Facial Clays

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Scientific Name: {Phyllosilicates}

Not all clays can be applied to the skin to improve its tone, texture, and moisture levels; many kinds of clay will produce these benefits. However, clay is loved in the skincare community because it is almost universally beneficial, improving all skin types and textures without introducing harsh chemicals.

Colors of Clay Used in Skincare Masks and Products

  • White
  • Pink
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Yellow
  • Green

White Clay

White clay, sometimes called kaolin, is one of the best clays for women with acne-prone and dry, sensitive skin. It has unique detoxification properties, neutralizing impurities and free radicals. Then, replace them with moisture and nutrients your complexion desperately needs to regenerate new, healthy layers.

White clay encourages new cells, which push out old, dying, and dead cells for fresh, clear, more even layers. In addition, it can re-texture rough skin, providing moisture to dry areas and sloping off dead skin cells.

Bentonite Clay

Bentonite has mild anti-bacterial properties, making it perfect for women with acne-prone skin. It can kill the bacteria that clogs pores and causes acne on the skin's surface. This clay is best used when you have stubborn and chronic acne that has not responded well to other treatments, as this clay works by drawing out the impurities.

For several days or weeks, as the bentonite clay pulls everything to the surface, your acne may worsen, but once the impurities have been removed, you will have clean, clear skin.

Green Clay

Green clay is green because of its rich iron and magnesium content. These two metals lend a green color to the earth this clay is made from. Like other forms, this green clay is perfect for women who need something to draw out toxins and moisturize the skin.

Green clay is great for removing blackheads and removing dirt from the face. Women who struggle with acne will find that green clay is particularly great for their skin, as it combats one of the most challenging types of acne to get rid of while providing hydration to your face.

A mask will also attract and clear away oil from the skin's surface, helping retain a healthy, matte appearance. Over time, a scrub containing green clay may help reduce the amount of oil that skin creates.

Kaolin Clay for Masks

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Scientific Name: {Kaolin hydrated aluminum silicate}
Common Names: {Kaolin, China clay, Argilla}

This clay has been a favorite all around the world. Not only is it an effective moisturizer and cleanser, but it is also free of chemicals, completely natural, and relatively inexpensive, which is of particular importance as the cost of cosmetics seems to be rising all the time.

Organic clay is a sought-after commodity for beauty products. Ancient civilizations initially used this clay to help the skin retain an elastic, glowing appearance through face masks and scrubs.

Kaolin clay has natural detoxifying properties. As a result, it works as an effective cleanser and moisturizer for oily and dry skin. Not only does it contain many nutrient-rich ingredients, it can also help draw out and dispose of harmful impurities.

Kaolin clay improves circulation in the face, bringing more blood to the skin to help wash away toxins and impurities, even in the lower layers.

When applied as a mask or as a scrub, kaolin clay can help wick away excess oil from the face, providing clean, cool moisture to help skin stay hydrated and fresh throughout the day. In addition, its detoxifying properties lend an anti-bacterial component to this clay, making it especially suitable for acne women.

Not only can it help treat existing pimples by penetrating layers of skin, but it can also decrease the amount of oil that the body produces and wash away the bacteria that combine with the oil to form blemishes and pimples.

Kaolin clay is recommended for use by women who have dehydrated complexions. Because it is non-reactive, it is improbable to cause an adverse or inflammatory reaction in women with sensitive skin. Instead, it delivers nutrients and moisture to the sites where your face needs it the most.

The last moisture makes skin cells more flexible and resilient to premature aging. Added nutrients provide the complexion with the building blocks it needs to restore itself.

In a scrub, kaolin clay can help slog off dry and dead cells, moisturizing the skin underneath, all without any caustic chemicals, allowing the skin to appear brighter and more beautiful naturally.

Using this clay can help cut off the cycle of dry and oily skin that many women face daily by providing the proper moisture level and encouraging the skin to hold on to its moisture instead of excreting it to its surface.