Pink clay masks have been all the rage lately, and there is a reason why. These masks are packed with benefits that can help improve the appearance and health of your skin. However, there are hundreds of Pink Clay Masks on the market, how to choose the right one for your skin? Are the most well-known actually the best?
What are Pink Clay Masks?
Pink clay is normally a blend of red and white clay that’s rich in minerals such as silica, calcium, magnesium, and iron. It’s known for its detoxifying properties and can help draw out impurities and excess oil from the skin. Pink clay is also gentle enough for all skin types and can help nourish the skin and boost its natural radiance.
Where are Pink Clay Mask mined? (The ugly)
Most of the Pink clays are mined in China and not in Australia. Furthermore, the clay is NOT actually Pink but white. The Pink color is added later to make it pink. Synthetic Colors like CI 77491, CI 12490 are added to make the clay look pink and premium. Popular brands claim that the clays are mined in France and Australia. Truth is that over 96% of the Pink Clay is mined in China and later produced in countries like Australia, The Netherlands, France and US.
How do I choose the right Pink Clay mask?
When you look for a pink clay mask, always look at the INCI list (ingredients) and see if behind the ingredient Koalin (Clay), the country of origin is stated (Austalia). If there is no country stated, you can be certain it’s Koalin Clay from China.
The Mudmasky Pearl Polish Pink Clay Mask is one of the few Pink Clay Masks which is mined in Australia and has stated the country of origin in the official INCI list. Also check for the color. Mudmasky uses a natural color, (beet juice which has benefits for our skin) and is stated as the last ingredients. The Mudmasky Pink Clay Mask uses 0.1% natural color.
Australian clay being considered as the highest quality and therefore the most expensive. To give you an idea: The purchase price per 100 grams is 1200 times more expensive compared with colored pink Clay from China. The clay from Australia is rich in minerals and has a higher concentration of iron oxide, which gives it its distinctive pink color.
What skin type is pink clay good for?
Real Premium Australian Pink Clay is rich in minerals such as silica, calcium, magnesium, and iron, which can help nourish the skin and boost its natural radiance. Pink clay is also known for its detoxifying properties, as it can help draw out impurities and excess oil from the skin. This makes it a great option for those with oily or acne-prone skin.
The difference between normal Pink Clay Masks and Mudmasky Pink Clay Mask
In addition to its premium clay, the Mudmasky Pink Clay Mask also features innovative oil pearls. These tiny pearls are packed with nourishing oils such as jojoba, apricot, and grapeseed oil. When you massage the mask onto your skin, the pearls burst, releasing the oils and providing an extra boost of hydration. This is a game-changer for those with dry or dehydrated skin, as it helps to replenish moisture levels and leave the skin feeling soft and supple.
Overall, if you’re looking for a pink clay mask that delivers real results, always take a closer look to the ingredient list. Be careful with companies which hide behind vague technologies. If you are buying our mask or another, always do your research.