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Item Description & Use instructions This listing is for French Green Clay but contains descriptions for the 3 other clays we offer.
The 15/16oz size means that if you order just this product you will receive 15oz and if you order multiple products you will get 16oz. This is to optimize shipping costs and provide the most product for the lowest price with shipping included. Let us know if you have any questions & thanks for checking out my store.
Clay has been used for centuries for its amazing properties: it is used to clean, detoxify, remineralize and regenerate the body inside & out.
In same globe regions clay has always been used for washing and nourishing the hair, and it is still used to make natural soap, or as a natural disinfectant for cleaning, as a detox drink, as a skin purifying and nourishing mask, as an anti-cellulite scrub…or in many other ways!
GREEN CLAY: has strong absorbing and purifying properties, making it the perfect option for people with acne and oily skin. A green clay mask will suck every single blackhead out of your face! It is not the strongest, but it might not be the best option for people with sensitive skin. Is also used in poultices to treat sore muscles, sprains, arthritis, pastes for minor cuts, insect bites, minor burns and stings.
This clay is quarry mined from naturally occurring deposits in France and is untreated and dried in the sunlight. Green clay, also known as illite, is an organic material comprised of a host of essential minerals, iron oxides, and decomposed plant material including kelp and seaweed. The color of this clay can range from light green to a greenish gray.
Recipe/Process: Facial Mask Ingredients:
1 cup oatflour;
1 cup French Clay Green;
4 drops Lavender Essential Oil;
4 drops Peppermint Essential Oil or any mint type essential oil;
2 cucumbers slices per mask;
Combine and mix all the ingredients well and store in a jar.
Mix a tbsp of powder with 2 tbsps of water.
Mix this into a paste. Apply the paste to your face and let dry for between 5-10 minutes, rinse and pat dry.
Place the cucumbers over the eyes and relax.
Rinse off, pat skin dry and follow with a preferred moisturizer.
RHASSOUL CLAY (MOROCCAN RED LAVA): one of the most amazing products of the earth, it has an incredible amount of minerals (it contains the highest quantity of silica, magnesium, potassium and calcium) and strong absorbing properties. It’s very negatively charged and most toxins in your skin are positively charged, so this clay is the perfect magnet for sopping up all those impurities—sebum plugs, blackheads, and oil around hair follicles.
Recipes - Face Mask:
It can be mixed with water or something like rose water to form a silky paste.
This paste can be brushed or rubbed onto the face and left to dry before washing off.
RED clay can also be combined with other ingredients to make an exfoliating and smoothing scrub. Can mix 1 Tablespoon Red clay with 1 Tablespoon ground oatmeal and apple cider vinegar to form a paste.
Can use it about once a week for an exfoliating face scrub. As a bonus, it can be massaged into the face to exfoliate for 1-2 minutes and then left for another 5 minutes to dry before washing off.
This will offer the benefits of a mask and an exfoliation in one step.
Mix 1 tablespoon Red clay into 1/4 cup of water to make a thin mixture that can pour onto your hair and massage in. For hair, it is important not to let the mixture dry as it can contribute to hair breakage if it hardens. If prefer can massage into hair in the shower and leave for about 30 seconds before washing.
Full Body Mask:
For great skin all-over, make a simple paste of clay and water and used as a full body mask before taking a bath and washing it off.
WHITE KAOLIN CLAY : This clay is edible/foodgrade and has natural absorbent properties and can also be used as a mask, exfoliating, drawing impurities from the skin and increasing circulation and highly beneficial for rejuvenating your pores.
It is suited for all skin kinds, particularly for dry, sensitive, and mature skin.
It assists the tone of your skin and heal troubles like acne, blemishes, etc. It is utilised in a variety of pores and skin care recipes simply because it is a comfortable and mild clay that absorbs impurities, stimulates circulation to the skin, and encourages elasticity.
Furthermore, it soothes the skin, and refines the pores. White clay is enriched with minerals like magnesium, potassium, silica, iron, calcium, zinc, and many others.
Poultices can be made from the clay to help decrease inflammation and reduce swelling.
A white clay facial can be used regularly, even for people with combination dry and sensitive skin.
It supplies the skin with important minerals, including silica to help form new collagen.
It has a gentle detoxifying effect, pulling out impurities without increasing redness.
External Use : Skin Mask 1 - Mix 1 table spoon of clay with 2 to 3 spoons of water. (can use organic oil jojoba, aloe vera almond, lavender or even milk). Mix it untill you get a paste 2 - Place the paste with a soft brush all over the area you want to treat. 3 - wait until dry and rinse it off with water. 4 - Moisturise the area with a natural organic cream.(preferably with a jojoba or aloe vera).
Internal Use: The practice of eating clay (soil) or soil-like substrates as chalk and animals is called geophagy. Easy to use, just add 1 coffee table spoon of clay to a glass of filtered water, let stand for 5 minutes and drink the water on an empty stomach, and can repeat at bed time.
FRENCH PINK CLAY - This is a really lovely ingredient for a sensitive skin, that you can use in your homemade face masks.
It is considered to be the mildest of all the clays and works well for normal, sensitive and mature skin types and can be used to cleanse and detoxify the skin, remove dead skin cells and create and overall refreshed appearance.
It can also be used to treat acne and other skin ailments; poor blood and/or lymph circulation and sun damaged skin. It is most widely used in cosmetic manufacturing.
Application: French pink clay can be used in detoxifying body wraps, soap making, face masks, mineral based or cream based cleansers, face or body scrubs, cosmetics and facial powders.
Soothing Face Mask Combine 1 oz of clay to 3 tbsp of water, add 1 tsp of jojoba oil and 2 drops of chamomile essential oil to form a paste. Apply to the skin and leave for about 10 minutes and wash off with warm water. Floral water or aloe vera gel juice can be substituted for water.
Foam baths and shampoos Add 5-10% of clays to product. Simply sprinkle the clay in and allow to settle. Always shake before use as the Clay sinks to the bottom.
Please Note: Clay will increase oxygenation and blood circulation to the skin.
This can sometimes create redness and feel a bit itchy, this is normal and is not harmful.
If you are experiencing an active outbreak of rosacea or any form of heightened sensitivity or burn, wait until the area has calmed before treating with clay.
Clay must be kept dry.
It should never be mixed with metal spoons or stored in metal containers; the only materials that should be used in preparation or storage are wooden spoons or glass stirrers.
It is thought that the clay loses its beneficial qualities through contact with metal.