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French Red Clay

French Red Clay

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French Red Clay is a premium cosmetic clay from France whose coloring comes from the copper oxides found in Hematite Iron. French Red Clay is considered to be an excellent detoxifying clay and is used in products including face and body masks, bath powders, mineral makeup, soap, body wraps and poultices. Rich in Kaolinite, Illite, Montmorillonite and Calcite, French Red Clay is best suited for normal to oily skin types.

Usage Guidelines

Product Details:

  • French Red Clay
  • Also known as Red Clay
  • French Red Clay comes from Hematite Iron, with its coloring coming from the Copper Oxides found in the rock
  • French Red Clay is rich in minerals including Kaolinite, Illite, Montmorillonite and Calcite
  • French Red Clay is naturally absorbent with a 72% water absorption capacity, making it a great addition to skincare products designed to help clean, tighten and renew skin cells
  • French Red Clay is best suited to people with normal to oily skin types
  • French Red Clay can be used to help cleanse and detoxify the skin, remove dead skin cells and create an overall refreshed appearance.

A Great Addition to a Variety of Products Including:

  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Hair Masks
  • Face Masks
  • Face Scrubs
  • Body Masks
  • Body Wraps
  • Poultices
  • Bath Powders
  • Mineral Baths
  • Facial Powders
  • Skin Conditioners
  • Cosmetic Products
  • Personal Care Products

Technical Information

Technical Information:

  • INCI: Illite
  • Country of Origin: France
  • CAS #: 12173-60-3
  • pH: 6.3 – 7.3
  • Particle Size: approx. 120 µm
  • Odor: Almost Odorless
  • Solubility: Insoluble in water
  • Appearance: Fine Red to Brick Red Fine Powder
  • Directions for Use: Can be used at a rate of 5 – 100% in skin care products

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Customer Reviews

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bold and economical

A bold orange-red, similar in colour to tomato soup that's had a bit of milk added to it. It disperses well in cold process soap, giving rich, strong colour. I have no comment to offer on its cosmetic qualities.