Minenssey Clay Mask Range.

Originating from deep in the belly of the ancient continent of Australia, Australian clay is one of nature's purest beautifiers. Celebrated for thousands of years by Indigenous Australians for its healing qualities, Australian clay has the unparalleled ability to brighten, moisturise and cleanse the skin.

The Minenssey clay mask range features a kaleidoscope of hero ingredients taken from the rich and verdant nature of Australia with its plentiful mineral deposits and lush botanicals. Each clay mask has different qualities that benefit different skin types. 

Famous industry expert Cheryl Ross has formulated the perfect range of luxurious spa treatments for your skin. Balance out, protect and nourish your skin in the most loving way with the Minenssey clay mask range.

 

Australian clay: the oldest known skin healer in the world

Part of the primordial earth that’s millions of year’s old, Australian clay is well known for its therapeutic applications. 

Clay has been used to invigorate and revive tired skin for centuries. And each kind of Australian clay represents a solution for different skin concerns. Here are some of the general benefits. 

  • Absorbs excess oil dirt and impurities in the skin. 
  • pH balancing qualities smooth out the skin. 
  • The clay texture exfoliates the skin and stimulates better circulation.  
  • Removes debris and impurities from the pores and promotes a healthy glow. 
  • High mineral content rejuvenates and revives the skin. 


For aeons, humans and on every continent in the world have been harnessing the powerful healing qualities of clay for skincare. 

Natural weathering of wind, water and fire act upon Australian clay over its million year journey, and give it supremely nourishing qualities. 

Clay is found in a variety of colours from white to green to deep red depending on its origins. Some clays are volcanic in origin, while others are sedimentary.   

The Minenssey clay mask range is carefully extracted from the earth and dried in the sun to maximise its trace mineral content. 

 

Hydrating Mask.

White Clay + Flannel Flower + Rosella.

A restorative blend of wild harvested flannel flower, rosella fruit and Australian white clay provides the ultimate hydration for all skin types. This formulation is gentle enough for sensitive and damaged skin types, soothing and helps reduce the visibility of scars and marks. Ideal for rapid skin treatments in the morning or night that revive and brighten skin tone. Lather it on your face overnight for glossy and luminous skin the next morning. Lather it on your hair and leave for 20 minutes for a salon-worthy spa treatment for your locks.

 

White clay.

Australian natural white clay is gently extracted from the depths of the Queensland rainforest, it’s pollutant and preservative free. This pure and gentle skin drink will revive and nourish tired skin.

Ripe with natural minerals, white clay (also known as kaolin) includes silicon and aluminium silicate – components that absorbs impurities without dehydrating the skin. This gentle detoxifying mask promotes skin elasticity and a glowing complexion.

 

Flannel flower.    Actinotus helianthi

Flannel flower is native to south-eastern Queensland and western slopes of New South Wales. This plant has radical health benefits that are well known and harnessed by the Indigenous tribes since time immemorial. It grows wild in coastal areas and when harvested and processed into skincare, the result is soothing and deeply nourishing products that stand the test of time, just like the hardy flannel flower itself.

Features of the extract

  • Amino acids: Potent anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, skin whitening components. 
  • Phenolic Acid: Protects the skin from UV-induced oxidative stress.   
  • Flavone Glycosides:  Acts on free radicals and stimulates the production of collagen, reducing dark circles and puffiness under the eyes. 
  • Terpenoids: Has powerful anti-inflammatory, skin whitening, potent antioxidant qualities. 

 

Rosella.   Hibiscus sabdariffa

Vibrant and deep red rosella flower (also known as rosella or roselle) blooms in the fringes of rainforests and sand dunes in northern Australia. Like exotic parrots these flowers shimmer in the sunlight. Active compounds in rosella flower make them a must-have hero ingredient in skincare. Robust antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties cool down irritated and acne-prone skin, while also reducing fine lines and wrinkles. rosella flower also has lush skin brightening compounds that leave your skin radiant.

Features of the extract

Flavonoid: Anthocyanin:

  • Guards against oxidative stress. 
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Stimulates collagen production in the skin

Flavone Glycoside:

  • Has anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Phenolic acid:

  • Soothes acne-prone skin.  
  • Protective against UVA radiation.
 

Rejuvenating Mask.

Pink Clay + Kakadu + Pomegranate.

The Minenssey Rejuvenating Mask revives and brightens tired skin and gives it a deeply moisturised and youthful appearance. Australian Kakadu plum infuses the skin with a brightening Vitamin C treatment for suppleness and skin elasticity. 

Pomegranate, also known as the Jewel of the Night, is a vivid red fruit with incredible antioxidant, anti-microbial and anti-aging properties. This hero ingredient has long been revered for its soothing and reviving qualities, helping with skin issues such as dryness, age spots and hyper pigmentation.

Pink clay soothes and comforts stressed out skin and comes from deep within the well-spring of the Australian outback. Pink clay is a traditional element used to calm down and revive sun-damaged skin. A must-have skin treatment all year round.

 

Pink clay.

Lush pink clay contains iron oxide and copper which has antioxidant properties. This soothing clay provides rejuvenating care and acts on the signs of ageing, while also firming and hydrating the skin. 

Ideal for women wanting to balance out tired and sensitive skin, and those seeking a youthful complexion, reduced fine lines and a hydration boost.

 

Kakadu plum.    Terminalia ferdinandiana

Considered a sacred gift of the dreamtime, Kakadu plum (also known as billygoat plum or murunga) has been revered by Indigenous Australians over many millennia. This hero ingredient has robust nutritional and antiseptic properties. Indigenous tribes in Northern Australia have been carefully harvesting the fruit for time immemorial as an important food source and medicine.  With the highest recorded Vitamin C level of any fruit in the world, Kakadu plum contains 100 times the amount of vitamin C found in an orange.

Features of the extract:

Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C):

  • Protects the skin from UV and free radicals damage. 
  • Boosts the synthesis of collagen to improve the texture of sun damaged skin and reduce wrinkles. 
  • Reduces inflammation and therefore improves skin texture and suppleness. 

Phenolic acid:

  • Behaves like an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 

Gallic acid:

  • Holds anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-viral properties that protect the skin from free radicals.

Elegiac acid:

  • Encourages skin elasticity and suppleness in ageing skin. 

 

Pomegranate.   Punica granatum

The Pomegranate is known as the ‘jewel of the night’ because of its history as a staple ingredient of royal beauty routines over the centuries. The Ancient Egyptians worshipped pomegranate as a symbol of wealth and vitality. Originating in the Middle East, nowadays you will find pomegranate cultivated in subtropical parts of Queensland and New South Wales.  Although the benefits of pomegranate are more than just ancient folktale. 

Features of the extract:

  • Pomegranate reduces the impact of free radicals and reducing the signs of ageing, hyperpigmentation and sun spots. It’s a soothing skin drink for sun damaged and tired skin.
  • Pomegranate stimulates keratin and collagen synthesis, therefore boosting skin elasticity and suppleness.  
  • Powerful antioxidants in the fruit extract fight and protect against ageing by acting on skin cells on the surface and deeper layers of the skin, improving skin texture and fine lines.
 

Deep Cleansing Mask.

Green clay + Pepper berry + Parsley seed.

The Minenssey Deep Cleansing Mask can be used anywhere on the body to fight breakouts and blemishes. Harnessing the power of green clay, antioxidant-rich pepper berry and parsley seed, the formulation is ideal for dry and sensitive skin, deeply cleanses and purify pores, taking your skin to paradise.

The Deep Cleansing Mask is the ultimate skin first aid kit that naturally nourishes and cleans your skin, soothing away blotches, blemishes and irritation.

 

Green clay.

Green clay is a skin-softening wonder ingredient that has a high content of silicon, aluminium and titanium minerals. This all contributes to cell renewal, collagen production and brightening of the skin. 

Green clay holds remarkable astringent and rebalancing properties. It has been celebrated for thousands of years by Indigenous Australians for its healing qualities. The superior antioxidant and hydrating abilities of this clay will energise, revive and moisturise tired and ageing skin.

 

Pepper berry.    Tasmannia lanceolata

Pepper berry (also known as the mountain pepper) is an ancient shrub that dates back to when Gondwanaland (Australia’s prehistoric geological ancestor) first emerged. Pepper berry grows wild in native Australian woodlands and cool temperature forests of south eastern Australia. It has been used as traditional Indigenous medicine and food for thousands of years. 

The fruit of the Pepper berry is renowned for its conditioning and hydrating benefits, making it particularly suitable for normal to oily skin and as an anti-blemish treatment. Vitamin C in the extract boosts collagen production in the skin, keeping it supple and youthful looking. 

Features of the extract:

Flavonoid – Anthocyanin:

  • Anti-inflammatory benefits that energise, purify and cleanse the skin. 
  • Behaves like an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 

Flavonoid Glycoside – Rutin:

  • A strong antioxidant that boosts skin conditioning and hydration. 
  • High in Vitamin C which intensifies the growth of new skin cells, strengthening capillaries and reducing dark circles and puffiness. 

Polygodial:

  • Holds anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-viral properties that protect the skin from free radicals. 

 

Parsley seed.   Carum Petroselinum

The Ancient Egyptians revered parsley seed for its healing abilities. They used it widely as a stimulant for appetite, blood circulation and as a breath freshener. The fresh and pleasant aroma of parsley seed is akin to a herb garden, and it possesses potent effects on the skin help to revive and release toxins. 

Parsley seed has exquisite abilities to draw out impurities from the skin and prevent premature ageing. High levels of vitamin C in the herb help to heal wounds, hydrate the skin and prevent breakouts, as well as improve overall suppleness, brightness and skin tone. Chlorophyll and vitamin K help to lighten the skin under the eyes and reduce puffiness. 

Features of the extract:

  • Antibacterial and anti-fungal qualities which stimulates cell renewal and improve skin tone. 
  • Potent detoxifier and exfoliant that boosts blood circulation to all layers of the skin.  
  • Heals and protects against skin redness, bruises and skin discolouration, puffiness and dark circles around the eyes. 
 

Brightening Mask.

Black Clay + Moonstone + Snow-flower.

The Minenssey Brightening Mask is a stimulating cocktail of Moonstone extract, snow-flower, along with black and white clay mix to nourish, balance and brighten the skin. It’s suitable for all skin types as a luxurious remedy for dull, uneven or tired complexions and as a restorative for radiant light-reflecting skin.

 

Black clay.

Rich and luscious black clay is bursting with rich minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium and copper which naturally energise and revive the skin. This potent blend of minerals energise and refresh the skin making it look more supple and healthy and contributing to cell renewal and fighting the signs of ageing. 

Ideal for any skin type, black clay is a hero ingredient used to youthful appearance. It’s also a saviour for stressed and tired looking skin and helps to smooth out fine lines, gently removing impurities from the skin, while improving overall texture, suppleness and even tones.  

 

Moonstone.

Since ancient times, moonstone has been worshipped for its innate feminine energy and soothing qualities. This sparkling iridescent mineral is connected to the moon itself and was purported by many ancient cultures to bring about calm, peace and balance in the body. 

Moonstone is the embodiment of feminine yin energy and has a captivating, mysterious and magical quality. Not only that, the mineral has inherent skin brightening abilities that will give you a beautiful and luminous complexion.

Features of the extract:

 
  • Luminous mineral elements give a radiant and luminous complexion. 
  • Moisturising components calm down and sooth the skin, while also ridding it of toxins. 

 

Snow flower.

Snow flower is a robust botanical extract that comes from South East Queensland and northern New South Wales. An abundance of photo-active ingredients that are packed with antioxidants depigmentation & anti-inflammatory properties all work together to plump up the skin and create a luminous complexion. This calming and soothing ingredient will refresh and energise your skin and has many powerful qualities.

Features of the extract:

Flavonoid Glycoside – Kaempferol:

  • Reduces pigmentation and inflammation in the skin, reducing redness, blotchiness and dark spots. 
  • Inhibits sun induced ageing processes by protecting against UVB radiation. 

Kaempferol Aglycone:

  • Acts as a skin restorative and prevents oxidative damage of cells, lipids and DNA.