To start our Spring Detox series, we’re going to have a nice little chat about clay masks. In addition to owning moisturizing masks, you should have a variety of powerful clay masks that detox your skin! They are the best tool for getting the grit and environmental impurities out of the skin to revive it and allow your true “glowy” self to peak through.
So if you’ve been seeking masks to up your skin care game, look no further than our round-up of the 6 best detoxing clay masks to glow up for Spring!
GlamGlow SuperMud Clearing Treatment
Let’s first start by noting that “glow” is in it’s name. Next, in addition to the charcoal in this mask, it also has a proprietary blend of six acids – glycolic acid, salicylic acid, lactic acid, mandelic acid, pyruvic acid, and tartaric acid- which all work to help minimize pores and create clearer skin. It’s like a power facial in a jar! Though this mask is a tad on the pricey side, trust me, you will be surprised by how long it will last you.
available via Sephora.com, $70
Glossier Mega Greens Galaxy Pack
When they ask did you get your daily “greens” in? They might have been talking about this mask. Glossier’s green galaxy face mask packs a good punch when it comes to detoxifying the skin. The mask’s kaolin clay gently purifies pores by drawing out oil and build-up. Wear it for it’s recommended 20 minutes or use it as a spot treatment over night to pull out a ghastly pimple or two. You need this bad boy!
available via glossier.com, $22
Ole Henriksen Hygge Hydraclay Detox Mask
This mask is like telling your face, “thank you, here’s a treat for all that you do“. The combo of kaolin clay and five botanical oils is super boost for your skin. In addition to soothing the skin and restoring moisture, it also reduces redness and draws out toxins and impurities.
available via sephora.com, $32
Origins Clear Improvement Activated Charcoal Mask
This mask was my go-to for a long time! It has activated Bamboo Charcoal which acts like a magnet to draw out nasty deep-dwelling pore cloggers. And it’s white China Clay claims to absorb environmental toxins while dissolving impurities. I mean, we’re so into activated charcoal we devoted a whole blog post to the magical substance.
available via origins.com, $27
L’Oreal Paris Pure-Clay Mask in Detox & Brighten
Don’t let the price of this clay mask fool you. It does the job and it’s reliable. This is the type of clay mask that makes for a good back up for your other clay masks. Surprisingly, it’s combo of Kaolin clay, Moroccan lava clay and charcoal doesn’t dry out your skin while purifying. Great for detoxifying on a budget, you can find this affordable mask at your local Target, CVS or online.
available via amazon.com, $10
Aztec Secret – Indian Healing Bentonite Clay
There is a reason why this bentonite clay mask is in everyone’s skincare arsenal… it works, it’s super cheap and literally lasts forever! Another mask that’s great at doubling as a spot treatment, the 100% natural calcium bentonite clay powerfully draws out skin impurities and tightens skin. After one use, you’ll see your skin glowing and pores nowhere in sight. Just don’t leave it on your skin for too long and follow immediately with moisturizer!
available via amazon.com, $9.45