How to Handle Clay
How to use clay
Follow these simple rules and tips to keep your clay clean, effective, and active:
- Always use clean utensils when removing the clay from the container.
- Clay can stain fabrics, handle with care and protect your clothes or fabrics.
- Store the clay away from extreme heat and direct sunlight.
- Keep out of the proximity of chemicals and strong odors.
- Clay will increase oxygenation and blood circulation to the skin*. (*Sometimes clay can create redness and an itchy sensation, which is normal and not harmful).
- If you are experiencing an active flare-up of rosacea, increased sensitivity, or burning, wait until the area has calmed down before treating it with clay.
- The clay should be kept dry.
- Never accept natural clay packaged in aluminum/metal bags.
- Clay should never be handled with metal spoons or stored in metal containers.
- The materials used to prepare the clay should be plastic-silicone, but preferably wooden, glass, ceramic spoons, bowls, etc.
- For storage, you can use plastic, but paper, ceramic, or glass containers are recommended.