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There are lots of different clays available in many different colors and varieties. Some are light and smooth and the others are heavy and gritty. The powdered clays we’ll work with are quite absorbent making the fantastic for mask where you just add water, apply and let it dry.
There are lots of clays available like Bentonite clay, Brazilian clay, French green clay, Kaolin clay, Rhassoul clay, Fuller’s earth clay
Bentonite is one of the most popular clay and comes from naturally occurring volcanic ash sediments. It is one of most powerful healing clay. It is used for healing acne prone skin and wellness. Bentonite Clay
It comes in different colors like yellow, purple, white, red, brown, and pink. It is all used for soap colorant. These clays are mined in Brazil and used in cosmetic industry. It exfoliates, cleanses, detoxifies and minimizes the pores in skin.
White clay is rich in silicon and has high affinity to water. It is used in cosmetics.
Brown clay is full of vitamins and minerals like copper and selenium. This is where it gets its rich color. It is good for skin cleansing because it has strong ability to absorb oil.
Red clay is used for toned the skin with greater elasticity.
Yellow or Gold clay is also remove impurities from the skin.
Pink clay is used in level the Ph balance of the skin. It gives a softer and smoother effect to the skin.
It has enormous absorbent powers due to the constitution of its micro molecules. It also absorb oils, toxic substances and impurities from your skin. Its toning action stimulates the skin. It is also called sea clay. It is used in cleaning blemishes and spots on your skin. French Clay
The most versatile and easily applied clay that is commonly found in standard skincare preparation and cosmetics. It is very fine and light clay that has natural absorbency. It is for sensitive skin. It purifies pores and detoxifies skin. It reduces oil and cleanses skin. It is used as facial cleanser. It helps stimulate skin circulation and it gently exfoliates. It can be used for dry skin without negative results. (Kaolin Clay)
It comes from Arabic word Rassala means to wash. It is rich clay blends extremely well with water making its application to the face and skin a smooth and delightful experience. It is found in fertile Atlas mountains in Morocco. It is used in a variety of spa treatments and personal use.
It also called lava clay because it is Stevensite clay that has been formed from volcanic lava. It is suitable for all types of skin. It helps in reducing inflammation without irritation and drying the skin. It helps in smoothing, exfoliating and tighten the skin. (Rhassoul Clay)
Fuller’s Earth Clay (Multani Mitti)
This clay is widely used as a skin lightening agent and is best known for its ability to be applied as a facial bleach. It is used for oily skin. It draws oil from the skin and has been used industrially for the same purpose. It is very strong clay it is used with Bentonite clay for giving best results. It improves elasticity. It removes dead skin. It treats acne and removes scars. (Fuller’s Earth Clay)