How To Choose The Right Clay Mask According To Your Skin Type
There’s no better feeling than coming home on a Friday night after a long working week, getting into your comfiest set of pyjamas and putting on a face mask. If you ask us, it’s the ultimate version of self-care.
But with a plethora of face masks currently on the market, it’s hard to know which one is right for you. Taking some of nature’s finest ingredients including Australian natives to develop a range of clay masks, Swisse has all your bases covered.
With three new additions joining their best-selling Swisse Manuka Honey Detoxifying Facial Mask, each is designed to address specific skin concerns whilst harnessing the benefits of Australian clay which work to absorb excess oil and draw out impurities, leaving with you the fresh, glowy complexion we all strive for.
Simply apply, let sit for 10 minutes (during this time we recommend making yourself a cup of tea or enjoying an express meditation!) before washing off.
Ready to plan your Friday night in? Keep scrolling to find out which mask may be best suited to you and why.
Swisse Cranberry Pore Perfecting Clay Mask
Suitable for: All skin types
Works to: Unclog pores and clear skin for a luminous, smooth and glowing complexion.
Australian Pink Clay:
Pink clay helps remove dead skin cells and absorbs excess oil, minimising the appearance of pores.
An exotic fruit that provides a rich source of antioxidants to help protect the skin from free radicals for a more youthful, smooth appearance.
White Willow Bark (BHA)
A Natural Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), white willow bark assists with the exfoliation process by removing dead skin cells whilst simultaneously soothing blemishes to reveal radiant, glowing skin. This, along with the natural Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) from the lemon extract help to even skin tone for a brighter complexion.
Swisse Matcha Tea Anti-Pollution Clay Mask
Suitable for: Sensitive skin types
Works to: Protect the skin from impurities caused by toxins, pollution and environmental triggers. Restores and replenishes dullness and soothes and calms skin.
Australian green clay
The luxurious water clay sourced from Australia has an immediate cooling effect on the skin and is a great way to soothe sensitive skin.
Matcha green tea
An antioxidant-rich ingredient, matcha green tea helps reduce stressed, tired skin and protect’s from free radical damage.
Shitake mushroom extract
Mushrooms are rich in B complex vitamins and thanks to their antioxidant properties, they assist in soothing the skin against irritants.
Algae extract deeply hydrates the skin to replace moisture levels for smooth and softened skin.
Swisse Blood Orange Brightening Clay Mask
Suitable for: All skin types
Works to: Target dull, uneven skin tone and helps protect the skin from environmental damage.
Australian yellow clay
Rich in minerals, the powerful combination of Australian Yellow Clay and Bentonite Clay help to remove dead skin cells, absorb excess oil and draw out impurities. Works to target uneven skin tone and hyperpigmentation.
Enriched with a combination of active botanicals such as Blood Orange oil to balance the appearance of hyperpigmentation and Papaya Fruit, a gentle botanical exfoliant which polishes, repairs and revitalises the skin’s appearance.
Turmeric assists with revitalising and soothing the appearance of irritated skin caused by environmental damage.
Rich in phytonutrients, ginseng naturally brightens the skin’s appearance.
Also known as Vitamin B3, Niacinamide rejuvenates dull, tired skin and assists with the appearance of pigmentation and uneven skin tone.
Swisse Manuka Honey Detoxifying Facial Mask
Suitable for: Combination skin
Works to: Purify blemish-prone skin, leaving it feeling smooth and hydrated.
Sourced from the Manuka Tree species in New Zealand and high in antibacterial compounds.
Charcoal + Australian Kaolin Clay
Helps draw impurities from the skin and remove dead skin cells.
Soothes and calms irritated skin.
Kelp + red algae
Helps to restore the skin’s moisture levels and strengthen the skin.