You must have heard about fruit facial masks and how they improve overall skin health – pomegranate facial benefits certainly fall under that category. Due to their high antioxidant content, this type of mask is great for sensitive & acne-prone skin, while combating signs of ageing, reducing blemishes, and soothing inflammation.
Create your own pomegranate facial mask!
This Mix & Play Set is just what you need to create face masks at home. For a pomegranate facial mask, it is best to opt for kaolin clay (white), which is a gentle exfoliant that works wonders when it comes to cleansing pores thoroughly and sloughing off dead skin cells from the skin surface.
How does pomegranate benefit the skin?
Reduces appearance of signs of ageing
The fruit is loaded with anti-aging properties that rejuvenate skin by strengthening epidermis, which reduces onset of fine lines and wrinkles.
Pimples occur due to hormonal imbalances in the body. Since pomegranates are a rich source of Vitamin C, they can help regulate sebum production, thus preventing excessive oiliness and outbreaks.
Keeps skin healthy
Collagen, which is the basic component of your skin, ensures that your skin remains soft, smooth and firm. Pomegranates contain certain compounds that stop enzymes from breaking down collagen, which keeps your skin healthy.
Aids in cell renewal
When you age, it causes skin problems such as hyperpigmentation and age spots, apart from wrinkles. Pomegranates prevent these issues from occurring by assisting in the production of naturally occurring antioxidants in the body, which in turn help in regeneration of skin cells.
Protects against sunburn
Regardless of how much (or little) time you spend outdoors, the sunlight causes some amount of damage to your skin. Pomegranates contain loads of antioxidants that prevent damage due to free radicals, reduce signs of sun damage, and relieve sunburns.
Why is kaolin clay good for your skin?
White clay is great for controlling sebum production. It cleanses pores from deep within, but doesn’t strip skin of the natural oils, so your skin remains adequately moisturized.
Removes toxins and exfoliates
It eradicates dirt, dust, grime, and bacteria effectively, so pores don’t get clogged and breakouts are prevented. Traces of dead skin cells are also removed.
If you face problems like itchy, red, and inflamed skin, white clay is what you need for a soothing sensation.
Kaolin clay stimulates your skin cells. When used regularly, it brightens and tones your skin.
Recipe of pomegranate facial mask
- ½ tsp of fresh squeezed pomegranate juice (store bought juice, powder, or extract will work too).
- 1 tsp kaolin clay.
- 1 tsp filtered or rose water.
- 5 drops of pomegranate seed oil (rosehip or jojoba oil can be used as well).
- Cut the pomegranate and lightly squeeze the quarters over a bowl. You can blend the seeds in a wet spice grinder for extra amounts.
- Use a strainer to pour the liquid into a mask bowl.
- Add pomegranate seed oil and water (½ tsp for both).
- Add 1 tsp of kaolin clay and mix thoroughly with a spatula.
Use the facial mask brush in the kit to apply the pomegranate facial mask on your face. Leave on till the mask dries; wash off with water, and then pat dry. Don’t forget to follow up with a toner and moisturizer.
Get the Mix & Play set right now – it will soon become an important part of your skincare routine! It lets you create up to 25 clay masks and comes with 4 different types of clay.