Fuller’s earth is any clay material that can decolorize oil or other liquids without special chemical treatments. Fuller’s earth typically consists of palygorskite 2)Palygorskite or attapulgite is a magnesium aluminium phyllosilicate or attapulgite or bentonite.
Fuller’s Earth has been used as absorbent of oil and grease, filtering, clarifying, and decolorizing, both as active and inactive ingredient in beauty products, and pharmaceuticals.
Fuller’s Earth is also knows as Bleaching clay, or Whitening clay specifically when it is used to treat facial pigmentation, such as melasma. Also widely known as “Multani Mitti”, or “Mud from Multan” in ancient Pakistan, where it was used in cosmetics.
Benefits of Multani Mitti Or Fuller’s Earth
Helps to Remove Dead Skin
Fuller’s Earth removes the dirt, excess of oil and dead skin cells and makes skin more radiant. Cures inflammation and proven best for irritation-prone skin due to it’s anti-bacterial properties3)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2413170/.
Softens your Skin and Improves Elasticity
Fuller’s Earth when applied as face mask, pulls and tones up your skin, removes the wrinkles and loose skin reducing the signs of aging and makes your skin more resilient and lively.
Improves your Skin Complexion.
Fuller’s Earth has the ability to cure scars and blemishes and gives a even skin tone and glowing skin when used regularly. It also reduces sun tan and pigmentation.
Fights and Prevents Acne
Fuller’s Earth cleans and opens the skin pores, and it’s antibacterial properties prevents it from getting infected, thereby fights and prevents acne.
Face pack to Treat Acne
- 1 teaspoon neem paste
- 1 teaspoon ground clove powder
- 1 teaspoon rose water
- 1 teaspoon camphor
- 2 teaspoon of fuller’s earth
Mix, apply and wash it off with warm water after 15 mins, repeat if necessary. ( more face packs available in the ebook provided below )
Removes Blackheads and Whiteheads
The silica and quartz present in Fuller’s Earth acts as a fine scrub, combined with it’s exfoliating properties, helps to get rid of blackheads and whiteheads.
10 Face Packs with Fuller’s Earth for various skin conditions and desired results, available for download as ebook.10 Face Packs with Fuller's Earth - PDF
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