Category Archives: Fullers Earth Powder

Palm Oil Face Mask

Before you ask, “Palm Oil???”, which has been most people’s initial reaction, bear in mind there are other cooking oils we use on our skin and hair, including coconut and olive oils.

Palm oil is:

  • Rich in Vitamin E
  • A natural deep cleanser
  • A natural deep moisturiser
It is found in a lot of shampoos and moisturisers.
This mask is made up of:
  1. 2 tablespoons of palm oil
  2. 2 tablespoons of fullers earth powder/bentonite clay
  3. 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
No water is required. Mix the contents and apply to a clean face – make sure you wipe off excess dirt or makeup before application. Leave for 15-20 minutes.

How Often? 1ce a week.

Watch:

Your skin will feel a little oily after rinsing off the mask, soak a face towel in warm water, squeeze excess water out and wipe. Repeat twice and finish with a cold water rinse. Moisturise and enjoy your skin :)

My skin felt great after this, it’s definitely worth a try.

Internal Cleansing with Fullers Earth Powder

I talk about Fullers Earth at least once a week, friends and family have tried it out because of how amazing I say it is.

There are many known uses for it but I’d only used it as a skin and hair cleanser. It’s no surprise I decided to take things one step further and drink it ;) Watch the video below:

In addition to the video:

  • A little more on the ‘result’ – Just think compact and err very firm ;)
  • Although I use it once a week, some websites have suggested drinking it every morning. In a couple of weeks, I’ll increase it to 2ce a week
  • This makes me feel great especially after a weekend of indulging (I ate 2-3 chocolate chip cookies last weekend <-- I'm living on the edge aren't I? Ha!). Now that I eat healthy 80% of the time, indulging in sweet things irritates my tummy and causes bloating, etc. So this light cleanse works for me.
If you have any questions, ask away :)

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Fuller’s Earth Face Mask

I know… I know… another “beauty” post. I promise, I’ll get back on nutrition and exercise :)

I mentioned in THIS POST about changing my haircare, as well as skincare, regimen.

Thanks to my sister’s radiant skin in December, I now don’t use any soap on my face. I won’t go into the not-so-good ingredients that some of my face soaps contained but one of them SLS (Sodium Laureth Sulfate) is very drying as most of these sulphates not only clean, but strip the skin of its moisture. Not the best thing for someone with dry skin like myself….

Anyway back to the reason for this post, now I cleanse my face using oil once a week and use my sugar scrub once every week or two.

I clarify (deep clean) my skin (face) with Fuller’s Earth Powder (an Indian earth powder named ‘Multani Mati’), the pack says it:

  • is a natural cleaning agent
  • makes skin smooth and soft
  • improves blood circulation and adds glow to skin

Some online research also resulted in “Fullers Earth powder makes a great skin treatment face mask. It replaces lost moisture and can be used to remove blackheads and spots, great for oily skin, blemishes and acne.”

Of course I jumped on it and it’s been really great for my skin so far…Please note this has no scent or smell :)

I mix about 4 tablespoons of the powder with 2 capsful (grammar?) of apple cider vinegar and a little water to give it a paste like consistency. Apple cider vinegar is used because one of its many benefits* is it helps to gently remove oil and dirt buildup.

I apply to my face and leave on for at least 15 minutes (until it dries).

I rinse off with warm water, do a final rinse with cold water to seal my pores. These pictures are before I moisturised, my skin doesn’t feel tight or look ashy and dry.

My skin hasn’t felt so clean but NOT stripped in forever…. I love it! I apply my moisturiser (grapeseed oil) and I’m good to go :)

*Apple cider vinegar is also great as a toner – mix one part ACV with at least 3 parts water, apply to cotton wool and clean your face – it really works :) There are more benefits!

ACV can be found in any grocery store and Fuller’s Earth powder can be found in Indian shops and health shops. My sister buys *Bentonite Clay* in the States and it’s exactly the same thing.