Moor Spa Facial Mask

A short while ago, I was contacted by Moor Spa, a professional spa line of face, body, and hair care.  The entire line is based around Austrian moor or Heilmoor clay, a product of the natural decomposition of herbs, plants, and flowers that have been deprived of oxygen, either by being submerged under water or underground.  Moor is made up primarily of this organic residue, transformed over thousands of years into a rich peat and packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, proteins, mineral salts, and amino acids.  I was curious to get a good feel for the actual moor itself, so when asked to select a product, I chose the Facial Mask, a treatment made of just Heilmoor clay and water.  The mask promises to deeply nourish and replenish skin for increased suppleness and a healthy, youthful glow.

The mask comes out of the tube looking like rich, dark mud and without any added ingredients, it kind of smells like it too.  The scent isn't bad, it's just...earthy.  The consistency of the mask isn't completely uniform, so I recommend giving your tube a good shake before each use to best incorporate everything.  Even so, some parts are runnier than others, so what I've found works best is to squeeze a good bunch into my hand (a bowl would work too) and give it a stir to blend together the thicker and thinner bits before slapping it onto my face.

Currently all the other masks in my stash are dry powders that need mixing, and while that's not exactly difficult, I love that this one is ready to go straight out of the tube.  It also dries quickly - within 5-10 minutes - depending on how thick of a layer you apply.

In terms of results, the mask is great for a gentle detoxification.  Similar to other clays, moor promotes circulation and binds heavy metal isotopes, helping to both heal any blemishes and impurities and detoxify the skin.  After using this mask, my pores look clearer and my skin is left feeling clean, but not dry or overly tight.  I imagine this would be a great mask for more sensitive skin that might not be able to tolerate other clays.

The Bottom Line
Fantastic mask, especially for when you're short on time, since it doesn't need mixing and dries pretty quickly too.  It also gives visible results and leaves my skin looking bright, refreshed and healthy....and really, what more can you ask for from a mask than that?

Moor Spa products are available in spas and through the Moor Spa website.

Disclosure: Product provided for my honest review.  I was under no obligation to write a positive review in return for free product, nor was I compensated for this post.  All opinions are my own. 


  1. This mask sounds fantastic. It would probably be great to use a little more frequently on someone with sensitive acne prone skin.

    1. You're probably right! I'm just enjoying the novelty of having a mask that's ready right out of the tube! It's the little things, right? :)

  2. I don't know this brand but I do like to mix my mask types around, and that includes a mud mask for detoxifying as you say. I do find some clay masks leave my skin feeling a bit tight after. Does this one do that? This does sound gentle from what you say. Sounds lovely :) Tracey x

    1. I know what you mean about some clays leaving your skin feeling tight, but, for me anyways, this one doesn't do that. It's very gentle :)