French Red Clay Powder
French Red Cay Powder can be added to cold process soap and melt and pour soap recipes for increased cleansing ability and natural exfoliation. French Red Cay Powder
will produce an orange/red color in soap recipes. Add French Red Cay Powder to cold process soap at light trace. French Red Cay Powder to melt and pour soap while it is melted at the rate of 1-2 Tablespoons per 500gm of melt and pour soap.
3. French Red Cay Powder can be used to make deodorizing feet treatments.
4. French Red Cay Powder can be added to mineral baths to help nourish the skin, remove impurities, and moisturize the skin.
5. French Red Cay Powder can be added to bath bomb recipes.
6. French Red Cay Powder can be added to sugar scrub and salt scrub recipes.
French red clay comes from Hematite Iron, its coloring the result of the copper oxides contained in this rock. Rich in kaolinite, illite, montmorillonitea and calcite, French red clay is best suited for normal to oily skin types.
Appearance: Fine red colored powder.
Benefits: French Red Clay cleanses, detoxifies and exfoliates the skin, leaving it refreshed, toned and rejuvenated. It is most widely used in cosmetic manufacturing.
Application: French red clay can be used in detoxifying body wraps, soap making, face masks, mineral based or cream based cleansers, face or body scrubs, cosmetics and facial powders.
Recipes: Deep Cleansing Face Mask Combine 30gms of clay to 3 tbsp of water, add 1 tsp of vegetable glycerin and 2 drops each of geranium and grapefruit pink essential oils to form a paste. Apply to the skin and leave for about 10 minutes and wash off with warm water. Floral water or aloe vera gel juice can be substituted for water.
Mineral Bath A half-cup of powdered French red clay can be added to a tub of warm water to soothe sunburned or irritated skin, or relieve arthritis or muscle pains.
Caution: Caution should be exercised as clays may stain fabric.