French Red Clay comes from Hematite Iron, its coloring the result of the copper oxides contained in this rock. Rich in kaolinite, illite, montmorillonitea and calcite,
Appearance: Fine red colored powder.
Benefits: French Red Clay cleanses and sloughs off dead skin cells from the surface of the skin, leaving it refreshed and toned with a rejuvenated look. It is most widely used in cosmetic manufacturing.
Application: French Red Clay can be used in body wraps, soap making, face masks, mineral based or cream based cleansers, face or body scrubs, cosmetics and facial powders.
Directions for Use: 5-100% in skin-care products, 1 T. for 500g of soap.
Skin Suitability: Normal / Oily Skin
Caution: Clays should always be first tried using a "patch" test to see if it suits the skin. Also, some clays may be absorbed by the pores and result in staining of the skin. Always follow up with coconut oil massage to remove any staining. May stain cloth.