DIY Acne Clay Mask

Facial Clay Mask For Acne Prone Skin

Materials Needed:

7 ½ tablespoon- clay base    
1 ½ teaspoon - glycerin
1 tablespoon -Distilled Water
1 ½ tablespoon – Ground Oats
1-2 drops – Tea Tree Essential Oil
4 oz Amber Jar or Moisture-Free glass container + Lid
Bowl (not glass)
Wooden Spoon (not silver)
Measuring Spoon
Wax paper or plastic Siran wrap
Make-up applicator brush
Wash Cloth
Warm Water

The contents of this DIY project will produce 1 jar of facial clay mask. Please be sure to read all instructions completely before beginning. Choose a suitable work area, well-ventilated, away from fine furniture, preferably in a kitchen. Protect your work area with something waterproof (i.e., wax paper, plastic sheeting, large plastic bags, etc.) As with any liquids, wipe up any spill immediately to prevent damage to your surface. 


  • Shake the clay base.
  • Using the measuring spoon, measure the Clay base into your mixing bowl.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of distilled water. 
  • Add 1 ½ teaspoon of glycerin
  • Add 1 ½ teaspoon of carrier oil
  • If adding a carrier oil:
  • 1 teaspoon – Honey for acne prone skin
  • 1-tablespoon – Ground Oats
  • Add essential oils (do not use candle fragrances):
  • 1-2 drops - Tea Tree essential Oil for dry skin
  • Add mixture to moisture-free container with lid
  • Apply desired amount onto a clean, washed, dry or damp skin. Let stand 15 minutes. 
  • Remove the mask with a lukewarm washcloth.
  • Store remaining mixture in the refrigerator. Lasts up to 4 weeks.

  • Directions:
    Apply your mask to clean, washed, dry or damp skin using your fingers or brush applicator. Leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse well with lukewarm water or a warm washcloth. Apply a moisturizer if desired.