The Earth Element Kaolin Clay, cosmetic grade, is widely used in skincare products due to its beneficial properties for the skin & hair.
1. Absorbs excess oil: It has excellent absorbent properties, making it effective in reducing excess oil on the skin. It can help control sebum production and minimize shine, making it particularly useful for people with oily or combination skin.
2. Cleanses and purifies: It has natural cleansing properties that help remove dirt, impurities, and toxins from the skin. It acts as a gentle exfoliant, unclogging pores and leaving the skin feeling clean and refreshed.
3. Soothes and calms the skin: It has a soothing effect on the skin and can help alleviate irritation and redness. It is often used in skincare products for sensitive or irritated skin types.
4. Gentle exfoliation: The fine particles provide a gentle exfoliation, helping to remove dead skin cells and promote a smoother complexion. It can improve the texture and tone of the skin without being overly harsh or abrasive.
5. Detoxifies and purifies: It has detoxifying properties that help draw out impurities and toxins from the skin. It can help reduce the appearance of blackheads, whiteheads, and blemishes, giving the skin a cleaner and clearer appearance.
6. Softens and refines the skin: Kaolin Clay has a softening effect on the skin, leaving it feeling smooth and velvety. It can help refine the skin’s texture, minimize the appearance of pores, and promote a more even skin tone.
Basic Recipe for Skin Use:
Mix Kaolin Clay with The Earth Element Distilled Water, cosmetic grade, it becomes a smooth paste that dries after a few minutes. As Kaolin Clay dries, it absorbs impurities while also gently exfoliating and cleansing the skin, without disrupting the microbiome or dissolving the top layer of skin, which can make skin extra sensitive to the sun.
1 tbsp Kaolin Clay
2 tsps Distilled Water/ Hydrosol
1 tsp Glycerin
2 drops Essential Oil
Basic Recipe for Hair Use:
Adding Kaolin Clay into hair-styling products such as, The Earth Element Conditioner Base or The Earth Element Herbal Conditioner, can benefit your hair by preventing breakage and controlling dandruff. This is helpful, especially if you have an oily scalp. Your hair has natural oils that keep your scalp and your hair healthy. When these oils are stripped, your hair becomes dry and brittle, The Earth Element Kaolin Clay is the perfect choice to use with because it does not affect your hair’s natural oils.
Alternatively, just use the basic recipe for skin and applied directly onto the scalp, after three minutes, wash and dry the hair.