Kaolin, which is a type of clay mineral, first came into existence millions of years ago during the last ice age. Deep within glaciers and under the influence of the elements, such as water and wind, rocks were crushed into fine particles over time – eventually creating clay.
Unsurprisingly, clay has been used for skincare since time immemorial and is considered one of the gentlest substances for the skin found in nature. It comes by its reputation honestly; our skin benefits from pure, natural clay minerals in a variety of ways. White kaolin clay is the finest-textured clay mineral and is very gentle on the skin. It’s wonderful for dry or sensitive skin. Clay also provides a natural, lightweight sun protection factor when used in makeup.
White kaolin clay is incorporated into the formulas for: