Clays

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* French Green Clay, the clay was originally a French export and most of what is available is from France. Thus it was named accordingly. However, deposits of this green clay are also found in the US and parts of Europe.The green color comes from the contained decomposed plants. French Green Clay has deodorizing and absorbing properties and is often used in cosmetics, such as facial masks, and also in poultices used for skin irritations such as insect bites and rashes.

*Red Moroccan Clay is an odorless clay that is drying and absorbent, making it useful for rough and oily skin types. It is used in cosmetic products such as creams, lotions, and powders. It is also popular has a hair cleanser and conditioner.Red Moroccan Clay is also known as Rhassoul Clay. It has been used for centuries in spa applications, such as the body wraps used in Turkish bath houses.

*Our Kaolin Clay is a naturally white clay made up mostly of silica and aluminum oxide and has a balanced pH. Also known as “China Clay”, Kaolin Clay gets its name from the high ridge near Jingdezhen in China’s Jiang Xi Province known as Kau-ling (Gaoling). . It is commonly used in pharmaceutical and cosmetic products, such as creams, lotions, powders, and color applications.Other uses for Kaolin Clay includes being an ingredient in paper, ceramics, ink, and other everyday products. It has a light, fluffy texture that is gentle in application, making it suitable for delicate skin.

*Fuller’s Earth Clay is a calcium-based clay that is fine, off-white, and highly absorbent. This natural mineral is extracted from the earth and was used as an important ingredient in a concoction used by wool textile workers to remove the oil from sheep’s wool. It is absorbent enough to soak up auto oil and is also often used in kitty litter. Fuller’s Earth is finer than other clays. Due to its absorbent properties, Fuller’s Earth is used as a base in facial skin applications geared towards oily and acne-prone skin.

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