L’ORÉAL Paris Pure-Clay Mask: Exfoliating & Refining Treatment

Hello there! I apologize that it’s been a while since I’ve posted…again. Something you should know about me (if you don’t), is that I have chronic illness/pain. I go through periods where I don’t feel well, and they’re very unpredictable. So, because of that, I don’t have a regular posting schedule set. Also, when I say I say that I’m planning a specific post, it doesn’t always happen right away. So again, I apologize! I have missed reading everyone’s posts, and I’ve meant to get on here to do some reading much sooner/more often.

In this post, I am talking about one of the new L’Oréal pure clay masks. L’Oréal has a new line of Pure Clay masks. There are three different types. The type I will be talking about today, is the exfoliating and refinement one. It contains 3 pure clays and Red Algae. It claims to exfoliate dead skin cells and unclog/tighten pores. It also claims that, immediately you will see results. Your skin texture “appears refined and smooth,” as well as minimizing your pores.


The first time I tried this mask, I tried it from a sample foil packet (pictured above). I received this sample from a Target Beauty box. It’s actually one of 3 samples that were connected. I also have samples of the other two masks, I haven’t used those yet. I chose to use this one first, because I felt that it addressed my current skin care problems/concerns. I’ve been having a bit of a rough time with my skin lately. I don’t know if it’s hormonal or Rosacea. I also thought maybe it could be something related to one of my autoimmune diseases. I inserted a picture below, that shows the back of the foil packet. It lists the ingredients and gives the instructions. It also talks about how you can use each of the three masks on different parts of your face to address different concerns.


The mask itself, is an orange-red color. It actually contains volcanic rock to exfoliate the skin. When you rinse the mask off, you rinse it off with water using circular motions. Like it says in the picture above, you leave the mask on for 10-15 minutes, and it can be used up to 3 times a week. I do notice a visible difference after using this mask. However, I did use this mask before really figuring out what I think is going on with my skin (I don’t know for sure). I just thought maybe my pores were clogged, because I do tend to sweat a lot from my face. I feel like this mask helped with what it could, and I will continue to use it. I’ve also been adding something else into my skin care regime that is helping my actual problem, but I will talk more about that later in another post. Otherwise, having something like hormonal acne or Rosacea, requires a different fix. I have an appointment with a Dermatologist at the beginning of next month (April), to be further evaluated.


 I’ve actually been using this mask for about a month now. After using this foil packet, I actually went out and bought the full-size jar. I don’t have a picture of the jar in this post, but it’s a glass jar, which I think is really nice for the price. It costs about $12 or $13, which isn’t too bad at all, especially since it works so well. I bought mine from Rite-Aid when it was 40% off. I think it’s good to check the ads each week for different sales they’re having in the drugstores, you can save quite a bit of money that way. I have an app on my phone, called Shopular. I can quickly access each ad from my local drugstores that way.

In conclusion, I definitely do recommend this face mask. I would like to try the other two soon. If you would like first impression posts on those masks, let me know in the comments down below. The other two masks are the Pure-Clay Mask Detox & Brighten Treatment Mask, and the Pure-Clay Mask Purify & Mattify Treatment Mask. The Detox & Brighten is for “dull and tired-looking skin” which contains charcoal. The Purify & Mattify is for oily and shiny skin, which contains Eucalyptus. My skin is the normal to dry type. I don’t know what “normal” skin really is though. I don’t like that label for skin really because everyone is so different. Though I’m not sure how much of a help I would be, reviewing a product for oily skin. I tend to get a tad oily in my t-zone, only in the hot, humid summer months.

If you have tried any of the L’Oréal Pure Clay masks, please let me know down in the comments below. I’d love to hear your thoughts on them as well. Also, feel free to just say hello in the comments. I hope you enjoyed reading this post! Until next time!


26 thoughts on “L’ORÉAL Paris Pure-Clay Mask: Exfoliating & Refining Treatment

  1. No need to apologize about being absent. I’m glad you’re feeling better. 🙂

    That picture of you with the mask on should be your profile picture! XD It’s so great! I’ve heard good things about these L’Oreal masks but haven’t decided which version I’d like to try first… maybe the charcoal.

    I hope you get your skin issues figured out – I get so frustrated when my skin acts up and I can’t figure out why. Fingers crossed for you!

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    1. Thank you so much! I try to get on here as much as I can ❤ I have some concerning health issues going on right now. I’m hoping everything turns okay. I just do the best that I can! 😀
      People seem to love that picture on Instagram with the number of likes 😂 Lol! Maybe I will make it a temporary picture haha!
      I really think you will love it! At least, I hope you do when you try it.😊
      I’m looking forward to going to see a Dermatologist. Though I have been using something else that has helped a lot! I hope to write about on here.


    1. Thank you Stephanie ❤ I see a dermatologist in Ann Arbor at the beginning of next month. I’ve been suspicious of Roseaca because the red bumps never come to a white head or anything. I also get some pretty intense facial flushing and my cheeks get bright red and hot. Though my Rheumatologist is monitoring me for Lupus as well. I see her in the same week as the Dermatologist lol. I’m so happy that you’re blogging again too!! 😊

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    1. Welcome to my blog! ❤ Thank you so much for stopping by and reading! I really appreciate it. I love to meet new people and read other blogs. You should definitely try one of these masks from the new Loreal Pure-Clay Mask line. 😊


    1. You should definitely give them a try! I think you will be impressed 🙂 I’m so sorry for the late reply. I’m on a blogging break because I’m in the process of preparing to move. Let me know what you think! X


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