Named after a village in southeastern China where it was once mined. It is a component of porcelain, has been used in light bulbs, toothpaste, paint, facial masks, to soothe stomach upsets, and has even been used as an organic method to deter insects from crops–you name it, kaolin can do it! It can soak up many times its weight in water (called an adsorbent) and can absorb oil as well (this is why we use it, actually). It purifies and detoxifies.
21 Mar 2019