Kaolin clay clay is the most gentle among all the other types of clays used in skin care.
Benefits of Kaolin Clay for your skin :
1. It Helps Control Oiliness
Even though Kaolin clay is not a great absorbent like other clays, especially Bentonite clay, it can remove excess sebum from your face. It clears the skin pores, but without stripping your skin of the natural oils (which are also essential to keep it moisturized).
2. It Is A Natural Detoxifier And Exfoliator
Kaolin clay cleans traces of dirt, pollution, grime, and bacteria effectively from your skin. It does not clog the skin pores and cause breakouts. It removes traces of dead skin cells without causing any redness or irritation.
3. It Can Soothe Rashes And Irritation
Be it bug bites or itchy rashes, Kaolin clay can help your skin calm down. It has mild healing properties, and when applied to the affected area, it soothes inflammation immediately. However, it shouldn€™t be considered as the only healing option. Instead, use it for initial and temporary relief.
4. It Tones Your Skin
Kaolin clay stimulates your skin cells. When used regularly, it brightens and tones your skin. However, you will not see immediate effects. You need to to use it for a long time before you see any results.
5. It Can Be Used As A Natural Shampoo
Kaolin clay can also help to keep your scalp clean. Since it can remove dirt, oil, and other impurities, it can be used as a natural shampoo. It can strengthen the roots and boost blood circulation to your scalp. It does all of this without stripping the scalp of its natural oils.