My Aztec Clay Mask Review (Not As Great As You Think)

The Aztec Clay Mask has gained significant popularity over the years, with thousands of raving reviews on Amazon.

Many users swear by its deep-cleansing and pore-minimizing properties, and some even thank the product for clearing their acne.

However, despite the potential benefits, the Aztec Clay Mask is not a one-size-fits-all solution for all skin concerns.

In fact, there are many ways that you can go wrong about using this product, which can damage your skin and prevent it from healing for a long time.

Therefore, as someone who has had an unpleasant experience with using this mask, below, I will give my honest opinion on the viral product and explain why I don’t recommend it.

Here is my newly updated Aztec Clay Mask review:

aztec clay mask review

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What is The Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask?

The Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask is a clay mask famous for its deep pore cleansing and skin-healing properties.

This unique mask turns from powder into clay upon contact with a liquid and is supposed to act like a magnet to attract and remove impurities from the skin.

According to the Aztec Secret Amazon page, the healing mask is effective due to its unique chemical properties: the toxins in the skin that carry a positive charge are attracted to the negatively charged molecules of the clay, resulting in their removal once the mask is washed off the skin.

What is The Aztec Clay Mask Made Of?

The Aztec Clay Mask is made of 100% natural calcium bentonite clay.

Bentonite clay is an absorbent aluminum phyllosilicate clay consisting mainly of montmorillonite, a mineral with negatively charged ions that are supposed to attract and bind to the positively charged toxins in our skin and pull them out.

While bentonite clays have been a huge wellness trend for a few years now, they are thought to come from centuries ago when civilizations used them as a healing method to promote better health and ward off diseases.

However, some caution needs to be taken when using bentonite clay in terms of quantity as well as the chosen type.

Overuse of bentonite clay can lead to dryness and irritation, especially for people with sensitive skin.

In terms of types, there are two main ones: sodium bentonite and calcium bentonite.

Sodium bentonite clay is known for its powerful detoxifying properties and is often used in industrial applications, while calcium bentonite is typically more gentle and often used in health and beauty products.

Always choose a product that specifies its content and is free from additives or fragrances to avoid skin reactions.

How Does The Aztec Clay Mask Work?

The Aztec Clay Mask draws out toxins and impurities from the skin.

When mixed with water, toner, or other liquids, such as apple cider vinegar, the clay swells and becomes highly porous, meaning it develops tiny holes or spaces.

This porous structure increases the surface area of the clay, allowing it to absorb excess oil, dirt, and bacteria from the pores and behind clean and refreshed skin.

The Aztec Face Mask is thought to improve skin conditions caused by congestion inside the pores by removing accumulated cellular debris.

How to Use The Aztec Clay Mask?

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The Aztec Clay Mask comes in a powder form, which you will need to mix at a 1-to-1 ratio with a liquid, such as water or toner, depending on your skin needs and the concern you aim to address.

You will then apply the mixture to the desired facial and body areas and allow the mask to sit for a few minutes.

Now, most people will let the mask fully dry on their skin since this is the most logical next step.

However, as an esthetician, I highly discourage this practice as it can result in dry, irritated, and compromised skin.

Instead, after the mask starts to dry, it’s best to switch your steamer on and let the warm mist soften the mask.

If you don’t have a steamer, fill a bowl with hot water, lean over it while covering your head with a towel, and allow the steam to warm your face.

The steam helps keep the mask hydrated, which prevents it from drying out and potentially dehydrating and irritating your skin.

It also softens your pores, which will help loosen impurities and allow the clay to draw them out more efficiently. After about 5-10 minutes, gently remove the mask with a warm, damp cloth.

Remember to follow up with a moisturizer to replenish lost hydration and soothe the skin.

This method ensures you get all the detoxifying benefits of the mask without any of the potential dryness or irritation. 

The Benefits of The Aztec Clay Mask

According to the brand and multiple reviews, here are some of the benefits of the Aztec Clay Mask:

  • Deeply cleanses and detoxifies the skin.
  • Refines enlarged pores.
  • Soothes acne and blemishes.
  • Improves skin texture and tone.
  • Fades dark spots and hyperpigmentation.
  • Boosts circulation for a healthy glow.
  • Can be used as a hair mask to clarify and strengthen hair.

The Side Effects of The Aztec Clay Mask

Judging by the overwhelming number of positive reviews on Amazon, the Aztec Clay Mask seems to have helped many people improve their skin appearance.

However, some reviewers have noted they have had a few unpleasant experiences with this famous product.

With that said, and considering how the Aztec Clay Mask works, here are a few potential side effects:

  • Dryness.
  • Redness.
  • Irritation.
  • Burning, tingling, and stinging sensation.
  • Peeling and flaking.
  • Increased sun sensitivity.

The Aztec Healing Clay Mask on my Acne-Prone Skin (My Personal Experience)

Unfortunately, I didn’t have a pleasant experience with the Aztec Healing Clay Mask like many other reviewers seemed to have had.

Before I begin my review, I’d like to point out that while experimenting with the Aztec Clay Mask, my skin was severely broken out, dehydrated, compromised, sensitive, and ultra-reactive.

In retrospect, this is probably a major reason why my experience with the Aztec Clay Mask wasn’t a positive one.

However, I haven’t changed my mind about this product, and I still cannot recommend it to people due to the high potential for side effects if misused or used on skin that can’t tolerate it at the moment.

So, to start, I discovered this highly recommended “miracle product” online and quickly purchased it from Amazon, eager to try it out and desperate for even the tiniest bit of improvement in my acne.

Upon receiving it, I mixed it with apple cider vinegar and applied it to my face.

However, instead of a mild sensation, my skin felt intensely burning within minutes after application.

Due to the discomfort, I had to wash it off before the recommended time.

This left my skin severely red, with distinct lines where the mask had been and a lingering burning sensation, which turned out to be a chemical burn a few days later.

Despite my initial reaction, I tried the mask again a couple of weeks later, this time mixing it with warm bottled water.

Unfortunately, the same intense burning sensation occurred, and my second attempt at using the product also resulted in discomfort.

Here’s Why I Don’t Recommend The Aztec Clay Mask…

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While popular, The Aztec Clay Mask is not a product I recommend for several reasons.

Firstly, many users report a burning sensation after application.

I also experienced this sensation, and it was uncomfortable enough to prevent me from trying the mask again or recommending it to others.

While some may interpret a burning or stinging sensation as the mask ‘working,’ it’s more likely a sign of irritation or a reaction, which can lead to a compromised skin barrier.

A healthy skin barrier is crucial for maintaining moisture, fighting off pathogens, and overall skin health.

When this barrier is compromised, it can result in dryness, increased sensitivity, and acne breakouts.

This is something I’ve learned through years of experience in the skincare industry and something I did not know back when experimenting with the Aztec Clay Mask.

Moreover, the intensity of the Aztec Clay Mask raises the potential for chemical burns, especially when left on for too long or used too frequently.

This risk is exceptionally high for those with sensitive skin or skin that is not accustomed to such potent treatments.

Furthermore, there’s a high likelihood of misuse or incorrect usage of the Aztec Clay Mask, which can lead to dryness, irritation, and discomfort, as well as a compromised skin barrier down the line.

The mask is powerful and not suitable for all skin types, yet it’s often marketed as a one-size-fits-all solution.

Without proper knowledge or guidance, individuals can easily misuse the product, leading to adverse reactions like redness, dryness, or even burns.

For example, in the “How to use the Aztec Clay Mask” section, I mentioned that the best way to use clay masks is not to allow them to fully dry on the skin, as this can cause side effects.

However, most people who use the Aztec Clay Mask often leave it on until it completely dries, believing that this maximizes its benefits.

This is a common misconception and can actually lead to more harm than good.

When clay masks are left to dry fully, they can suck out too much moisture from the skin, leaving it dehydrated and more susceptible to irritation and damage.

Another potential pitfall is the mixing process.

The Aztec Clay Mask is a powder that needs to be mixed with liquid to activate.

However, while mixing it with water or a gentle toner may be beneficial for some skin, many believe the mask should be mixed with apple cider vinegar, particularly for concerns such as acne.

This can be detrimental to the skin, as a combination of a high pH component, such as bentonite clay, and a low pH component, such as apple cider vinegar, will create a highly acidic mixture that will be too harsh for the skin.

This can lead to various problems, from minor irritation and redness to more severe issues like chemical burns or a compromised skin barrier.

Apple cider vinegar is known for its antibacterial properties, which is why some people believe it can help combat acne when mixed with the Aztec Clay Mask.

However, it’s important to remember that while apple cider vinegar can kill bacteria in the stomach (which has a pH of 1.5 to 3.5), it will be too acidic for the skin (which has a pH of 4.6 to 5.5.)

This acidity can disrupt the skin’s natural balance, compromise the skin barrier, lead to dryness and dehydration, and even increase the growth of pathogens that can lead to many skin conditions.

On the other hand, bentonite clay, the main ingredient of the Aztec Clay Mask, has a high pH level of about 8 to 9.

When you mix these two ingredients together, you create a mask that swings from one extreme pH to another, which can be incredibly damaging to the skin.

In conclusion, while the Aztec Clay Mask might work wonders for some, it is not a universally suitable product.

Its high likelihood of misuse, potential to cause skin irritation, and general unsuitability for certain skin types make it a product that requires careful consideration and a will to gamble with your skin before use.

These are all the reasons why I don’t recommend the Aztec Clay Mask.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Aztec Clay Mask Burned My Face: Is It Common?

Yes, it’s common to feel a tingling, pulsating, or burning sensation when using the Aztec Clay Mask, depending on what you mix it with, how long you leave it on your skin, and how sensitive your skin is.

Can I Mix Aztec Clay with White Vinegar?

White vinegar, like apple cider vinegar, has a low pH that, when mixed with Aztec Clay Mask, can increase the likelihood of skin dryness, irritation, and discomfort.

How Often to Use the Aztec Clay Mask?

The Aztec Clay Mask should be used no more than once a week, especially for those with dry or sensitive skin.

How Long to Keep the Aztec Clay Mask On?

The duration for keeping the Aztec Clay Mask on varies based on your skin type, but clay masks should typically stay on for no longer than ten minutes before rinsing with warm water and a washcloth.

Is the Aztec Clay Mask Supposed to Burn?

The Aztec Clay Mask is not supposed to burn, and if you experience a burning sensation, it is recommended to remove the mask immediately and rinse with cool water. If the burning sensation persists or becomes painful, it is best to discontinue use.

NB: Be sure to read the comments from my readers below. If you have any experiences with the Aztec Clay Mask, do not hesitate to share them with us.

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27 thoughts on “My Aztec Clay Mask Review (Not As Great As You Think)”

  1. Hi, my friend enthusiastically recommended this product and insisted that we end our girls night out with some fun facials and drinks. I may as well have poured acid on my face! It didn’t pulsate while it was on, but taking it off was so harsh. There were red lines on my face where the mask was sitting and OMG, the burning. I got home and rinsed my face with cool water then applied a good, gentle moisturizer. Woke up with severe redness, itching and burning. I put cortisone cream on and followed that with some aquaphor ointment. The burning sensation has lessened but the redness remains. I am terrified that I just permanently ruined my normally porcelain 45 year old skin with this horrific, bullshit product. Did your skin completely heal? If so, what did you use and how long did it take? Any advice would be appreciated! Thanks

    • Hi there! I am so sorry this happened to you, however, your quick reaction to apply a gentle moisturizer and a cortisone cream was the right decision. Your skin is not permanently damaged, however, there is a possibility that the redness will linger for some time. The only thing you can do now is to avoid exfoliating products that contain acids as well as staying away from concentrated actives that work on pigmentation, etc. The only thing you need is nourishment, therefore, continue using your gentle moisturizer but don’t forget to follow it up with sunscreen in the morning! Be patient with your skin while it heals, cause it clearly took a massive hit from the mask and it will need a few days to repair itself. On the other hand, yes, my skin healed permanently, and so will yours. I used to mix this mask with apple cider vinegar, which I totally not recommend you doing, ever. Please contact me privately as I would love to help you and also I would like to know how your skin reacts in the next few days!

  2. Oh no! I had heard so many good things about this when I saw it at Marshall’s $9.99 for the large container, I knew I needed it. I have skin breakouts right around my period and the occasional makeup build up. I typically use lush products and thought that this would be nice to have when I couldn’t make it to lush. I tried it and as I was reading this I shortened the length the container said. It said 5-10 for sensitive skin, 15-20 for normal. I kept it on about 5 mins in fear of what I was reading. So far it did seem to bring out the dirt but I do feel a slight burn. It did not make me feel anyway like what lushes masks and scrubs make me feel. I’m wondering if Marshall’s will take it back or I’m just out the $10.

    • I don’t think mine came with a seal, so you may very well try and replace it for a different product. However, I strongly don’t recommend this clay mask on any skin no matter how sensitive or normal it is.

  3. Hi Simone!

    I hate to be dramatic right from the start, but I am currently crying because I feel like I completely destroyed my face with this mask. I’ve used it in the past and when I have I haven’t done anything differently, but this time something went horribly wrong. My skin was very red afterwards so I moisturized it and it was red throughout the day, but then when I went to wash my face at night my face had a million little red dots all over it and I was starting to break out (which I never do). I’m trying to let it heal, but I can’t stop crying every time I look in the mirror. I want to wear makeup but I know it’ll only irritate it more. If you have any advice I would be so incredibly grateful. Also, any reassurance that I did not just ruin my skin completely would be so so appreciated. Ugh, I wish I could sue : (

    • Hi Meredith and thanks for reaching out! From what you are saying I would assume that you are experiencing a chemical burn as a consequence of using the Aztec clay mask. Although this is uncomfortable, I would like to reassure you that your skin will definitely heal and it is definitely not ruined forever, so hang in there! On the other hand, I would like to ask what products are you currently using in your routine as well as have you recently made a change of products that could have also caused your skin to react the way it did with the mask? I would also like to suggest that you keep it simple for the time being until your skin recovers and by this I mean a gentle cleanser and a nourishing moisturizer is all you currently need. Please do not hesitate to contact me via email should you need product recommendation or further support 🙂

  4. Wow, I thought I was alone! I love skincare. I love masks and acids and fun-smelling products in little glass tubes. Love skincare. Everyone, their sister, their grandmother, and their hairdresser has been telling me to try this mask for years. I tried it in January of 2019, water+clay, and experienced the worst burning I’ve ever had with a mask. I had to rush back to the bathroom to scrub it off with a wet towel (because my friend told me that it completely clogged her drain). I basically had a rash all over my face. Did tons of ultra-hydrating and soothing after that. Straight aloe, hydrogels, no makeup, the works.

    Everyone I complained to told me that I did it wrong and that I should be mixing it with ACV. … Alright. So I waited several weeks to give my skin time to heal and tried it again. Burned even worse. I couldn’t even finish applying it to my face before I scrubbed it off again. I spent the rest of the day applying raw aloe and praying that I hadn’t burned my face again. Thankfully I only had a mild rash along my jawline, but it was still painful.

    I have no idea what the difference is, since the people who recommended it to me tend to have way more sensitive skin than I do, and I’m used to the mild burning of chemical peels, but my skin HATES the Aztec Clay mask. This whole time I’ve just assumed that the one I got might have been fake, but I ordered it from the one Amazon listing that has thousands of positive reviews. EVERYONE is in a cult-like infatuation with this stuff. It wasn’t until now that I’ve seen more people coming out to say that they’ve had a bad experience with it.

    • Thank you for your comment, Tori! As I was reading it and getting down to the part where you were about to try it out with ACV, I immediately assumed that, unfortunately, this didn’t end too well for you.

      I bought this product for the same reason you did after seeing hundreds of posts about it on Pinterest and everywhere else so I just assumed this will be the miracle product that will help my severe acne, however, that wasn’t the case.

      Therefore, I made it my mission to write all about my experience and hopefully help people that have fallen into this trap as I did. And boy, I wasn’t wrong for doing that as so many people reached out having experienced similar or worse side effects from this product.

      I thank you for your comment one more time and I hope your skin is now doing better 🙂

  5. How I wished I had read this earlier. Unfortunately, I did this mask last night and mixed it with ACV. I was able to tolerate it for 15 minutes. Afterwards, I tried to continue with my regular moisturizer. It burned like hell. I woke up this morning with red splotches all over my face, but mainly my cheeks. I went to wash my face with my hydrating Cerave wash and it burned! So I used the foaming Cerave wash and everything was fine. Didn’t think nothing of it. I applied my makeup and went on with my day. Tonight I removed my makeup with micellar water like always then tried to do an oil cleaning. It burned. So washed with the foaming Cerave again. No burning. Went to apply my moisturizing toner and it burned too! Washed that off and just tried to apply plain moisturizer and yet it still burns! I have no idea what to do. I don’t want to dry out my skin (even though the mask already did that). I normally have combo leaning oily skin but today it was so dry. If you have any tips, I would greatly appreciate it. I will definitely be sharing your post!

    • Hi Jennifer and thanks for reaching out!

      I am really sorry that happened to you, but don’t worry! Your skin may be sensitive in the next few days and it most definitely needs extra nourishment with gentle products like a gentle cleanser and a good moisturizer.

      I would like to advise you to give your skin a short break and avoid using anything else besides a cleanser and a moisturizer. Toner isn’t really all that necessary as your skin is clearly rebelling against it, so you may very well skip it for now.

      Another very important thing is to always (especially now) protect your skin with a broad-spectrum, high SPF as your skin is super sensitive right now due to experiencing severe dehydration and most probably even a chemical burn as a result of the apple cider vinegar and clay combo.

      Other than that, don’t worry all too much. Just take care of your skin and this will go away soon!

      Also, please leave your review on Amazon because that mask has an overwhelming amount of excellent reviews, and unfortunately, people don’t always read the negative ones, therefore, they aren’t aware of the potential dangers of using this mask. Please contact me via email or social media should you need any further help! xx

  6. Hey Simone!

    This was such a helpful and insightful article. It feels very refreshing to hear about your experiences (although awful, I’m sorry) because the same things happen to me every time I try this mask. I used to be a frequent user of it a couple of years ago and it always burned severely. I thought this was something I had to deal with because of my severely light, sensitive skin. I do not have too many breakout issues, but my T-zone is always oily and my pores are larger than I’d like sometimes. I used to put up with the mask’s consequences because I thought it may have been worth it but honestly, I’m not sure if I even see the benefits. I tried the mask tonight after a couple years because I’d forgotten about it, and lo and behold, I once again got a chemical burn. I can clearly see the outline the mask left burned into my face, and while it is starting to fade, why is this necessary? No no no. No thanks, I’m done.

    All of this venting aside, do you have any other face mask recommendations to help with detoxing or pore refining? I have a lactic acid serum but I’m not sure if it’s really working much…

    Thanks again!!!!

    • Hi Susannah and thanks for reaching out!

      I am so sorry this happened to you, but I am glad that you will not be using it anymore. It’s so upsetting that when you see all these positive comments online you start thinking that there is something wrong with you when your skin is simply reacting badly to some crap that shouldn’t be on it in the first place.

      If you want something for exfoliating the pores, I would suggest Paula’s Choice 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant as a part of your skincare routine for long-term results, however, should you wish for a mask you can do every now and again, Paula’s Choice also came up with a Clay Mask that’s gentle and pore-refining.

      I hope this helps! x

  7. I literally just used this mask and my face was burning while it was on and I tried to tolerate for the 10 min , I was easily distracted by a FaceTime convo , then I rinsed it off with cool water. Once CB I looked in the mirror my face was red and there were lines right where the mask was drying , I’m freaking out and go rinse my face again . I haven’t used this product in months , but I didn’t have this reaction the other times I used it. I immediately applied a moisturizer for sensitive skin and looked online to see if anyone had a similar experience. Luckily I found my mask that i intended to use initially but couldn’t find so I won’t ever have to put the Aztec clay mask on my face ever again ! (Freeman anti stress clay mask is a life saver btw) will literally remove your pimples the same day and I also have sensitive skin , and it doesn’t irritate it at all )

    • Hi Lia and thanks for reaching out!

      I am so sorry this happened to you, especially after using it without a problem the previous times. I am happy that you found a replacement that works for you, so please don’t ever use the Aztec clay mask on your skin again, this is pure crap designed to harm the skin not help it in any way.

      • Very true, caught by the hype I choose to buy Aztec! First day during my patch test Aztec and rose water on my wrist it was as cool as ice, no burning.
        Weirdly second day I mixed water n Aztec n applied on my wrist it burnt like as if I applied a pain balm n smelt like one.
        I was shocked what on earth would it do it my face!!! Deadlyyyyy….
        Tommrow again I’ll test it with rose water to see the results.. not on face never only patch test…

  8. Maybe it doesn’t work for everyone, I’ve had nothing but amazing results! I never go red and my skin is very sensitive to most products. I leave this mask on for about half an hour have been using for a while now has never dried my skin out, use it on my legs, face and as a butt mask. Best thing on the market! The dramatic changes in my skin is amazing after suffering with bad skin for years. For the price I recommend everyone give it a go! Just like everything else, do a sensitive patch test first.

    • Hi Karina and thanks for reaching out!

      I am happy that you’ve had a positive experience with this mask and this only proves that not every skin is the same. While some skins are more sensitive, others are more resilient to certain things.

      Your skin might be showing sensitivity to other products but it seems to be tolerating this mask very well. However, from personal experience and after reading so many comments from people that have had a very similar experience as I did, this mask gets a bad name in my book.

      Remember to be careful with using it and always listen to your skin.

  9. I thought it was just me. Thank you for the honest article. Well done. I believed the Amazon hype, bought the clay, mixed with apple cider vinegar, applied and within a minute my entire face was on fire. FIRE. Burn. Not tingle. Burn. Immediately I Washed it off, looked in the mirror and my face was bright red, like a sunburn. And it was still burning, hot, and itchy. It was at least two days before it went down. Now I sit with a giant tub of powdered clay that, by the way, read the fine text, shouldn’t be washed down the drain as it can clog plumbing. Nice. ? Thank you again for your honesty.

    • Hi Sophie!

      I am so incredibly sorry that happened to you! But I totally feel your pain and it is incredibly frustrating when you place your trust into a hyped-up skincare item and buying it turns out to be the worst thing you’ve ever done for your skin.

      It is incredibly shady they would only put the disclaimer that it can clog the plumbing in the fine print when something like this should be in your face. How else are we supposed to wash it off then?

      I truly hope this product gets taken down sometime soon so that it can stop causing skin issues and setting your skin up for dehydration, irritation, and a plethora of other conditions like rosacea down the line.

  10. it doesnt give my any reaction, my face isnt that sensitive but it sure dryed my face up. are their any good moisturzers out there you know of?

  11. I tried this product a while back with warm bottled water and am now left with redness from my nose up. My eyes are irritated also. I have sensitive skin and allergic to many different products for face and body. Hence why I used the bottled water.
    My face turned red within 5 minutes of washing the mask off. I quickly applied an organic aloe vera gel and instantly felt relief.
    Thanks for this article! I was hoping I was not the only one experiencing this.

    • Hi Sara and thanks for reaching out!

      This product is so horrible and while I am so sorry people are experiencing these reactions when they use it, I am also glad that a lot of people are coming forward and spreading the word so that others don’t get burned!

      Please share this article if you think it’s going to help someone else.

  12. Hi Simone
    I’ve been blessed with zero zits on my skin UNTIL I stopped getting my period a little earlier than the usual menopause age and now I have these hormonal under skin cysts on my lower face and neck. They will be popped with a needle and it’s only clear liquid, it helps relieve the pain, but never that white pus people talk about. I’m so sick of this and it keeps coming back so I got the Aztec Clay. It does help dry them up but I’m unsure if it does help clear them for good. It’s like a temporary fix to a long term issue. I’ve mixed it with both ACV and Tea Tree Oil (my favorite) to see if one is better. I’ve added matcha tea powder to one batch and even a bit of Manukka Honey to another. It’s not burning so I’m not worried of a burn issue but I do find it can be drying. Any other all natural, low costing alternative to clear up hormonal cystic acne? Thank you!

    • Hi Dina, and thanks for reaching out!

      I would suggest that you look into completing your skincare routine with a good retinoid.
      Ideally, I would advise you to visit a dermatologist and request a prescription-strength option as this will not only clear cystic breakouts but will also improve lines, uneven skin tone, and texture.

      However, if this isn’t an option for you, perhaps you may want to look into over-the-counter options such as La Roche Posay’s Adapalene or Differin (not both of them together).

      Besides that, make sure to have a good moisturizer because irritation, sensitivity, as well as purging are always present during the period of getting used to these products.

      For this, you can look into La Roche Posay’s Cicaplast Baume B5:

      And lastly, make sure to apply sunscreen in the mornings and choose something with SPF 30+. 

      EltaMD, La Roche Posay, and Eucerin all have a variety of excellent sunscreens for various skin concerns.

      I hope this helps. 


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