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Beauty Tip # 60: Refreshing Face Mask for Acne and Oily Skin

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This face mask utilizes the power of natural ingredients to bring a gorgeous glow and health to acne prone skin. It not only tightens and disinfects, but also softens skin and removes impurities. 


Bentonite Clay1 tsp.

Yogurt 1 tsp. 

Why Bentonite Clay?

Bentonite Clay has a lot of benefits for the skin:

Bentonite Clay
Bentonite Clay
  • It unclogs the skin pores and shrinks them
  • It aids in controlling the overproduction of sebum, which is a main cause of acne, whiteheads and blackheads.
  • Extracts and removes toxins such as heavy metals from the skin due its strong negative electrical charge
  • Contains Silica, a trace mineral which makes the skin soft
  • It removes dead skin, impurities and excessive oil, giving a definite glow to your face
  • Reduces inflammation, redness and acne scarring
  • It suits every skin type and has no side effects
  • It has healing properties which reduce fine lines and wrinkles while fighting bacteria and infection.
  • The clay contributes towards an even skin tone
  • Bentonite Clay has been used for centuries as a healing aid. It can be used as a supplement which is ingested as well, since it has a lot of trace elements. It is known as Multani Mitti in Pakistan.

Why Yogurt?

Yogurt - Lighten and Reduce Freckles

Yogurt has a lot of benefits when applied to the skin:

  • Yogurt contains lactic acid, which is an alpha hydroxyl acid and dissolves dead skin cells. This leaves skin smooth, clean and clear and lightens freckles.
  • Yogurt helps diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Moisturizes the skin
  • Fights acne and relieves sunburn
  • Helps to rejuvenate and soften the skin


  1. Mix together into a creamy paste, adding a few drops of water if needed. 
  2. Apply evenly in a thick layer to the skin of your face and neck.
  3. Let dry completely. 
  4. Wash your face with any face wash of your choice.
  5. Lock in moisture by applying a light moisturizer.
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