Kaolin clay has been traditionally used in caring, nourishing and soothing different skin types. It is the mildest of all clays and it has a silky consistency.
Furthermore, it is made up of a wide range of minerals and has the ability to absorb toins without drying out the skin.
It has been used in baths during winter to treat dry and itchy skin.
It has been used in hair masks to help remove excess oils and dirt and nourish the scalp and roots.
It has been used in toothpastes to absorb plaque and whiten teeth.
It has been used in insecticide as a nontoxic substitute to protect crops against various arthropods.
It has been used as a face mask to remove blackheads and reduce acne.
It has been used to make poultices (to make a paste) that sooth both burns and irritated skin.
Vets also utilize it as a poultice to help animals with arthritis, inflammation or degeneration of muscle tissue.
Natural hair shampoo
Kaolin clay has been used to suck out dirt, oils and other impurities.
It can be mixed with other cleansing ingredients to form a hair and scalp cleansing paste.
In a bowl add 3 tablespoons of kaolin clay, one capful of organic apple cider vinegar and 7 drops of Lavender oil.
Now slowly add in rose water while stirring with a clean fork to form a lump free paste.
Massage this paste into your scalp and hair.
Let it sit for 2 minutes then rinse.
Exfoliates dead skin cells
With its slightly abrasive texture, kaolin clay makes a good exfoliate. Keeping the skin looking soft and smooth.
Simply mix kaolin clay with 1/4 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup liquid coconut oil. Add in your favorite essential oil for a beautiful scent.
Use In a deodorant
Kaolin clay can soak up sweat and oils from the underarms and neutralize bad body odor.
It also pulls out toxins from deep within.
Simply combine kaolin clay, coconut oil, corn starch, baking soda and essential oil.
Did you know that kaolin clay is used in some toothpastes?
It has been used to cleanse teeth, drive out toxins, and scrape off plaque and tartar.
To make a do it yourself toothpaste for cleaner whiter teeth, combine 1 teaspoon of kaolin clay with 1 teaspoon coconut oil and 3 drops of peppermint oil.
Use this mixture as your toothpaste once a week, once in the morning and once in the evening.