French Yellow Clay is gentle and mild clay which also has powerful drawing capabilities as 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.
French Yellow Clay has long been used for skin applications, in particular for people with oily skin. Naturally absorbent, this clay cleans, tightens, and renews skin cells. With French Yellow Clay you can prepare masks and body applications, but there are a few precautions to keep in mind when mixing, using, and storing this natural substance.
French Yellow Clay is primarily used as a facial or in bathwater. The mineral content of the clay--which can include magnesium, potassium and calcium, among other properties--is said to help draw toxins out of the body, remove dead skin cells and provide a deep cleansing for the pores to leave the skin smooth and refreshed. Since it is so gentle, this clay can be applied to alleviate conditions like eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and even cradle cap and nappy rash.