Imported from Argiletz, France, these unique, sun-dried Clays are extracted under exacting conditions to ensure that their active mineral content is retained.
Select Botanicals has a range of 5 Clays – Green, Red, Pink, Yellow and White, which vary principally due to the Clay’s origins. The depth at which Active Clays are extracted affect their active mineral content, colour and use.
The most absorbing of the Clays, Green Clay is generally used for Face Masks in cases of acneic, oily and neglected skin. Applied as a Face or Body Mask. Green Clay cleanses, exfoliates, smoothes and softens the skin. Green Clay is ideal for poultices to relieve and soothe a variety of skin conditions.
A mild Clay suitable for Face and Body Masks for young and sensitive or mature and delicate skins. White Clay is an excellent body deodorant and a natural alternative to talcum powder. White Clay is the Clay of choice for use as a Hand Mask to soothe and soften dry hands.
This Clay is intended for use in a maintenance programme for the face and body. The softening effect of Pink Clay refines the skin’s texture while toning epidermis. Pink Clay is also highly recommended as a hair conditioner.
An oily, midly absorbent clay. Red Clay is preferred for Face and Body Masks in cases of dry, sensitive or couperosed skin. Red Clay has high iron oxide content which enhances the skin’s condition and appearance.
Yellow Clay is generally used for Face and Body Masks, particularly in cases where the condition of the skin and body needs revitalising. Yellow Clay is recommended for most skin types to restore tired and neglected skin.