French Yellow Clay is made up of fine mineral particles and iron oxides which determine its color. It contains iron but no aluminum. It is a very mild clay that can be used on dry or sensitive skin.
Appearance: Fine pale yellow color powder.
Benefits: French Yellow Clay is considered to be a powerful detoxifier.
Application: French Yellow Clay can be used in detoxifying body wraps soap making face masks body and hair packs face or body scrubs shampoos poultices cosmetics and facial powders.
It draws out impurities from the body while the essential minerals within the clay are released. It stimulates the circulation of blood and lymph removes dead skin cells and tones & strengthens connective tissues to leave skin smooth fresh & radiant.
To make a facial clay add distilled water to a small amount of clay. Other additives you may add to a facial mask instead of distilled water are plain yogurt honey liquid vegetable glycerin whipped egg whites or mayonnaise. Apply with clean fingers to clean skin let dry 15 to 20 minutes rinse off with warm water pat skin dry repeat once a week if necessary. When adding clay to soap do so just before adding fragrances stirring the clay into a small amount of soap and then adding back to the soap pot or mix with the water. Usage rates would vary depending on what one is trying to accomplish but using too much clay can make a soap gritty. Kaolin clay is also used as a scent fixative.
Caution: Caution should be exercised as clays may stain fabric. For External Use only. Use glass pottery or wooden container (do not use metals)
Capacity – 8 Oz.