Toning DIY Rhassoul Clay Body Beauty Mask
Purifying DIY Rhassoul Clay Beauty Mask with essential oils
When I began my holistic health journey one of the things I struggled most with was altering my beauty cupboard to make it toxic and chemical free. There weren’t so many organic, natural brands available, and the ones that were cost a bomb and were near impossible to source!
I now have a great beauty routine that incorporates natural, holistic ingredients and products. I’ve experimented with countless ingredients and found what works for me. Pure Rhassoul clay has been one of those ingredients that I like to use when I’m in need of a good pamper.
People have been using rhassoul clay for centuries on their hair, face and body due to its wonderful cleansing properties. It’s also completely natural and makes a great detoxifying hair and face mask.
Pamper, tone and purify your skin with Rhassoul clay mask
As I mentioned above, you wouldn’t use rhassoul clay on a daily basis, this is purely for pampering, toning and purifying the skin. Clay can be difficult to work with, not to mention super messy! You will also need to prepare the clay in advance. You can do this by mixing a few tbsps of rhassoul clay with half a cup of filtered water. Continue stirring the mixture until it forms a thick liquid paste.
DIY Rhassoul Clay Face Mask
Mix a 1 to 2 tbsp of your favourite oil (rose-hip, jojoba and apricot are all great options) with the premade clay mixture and apply a medium thick layer to your face. Leave for 20-30 minutes before rinsing off with warm water.
Alternatively, you could mix the rhassoul clay with a dried herb if you have oily skin. Simply mix your premade clay with a natural herb of your choice. Neem powder is a great herb for treating acne due to its antibacterial properties.
DIY Rhassoul Clay Hair Mask
This premade rhassoul clay mixture can also deeply clean and condition the hair and scalp. Simply apply it from root to tip using a comb for even distribution. Rinse thoroughly, comb your hair and rinse again until it’s completely gone.
You could also make a deep conditioning hair treatment using rhassoul clay. Simply mix ½ a cup of clay with an equal amount of coconut milk. Then add a ¼ cup of rose water and ¼ cup of water. Mix thoroughly before adding a tbsp of olive, coconut or jojoba oil.
Apply the mixture to your hair (I’d skip the roots as it will make it super greasy) and leave covered with a shower cap for one hour before rinsing out thoroughly.
Ingredient spotlight: Rhassoul clay
Rhassoul clay has been used for centuries as a healing beauty treatment. This completely natural ingredient is derived from the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, where miners bring it out to surface to be purified and refined into a sandy powder.
Rhassoul clay is full of healing benefits, which makes it incredibly popular worldwide. In fact, it’s so potent you don’t even need to mix it another ingredient to enjoy its benefits. Rich in magnesium, potassium and calcium, this clay is ideal for nourishing the skin. It can even absorb dirt, oil and other impurities from the skin, making it perfect as a detoxifying face mask.
Used to purify and deep clean the pores, rhassoul clay can also be used as an effective treatment for those who suffer from acne or regular breakouts.
Rhassoul clay can also help balance the skin’s oil production, making it great for dry skin. Finally, this clay can be used as a hair mask to help remove any impurities and de-grease the scalp – great for those who have oily hair.
Do you want to check out the DIY Rhassoul Body Mask recipe too?
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