White clay has been traditionally used in caring, nourishing, and soothing different skin types. Currently, kaolin is one of the major active ingredients in most of the facial and skin products, body powders, deodorants, scrubs, and poultices [Awwad, 2011]. It can be used alone or in combination of other products.
The clay can be effectively used to care for wet and oily skin. It is applied on the skin as a dusting powder or in a wet dressing and left for sometimes until dry then washed out. It works by reducing the production of sebum. This makes the oily skin to remains smooth and dry.
White clay is used as skin detoxifying and cleansing agent. The clay contains high content of silica that helps in removing the dead skin and makes it to regenerate. This also purifies and detoxes the skin and makes it moist. In addition, it has unique minerals and phyto-nutrients present, which helps in eliminating toxin and oil from the skin.
To detoxify and clean the skin, the clay is used as facial masks and body wraps, where thin layer is applied on the face or on the body and left to stay intact for averagely 20-30 minutes. After washing it out, the skin remain with remarkable regenerative properties.
White Clay Powder 100%
1.White clay 10 pcs (or powder) + 1 cup of Yogurt
Mix them together to be cream texture. Apply it all over your face and leave it for 20 minutes and rinse off with clean water. This formula kills bacteria and reduces acne. Use it twice a week.
2.White clay 10 pcs (or powder) + 1 teaspoon of Turmeric + 2 tablespoon of warm water
Mix the white clay and turmeric power together and put it into the warm water. Mix it well. Then apply it on your facial skin as a scrub, gently massage and leave it for 20 minutes. Use it 2-3 times a week.
3.White clay 10 pcs (or powder) + 1 teaspoon of lime+ 1 teaspoon of honey + 1 tablespoon of warm water
Mix them together to be cream texture. Apply it all over your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Then rinse off with clean water or usual cleanser. This formula can reduce oil and flatten acne. Use it twice a week.