MISSHA Firming Natural Color Clay Mask is one of the 4 masks in the Color Clay series. I love the fact how gentle they are on my skin. Clay masks are my nr 2 used masks in my entire collection. First place is rightfully occupied by the sheet masks because they are so easy in use.

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Claims from the manufacturer:

❇ Elasticity care mask with Brazilian purple clay to help provide elasticity and nutrition to skin.
❇ Brazilian natural clay
❇ Classified color treatment depending on the type of skin troubles
❇ Wash-off type mask

 

Directions from the manufacturer:

After washing the face, prepare the skin with toner. Take an appropriate amount, apply thickly onto the face avoiding the eye and lip area and after 10-15 minutes, wash off thoroughly with lukewarm water.

 

Ingredients:

Water, Kaolin, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, PEG/PPG -17/6 Copolymer, Silica, Cetearyl Alcohol, Titanium Dioxide (Cl 77891), Palmitic Acid, Betaine, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Bentonite, Stearic Acid, Viola tricolor Extract, Sambucus Nigra Fruit Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Polysorbate 60, Glyceryl Stearate, Dimethicone, Sorbitan Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Cellulose Gum, Polyacrylate – 13, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Xanthan Gum, Tocopheryl Acetate, Polyisobutene, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate, Montmorillonite, Mica (Cl 77019), Polysorbate 20, Sorbitan Isostearate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Ultramarines(Cl 77007), Iron Oxides (Cl 77491), Iron Oxides (Cl 77492)

 

My experience:

Do I like it? Hell yeah! With this mask a little goes a long way.  The tube of this clay mask contains 137 grams of product! It is huge and lasts me forever. If I would want to cover my entire body in clay I could use one of these and still have some left afterwards.

 

The consistency of clay is very soft and creamy. If you ever tried the Biotherm Wonder Mud, you know what to expect from this one. The color of it is pinkish with a slight tint of purple in it. It turns more violet on the skin once it is drying out. There is no scent to the clay that I can detect. It spreads out extremely well and when it dries it still somehow feels moisturizing .

 

I apply this MISSHA Firming Natural Color Clay onto my entire face. I do use a brush for it to create more thin layer. I remember the first time I used it I was afraid it is going to pull on my skin so I just placed it only over my T-zone. Now that I know it is tug-free, it is my go-to mask when I want to reduce the shine of my face for the coming day.

 

I usually leave it on for 15 minutes. Within this time it is nearly completely dry. When I rinse it, it comes off in no time leaving my skin very smooth and matte. I pat my skin with a toner of my choice and apply my make-up.  After these steps my make-up sits on my face for an entire day and I don’t even have to use the blotting paper.

 

Final verdict: This mask is great to use if you need to wear make-up and be out an about for an entire day. By the end of the day you are left with flawlessly sitting make-up!

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Pros:

+ Alcohol, sulfate and paraben free formula
+ Contains vitamin E
+ Enormous amount of product in the tube for a low price
+ Extremely suitable for my oily/combination skin
+ Does not break me out nor dries my skin out
+ Easy to apply and  washes off with ease
+ Perfect base for a makeup

 

Cons:

– Contains some ingredients that are not suitable for acne prone skin
– Firming claim is not met on my skin

 

Where to buy:

❇ NL and BE: bbcreamshop.eu and missha.nl
❇ Internationally: Available at yesstyle, skin18 and many other webshops
❇ Price is 8,95€-14,63€ depending on where you get it from

 

Thank you for reading!

Yours truly, Kati ?