Activated Coconut Charcoal

Probably one of the most well-known ingredient in skincare, Activated Charcoal is a fine powder that is naturally black in colour. Right from our Indian Ayurveda, to the dense forests of South Africa, Charcoal has been used in skincare for eons. Activated Charcoal is charcoal which has been treated with oxygen at high temperatures to make it more porous, more fine. As a result, it feels smooth on the skin while it also provides gentle exfoliation.

Calamine Powder-

Made from zinc oxide and iron oxide, Calamine powder is used to soothe skin from any kind of irritation. It is used in the form of lotions, creams and more as it helps to keep your skin supple and nourished. It is a popular remedy in treating acne and other mild skin conditions owing to its anti-inflammatory properties.

Calcium Bentonite clay-

Scientists claim that Calcium Bentonite clay absorbs the excess oils and toxins from the skin, thereby clearing the dirt from within the pores. Obtained from volcanic ash, this clay is made up of iron, calcium, magnesium and other minerals which add to its benefits. It is popularly known to reduce the risk of mild skin infections.

Cambrian Blue clay-

This mineral rich clay is baby blue in colour, but it actually turns yellow in soap! It is known to fight acne, pimples and even improve the elasticity of the skin. Popular as a gentle clay, the Cambrian Blue clay is one of the few clays which can be used on dry skin.

Dead Sea Mud-

This one sounds right out of a Pirates of the Caribbean movie, doesn't it? Dead Sea mud is extracted from the earth that surrounds the famous Dead Sea lake. The mud is stated to be rich in minerals such as sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium and so much more. As a result, it keeps your skin hydrated, eliminates stretch marks and helps in removing the minute harmful bacteria from the skin.

French Green Clay-

Perfect for exfoliating dead skin cells and for reducing blemishes on the skin, the French Green clay is soon becoming a staple in skincare products. It's fresh green hue is the result of a combination of chlorophyll, iron oxides, calcium, potassium and multiple other minerals present. A study published in 2008 stated that French Green clay could also help in prohibiting bacterial growth on the body.

French Pink clay-

Originally mined in Southern France, French pink clay is perfect for all the skin types owing to its mild nature. The clay gets its signature light pink hue as it contains iron oxide. Hence, the clay also acts as a natural colourant. Additionally, it gives the soap a lush texture.

Kaolin clay-

Kaolin clay was initially mined in the Kaoling hills in China. The ivory coloured clay is fine and smooth in texture. Kaolin clay is known to soothe the skin from irritation caused by rashes or insect bites. Given its average absorbent quality, the clay can be used on normal, dry and oily skin.

Multani Mitti-

Aahh, finally a clay which is familiar for everyone! Multani mitti, or mud from the city of Multan, has been used for millennia in Asia. Also known as fuller's earth, this clay is regarded as the wonder clay in the cosmetics industry. It is known to help in reducing acne, blemishes and pimples. It has also been stated that regular use of this clay can give you an even skin tone.

Purple Brazilian Clay-

Purple Brazilian clay gets its faint signature hue from the magnesium present in it. Magnesium helps keep your skin cells healthy, which works towards reducing signs of ageing. It is known to help deliver an even skin tone and tighten the skin. It is also popular for absorbing excess oils from the skin.

Red Moroccan clay-

Mined from the ancient Atlas mountains of Morocco, this clay is a result of volcanic activity and geothermal changes in the soil. It has been said to be used by the nobility in ancient Egyptian and Roman civilizations. Today, it is an essential ingredient in treating acne, pimples and blackheads. As it is extremely absorbent, Moroccan clay is perfect to use on oily skin.

Rhassoul clay-

This clay also finds its origins in Morocco. However, there are a few aspects which help in differentiating between rhassoul and red Moroccan clays. Lets start with the colour, while red Moroccan clay is, well red, rhassoul is dark brown in colour. Secondly, rhassoul clay is said to help soften rough and hard skin. Though it packs a powerful punch, the clay is super gentle on the skin.


We do not manufacture these clays. Kindly note that skin problems like acne, pimples, rash, redness and others mentioned on this page are mostly caused by internal body functions. While these clays might help in reducing the skin problems, they are not the cure. Lastly, the benefits of clays written on this page have been featured after online research. We do not take responsibility for the benefits mentioned. For more details, kindly read our terms and conditions.