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Top 10 Clay Masks

Minimize Your Pores and Clear Up Your Complexion With A Top-Rate Clay Mask

Minimize Your Pores and Clear Up Your Complexion With A Top-Rate Clay Mask

It's no secret—masking has become increasingly popular over the last few years. It’s also no secret that probably the most popular choice of face mask would be the clay mask. Loved for its deep-cleaning properties and pore-minimizing results, the visible effects of using a clay mask are why we’ve put our algorithm to the test to search the Web for the absolute 10 best. Whether you're looking for an at-home skin detox or just stocking up for those once-a-month hormonal breakouts, there's a clay mask that’s just right for you. Read on to discover your new go-to favorite for cleaner, clearer skin.

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October 16, 2017

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Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Clay Mask + Scrub
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Clinique City Block Purifying Charcoal Clay Mask + Scrub

USERS SAID: "I got this product hoping it would help with my large pores and OMG did it work."

LOVED FOR: This mask is very quick, yet super effective.

Charlotte Tilbury Goddess Skin Clay Mask

USERS SAID: "I want to use this mask everyday twice a day! This gives my face life--it just feels soft, pretty, and literally goddess-like."

LOVED FOR: This mask works wonders on all skin types.

Omorovicza Deep Cleansing Mask

USERS SAID: "Fantastic mud/clay based mask! Unlike others that dry hard and tight, this one stays damp and comfortable."

LOVED FOR: For a mask that extracts so well, it isn't overly drying.

Ole Henriksen Hygge HydraClay Detox Mask

BEST FOR: Anyone who struggles with acne and has sensitive skin

USERS SAID: "Very refreshing and cleansing without stripping."

Caudalie Instant Detox Mask

LOVED FOR: This mask is extremely effective for minimizing the appearance of pores.

USERS SAID: "The smell is great and it doesn't feel harsh or heavy. Will definitely buy again!"

Kiehl's Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Masque

USERS SAID: "Easy to apply, doesn't burn my eyes & most importantly, doesn't mess up my sink!"

LOVED FOR: This product is an A+ choice for clearing out pores of all sizes. 

Fresh Umbrian Clay Purifying Mask

BEST FOR: Reducing the appearance of your pores and giving you a lovely matte complexion that’s totally balanced

FUN FACT: This effective clay wonder can be used as a mask, a daily spot treatment, and a cleanser. 

L'Oreal Detox & Brighten Clay Mask

HELPFUL TIP: Be sure to use a trusty moisturizer after this mask.

USERS SAID: "I love, love, love this mask! I use it interchangeably with a purifying and mattifying mask. It smells great a bit strong but great!"

Origins Original Skin Retexturizing Mask with Rose Clay

USERS SAID: "I didn't have any expectations, but this mask turned out to be pretty amazing for my skin"

FUN FACT: This mask was formulated with Mediterranean rose clay, Canadian willow herb, and jojoba beads.

Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Deep Pore Cleansing

HELPFUL TIP: Mix this clay powder with apple cider vinegar to make the ultimate affordable, at-home mask.

USERS SAID: "I have been using this product for just under a week now, and I have already seen drastic results."

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