Moroccan Rhassoul Clay
Obtained from the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, Rhassoul Clay has been used for over 1400 years to obtain flawless skin. In ancient Rome and Egypt, the nobility used it to pamper and keep their skin beautiful, and for generations, Arabian countries have appreciated the rejuvenating effects of Rhassoul Clay. Today, it is highly sought after in luxury spas throughout the world. Rhassoul Clay has a high capacity to adsorp (the process in which atoms or ions from a substance stick to the surface of the adsorbent) impurities due to its high level of ions exchange. It is rich in Silica, Sodium, magnesium, potassium, and calcium. According to Garden of Wisdom (http://www.gardenofwisdom.com/catalog/item/4032831/4581037.htm), Clinical studies conducted in the United States to evaluate Rhassoul Clay for skin health found impressive results. Just a single application improved skin quality. It reduced dryness (79%) and flakiness (41%); improved skin clarity (68%), elasticity and firmness (24%), and texture (106%). It also removed oil both from the surface and from the inside, and dead skin layers, resulting in a general smoothing of the surface skin.
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