Our organic rhassoul (also called ghassoul) is a spa quality mineral-rich clay from Morocco. It is sun-dried and untreated.
It is very gentle on the skin, and great for sensitve and dry skin. This clay is found deep beneath the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Use this for healthy hair and skin.
Benefits of using our organic rhassoul clay:
- deep cleansing facial and skin cleanser
- does not strip natural oils from your hair and skin
- detoxifies (removes impurities)
- deep cleansing and conditioning treatment for hair
- clarifies your hair
- nourishes your hair
- improves skin clarity, elasticity and firmness
- smoother hair and skin
- reduce secretion of sebum
- treat and heals eczema, psoriasis, and acne
This clay can be used daily. Perfect for sensitive skin, and for all skin and hair types.
When using any new hair product it’s always recommended that you do a hair strand tests or a skin patch test first. Even natural products can cause allergic reactions. Test before use.
Important: Please keep in mind that your hair is as individual and unique as you are. Henna and Ayurvedic treatments can be drying for some. It’s recommended that you add our aloe vera powder or one of our hair oils to your recipe and/or deep condition your hair afterwards. We recommend that all of our clients try varying recipes based on their individual hair needs and focus. Use the recipe that works best for your hair!
Total amount of powder you should use:
Above ear length: 50-75 grams
Shoulder length: 100-125 grams
Bra strap or mid-back length: 150-175 grams Lower back length (above hips): 200 to 225 grams Hip/Waist length: 250 to 300 grams
Using our Rhassoul Clay
Place rhassoul clay into bowl and add warm water. Allow water 5 minutes to be absorbed into clay and mix well. Add our rose water or essential oils to your rhassoul clay treatment for added benefits for both skin and hair.
Rhassoul Clay Hair Recipe
• Mix 5 tbsp of rhassoul clay (pieces or powder) with hot water. Add water slowly until it’s just covering the rhassoul clay. All water to be absorbed which can take up to 5 minutes
• Add coconut milk to mixture until consistency of thick yoghurt
• Apply rhassoul hair recipe into your hair thoroughly
• Allow to sit in your hair from 10-15 minutes
• Wash out thoroughly and cleanse or style as usual
We recommend you add 5% of your whole recipe of our organic aloe vera powder.
How to use:
Place desired amount in bowl (about 1 tbsp for one facial application), and add very hot water so that it slightly covers your rhassoul clay. Let it absorb the water from about 5-10 minutes.
For a facial mask you can add rose water as well for anti-inflammatory properties.
Apply the paste onto your damp face and leave it for about 10 minutes. Keep the mud damp with a water spray or simply by applying little water with wet fingers. Rinse your face with warm water. Pat dry, and moisturize with one of our organic oils.
Naturally this the clay draws out excess oils and bacteria, leaving the skin feeling clean, refreshed and nourished. You can also use some rose water on cotton to tighten the pores.
Store any additional or leftover rhassoul clay in a cool, dark place or your fridge.
For hair you can mix the rhassoul clay the same as above, but with more liquid to make it more fluid. You can use this to cleanse and wash your hair directly in your shower. You can also try our Moroccan Clay shampoo bar.
Our Hair recipe: (the proportions of this recipe do depend on how much hair you have. Please adjust as desired)
-1 cup coconut milk, 1 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp marshmallow root, 1 tbsp cocoa powder, 2 tbsp rhassoul clay.
Mix all dry ingredients together, and add warm water until just thickened and absorbed. Allow rhassoul clay to absorb water really well so that it's smooth and creamy. Then add these ingredients slowly together with your liquids (honey, and coconut milk). Mix all of these ingredients very well. Optional, you can add other ayurvedic herbs to this recipe for added benefits). Apply onto your hair in the shower (as it may drip), and leave on for 5-10 minutes. Wash out thoroughly.