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Do Clay/mud Masks Make Acne Worse?

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Hey guys so a few days ago I purchased the "aztec secret Indian healing clay mask" after reading rave reviews about how it cleared up people's acne. I tried it and now I feel like my acne looks more red and inflamed and I have more small bumps after doing this, I don't have cystic acne just a lot of small bumps on forehead and my cheeks...ugh! Anyone else tried this mask with the same effects? If not is it a great idea for people with acne to be using these pore cleaning masks?

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Hey guys so a few days ago I purchased the "aztec secret Indian healing clay mask" after reading rave reviews about how it cleared up people's acne. I tried it and now I feel like my acne looks more red and inflamed and I have more small bumps after doing this, I don't have cystic acne just a lot of small bumps on forehead and my cheeks...ugh! Anyone else tried this mask with the same effects? If not is it a great idea for people with acne to be using these pore cleaning masks?

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Hey guys so a few days ago I purchased the "aztec secret Indian healing clay mask" after reading rave reviews about how it cleared up people's acne. I tried it and now I feel like my acne looks more red and inflamed and I have more small bumps after doing this, I don't have cystic acne just a lot of small bumps on forehead and my cheeks...ugh! Anyone else tried this mask with the same effects? If not is it a great idea for people with acne to be using these pore cleaning masks?

The thing you bought sounds like it might have some other ingredients that irritate your skin. I've used a clay mask before, one with lots of anti-oxidants in it, and though it didn't particularly clear my acne, it made my face so smooth, and I loved it!

Personally, I wouldn't use a clay mask for acne. Maybe for evening skin tone and softening your skin, but you should try something else acne wise.

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Hey guys so a few days ago I purchased the "aztec secret Indian healing clay mask" after reading rave reviews about how it cleared up people's acne. I tried it and now I feel like my acne looks more red and inflamed and I have more small bumps after doing this, I don't have cystic acne just a lot of small bumps on forehead and my cheeks...ugh! Anyone else tried this mask with the same effects? If not is it a great idea for people with acne to be using these pore cleaning masks?

The thing you bought sounds like it might have some other ingredients that irritate your skin. I've used a clay mask before, one with lots of anti-oxidants in it, and though it didn't particularly clear my acne, it made my face so smooth, and I loved it!

Personally, I wouldn't use a clay mask for acne. Maybe for evening skin tone and softening your skin, but you should try something else acne wise.

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Thank you all for your responses! I will just do a once I week mask so I don't irritate my skin too much. It also pulls on my skin really hard (the indian healing clay mask) and has a pulling effect on your skin & makes my top lip look huge! (Ha)

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Thank you all for your responses! I will just do a once I week mask so I don't irritate my skin too much. It also pulls on my skin really hard (the indian healing clay mask) and has a pulling effect on your skin & makes my top lip look huge! (Ha)

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Thank you all for your responses! I will just do a once I week mask so I don't irritate my skin too much. It also pulls on my skin really hard (the indian healing clay mask) and has a pulling effect on your skin & makes my top lip look huge! (Ha)

Haha! Yea the way your lips look while the mask has dries looks pretty funny. I would defiantly only use the mask once a week. Are you mixing it with raw apple cider vinegar or water?

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Thank you all for your responses! I will just do a once I week mask so I don't irritate my skin too much. It also pulls on my skin really hard (the indian healing clay mask) and has a pulling effect on your skin & makes my top lip look huge! (Ha)

Haha! Yea the way your lips look while the mask has dries looks pretty funny. I would defiantly only use the mask once a week. Are you mixing it with raw apple cider vinegar or water?

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I have used the mask for about 3 months, and yes initially I got acne on my forehead because of using the clay. However, my skin adjusted and it really helped in fading acne scars and making my skin smooth :D

Yes, better use apple cider vinegar.


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Facial Wash - Raw and Organic Honey or Andalou Naturals Clarifying Facial Wash

Toner - Witch Hazel extract or Andalou Naturals Clarifying Toner

Moisturizer - Sunflower Oil

Twice a week Aztec Bentonite Clay Mask

Supplements:

Zinc Gluconate or Chelated Zinc (Solgar) - 22/25 mg twice a day

Chromium Polynicotinate GTF - 200mcg - twice a day - helps with weight loss and insulin sensitivity


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I am having the same problem. Could you please state if this worked for you. I have bumbs on my forehead that look a lot like allergies and less like acne. Trust me I know acne because I kinda have it. This is my first month and really the patience is killing me. Thanks

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Might want to use 1/4 ACV, 1/4 water, 1/2 clay.

I tried it with half ACV and nearly burned my skin off. I use Bragg's ACV.


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