Black clay - is a powder dark gray, slightly greasy to the touch. This clay is very dense in consistency. In its composition includes various minerals such as quartz, magnesium, iron, calcium.
Compared with other types of cosmetic clay, black clay maximum toxins from the body, by increasing cellular metabolism.
In cosmetology clay is used very widely. With its do different facials, body wraps, massages, or simply taking a bath. For scalp and hair black clay is not recommended, although the composition of some masks can be found.
The use of black clay for facial skin
Mask with a black clay will help to:
- to improve skin color;
- narrow pores;
- to remove the black dots;
- reduce the oiliness of the skin;
- get rid of acne and remove acne marks.
Contraindications for masks:
- vascular mesh;
- high blood pressure.
Black clay has a cleansing, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. After two applications, skin looks healthier.
Purifying massage of blackheads
For its holding black clay diluted with water in a ratio of 2: 1. Paste is applied on clean skin and held until dry. The massage is performed in a circular motion with wet fingertips. Clay washed off with plain water.
Purifying mask of black clay
For clay masks stirred with water or herb broth to mushy state. Herbs are used depending on the fat content of the skin. Chamomile is well suited for combination or normal skin, oily skin more appropriate broth succession.
Dry skin is transformed, if instead of a decoction of herbs to use fat sour cream. Clay and cream mixed in equal amounts, there can also add 2 tablespoons of milk. The mask is usually applied for 15 minutes and washed off with water.
But although black clay used in a variety of masks for the face and body, the main advantage is its anti-cellulite properties. Already after the first procedure can be noted a decrease in swelling and slight lifting effect.
Masks made of black clay body
Mask with black clay and essential oils
Citrus oils, cinnamon, rosemary, mint possess a draining effect.
For the preparation of clay masks diluted with pure water to the desired consistency and oil is added at the rate of 1 drop per 5 milliliters of the mixture. You can also pour a little olive oil or any other oil. The mixture is applied to problem areas and aged 30 minutes. To enhance the effect, you can wrap the body wrap.
In the struggle against the hated "orange peel" will help another mask.
In a bowl, mix the clay, honey bee, mustard powder and water. The resulting mass is needed to massage the problem areas for about 15 minutes.
If the above procedures have neither the time nor the inclination, you can simply add a black clay into the bath, pre-mix it with purified water 1: 1. Bath usually takes 25 minutes, then you need to take a cool shower and lubricate the skin with milk.
Here are a few recipes use black clay. The masks and wraps, you can add your favorite oil, milk and milk products, a variety of teas and even coffee. Experiment and get pleasure from the wonderful properties of black clay.