French Pink Clay is a combination of red and white clays. It is considered to be the mildest of all the clays and works well for normal, sensitive and mature skin types. Its unique composition includes Kaolinite, Iron, Illite, Montmorillonite and Calcite.
Appearance: Fine rose/pink colored powder.
Benefits: French Pink Clay can be used to cleanse the skin, slough off dead skin cells and to create an overall refreshed appearance. It can be used on oily or acne-prone skin. It is most widely used in cosmetic manufacturing.
Application: French Pink Clay can be used in body wraps, soap making, face masks, mineral based or cream based cleansers, face or body scrubs, cosmetics and facial powders.
Directions for Use: 5-100% in skin-care products, 1 T. / 15ml per lb. / 500g of soap.
Caution: Caution should be exercised as clays may stain fabric.
Soothing Face Mask Recipe:
Combine 1 oz of clay to 3 tbsp of water, add 1 tsp of jojoba oil and 2 drops of chamomile essential oil to form a paste. Apply to the skin and leave for about 10 minutes and wash off with warm water. Floral water or aloe vera gel juice can be substituted for water.
Foaming Baths and Shampoos Recipe:
Add 5-10% of clays to the product. Simply sprinkle the clay in, allowing it to settle. Always shake before use as the Clay sinks to the bottom.
WARNING Prop 65: This product contains a component which is listed under California Proposition 65. California residents will receive this product labeled accordingly.
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Rating: I recently had to switch to this clay, due to the fact that they discontinued the Australian pink clay for my face mask. Oddly enough, because of the reformulation it ended up saving me a few cents. I Am very pleased with this products as if still does the job. please do not discontinue this clay since you guys are taking out all the good stuff.
By:Wendy, New Rochelle, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 07-Oct-2015
Rating: Very disappointed with this clay. I used it in my soap, a recipe I had made many times before, and it seized. The color is a light brown, mud water, not pink. When I made the first test batch I thought I may have miscalculated my ingredients so I made another batch, and then a third. All with the same results! Won't be purchasing this clay again.
Rating: I bought this to color soap naturally and it works well for that. Beautiful color. Packaged nicely.
By:Juanita, East Burke, Vermont Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 08-Sep-2008
Rating: I love this clay for use in facial masks. It leaves your skin looking and feeling great. This clay also has a beautiful color that I can use to help color cosmetics. NDA has a great value!
By:Aubrey, San Leandro, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 16-Sep-2015
Rating: The French pink clay makes a lovely, gentle clay mask. I combine it with the Zeolite Ultra Fine clay to help with ease of removing the mask. I am not left with any staining on our faces thanks to the zeolite clay addition but it definitely does stain the washcloths used to remove it.
Rating: This fine clay makes the best mask of course, it also colors my creams and soaps beautifully and I use it as a blush and lip tint,
By:Jean-Francois, Ste-Agathe Des Monts, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: LOVE this clay! It leaves my skin so soft, and pores minimized but not tight. The only thing I don't like it that it does stain your skin a little pink. You really gotta scrub it off. I used toner over my face twice and was still getting lots of pink coming off.
By:Janelle, Regina, Saskatchewan Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I added floral water to this clay and used it as a mask for my face and back. It left my sensitive and dry skin feeling extremely soft and moisturized. I would definitely recommend this product!
By:Melissa, Winnipeg, Manitoba Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This is my favorite clay, use it in mask with sour cream, very gentle.
By:Iryna, Phoenix, Arizona Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Jun-2010
Rating: Lovely color, great price.
By:Phyllis, Halifax County, Nova Scotia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: super color. Rose like. I put it in the water phase to bring out as much color as possible and it worked out perfectly.
By:Derek, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 01-Jul-2011
Rating: This clay is so soft and beautiful. I would reccomend it in a second.
By:Christine, North Vancouver, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I love this clay in masks and in soap. Soap turns gentle pinkish peachy color. Very gentle as a mask!
By:Yulia, North York, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I use French Pink Clay made CP soap. Soaps had nice pink. It 's very beautiful and romantic color.
Rating: I have used the French Clay several times, as it is a favorite amongst many of my facial clients.
I use it on almost any skin type with a wide variety of skin ailments, especially my acne prone clientelle. They love the soothing and tightening effect the clay has as a mud mask. Acne has been cleared up approximately 30% in a 1st treatment on many of my younger clients. It is easy to mix into a facial paste, easy to apply and quite easy to remove.
I reccommend this clay! Two thumbs up from me and my client base.
By:Dawn, Bowmanville, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: More moisturizing than french green clay, this clay is a good one for combination skin.
By:Tracey, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: very nice soothing clay. i mixed it with some camomille extract and lavender, and cherry kernal oil as a scrub/mask for my face
Rating: I use this clay primarily for the light peach/pink colour it gives to CP soap, but it also adds a nice silky glide to the finished bar. Great for shaving soap.
By:Carolyn, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I used the pink clay for my soaps and masks. This is a easy to use product. Mixed with a floral water it constitutes an efficient mask. It closes the pores, deeply cleanes and tones. Your skin looks fresh and clear.
By:Louise, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I love this clay. I use it as a face wash every day. Makes your skin soft and leaves a natural glow. Mix with your fave floral water.
By:Shirleen, Markham, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Gorgeous clay! Makes a soft pretty pink color in CP soap and adds a lovely slip to lather.
By:Ellen, Downingtown, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Feb-2006
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