Wellness Hub April 2019 Skincare Meet the new Swisse Skincare Australian Clay Mask range Victoria Hanlon - Swisse Author April 3, 2019 Share If you’re not already in the know about Australian coloured clay masks, then this is one beauty trend you need to get on board with, stat. Clays have been used since ancient times for sacred healing and ceremonial purposes. There’s a reason they’ve been popular for so long, although these days they’re used for more topical benefits. As a skincare experience, Australian clays are great for helping to detoxify the skin and draw out impurities and oils. The different coloured clays all have various skincare benefits, while all are free from toxins and gentle on the skin. Keen to make the most of your clay? The mask will have beneficial impact when it's followed by your regular skincare routine, so consider cleansing and moisturising after removing the clay. Go pink for refined pores If you’re looking for something pore-refining and clarifying, try Swisse Cranberry Pore Perfecting Clay Mask, which is formulated with natural fruit extracts. This luxurious mask helps to unclog pores and clear skin for a luminous, smooth and glowing complexion, thanks to its combination of Australian pink clay and bentonite clay. The mask is enriched with cranberry to help prevent clogging of pores. The inclusion of dragon fruit provides a rich source of antioxidants, to help protect the skin from free radicals for a more youthful, smooth appearance. White willow bark, a natural BHA (beta hydroxy acid, or in other words, a gentle exfoliant), sloughs dead skin cells and sooths blemishes, making way for fresh, radiant and bright skin. Go yellow for brightening Skin needs a bit of a glow-up? Consider Swisse Blood Orange Brightening Clay Mask, enriched with Australian yellow clay and bentonite clay. This luxurious mask targets dullness, uneven skin tone and rejuvenates tired skin, for a healthy natural glow. Suitable for all skin types, the mask is formulated with blood orange and niacinamide. It helps brighten the skin’s complexion and is enriched with a combination of active botanicals, such as turmeric, which assists with revitalising and soothing the appearance of irritated skin caused by environmental damage. The mask also contains papaya fruit, a gentle botanical exfoliant which polishes, repairs and revitalises the skin's appearance. Swisse Blood Orange Brightening Clay Mask can be used alongside Swisse Blood Orange Brightening Serum and Swisse Blood Orange Daily Moisturiser, as part of your Swisse blood orange skincare regime. Go green for soothing Swisse Matcha Tea Anti-Pollution Clay Mask helps protect the skin from impurities caused by toxins, pollution and environmental triggers. The mask restores and replenishes dullness, and soothes and calms the skin, for a more revitalised, healthy looking complexion. The combination of Australian green clay and bentonite clay helps to purify and absorb excess oil and draw out impurities. The luxurious water clay format has a cooling and soothing effect, making it suitable for sensitive skin. Matcha green tea, an antioxidant-rich ingredient, reduces the appearance of stressed, tired skin and protects from free radical damage, leaving the skin feeling revitalised and smooth. The mask is also enriched with shiitake mushroom extract to assist in soothing the skin against irritants, as well as special botanicals, such as algae extract, that hydrate the skin to replace moisture levels. So, what are you waiting for? Pick your colour and indulge yourself with the Australian clay experience today. Your skin will thank you for it.