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Clay - Brazilian Yellow




This soft yellow coloured clay comes from clay pits in Brazil, where the mineral content gives it this unique, vibrant yellow colour. This clay is a great way to add an all natural colour to your soap, as well as using it in scrubs, masks and mud packs.

In Spa and Skin Care products, Brazilian Yellow Clay offers high electrolyte exchange capacity, promotes purifying, astringent, and remineralizing actions.   This clay absorbs oils without dehydrating the skin.  Yellow Brazilian Clay is helpful when included in hair products as it offers hair smoothing and hair cuticle repair.

Brazilian clays contain naturally occurring pigments, their colour being achieved by variations in mineral content and oligoelements found in the soil, therefore do not contain any synthetic dyes or pigments.

All our clays are totally natural and can be used alone, or blended together, and you can create gorgeous, naturally coloured soaps using a combination of all our clays or just this clay alone. We have chosen to stock the Purple and Yellow Brazilian clays, as these two colours are unusual and unique, and together with our regular range of clays, you have a full colour palette to work with.

You'll find a project on Soap Queen HERE in Melt & Pour Soap and HERE in Cold or Hot Processed Soap

Suggested Product Usage Rates:

Spa use:  Facial, Body and Capillary masks - In combination with other powders within a formula - between 20 and 60%
Spa use:  Facial and Body Muds - In combination with other powders within a formula - between 5 and 25%
Hair Care:  2 - 8%
Skincare (emulsions): 2 - 8%
Liquid Soaps, Shower Gel and Shampoo:  2 - 10%
Soap Spa Bars for deep cleansing:  5 - 15%

To use in Regular Soap Bars as Colourant:

Cold Processed Soap:  1 dessertspoon to 1 tablespoon per kilo of soap (swirling will use less).  Mix into a slurry with either water or thinly traced soap before adding to soap prior to Fragrance or Essential Oils.

Melt & Pour Soap:  1 teaspoon per 500g of soap base (all types).  Mix the clay to a slurry or paste with some water, Glycerine or Sodium Lactate Plus and gently stir into the melted soap.

You'll see recipes for Masks and Treatments in our Recipe Formulary

CAS #: 12199-37-0, 310-194-1, 1318-93-0, 310-127-6   
Clinically Tested
Particle Size:
  15 - 50µ
Country of Origin: Brazil

If you have never used a facial clay mask before, we recommend a small test before continuing with full treatments.

INCI: Kaolin, Montmorillonite, Mica