That Time I Tried A Rosemary + Lavender Clay Face Mask Recipe for My Oily Skin


Suitable for Oily Skin 

  • 2 Tablespoons Natural Bentonite Clay
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons* Distilled Water
  • 1 Drop Rosemary Essential Oil
  • 1 Drop Lavender Essential Oil

Use non-metal bowls and mixing utensils when using bentonite clay. Mix the clay and water first before adding in the essential oils. I like to leave the mask on for 20 minutes before gently removing with a warm, wet cloth. The pulsating, tightening feeling that you might experience are all normal when using bentonite clay. Any redness will subside after about 20 minutes.


I love switching out the oils in my clay masks to address specific skincare needs. I find that weekly use keeps my skin smooth, balanced, and acne-free. If this is your first time using bentonite clay, you might experience breakouts or increased oiliness for a week or so. Your skin is ridding itself of built-up gunk (purging). It’s inconvenient, but a good thing!

*As you can see from the picture, my mask turned out a bit lumpy. Two tablespoons made the mixture too watery, so I encourage you to add the water in little by little. The mask should be thick enough to stay in place, but watery enough to spread.


Consciously Candace cannot make claims to treat or prevent any condition, illness or disease. All information should be used for informational purposes, and does not replace the advice of trained medical professionals or dermatologists. Be well!

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