Multani Mitti aka 'Fuller's Earth' is a light-colored clay and is a result of decomposing volcanic ash. Also known as 'Fuller's Earth' which was used to clean and degrease woolen cloth in the early English wool industry because of its ability to absorb oil.
One of the earliest substances to be used as a beauty mask, Multani Mitti is said to make your skin radiant by getting rid of blemishes. This clay has amazing cleansing and absorption properties, deep cleaning helps to remove impurities and dead skin cells, allowing the skin to breathe; it also hydrates the skin, clears up blackheads and whiteheads, and flushes out toxins. Used to treat excess oil and acne this soil is packed with minerals and usually has a high aluminum magnesium silicate content.
Gentle enough to use as body-dusting powder, some of it's absorption uses are to decontaminate equipment and clothing of soldiers who have been exposed to chemical agents; relieve an insect sting; and cleans an oil spot from non-washable materials.
This powdered clay mask may be mixed with just about anything, yogurt; honey; chamomile or green teas; lemon juice; seaweed; and essential oils for a pleasurable experience.
To make your Multani Mitti clay powdered facial mask using your favorite warm liquid mixture slowly mix the clay powder working it into a smooth paste with no lumps.
Apply evenly on facial area making sure to keep out of your eyes, mouth and ears. Allow to dry & harden and then wash with warm water making sure to gently remove the entire mask.
Caution: Caution should be exercised as clay facial powder may stain fabric.
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