Clays have been Cherished for Centuries

Clays have been Cherished for Centuries

There’s a natural skincare ally that has been cherished for centuries… and yes, it’s Clay!  When it comes to crafting handmade cold process soaps, clays offer a plethora of skin benefits.  Let me delve into why I incorporate various clays into my soap creations, and explore the unique advantages they bring to your skincare routine.

Bentonite Clay

• Bentonite clay acts as a magnet for toxins, dirt, and excess oil, making it an excellent choice for deep cleansing.
• Its gentle nature makes it suitable for sensitive skin, helping to calm inflammation and redness.

Blue Clay/Cambrian Clay

• This clay effectively pulls out impurities, leaving your skin clean and fresh.
• It gently exfoliates, revealing a smoother, more radiant complexion.
• Its calming properties help reduce redness and irritation.
Rich in minerals, it aids in cell regeneration.
• Helps in balancing skin tone and brightening the complexion.
• Reduces pore size and firms the skin, promoting a more refined and firm skin texture.
• Balances moisture ensuring your skin stays hydrated without excess oil.

Caramel Clay

• Effectively cleanses your skin from deep within.
• Provides mild exfoliation for a smoother texture.
• Soothes and reduces redness, making it ideal for sensitive skin.
• Rich in minerals, it nourishes and revitalises the skin, promoting overall health.
• Maintains moisture levels to help keep your skin hydrated.
• Boosts circulation to enhance blood flow, giving your skin a healthy glow.

Green Clay

• French green clay is rich in minerals, helping to detoxify the skin and promote a healthy glow.
• Its astringent properties help to minimize the appearance of pores, leaving the skin looking smoother and more refined.

Kaolin Clay

• Kaolin clay gently exfoliates the skin, removing dead skin cells and promoting a brighter complexion.
• It absorbs excess oil without stripping the skin of its natural moisture, making it ideal for combination to oily skin types.

Pink Clay

• Pink clay is known for its ability to improve skin tone and texture, leaving the skin looking youthful and radiant.
• It stimulates blood flow to the skin, promoting a healthy complexion and a natural glow.

Rhassoul Clay

• Rhassoul clay is high in silica, magnesium, and potassium, providing essential nutrients to the skin and leaving it feeling soft and supple.
• It helps to improve skin elasticity and clarity, making it a valuable addition to anti-aging skincare routines.

Incorporating these diverse clays into my handmade soaps not only enhances their natural cleansing and soothing properties but also ensures that each bar offers specific benefits tailored to various skin types and needs.

Explore my collection and find the perfect clay-infused soap to elevate your skincare routine today! 

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