Fullers Earth - Your Go To Product For Beautiful Skin
Fuller's earth, or Multani Mutti as we call it in India, is a one stop solution for your beauty woes. Multani Mitti is a type of clay that contains various minerals, including magnesium, quartz, silica, iron, calcium, calcite and dolomite. It has oil-absorbing, cleansing and antiseptic properties that make it very helpful in treating various hair and skin conditions. This natural ingredient is highly safe to use and there are no side effects ofusing it.
Multani mitti masks are very effective in making your skin glow as well as improving the texture of the skin. It also makes it radiant by removing acne and blemishes to a great degree. It is well capable of removing all the impurities from your skin so that your pores are not clogged anymore and thus prepares your face for serum or cream application. In this way the cream gets more absorbed and works more effectively. Being a natural absorbent, fuller’s earth can be used to remove excess oil from oily skin. It can also unclog skin pores and balance the natural pH level of the skin and hence is commonly used as a homemade face pack.
Droopy or sagging skin due to age is a common problem. Multani Mitti can improve skin elasticity to help tighten and keep your skin smooth. For visible improvement you could make a pack by mixing one tablespoon each of fuller’s earth, glycerin and honey to make a smooth paste. Mix in one beaten egg white. Apply the paste on your face. Without moving your facial muscles, relax until the paste dries naturally. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. Use this remedy once a week to feel the difference of your skin.
Multani mitti also reduces sun tan and helps to reduce pigmentation. It can also heal your scar marks. Add some essential oil with multani mitti for your face pack and it will give soft supple skin in no time. One of the most popular uses of multani Mitti is for those with oily skin. Multani mitti with rose water makes an excellent face masks for oily skin. For dry skin, add milk and almond paste with it. It improves blood circulation also.
Multani Mitti also treats the dandruff amazingly well. For this you could make a hair pack with equal amounts of orange peel powder and multani mutti. Apply it on your scalp and hair. Leave it on for 20 minutes, and then wash it off with water. Use a mild shampoo to wash your hair. Follow this home treatment once or twice a week to reduce dandruff effectively. Alternatively you could mix four teaspoons of fuller’s earth and two teaspoons each of lemon juice and honey in one-half cup of plain yogurt. You can also add a few drops of water to get a better consistency of the paste. Apply it on your hair and scalp and leave it on for 20 minutes before rinsing it off. Finally, shampoo and condition your hair. Do this once or twice a week to get rid of dandruff for good.