Properties: Purifying, Clarifying and Softening
Uses: Purify, cleanse and tighten facial pores, absorb excess sebum, wash and strengthen hair
Indications: All types of skin, especially oily skin. Oily, fine hair, lacking in volume
Purifying, clarifying and softening
Native to Morocco, where it is extracted in a unique quarry on the edge of the Middle Atlas, about 200 km from the city of Fez, Rhassoul has been used for several centuries by oriental women to care for and gently cleanse their hair and skin. It was already known in the Middle Ages, of trade throughout the Orient.
The word « Rhassoul » in Arabic means " to wash ", because this clay soil is saponiferous, that is to say that it contains a large amount of natural foaming saponins. Its washing action is totally different from that of a shampoo or soap. Indeed, instead of chemically modifying the surface tension of water (= surfactant), the washing action of Rhassoul is purely physical.
Among all dermatological clays, Rhassoul is the one with the lowest content of aluminum oxide and calcium oxide. This unique feature allows it to be used as a mask for the eye area.
Rhassoul is indicated for all types of skin: oily, dry, irritated, normal, sensitive, reactive, etc. It cleanses the skin deeply, without attacking it. It eliminates all impurities especially blackheads due to sebum. Rhassoul emulsifies naturally with water, it absorbs impurities and excess sebum without attacking the protective lipid film of the skin.
Rhassoul is also indicated for dry and devitalized hair, dandruff and scalp irritations. It does not attack the protective layer of the hair. Known for centuries for its cleansing and purifying properties, this clay will also delight oily scalps for which it absorbs sebum and cleanses the hair gently, without damaging it. The hair regains shine, suppleness and tone.
The mineral minute
Rhassoul is a 100% natural and organic product. It is a volcanic clay. It is extracted from deposits on the edges of the Atlas mountains in Morocco. These are the only known deposits to date providing this clay. It is rich in minerals such as magnesium, iron, aluminum, calcium, sodium, zinc, phosphorus and potassium as well as provitamins ... These are all components with properties that are extremely beneficial for the skin. Rhassoul also contains silica, carbonates and clays of the illite group.
INCI : Moroccan Lava Clay
Names: Moroccan Lava Clay, Hectorite, Ghassoul
Origin : Morocco
Method of production : Drying takes place in a rotary dryer. Grinding can then be carried out.
Composition : Silicate of magnesia
Solubility: Miscible in water and oil
Texture / odor: Brownish powder
In a cool, dry and ventilated place, far from a source of heat and protected from light.
It is advisable to avoid using metal containers and utensils (different from stainless steel). In case of contact with the eyes, rinse them for several minutes by opening the eyelids. If swallowed, rinse your mouth.
Did you know ?
Unlike some soaps and shampoos, rhassoul does not pollute wastewater.
Indeed, it does not contain surfactants or other polluting agents. In Morocco, rhassoul is often offered as a gift to brides.
- - Soft- Cleans and purifies
- - Soothes scar tissue
- - Absorbs and regulates excess sebum
- - Removes impurities
- - Soothes irritated scalps
For whom ?
- All skin and hair types for the entire family, even to pregnant and lactating women.
How to use it ?
- Face mask
- Body wrap
What products to combine with it?
- Nourishing hair care base
- Floral waters
- Vegetable oils
- Plant powders
- Essential oils
Face or hair mask:
Complete and multi-use care, just mix the rhassoul with a little hot water to enjoy all its properties, both on the skin or on the hair
7 DIY recipes with this product :
Particular attention is paid to the quality of the materials selected. Our clays are non-ionized, without preservative, without coloring and come from isolated quarries and in wild environment.
They have excellent clay mineral contents and thus offer properties superior to less pure clays.
They have been checked and comply with the Ecocert / Cosmos standard for ecological and organic cosmetic raw materials.
Our products are composed of ingredients of natural origin and / or from organic farming. Our commitment includes the absence of parabens, silicones, phenoxythanol, nanoparticles, PEG, perfumes and synthetic dyes.
Our products are packaged in France with minimal and recyclable packaging.
Maurice J. published the 17/09/2020 following an order made on 22/08/2020
Bel produit, effet dégraissant garantie.
Hassana L. published the 14/09/2020 following an order made on 21/08/2020
Lea A. published the 14/09/2020 following an order made on 17/08/2020
j'ai essayé le shamppoing au rhassoul et c'est très efficace pour mon cuir chevelu de temps à autre, pas de manière régulière personnellement
Lassoued S. published the 03/09/2020 following an order made on 11/08/2020
De très bonne qualité
Erika Y. published the 02/09/2020 following an order made on 31/07/2020
Très efficace en soin capillaire
Laurence H. published the 02/09/2020 following an order made on 29/07/2020
Je n'ai pas encore essayé toutes les recettes mais la première était réussie.
Jannick E. published the 01/09/2020 following an order made on 04/08/2020
Très bien, conforme à mes attentes, je recommande !
Zahra R. published the 11/08/2020 following an order made on 04/07/2020
Impecc. Cheveux reboostés, plus forts, beaux, brillants. Magnifique produit qui dépasse tous les autres mêmes de haute gamme.
Cynthia P. published the 31/07/2020 following an order made on 27/06/2020
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