|raw material||high purity kaolinite|
|uses||cosmetics, soap, face masks, scrub,toothpaste|
100% NATURAL AND SAFE. COMMON USES: Create soap, creams, lotions, face or body masks, bath bombs and apply to normal, oily, dry or sensitive skin. Gentle exfoliator. Excellent for cosmetic use. Gentle on the skin. Has natural absorbency properties. scrubs, poultices, deodorants, It helps stimulate circulation to the skin while gently exfoliating and cleansing it. It does not draw oils from the skin, so it can be used on dry skin types without negative results.
Kaolin is or was also used:
l in ceramics. It is generally the main component in porcelain.
l in toothpaste
l as a light diffusing material in white incandescent light bulbs
l in cosmetics
l as paint to extend titanium dioxide (TiO2) and modify gloss levels
l for its semi-reinforcing properties in rubber
l in adhesives to modify rheology
l the production of common smoking pipes in Europe and Asia
l in organic farming, as a spray applied to crops to deter insect damage, and in the case of apples, to prevent sun scald
l as whitewash in traditional stone masonry homes in Nepal. The most common method is to paint the upper part with white Kaolin clay and the middle with red clay. The red clay may extend to the bottom, or the bottom may be painted black
l as a filler in Edison Diamond Discs
l as an indicator in radiological dating since Kaolinite can contain very small traces of uranium and thorium
l to soothe an upset stomach, similar to the way parrots (and later, humans) in South America originally used it. More recently, industrially-produced kaolinite preparations were formerly common for treatment of diarrhea; the most common of these was Kaopectate, which abandoned the use of kaolin in favor ofattapulgite and then (in the United States) bismuth subsalicylate (the active ingredient in Pepto-Bismol)
l for facial masks or soap
l According to the American National Precast Concrete Association metakaolin is a supplementary cementitious material (SCM). When added to a concrete mix, metakaolin accelerates the hydration of Portland cement.