Mined in France, it is the purest form of clay being 100% natural, sun-dried and chemical free. High levels of trace elements has the ability to repair damaged tissues, eliminates toxins, deep cleansing and regulating skin conditions. External applications include: Facials, body packs, hair and scalp masks, cosmetics: creams, lotions, handmade soaps, lip balms, shampoo, bath salts and scrub products.
French Red Clay derives its color from iron or copper oxides. It is an oily, mildly absorbent clay. Red Clay is rich in trace elements, great for revitalizes and regenerates tissues, nice working on tightening pores, smooth fine lines and wrinkles. Suitable for all skin types particularly helpful for mature, tired, dehydrated, stressed skin, broken capillaries, bags under eyes, sensitive dry skin. It can also be combined with flower waters and pure essential oils to mutually enhance their healing action. It can also be used as a natural colorant in handmade soap.
Uses: For sensitive and fragile normal or dry skin
Facials: Combine 1 table spoon (approx. 15g) of clay with 1 table spoon of purified water (or flower waters) or in ratio clays: waters=1~2:1, mix into a paste. Add your preference of essential oils or dried herbs to compliment the mix. Apply the clay paste on cleansed face and leave for 10-15 minutes. Spray some water onto the mask and gently massage in a circular motion then rinse off with lukewarm water, the follow by your daily skincare routine. Do not let mask dry on skin completely. Limited to 1 application per week.
Note: Caution to be exercised as clays may stain fabric. Each clay will absorb water at a different rate, so add water slowly until you reach the desired texture.
INCI: Illilte (French Red Clay)
Suggested use levels: Clay: Water = 1~2:1