Also called montemolinorita or montmorillonite, Kaolin Green Clay has French origins and has the highest diversity of natural elements and a neutral pH. The color is due to the presence of iron oxide, which is linked to magnesium, calcium, potassium, manganese, phosphorus, zinc, aluminum, silicon, copper, selenium, cobalt, and molybdenum. Kaolin Green Clay also has iron, boron, and sulfur, key contributors to skin reactions.
Kaolin Green Clay was originally made with mud collected from volcanic lava. Mud therapy brings the added benefits of detoxification, balance, healing, and refreshing the skin.
It is recommended for normal to oily skin due to its tonic, astringent, and stimulating properties. It helps to control excessive oiliness, common in acneic skin.
Kaolin Green Clay is useful for controlling edema and swelling, making it an extraordinary ingredient in formulations intended to burn localized fat deposits and controlling and to reduce cellulite. It is antiseptic, antibacterial, analgesic, and healing.
An excellent ingredient for body wraps intended to reduce swelling caused by lack of blood oxygenation and flow, improve the lymphatic system, and reduce fat dimples and cellulite.
Amazon White Clay is also a great, healthy addition to mineral makeup formulations, such as blushes and the like.