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Red Clay ER

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Clays come from the decomposition of rocks by erosion. They are differentiated by the type of rock they come from, the climate or the topography of the soil. They are classified according to their chemical structure (illite, kaolinite, montmorillonite, etc.) and their colour. Red clay ER is extracted in Auvergne, and is composed of kaolin and illite-type clay. Its red colour comes from its rich content in oxidized iron. It is attributed with soothing properties and virtues ideal for reducing diffuse redness of the skin and bringing luminosity to the complexion.

INCI name

Illite (and) Kaolin

Red Clay ER

Product details

Physical form at 25°C

  • Powder


  • Clays
  • Specialty minerals


  • Active ingredients

Regional availability

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • N America


  • Skin care
  • Hair care


  • Antiperspirants & deodorants
  • Body care
  • Eye colour
  • Face / neck skin care
  • Face colour
  • Leg care
  • Lip colour
  • Shampoos

Consumer benefit

  • Microcirculation
  • Oily / combination skin

Certifications and standards

  • Halal
  • COSMOS natural approved
  • ISO 16128 - derived mineral ingredient
  • Vegan suitable

Regional compliance


Ingredient origin

  • Mineral derived

Composition information

  • Preservative free

% Natural content – ISO 16128

  • 100


  • Expected to be readily biodegradable


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