Hey everyone! I hope you’re all having a wonderful day and this finds you all in happy moods! For all you crafters out there, are you looking for some new and exciting products to try? Something that is sure to get your customers attention? Something sure to get everyone talking? Or maybe you’re just looking for something new to try in your homemade creations? Have you ever tried making anything with cosmetic clays before? Kaolin Clay to be specific? If you haven’t, then what are you waiting for? Cosmetic clays are amazing and you definitely should be using them in your products! Kaolin clay is wonderful and can be used in so many different industries and products!
Kaolin clay is actually named after a hill in China where it was originally mined from, Kao-Ling Hill. But did you know that kaolin clay is also known by other names as well? It can also be known as Ceramic Clay, or China Clay. Kaolin clay was actually first introduced in Europe during the 1700s. The Chinese introduced it as an example of an ingredient used in the process for making porcelain. Kaolin clay can actually be used in the paper making process as well! When used for paper making, it helps to ensure to gloss on the paper. In 2008, the US Naval Medical Research actually announced that they had invented a kaolin-infused gauze. This gauze is called “Quikclot Combat Gauze.”
There are many wonderful benefits to kaolin clay uses. It can be used for many different products and industries, one of them being for bath and body products. Some common bath and body products that can include kaolin clay are bath bombs, mud baths, face masks, eye shadow, natural deodorant, salt scrubs, sugar scrubs, foundation, and blush. When used in these products, kaolin clay has many fantastic benefits, especially for skin care. Kaolin clay helps to exfoliate the skin, stimulate circulation, and also works as a great exfoliant on the skin. There are also many medicinal benefits of kaolin clay as well! It helps to soothe upset stomachs and suppress hunger. Kaolin clay can also treat cholera, mouth pain, diarrhea, any soreness caused by ulcers or radiation, and it can even treat swelling within the large intestine.
Now hold on there, I know you want to try out this amazing cosmetic clay as soon as possible, and here’s how! All you need to do is type “kaolin” or “kaolin clay” into the search bar on our website. That will actually take you directly to our Kaolin White Clay Powder page. On top of the clay picture, you will see a little green box that says “Recipe.” If you click on that it will show the names and pictures of three of all of our wonderful free recipes that are actually made with kaolin clay! Make sure to try them all out especially our Stinky Feet Foot Powder, our Wild Bath Bomb, and our Silky Shimmering Body Powder! While you’re at it, check out all the rest of our free recipes and classes as well and watch out for more Enlightened by Layla!