DIY face masks can be cheaper than store-bought, it helps the environment by reducing plastic packaging and are easy enough to make.
Diatomaceous Earth Face Mask
Preparing homemade facemasks is one of the best ways to ensure you know exactly what you are putting on your face. DIY face masks can be cheaper than store-bought, it helps the environment by reducing plastic packaging and it's easy enough to make. As DE is thoroughly ground into a fine powder it makes for a gentle face mask. In addition to silica DE also contains abundant trace minerals such as calcium, magnesium and zinc. Since minerals can be absorbed through the skin, this is a perfect way for healthy minerals to be absorbed into the body whilst the DE absorbs and eliminates toxins.
*This Face Mask is intended for monthly use however, we recommend its use according to your needs and to consult your GP or dermatologist beforehand.
1 tablespoon of Diatomaceous Earth
Milk, aloe vera gel or diluted in honey to make a paste with a thick consistency
In a small pot or bowl, add the Diatomaceous Earth
Mix with either milk, aloe vera gel or diluted in honey to make a paste with a thick consistency.
Lightly massage the paste onto your face using small, circular motions.
Allow the paste to set for 1-2 minutes
Gently remove with a warm washcloth.
This last stage is when most of the exfoliation occurs.
Pat your skin dry and apply your preferred toner (should you make use of one) and moisturise