It has exceptional oil-absorbing, cleansing and antiseptic properties and can be used as an exfoliant as it draws out impurities from the skin. How to make clay mask - Mix a small amount of the clay with water or our Floral Water until it forms into a smooth paste. - Apply the clay mask on the face or body and allow it to stand for about 10 to 15 minutes, or until the paste dries. - Rinse with lukewarm water and pat the face dry with a soft towel. - You can even add essential oils to the clay mask for better results.