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5 recettes de soins faciles à base d’argile

5 easy clay-based care recipes

For millennia, clay has found its place in our health, well-being and beauty routine. You too can benefit from its benefits thanks to these 5 easy clay-based treatment recipes to make at home!

What is clay?

Clay is an entirely natural material, resulting from the transformation of rocks into a more malleable component. It has been used since Antiquity, both for its health and well-being benefits.
Today, clay is found in many care products. There are several types, including:

The well-being properties of clay

Each of these clays has specific medicinal properties. They are particularly used to take care of yourself, naturally. Indeed, they can help to:

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

To avoid unpleasant surprises, choose quality clays. At Homeocan, we offer you clays in the form of sachets and tubes , easy to use, 100% natural and made in France.

5 easy clay-based care recipes

To help you integrate clay into your beauty routine, we invite you to discover here 5 easy treatments to make at home... Whether you have dry, sensitive, combination, oily or blemished skin, clay will appeal to you for sure !

Tip: use “natural” utensils (wood, glass, bamboo, etc.) to prepare your treatments. You will thus retain all the properties of the clay.

Important: remember to always test the treatment on a small part of your skin before using it. Clay facial and hair masks and cleansers should not be stored. They can be used once a week.

Recipe #1: purifying mask for oily hair with green clay

You need :

    • 3 tbsp. to s. green clay
    • 1 C. to s. lemon juice
    • A little water

Recipe :

  • Mix the green clay and lemon.
  • Gradually add the water, stirring regularly until you obtain a fairly thick and homogeneous paste.
  • Apply to your scalp using a brush, lifting the hair strand by strand.
  • Leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly then do your usual shampoo.

Recipe No. 2: cleansing and purifying facial treatment with green clay

You need :

Recipe :

  • Mix the green clay and coconut oil until smooth.
  • Add the Essential Oil, vegetable glycerin and vitamin E.
  • Mix again to obtain a homogeneous consistency.
  • Clean your face by massaging gently and avoiding the eye area. Rinse.

Recipe #3: moisturizing mask for dry hair with white clay

You need :

  • 3 tbsp. to s. white clay
  • 1 egg
  • A little water

Recipe :

  • Mix the white clay and the egg.
  • Pour in water gradually until you obtain a smooth and fairly thick consistency.
  • Apply to the lengths and ends of your detangled hair.
  • Leave on for around twenty minutes, rinse with cool water then do your usual shampoo.

Recipe #4: hydrating facial mask with white clay

You need :

Recipe :

  • Mix white clay, argan oil and rose floral water.
  • Add a little water until you obtain a smooth and thick paste.
  • Apply a thick layer to the face, avoiding the eye area. Leave on for 20 minutes then rinse.

Recipe No. 5: powder toothpaste with white clay

You need :

  • 1 C. to s. baking soda
  • 4 tbsp. to s. white clay (fine powder)
  • ½ tsp. to c. table salt
  • 2 drops of Essential Oil Lemon or Pepper mint

Recipe :

  • In a container with a lid, mix the clay and baking soda.
  • Add the salt, mix again.
  • Add the Essential Oil of your choice, and mix.
  • Moisten your toothbrush, sprinkle it with toothpaste, and brush your teeth normally!

Please note: this clay toothpaste can be kept for approximately 1 month in a closed container.

The bonus recipe: SOS, a button!

It's not really a recipe, but rather a tip to fight off a surprise imperfection... At bedtime, apply a thin layer ready-to-use green clay on your button. During the night, the clay will act and allow you to benefit from its purifying virtues. Result ? An imperfection cleansed and soothed when you wake up!

Try these clay treatments, we bet you will be won over…