Procedures with green clay

Procedure Description
Due to its porous structure, Green Clay is a natural adsorbent, which literally removes all kinds of by-products our skin leaves behind or builds up inside of its layers, like oils, dirt and toxins.

The mineral content of green clay is extraordinary, including but not limited to: magnesium, calcium, potassium, zinc, silicon, selenium, iron, copper, and cobalt
The absorbent properties of green clay work in beauty treatments by drawing out impurities and toxins from the skin, toning and firming while stimulating circulation
Estheticians use it to tighten pores, exfoliate dead skin, and reveal a smoother, fresher complexion
It is known to clear skin and heal blemishes, usually in the form of a clay mask
It is a comforting remedy for aching muscles and joints, especially when combined with the essential oils of rosemary or lavender.
1. Facial cleanser
Use glass or plastic bowl ( not a metal one). Combine the green clay and water in a bowl and stir. Leave it for 20 min. After this period of time the clay „ activates“ and becomes a really effective cosmetic mean. Wash your face (and body) as using a liquid soap with gentle massage for a few minutes. The clay is detoxifying and cleansing so much that people with dry skin should be careful in using it.
Another way of making facewash: pour a 1/2 teaspoon of the powder into your hand. Run your hand under some running water and then drip the water into the powder. Mix in your hand until you get a paste. Rub all over your face for 2-3 minutes. You can also leave on as a mask. Rinse off with warm water.

2. Purifying face mask.
To make a facial mask from powered clay, combine ½ to 1 tablespoon of the powder with 1 – 2 tablespoon of water and apply it to the skin, rinse with warm water after 10 – 15 min. This kind of mask is suitable for the skin with enlarged capillary, with impurities, blotches  and skin with clogged pores. After washing the mask apply a natural oil on the wet face skin.

3. Hair mask.
Mixing Dosage: 2-4 tablespoons (1 part clay,  2-3 parts warm water)
Clay’s super tiny particles do their job of going further and penetrating deeper into the hair follicles, scalp and skin to purify, detoxify, rejuvenate and help regenerate new hair and skin cells and promote healthy hair growth while ridding you of dead skin.
Green Clay will promote hair growth and will halt hair loss. You can use Green Clay as a hair conditioner or a scalp mask before, instead of or after shampooing on a regular basis.

Procedure Description

Green clay is constituted by several minerals and oligoelements such as iron oxide, magnesium, calcium, potassium, manganese, phosphorus, zinc, etc. They are responsible for the color and
properties of Green Clay.
This type of clay is recommended for normal, oily or with acne skin. It helps to detoxify, remineralize and regenerate skin, maintaining its balance and health. It is also applied as cataplasms to reduce oedemas, cellulitis or articular pain.

 

Base Mask
1 cup of Fine Green Clay, 1 tablespoon of Honey, 1 tablespoon of Sweet Almond or Olive oil, ½ cup of natural mineral water. These four natural substances are rich in solar forces and solar heat.
In one cup of mineral water, dissolve the honey, add the oil and mix well, then gradually add 1 cup of fine clay continuing to stir energetically until the mixture is smooth and creamy. This is the base mask.
Attention: After 3 minutes the mask will begin to pull at the skin, this is a normal reaction. After having removed the mask, in some cases the skin will be reddened, this too is a normal reaction on some skin types. In the case of very sensitive skin a light burning sensation can be felt on the skin accompanied by some reddening. This is also a natural reaction.
Important: A few minutes after applying a mask you will notice a pleasing sense of freshness and relaxation of the skin. After having removed the mask you will find that your skin has become softer.
How to use: Using a small spatula, spread the mask on your face and forehead, leaving it in place for the time specified in the recipe. Then remove the mask using a sponge dampened with warm water.

Mask for normal skin
To the BASE mask add half a teaspoon of Wheatgerm oil and mix well. 1-3 drops of essential oil of Lavender may be added if desired.
Leave mask in place for 10 minutes.

Mask for dry skin
To the BASE mask add 2 tablespoons of Mallow leaf (2) infusion, half a teaspoon of Mosqueta Rose oil or Borage oil and mix well. 1-3 drops of Sandalwood essential oil may be added if liked.
Leave mask in place for 10 minutes.

Mask for greasy skin (Bracing and Refreshing)
To the BASE mask add one tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon or grapefruit juice and mix well. 1 – 3 drops of Lemon essential oil may be added if liked.
Leave in place for 10 minutes.

Neck mask (Moisturizing, elasticizing)
To the BASE mask add 2 tablspoons of Soya milk. 1-3 drops of Sandalwood essential oil may be added if desired.
Leave mask in place for 15 minutes.


Procedure Description

Recipies with green clay:


Mask for thighs (Firming)
To the BASE mask add 2 tablespoons of fresh Crabapple or Green Apple juice, 1 tablespoon of Grapeseed oil and mix well. 1-3 drops of Rosemary essential oil may be added if desired.
Leave mask in place for 10-20 minutes.

Mask for the stomach (Reduces swelling)
To the BASE mask add 2 tablespoons of Castor oil and mix together. 1-3 drops of Anise or Fennel essential oil may be added if desired.
Leave mask in place for 10-20 minutes.

Mask for stretch marks
To the BASE mask add 2 tablespoons of Carrot juice, 1 tablespoon of Grapeseed oil, 1-2 tablespoons of Avocado oil and mix together. 1-3 drops of Lemon Balm essential oil may be added if liked.
Leave in place for 10-20 minutes.

Mask for the cosmetic treatment of cellulite
To the BASE mask add 1 tablespoon of Sweet Orange essential oil and mix together.
Leave in place for 10 – 20 minutes.

Slimming bath
When the bath is full of water, add three or four handfuls of fine clay. When the Clay is added to hot water it will disperse spontaneously. While you are bathing the movement of your arms and legs will be sufficient to keep the Clay in suspension. Bathing with clay does not dirty your skin, so it is best not to rinse yourself when you get out of the bath. You will note with pleasure that your skin has become softer. You can clean the bath of clay deposits with a jet of water from the shower. The clay will not block the bathroom plumbing.

For Tired, Sore, or Swollen Feet or Fluid Retention
Foot Bath
Add a handful of green clay into a small basin of hot water. Up to 3 drops of Lavender Essential Oil can be added. Soak your feet until the water has cooled.

Procedure Description

For Bodycare:


Body mask for firming and detoxing thighs, breasts, buttocks, stomach. Leg mask for treating varicose veins and capillaries. Facial and body scrub
• Green clay is revered for its ability to stimulate blood and lymph circulation, remove dead skin cells, absorb impurities and fats, and repair, tone and strengthen connective tissues. For this reason it works extraordinarily well, used in body wraps and body masks, to reduce the appearance of cellulite and stretch marks.
• Green Clay is popular because it can be used on all skin types and conditions. It can be used to balance combination skin, normalize oily skin, and revitalize dry skin.
• It is rich in vitamins & minerals and has antiseptic healing properties.
• It has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties which make it beneficial for muscular pain, swelling, and arthritic or rheumatic conditions.

Mask for the back (Relaxing)
To the BASE mask add 2 tablespoons of infusion of Mountain Arnica flowers and leaves and mix together, 1-3 drops of Cinnamon or Thyme essential oil may be added if desired.
Leave mask in place for 15-20 minutes.

Procedure Description
... Green clay for hair
This clay contains a wide variety of healing elements, magnesium, calcium, potassium, dolomite, silica, manganese, phosphorous, silicon, copper, and selenium...  

Clay mask is very effective remedy. It absorbs dirt, clean the hair and head skin, give volume to the hair and also has antiseptic properties. This clay is suitable for oily hair, can be applied on dry hair and if you suffer from dandruff green clay would be the best choice.  So here are some clay mask recipes for your fabulous hair:
The simplest way to make a clay mask is to mash it with water, green or chamomile (or any other herbal) tea. Mix some of clay with liquid till you receive smooth past. Then rub it into the hair roots and along the length of your hair. Wash your head, with shampoo, after 20 – 30 minutes.


Hair mask (Gives body and strength to hair)
To the BASE mask add 4 tablespoons of Equisetum infusion (this mask should be quite liquid for easier application to the hair and scalp) and mix together.
1-3 drops of Ylang-Ylang essential oil may be added if desired. Apply the mask to wet hair ensuring that the clay penetrates both the hair and the scalp and cover with a shower cap.
Leave for 10 minutes, rinse with hot water, and then shampoo.

Procedure Description

Green clay is known to be the most absorbent clays. It is generally used as a facial mask for facial tissue repair, even if you have dry skin and dehydrated skin or acne. Combined with other natural ingredients, it helps to remove toxins from the skin and regulate oil secretions or sweat. In addition to a healthy skin, green clay refines the skin by promoting a smooth, supple and clear, this is due to its ability to stimulate blood circulation and the lymphatic system, eliminate dead skin cells, tone and strengthen connective tissue. Green clay can become your ideal companion during a body detoxification program for example.
Apply to the entire face and décolletage. Relax for 10-15 minutes. Remove the mask using a dampened sponge or washcloth with warm water.   Please note: After 3 minutes the mask will begin to tighten the skin. Sensitive skins may experience a light tingling sensation or reddening after removing the mask. This is a normal reaction for some skin types.

For Normal Skin: Add up to 3 drops of Lavender Essential Oil and mix well. Apply.

For Dry Skin: Add 1 tablespoon Jojoba oil, 3 drops Sandalwood Essential oil and mix well. Apply.

For Oilier Skin: Add 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon or grapefruit juice and mix well. Up to 3 drops of Lemon Essential oil can also be added. Apply.

Procedure Description
This Green Clay is being digged in west Portugal, dried at the sun, mechanically milled that's why it is very fine. Rich in minerals and trace elements.
Chemical composition of green clay (%):
SiO2 – 25,8% - Silica

Al2O2 – 8,8% - Alluminium

FeO3 – 2,99% - Iron

TiO2 – 0,26% - Titanium

CaO – 26,9% - Calcium

MgO – 4,5% - Magnesium

Na2O – 0,37% - Sodium

K2O – 1,7% - Potassium

Its composition, the green clay has detoxifying, remineralizing and regenerating properties, being recommended for normal, oily skin and acne.
Preparation: In a wooden or glass container, pour the required amount of clay
mineral with water or infusion plants and preparing it with a wooden spatula. It can be prepared with hot or cold water, depending on the intended purpose.

Storage: Keep container tightly closed in order to avoid changing the product, namely the entry of moisture packaging.

Procedure Description
Benefits of using clay masks:

The clay absorbs waste, harmful toxins, oil and dirt from the skin. Do you know that expensive facial cream that you use everyday? Your skin won't be able to absorb it if your skin has accumulated dirt and blocking the cream. Therefore, it would be a waste of money using that facial cream everyday if your skin is not properly cleaned. The clay is great to clean the skin as it absorbs all the dirt, toxins and oil from the skin.
The skin absorbs the minerals from the clay as it dries up, nourishing the skin. The clay rejuvenates the skin due to the high mineral contents. Each clay has different effect on the skin.
Cleaner skin and smaller pores
Moisturize the skin
Treat acne. It treats acne as the clay removes excess oil from your skin. The recommended clay powder for acne sufferers is green clay powder.
Stimulates blood circulation. As the clay dries up, it will tighten your skin and you will feel it pressuring your skin, stimulating the blood circulation of your face. When it is dried up you can hardly move your face. It is a weird but good sensation.