Moroccan lava clay
Colour: light brown
Also known as Moroccan red clay and rhassoul clay
Fine, silky, pale grey powder with a hint of pink-brown
A luxurious superfine clay powder
Rich in minerals such as silica, magnesium, calcium
Highly esteemed for its cleansing, nourishing, exfoliating and rejuvenating properties
When applied to the face as a mask, it feels almost as if soap has been applied, but without foaming, making it idea to cleanse the face, body or event hair
Best for oily to normal skin
Ghassoul comes from the Arabic word "ghassala", meaning "to wash". When moistened with water, or floral water, the feel on the skin is smooth and almost lubricating whilst also exfoliating and drawing. It feels almost as if soap has been applied, but without foaming - the perfect way to cleanse the face, body, or even hair, without soap or chemical surfactants.
Best for oily to normal skin.
High mineral content - especially silica which is known to help tone the skin and improve resilience.
High absorption ratio - superior detoxifying and drawing.
Excellent ion exchange ratio - to further facilitate cleansing and deodorizing action.
Gentle and softening to the skin.
Highly efficient at absorbing excess oils from the skin and scalp.
To use clays:
To 1 tbsp of clay slowly add water, hydrosol or oil and mix into a paste.
Apply a thick coating to the face and/or body.
Leave on for 10 minutes.
Wash off with warm water.
Use your favourite oil or moisturiser to finish.
For best results steam clean the face to open pores before applying.
Clay has been used for thousands of years to absorb toxic substances in the body and eliminate them, to stimulate, reinvigorate and rejuvenate skin cells and tissues, cleanse and beautify, making them an ideal ingredient for skin care and natural beauty products.