It is a saponiferous clay, which means that it contains a significant amount of natural foaming saponins. Some plants create saponin to protect themselves from microbial parasites.
to detoxify | mops up toxins, dirt & excess oil from skin; perfect to unblock pores, stubborn blackheads, aid eczema & hypersensitive skin.
for a smooth appearance | high concentration of silica gives your skin's texture a smoother appearance and magnesium energises skin for a soft, natural glow (especially on days when skin looks sallow from poor sleep).
as a hair conditioner | strengthens roots and absorbs impurities that clog hair follicles, which frees up room for new hair to grow faster; results in vibrant and voluminous hair in the long term.
Face/Body: For face, mix 1tbs clay with 2x water into paste. Increase accordingly for whole body mask. Massage into skin. Leave on for 5-8 mins. Dampen occasionally to keep clay from drying. Rinse off till water runs clear. Follow with Argan Oil to moisturise, if needed.
Hair/Scalp: Mix 3x water to clay. Apply to wet hair & scalp & massage all through. Leave for few mins. Rinse thoroughly till water runs clear. Follow with Argan Oil or Raw Apple Cider Vinegar for extra conditioning, if needed.