes before rinsing.


How to make your own green clay mask?

It is not necessary to buy green clay masks commercially, as they are sometimes expensive, while green clay is very economical to buy as a raw material. And making a green clay mask is very simple : Just mix 3 tablespoons of green clay with 2 or 3 tablespoons of water. Then you mix and apply it on your skin. When I told you it was very simple. You can also add drops of essential oils to this composition.


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