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  • kaolin clay in skincare

    Kaolin Clay: What It Is And How It Benefits Skin

    A clay mask isn’t just a pampering treat. If you’ve got oily, acne-prone skin, putting mud on your face can give your skin a matte, shine-free look and keep breakouts at bay. But what type of clay is best? For moderately oily skin, go with kaolin clay. Here’s why: What Is Kaolin Clay? Kaolin clay […]

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  • Know Your Ingredients: Alumina

    What it is Alumina, also called Aluminum Oxide, is a crystalline compound of Aluminum and Oxygen. What it does Alumina is an abrasive. Its crystals may be used to exfoliate. In addition, alumina is used as a thickening agent and an absorbent. Finally, it is also used as an anti-caking agent: it prevents the formation […]

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