Rose Clay Face Mask

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Pink clay is ideal for making face masks for dry and sensitive skin. The addition of rose water makes for a gentle hydrating and stimulating mask that's a real treat for tired skin.

Stage 1: (room temperature)
45% Rose Hydrolat / Hydrosol
45% Pink Clay
6% Evening Primrose Oil
3% Vitamin E
0.5% Sandalwood Essential Oil
0.5% Geranium Essential Oil
100% Total
 
Method:
  • Weigh out all the ingredients and mix together.
  • As this clay mask does not contain a preservative, it is designed to be used immediately. Any leftovers can be stored in an air-tight jar and kept in a refrigerator for up to 3 days.
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2 Responses

Aromantic Team
Aromantic Team

May 15, 2020

Thank you for your enquiry, please see the below response from our Research and Development team;

“Definitely not adding the Preservative Eco Plus.

The essential oils are not part of the preservative system at all so if you don’t like those two suggestions, change them to something else or leave them out altogether.

Clay is extremely hard to preserve in a wet product as it tends to pull the preservative towards itself in preference to the water content. This leaves the water portion of the mask under preserved.. Add to that the fact that rose water is always at risk of fungal contamination, it’s very hard to preserve safely.

You can’t simply add more preservative to make up for this as extra amounts of preservative can irritate the skin.

If you to use 1.5% Preservative K in the formulation, that has had some better test results but I must stress that you should have this challenge tested for yourself as we did not get consistent results and do not want to put you at risk."

Aga Kolankiewicz
Aga Kolankiewicz

May 15, 2020

Hello! may I add preservative eco plus to this recipe in 1% instead of essential oils?
I’d like to store it for 3 months not 3 days :)
Thanks for recipes!

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