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Misc Bath
Soothing Clay Facial Mask


    Date : 2009-03-18

    Introduction

    This clay mask is not as drying as most and will work well for most skin types. If you have extremely oily skin, try a different mask recipe, without additional oils.

    This was made on the blog on March 18th 2009.

    Ingredients

      56.3 grams Water
      4.1 grams Hydrovance
      9.4 grams Liquid Oil of your choice
      3.5 grams Emulsifying Wax
      2.1 grams Stearic Acid
      23.5 grams of Clay of Choice
      0.7 grams Liquid Germall Plus
      5 drops of Lemongrass Essential Oil

    Equipment

      Scale
      Transfer Pipette
      Mixing Spoon
      Mixing Bowl
      Containers

    Instructions

    Weigh ingredients into your container except the clay, preservative and essential oil. Microwave for short bursts of time until the oils are melted. Mix ingredients together thoroughly and let cool until thickened. Add clay, preservative and essential oil, then stir. You may need a rubber scraper to scrape the sides of your container. Once everything is mixed together, fill your containers and then enjoy a relaxing time!

    Comments

    If you want to add extracts to this recipe, we recommend adding anywhere from 1% (1 gram) to 5% (5 grams) depending on the expected use of the mask.

    Enjoy!

    Yield

    Makes approximately 3.5 ounces.