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In the early days of civilization, women used to lather clay mud all over their bodies as a cooling agent. Who’d knew centuries later, we’d still be looking at our ancestors for inspiration. Clays began in the days of Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa where they were used to build houses and other structures. Women of the Indus Valley have used these clays as a product of luxury during important festivals to look more attractive but also to become healthier and have a longer life. Even the all famous Queen Cleopatra was a stickler for looking radiant and attractive. It was said that she lathered herself with dead sea mud and even used it as a face mask twice a week to cleanse her skin. This clay masks started taking a revolution in 2017 when the Instagram community re-discovered its benefits.
Rhassoul clay or Red morrocan clay originates from the Atlas Mountain, Morocco. The red clay can only be found under this specific mountain range in Morocco. The clay is unique to its geographic location and volcanic activity. This clay is able to reduce redness and blemishes from the face. It helps calms the skin and reduce breakouts. It has a silk-like feel allowing it to be used as a natural soap and shampoo. Rhassoul clay has excellent magnesium and silica content making it compatible with the skin without stripping away the beneficial oils from the face. It helps draw out blackheads making it an excellent all-purpose face wash.
French pink clay took the beauty community by a storm when the company Sands and Sky brought in their star product the Australian Pink clay. The French pink clay is a combination of pink and white clay powder. It is considered to be the mildest of the clays and works well for all skin types. This clay is suitable for mature skin to exfoliate and supplement in natural skin desquamation process. This clay is suitable for oily and acne-prone skin. Mild kaolin clay contains kaolinite which is a mineral found in earthen compounds making it an ingredient that the skin is familiar with. One of the most common minerals in the world, it’s mined in Brazil, Bulgaria, France, the United Kingdom, Iran, Germany, India, Australia, and other countries. The clay is particularly abundant in soils that exist in moist climates, such as those in tropical rainforest areas.
Kaolin clay is a potent agent that sucks out impurities, grime and dirt from the pores. Often it is used as a good cleanser as it digs deep into the pores to remove the germs and oil. Kaolin is special because it is one of the most common mineral found all over the world. Kaolin is a cooling agent and is used till today in ancient Tibet for cooling their faces in the scorching heat and to maintain radiant skin.
In this way, Bacca Bliss and French Rose is a new versatile product that has been formulated with such ingredients. I’ve tried it myself and oh my god, it is so gentle on the skin and helps with rosacea too! Both help with keeping the oil levels on check, leaving your skin supple and clean. It comes in an easy flip bottle that makes it so travel-convenient. I was definitely in love with the smell too. A beautiful mix of the colloidal oatmeal and the clay make them a multi-purpose cleanser cum face mask.
It is important to have a clay mask on once a week to detoxify and replenish the skin. It helps in removing the dirt and rest your skin for the next round.
So ladies, choose your organic skincare wisely.