Kaolin Clay Skin Benefits
Kaolin Clay has a long history in its beneficial effects on the skin.
1. Soothing Effects
Kaolin clay has been traditionally used in caring, nourishing, and soothing different skin types. It is applied on the skin as a dusting powder or in a wet dressing and left for sometimes until dry then washed out. Kaolin clay works by reducing the production of sebum. This makes the oily skin to remains smooth and dry.
Kaolin 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 phytonutrients present, which helps in eliminating toxin and oil from the skin. To detoxify and clean the skin, kaolin 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.
3. Skin Conditions
Kaolin clay can be used to treat and heal various skin conditions. such as soreness of the muscles, aches, and pain, inflammations, small and moderate cuts, bruises, boils cold sores, insect bites, and shingles. this is because kaolin clay enhances blood circulation to the skin. Kaolin is mild hence very efficient in improving circulations of the blood to the skin, which facilitate healing of the skin conditions.