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 Green Clay comes from the sedimentation of rocks of silicoaluminium, its natural color results from the oxides contained in these rocks. Its unique composition includes Iron, Silica, Aluminum, Magnesium, Calcium, Titanium, Phosphorus, Sodium and Potassium.
Green Clay is very useful for oily skin, acne prone skin or combination skin types as it has superior absorbency capacity; it cleanses, detoxifies, calm inflammation, regenerates tissues and skin healing. It can also be combined with flower waters and pure essential oils to mutually enhance their healing action.
Uses: Normal, oily, congested, combination 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, 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: Illite (French Green Clay)
Suggested use levels: Clay: Water = 1~2:1