Read on to see the 13 best clay masks on the market right now, what clay mask benefits are, and find out which is best for you.
Minenssey’s Skin Revival Set is the perfect starter kit for anyone who’s ready to dip their toe into the world of clay masks. The set consists of nine individual pods containing four different formulas: Hydrating Clay Mask, Deep Cleansing Clay Mask, Rejuvenating Clay Mask and Brightening Clay Mask. Either pick and choose or follow Minenssey’s 21 day program to replenish, restore, invigorate and transform your complexion.
Medik8’s natural clay mask is a perfect blend of bentonite and kaolin clay. 10 minutes is all you need for this mask to work its magic, removing oils and clearing out pores. The formula is enhanced by cranberry and vitamin E to leave your skin feeling hydrated.
Perfect for those looking to detoxify and brighten their skin, this natural clay mask is full of vitamins and antioxidants that can do just that. Mixed with kale, goji berries, bentonite clay and a range of essential oils, this mask works to reduce redness and revive dull skin. Even better, can be used on any skin type.
Highly concentrated in plant ingredients and grape seed oil, this mask is ideal for anyone suffering with blemishes or acne. The formula is loaded with two types of clay that help draw out impurities, shrink your pores and remove dead skin cells – and it does this all without over drying your skin.
Does your skin produce too much sebum? This mask might do the trick. Endota Spa’s Charcoal Detox mask contains argon oil to regulate the production of sebum, balancing out your oil levels. Argon oil doubles as a moisturizer to reduce dryness and helps repair your complexion.
Murad’s natural clay-based mask is ideal for those prone to acne. Dermatologist developed, this mask absorbs excess oil on your skin and removes the dead skin cells that clog up your pores.
This is the ultimate mask for anyone with a normal or combination complexion. Its ingredients include Amazonian White Clay and Bentonite to cleanse and detox the skin, along with added aloe vera and oatmeal to soothe. Its sold in a large tub, meaning that it is the perfect long-term investment.
The thick, grainy formula of this mask makes it an excellent exfoliator. Enriched with red algae and three types of clay – kaolin, montmorielleonite and ghassoul – L’oreal’s pure clay mask cleanses the skin and refines pores. Anyone with an oily T-zone may find a savior in this product.
This mask sits in the high-end of skincare products but is the perfect salve for anyone with sensitive skin or those who use a lot of make-up products on their faces. The ingredients boast of hone and rosemary to nourish the skin and regulate sebum. A little goes a long way with this mask, so it’s worth the price tag.
It’s no surprise Charlotte Tilbury’s Goddess-Skin Clay mask is Gigi Hadid’s favourite face mask. Full of skin-loving ingredients such as Spanish clay, sweet almond and rosehip oil and frangipani extract, this product is designed to soak up impurities and pore build up. Moreover, it doesn’t leave your skin feeling dry or tight, which is a rare feat for clay masks.
This gentle, purifying mask can be used on all skin types but is ideal for reducing oils on the skin. Bamboo charcoal is an active ingredient used to detoxify while honey works to moisturise and balance out any dryness caused by the clay.
Tea tree is proven to help clear skin, making the Body Shop’s Tea Tree Skin Clearing Clay Mask the perfect antidote for those prone to acne or blemished complexions. Be careful not to leave it on for longer than the recommended time, as tea tree can dry out the skin if overused. Follow with a good moisturizer to get the best results.
This 4-in-1 treatment takes out the top spot as the ultimate clay mask. The Australian brand has created a product suitable for almost all skin types and is full of enriching ingredients – Kaolin clay, aloe vera and vitamin A. The mask promises to tighten pores, boost radiance and protect your skin against damage. The insta-worthy product is in such high demand – over 60,000 jars were sold in the first 12 weeks with people's before-and-after results going viral. It pays to note that this product contains benzyl alcohol, which can cause irritation for some skin types, bear this in mind if your skin doesn’t react well to alcohol.