Green clay - Brazil
Colour: pale green
Sourced using sustainable & renewable rainforest resources & practices.
Very versatile, good for all skin types, especially good for blemished and oily skin.
Green clay is said to have the greatest diversity in mineral elements. Its colour is due to the presence of iron oxide linked to magnesium, calcium, potassium, manganese, phosphorus, zinc, aluminum, silicon, copper, selenium, cobalt, and molybdenum. It is pH is neutral and said to have absorbing, astringent, antiseptic, antibacterial, stimulating and healing properties. It can help to control excessive oiliness, making the skin more homogeneous and balanced.
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.
To use clays:
All our products are for external use.
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.
Recipes using clays plus check out our blog post "How different clays benefit the skin" to choose the best clay for your specific skincare needs.