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Green Clay Mask for Oily Skin


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When it comes to face masks, there's no better clay than green clay, also known as "bentonite." This purifying mask is wonderful for oily skin and was adapted from a recipe found in the book, "Natural Beauty Recipe Book."

Not sure if your skin is oily? Find out for sure in my article, How to Tell If You Have Oily Skin.

You can get all of these ingredients in any natural food store or online. You can get the apricot kernel oil and the palmarosa essential oil online.


  • 1 tbsp green clay (you can get this in any health store)
  • 1 tsp apricot kernel oil
  • 3 drops of palmarosa essential oil


Mix the palmarosa and apricot oils together. Add a few drops of warm water. Mix together and add more water if need be to get a good, spreadable paste. Apply mask. Let dry for 10 minutes. Rinse off with a warm washcloth.

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