Sea mud body mask recipe

This Sea Mud Body Mask from Cranberry Lane will help detoxify your skin.

Instructions: (Makes One Body Treatment)
2 Tbsp Sea Mud Base, (Sea Kelp, Green Clay, Calcium Carbonate, Baking soda, Xanthan gum)
5-6 drops of Essential Oils
1 cup distilled or filtered water (heated)

Blending Mask:
Beat all ingredients together, using a whisk or hand blender, until mask begins to thicken into a paste. Add essential oils and or other optional ingredients see below, blend well.  (If mask is not being used immediately, pour into a clean plastic bag, knot the end and refrigerate (3-4 days).)  Place bag in boiling water until warm to use your mask. Shelf life for mask is 2 weeks refrigerated.

Optional ingredients:
Green Tea Extract: Excellent antioxidant properties. Add 20ml per treatment
Aloe vera gel: Excellent skin healing and soothing properties. Add 30ml per treatment

To use:
Hydra-Soak Mask: Most Convenient Method
1. Exfoliate skin, by dry brushing with a loofah, brush or towel, or use Sea Salt Scrub.
2. While standing in the tub, apply warm mask beginning with the feet and massaging upwards finishing with neck. Avoid contact with eyes.
3. Fill tub with warm water. Relax for approximately 10-20 minutes.
4. Rinse excess mask off in warm shower. Pat skin dry with towel. Apply body lotion or massage oil.

Intense Spa Mask: Apply to clean, dry skin
1. Exfoliate skin, by dry brushing with a loofah, brush or towel, or use Sea Salt Scrub.
2. Apply warm mask beginning with the feet and massaging upwards finishing with neck. Avoid contact with eyes.
3. Wrap body in large garbage bag, or thermal survival sheet to insulate body and activate mask ingredients.
4. Relax for approximately 10-20 minutes.
5. Rinse with warm water, pat skin dry with towel.
6. Apply body lotion or massage oil.

Mask tips:
Always apply to clean dry skin for maximum benefit
Make sure your room is warm.
Remember to hydrate your body, drink lots of water!

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