High in iron oxide, Red Clay is a rejuvenating clay for most skin types. It works to absorb excess oil and draw out toxins, bacteria and impurities, and naturally stimulates healthy blood flow. It also closes pores as it dries and leaves skin smooth and toned. Assists in encouraging muscle tone, skin firming and an even texture. Containing high mineral content, this fine powder is perfectly suited for use as a cleansing paste and will create a beauty mask that will exfoliate, nourish, cleanse and purify, to leave the skin soft and smooth. Generally Red Clay is a good choice for tired and dehydrated skin. Suitable for weekly applications.
- Skin Toning
Ideal for strengthening and toning bust, thighs, stomach and upper arms when applied as a masque.
- Skin Cleansing
Create your own deep-cleansing mask for the face or body to improve skin condition and help maintain a healthful complexion. Follow the recipe below, using Neroli (for younger) or Rose (for mature skin). For Body applications (therapeutic wraps) you can enhance muscle toning with essential oils such as Juniper and Wintergreen.
- Cell Renewal
The high iron oxide content makes this clay ideal for the soothing of sunburn and assists in the cell renewal and revival of broken capillaries, rosacea, varicose veins and stretchmarks.
Directions: Place the clay in a clean bowl � made of enamel, pottery, wood, glass or porcelain, avoid plastic. Mix 3 tsp with 15-30mls filtered water or Hydrosol until smooth. Then add 3-6 drps essential oils and 4-10 drops Jojoba Oil. Apply to desired area, if the masque begins to dry too quickly, use a spray of hydrosol to remoisten. Leave on for 15-20 minutes and remove thoroughly with warm water. Follow up with Rejuvenating Face Oil, Rose Hip Oil or Jojoba Oil to moisturise. Use within two weeks or store in the fridge. Suitable for weekly applications.Safety: Safe when used as directed, not suitable during pregnancy.Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body process for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as recommendation for cure of any medical condition or disease.
In Roman times, clays were applied to heal arthritic joints and in Egyptian times for embalming and beautifying. Clays have a molecular action that disarms pathogens and bacterias and have been used throughout history for various healing techniques. Argyle clays consist of sun-dried, 100% natural bio-organic particles of very low moisture content. This red clay powder owes its color to oxides in its composition. It is absorbent as well as adsorbent (will draw out impurities) and is applied therapeutically to help clean the body of impurities and toxins. Used most commonly for cosmetic purposes, the clay actively improves skin cell health, encourages effective rejuvenation and tightens pores for firm, toned skin.Please note: the traditional uses listed here are for reference only and under no circumstances should they be taken as recommendations for cures or treatments for diseases or medical conditions. Therapeutic oils are used to support natural body functions and work in harmony with our body's physiology.
Pure Argyle Clay Powder, red, illite, France.