Featured Ingredient: French Pink Clay

There are many types of healing and beauty clay available all around the world. In fact, this special soil had been widely used for millennia and by many different cultures all over the planet for its health and beauty benefits which comes from its detoxifying, balancing and vitalizing powers.

French clay gets the name due to the location of where the clay is originated from. It comes in many colors depending on the depth of the earth where it is taken as well. French pink clay is actually a combination of red and white kaolin clay. As the name suggest, the appearance of the clay itself is pink when in dried powder form. However, it turns to a much darker red once it’s wet. As its composition and properties are almost the same as kaolin clay, it is considered to be one of the mildest clay and works well for normal, sensitive and mature skin types.

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French pink clay can be used to cleanse and detoxify the skin, remove dead skin cells and create an overall refreshed appearance. It can also be used to treat acne and other skin ailments such as poor blood and/or lymph circulation and sun damaged skin.  Pink clay is also especially good for mature skin as it can be used for cell renewal, skin rejuvenation and improving elasticity and even in bust firming! It’s no wonder that it is one of the most widely used in cosmetic manufacturing. When used in soap, it adds silkiness, slip and absorbency to soaps besides lending its natural pink color.

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Sources:

http://healthiertalk.com/french-clay-natural-beauty-and-younger-looking-skin-1265

http://www.newdirectionsaromatics.ca/french-clay-pink-p-632.html

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