Clear Skin with Kaolin Clay

Clear Skin with Kaolin Clay - Three Ships

As the weather changes, so does your skin. Did you know that with extra heat and humidity, our skin produces more sebum - resulting in oily skin? This is the perfect time to use a clay mask that contains Kaolin Clay to help draw out oil and dirt from deep beneath the surface of your skin. 

What is Kaolin Clay?

Kaolin Clay is a white clay that is often used in clay masks to lightly draw out impurities from the skin. When prepared as a mask, the clay dries on the skin, causing pores to tighten and the skin to start feeling temporarily firm, toned, and refreshed. This ingredient works as a great base clay for those with sensitive and dry skin.

Skin Benefits of Kaolin Clay

  1. Absorbs Oil: Is often used in gentle clay masks as a base to absorb oil from the skin, leaving skin feeling smoother and refreshed.
  2. Prevents Clogged Pores: Attracts dirt from the skin and impurities from the pores to reduce breakouts.
  3. Gentle for Sensitive Skin: Kaolin Clay is gentle and mild, making it a great base for people who want to deeply cleanse their skin with a mineral mask but do not want a stripping mask.

Where You Can Find Kaolin Clay

You can find it in our Detox Green Tea Antioxidant Clay Mask which only contains three simple ingredients: Kaolin Clay, French Green Clay, and Green Tea Extract. Detox helps to revive irritated skin by absorbing excess oil, leaving skin looking brightened, smoothed, and youthful.

Here’s what our dermatologist partner had to say about Detox: “The Detox Green Tea Antioxidant Clay Mask is a great product for anyone suffering from acne. The minimalist formula contains only 3 ingredients. With antimicrobial and antioxidant white clay, green clay, and green tea extract, this mask is wonderful for exfoliating and deep cleansing skin" - Dr. Sandy Skotnicki, Board-Certified Dermatologist

You can also find Kaolin Clay in our Soothe Rosehip Vitamin C Clay Mask which contains ingredients such as: Kaolin Clay, French Pink Clay, Rosehip Extract, and Geranium Oil to gently draw out impurities while reducing the appearance of age spots and wrinkles. 

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Sources:

Formulation and Evaluation of Clay Face Pack

Clay minerals: Properties and applications to dermocosmetic products and perspectives of natural raw materials for therapeutic purposes—A review

Effect of topical clay application on the synthesis of collagen in skin: an experimental study

 

Detox Green Tea Antioxidant Clay Mask

Re-Balances Tone

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Soothe Rosehip Vitamin C Clay Mask

Gently Cleanses Pores

$17.00

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