5 Easy clay based recipes

Posté par mjkydyk
le 12 Jul 2020

For thousands of years, clay has been a part of our health routine, wellness and beauty. With these 5 easy-to-make recipes you too can enjoy its benefits from the comfort of your home.

What is Clay?

Clay is an entirely natural substance, resulting from the transformation of rocks into a more malleable component. It has been used since ancient times, both for its health and well-being benefits.

Today, clay is found in many skincare products. There are different types:

The benefits of Clay

Each of these clays has specific medicinal properties. They are mainly used to care of yourself naturally.

In fact, they can help to:

  • Cleanse oily skin and scalp
  • Reduce imperfections
  • Soften and hydrate skin and hair
  • Detoxify and purify skin and scalp
  • Eliminate odors

For best results, choose quality clays. At Homeocan, we offer clays in the form of sachets and tubes, easy to use, 100% natural and made in France.

5 Easy clay based recipes

To help you integrate clay into your beauty routine, we suggest you discover these 5 5 Easy clay based recipes to make at home… Whether you have dry, sensitive, combination, oily or any imperfections in your skin, our clays will amaze you!

A little tip:  use” natural” tools to prepare your treatments (wood, glass, bamboo…)  this will help keep all the properties of the clay.

Important: always remember to do a patch test before using it. Dispose of any pre-mixed product after use. They can be used once a week.

Recipe #1 Purifying Green Clay mask for oily hair

You will need:

-3 tablespoons of Green Clay
-1 tablespoon of lemon juice
-a little water


  1. Mix the green clay with the lemon juice
  2. Gradually add water, stirring regularly until a fairly thick and homogeneous paste is obtained.
  3. Apply to the scalp using a brush, lifting the hair strand by strand.
  4. Leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly and shampoo as usual.

Recipe #2 Cleansing and purifying facial treatment with green clay

You will need:

– 1 tablespoon of Green Clay
-1 tablespoon of Coconut Vegetable Oil
-1 teaspoon of Vegetable Glycerin
-10 drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil
-1/4 teaspoon of vitamin E


  • Mix the green clay and coconut oil to obtain a smooth paste
  • Add essential oil, vegetable glycerin and Vitamin E
  • Mix again to obtain a homogeneous paste
  • Cleanse your face by massaging gently and avoiding the eye area. Rinse

Recipe #3 White clay hydrating mask for dry hair

You will need:

-3 tablespoons of White clay
-1 egg
-a little water


  • Mix the white clay and the egg
  • Gradually add water until you obtain a smooth and thick paste.
  • Untangle the hair, apply to the length of the hair and the ends .
  • Leave on for 20 minutes, rinse thoroughly and shampoo as usual.

Recipe #4 White clay hydrating mask for the face

You will need:
-2 tablespoons of White clay
-1 tablespoon of Organic Argan Vegetable Oil
-1 tablespoon of Rose Floral Water
-a little water


  • Mix the White clay, Argan Vegetable Oil and Rose Floral Water
  • Add a little water until you get a smooth, thick paste
  • Apply to the face in a thick layer, avoiding the eye area. Leave on for 20 minutes then rinse.

Recipe #5 white clay powdered toothpaste

You will need:

-1 tablespoon of baking powder
-4 tablespoons of White clay (fine powder)
-1/2 teaspoon of table salt
-2 drops of Essential Oil either Lemon or Peppermint


  • In a container with a cover,  mix the clay and baking soda
  • Add salt, mix again
  • Add essential oil of your choice and mix
  • Wet your toothbrush, sprinkle it with toothpaste, and brush your teeth as usual!

Note: this clay toothpaste will keep for about 1 month in a closed container.

The bonus recipe, Help, a pimple!

This is not really a recipe but a helpful tip for an unwanted surprise… At bedtime, apply a thin layer of ready-to-use green clay on your pimple. During the night, the clay will work and you will benefit from its purifying properties. Result? A sanitized and soothed imperfection upon waking!

Try these clay treatments; you will fall in love with them!

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