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Washing with clay is a gentle way to clean your skin. Clay is known to have healing and cleansing properties. Unlike soap, clay has no bubbles. Clay cleans, heals, detoxifies and adds minerals for soft healthy skin. Use clay daily instead of soap and once a week as a mask.

The ClayLove Kneader Bag has made the process of using clay easier and more efficient. Follow these simple steps using your kneader and clay for a natural way to clean your body and shampoo your hair. Just mix, apply and rinse!

Step 1-Mixing

  • Pour packet of clay into the Kneader Bag (enough to take 24 showers and 2 facials)
  • Bentonite: Add 3/4 cup hot tap water, half at a time.
  • Green/White: Add 1/4 cup cool tap water.
  • Mix clay by grabbing the neck of the bag with one hand and kneading the bottom of the bag with the other hand
  • Continue to mix until the clay texture looks like pudding and cottage cheese mixed together (2-3 minutes)
  • Use S-hook and bag loop to hang

Step 2A-Wash

  • Squeeze the bottom of Kneader bag pushing the hydrated clay to the top (or reach in bag)
  • Rub the clay in your hands and rub all over your face and body
  • Use the pad to wash
  • Completely rinse clay off with warm water

Step 2B-Mask

  • Wash you face with your face wash product
  • Squeeze the bottom of Kneader bag pushing the hydrated clay to the top (or reach in bag)
  • Smooth a layer of hydrated clay to face (the thicker the longer it takes to dry)
  • Let clay dry completely, approximately 15 to 20 minutes (shorter for sensitive skin 5 to 10 minutes)*
  • Rinse off deep rooted dirt with impurities and toxins
  • Feel how soft and clean your face feels
*You may feel the skin tighten when drying. Some people have felt a tingle or slight burning. That is the magic happening. Lighter skin tones may see a little redness.


Sensitivity Test: A sensitivity test is recommended before use. 48 hours before full application test the clay on a small spot on the side of the face or neck. If there no change of concern to the area, then you can proceed. Consult your physician if you have questions or concerns.

Notes: For external use only

Clay can be slippery on shower floor make sure tub is protected with a non-slip surface.
 
If clay powder gets in eyes flush with liberal amounts of fresh water. Eyelids may become sticky. Avoid rubbing eyes. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.

This clay has no additives and has not been tested on animals.

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