Here’s what to look for:
Australian pink clay and bentonite clay
Great for: Pore-refining, drawing out impurities.
How does it work? Removes dead skin cells for glowing skin, shrinks large pores, absorbs excess oil, draws out impurities and keeps oil and dirt from clogging pores.
Find it: You won’t need to dig far – Swisse have taken some of nature’s most beautiful ingredients, including Australian clay and bentonite clay, and developed a range of masks to tailor for specific skin concerns which you can DIY at home! The Swisse Cranberry Pore Perfecting Clay Mask with Australian pink clay is a luxurious mask that helps to unclog pores and clear skin for a luminous, smooth and glowing complexion.
Cranberry fruit extract
Great for: Preventing clogged pores and reducing oil build-up on skin.
How does it work? Cranberry fruit extract with natural acids is high in AHAs and BHAs. These help prevent pores from clogging, while absorbing excess oil and shrinking large pores for more radiant looking skin.
Find it: No need to pick cranberries! The Swisse Cranberry Pore Perfecting Clay Mask with Australian pink clay contains cranberry fruit extract. PLUS, dragon fruit extract, an exotic fruit that provides a rich source of antioxidants (helps protect the skin from free radicals for a more youthful, smooth appearance) and white willow bark extract. The result? Fresh, radiant and brighter looking skin.
Australian green clay
Great for: Calming sensitive skin and protecting skin from impurities caused by toxins, pollution and environmental triggers.
How does it work? Australian green clay is a luxurious water clay that has an immediate cooling and soothing effect on the skin. Australian green clay, combined with bentonite clay, purifies, absorbs excess oil, draws out impurities and restores and replenishes dull skin. The result? A more revitalised, healthy looking complexion.
Find it: The Swisse Matcha Tea Anti-Pollution Clay Mask with Australian green clay and shiitake mushroom extract: apart from the great green clay perks, this wonder mask, suitable for sensitive skin, also contains matcha green tea extract, an antioxidant-rich ingredient that reduces the appearance of stressed, tired skin and protects from free radical damage, leaving skin feeling revitalised and smooth.
White willow bark extract
Great for: Exfoliating skin and refining pores.
How does it work? White willow bark extract, a natural BHA, helps the exfoliation process by sloughing away dead skin cells and soothing blemishes, making way for a fresh, radiant and bright complexion.
Find it: The Swisse Cranberry Pore Perfecting Clay Mask with Australian pink clay. Every beauty cupboard should have one!
Australian yellow clay
Great for: Uneven skin tone, absorbing impurities, protection against environmental damage.
How does it work? Australian yellow clay targets dull and uneven skin tones. Combined with bentonite clay, Australian yellow clay also helps to purify skin and absorb impurities.
Find it: The Swisse Blood Orange Brightening Clay Mask with Australian yellow clay combines yellow clay with blood orange oil, papaya fruit extract and niacinamide. This luxurious facial mask/treatment helps brighten the complexion. There are other natural beauties, too. The mask is enriched with a combination of active botanicals, such as turmeric extract, which assists with revitalising and soothing the appearance of irritated skin caused by environmental damage.
Papaya fruit extract
Great for: Gentle exfoliation to reveal a more youthful glow.
How does it work? Papaya fruit extract is a gentle botanical exfoliant which polishes, repairs and revitalises the skin’s appearance.
Find it: Papaya fruit extract is found in the Swisse Blood Orange Brightening Clay Mask with Australian yellow clay mask and the Swisse blood orange skincare regime, which includes Swisse Blood Orange Brightening Serum and Swisse Blood Orange Daily Moisturiser.
Great for: Blemish-prone skin, hydrating and soothing.
How does it work? Manuka honey sourced from the Manuka Tree species in New Zealand is well known for its antibacterial properties.
Find it: The Swisse Manuka Honey Detoxifying facial mask with Charcoal + Kaolin Clay is recommended for combination skin. It helps to remove dead skin cells and impurities, leaving skin super soft and supple.
Great for: Nourishing and brightening the complexion.
How does it work? Blood oranges are rich in vitamin C (skin brightening), vitamin A, which helps fight off free radicals and other environmental skin pollutants, and anti-inflammatory properties, to help soothe and calm tired, stressed or damaged skin.
Find it: The Swisse Blood Orange Brightening Clay Mask with turmeric and Australian yellow contains blood orange oil with Niacinamide to balance the appearance of hyper-pigmentation and target dull skin. This mask also contains Papaya fruit extract, a gentle botanical exfoliant that helps rejuvenate and revitalise the skin for a more radiant looking glow. It’s suitable for all skin types, to nourish and brighten complexions.
The Swisse mask range is available in Chemist Warehouse, Priceline Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy and swisse.com.au RRP $20.99