Fuller’s earth is naturally occurring sedimentary clay. Its typical mineral content includes silica, alumina, lime, sapphire crystal, magnesium oxide, iron oxide, and calcium oxide. Fuller’s earth is renowned for its ability to soak up oil. When applied on oily and acne-prone skin, many feel that fuller’s earth facial masks outperform any other cleansing skincare products.
Fuller’s earth facial masks reduce oil and remove impurities from skin, therefore are highly recommended for people with acne problems, spots, and blemishes. The clay is also said to produce a lightening effect on the epidermal layer of skin by removing excessive skin impurities, dead epidermal cells. When used twice daily – morning and evening – on a wet face in the form of facial scrub paste, Fuller’s earth aids in maintaining the healthy oil balance of acne prone skin. There are no restrictions as to frequency of use; Fuller’s earth is a completely natural product.
Combine Fullers Earth with either of the following natural bases:
Whipped egg white lemon juice & yogurt for a bleaching effect Orange juice for ance Oats & hydrosol Saroma Rose Hydrosol to form a thick paste that is applied on face and body, and allowed to dry. Rinse off with water or herbal teas.
-2 teaspoons of Fullers earth mixed with the above base ingredients will be plenty.
You can add some Saroma essential oils into the mix to give extra benefits.
Fullers earth can be used as a base for homemade soaps and paraben-free shampoos. For better effects, apple vinegar and egg yolk are added to this marvelous clay shampoo prior to application. The regular application of Fuller’s earth in hair care gives hair thickness, volume, and shine. Applied regularly as hair mask, it is said to increase hair growth. Fuller’s earth reportedly effectively fights stubborn hair conditions like dandruff and seborrhea. Its natural property to absorb excessive impurities from scalp skin is used in natural anti-dandruff hair care masks.
MORE Benefits of Fuller’s Earth:
Fuller’s earth’s antiseptic properties aids in clearing the skin. It enhances blood circulation below the skin. Add a few drops of Saroma Natural Therapies Rose Water to Fuller’s earth and make a thick paste. Apply this on the skin and let it stay for 10 – 15 minutes, rinse with water. This helps in soothing the skin. Mix little Saroma Rose Hydrosol and water to 1-4 teaspoons of Fuller’s earth and make a paste with it. Apply this on the scalp and wash it off after some time. This improves blood flow in scalp as well as in treating oily hair.
If you have dull complexion or suffering from acne, apply Fuller’s earth facial mask. Combine orange juice and fuller’s earth and apply it on affected areas. Let it stay for 15 minutes and rinse with water. If you are suffering from menstrual cramps, muscle pain, insect bites and burns, you can use healing earth as a warm and cold compress. For a warm compress , combine Fuller’s earth and lukewarm water to make thick paste. Apply this on the affected areas and let it stay for a few hours. This warm compress is very helpful in treating menstrual cramps and muscle pains. In order to make cold compress , combine fuller’s earth with cold water and apply it on a linen cloth. This paste must be thick and keep the strip on the afflicted areas and allow it to stay for a few hours.
To improve blood circulation , add a small quantity of Fuller’s earth to a tub of water and soak in it for 30 minutes. Allow it to penetrate into the skin and rinse. This makes you feel and look wonderful. ACNE: People with acne-prone skin would benefit most from every day facial masks containing Fuller’s earth as a main ingredient. Combined with whipped egg white, Fuller’s earth provides an anti-inflammatory and astringent effect to damaged skin tissues. It can be used as every day facial cleanser or can be combined with bran for better peeling effect. Fullers earth is not recommended for dry skin on a daily basis, as it can be very drying to the skin. A mask containing sweet almond oil applied once a week for dry skin is adequate
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