Dead Sea Clay is obtained from the mud of Dead Sea, Jordan. Dead Sea has Salinity so high, 10 times more than any ocean, that no plant, animal or organism can make it a habitat; hence the name Dead Sea. It is also known as the Sea of Salt, Stinking Sea or the Devil’s Sea. The water in Dead Sea has no way to go, but to evaporate. In the process, the mud at the bottom of the Sea absorbs all the skin benefitting minerals and salts, this mud is obtained and rid of all the impurities and made for commercial use.
Dead Sea Clay is rich in Minerals like Sodium, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, etc. It is also filled with Anti-microbial properties, that makes it suitable for treating allergies, acnes and pimples. It also rejuvenates skin and open clogged pores that slows the process of ageing and gives skin a youthful appearance. It is added to Skin Care products for such benefits. It is also used for Mud Baths, that helps body to relax better and rejuvenate skin cells. It is also added to Infection treatment Creams that are targeted to Dry Skin conditions.
- Before you apply the Dead Sea mud to your face, clean your face thoroughly with water and open your pores with a warm cloth.
- It’s important to moisturize your eyes before applying the Dead Sea mask. That’s because the skin around your eyes is thinner and more delicate.
- Start by applying the mud to your face using your fingers. Remember to apply it in a thin layer.
- This should take about 12-15 minutes. If the mud takes a lot longer to dry, then you’ve probably slathered it on too thick. It’s best to sit up while it dries, but if you do lie down, rest your head on a towel.
- Once the mud has dried, remove it from your skin.
Dead Sea Mud
Dead Sea Mud is the grainy silt obtained from the shores of the Dead Sea. The mud collected is further processed to eliminate sand particles, dirt, etc., till a smooth paste-like solution is obtained. It contains abundant sources of minerals like calcium, sodium, potassium, magnesium, etc. Color of this mud changes as per season as it is available in light grey color in summer whereas its colors might vary from dark grey to black in summer and rainy seasons.
Chemically the main constituents of Dead Sea Mineral Mud are dead sea water and organic matter. It also contains minerals like Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Oxide, Potassium Oxide, Calcium Oxide, Magnesium Oxide, Iron, etc. It has a typical smell of wet mud. The pH level of black sea mud ranges between 7.5 and 8.9. The high concentrations of salt and other chemical compounds in the dead sea mud contain potent therapeutic and beautifying properties which can be used for various applications.
The presence of natural medicinal properties in this mud powder makes it an essential ingredient to cure numerous skin diseases. Several cosmetic products also use Dead Sea Mud Powder as it does not contain any synthetic ingredients. The different forms of sea mud are added in mud baths, cleansing face and body masks as it has rejuvenating, exfoliating, and cleansing properties. This Mineral-rich salt maintains its reputation for having Soothing, Strengthening, Regenerative properties.
Dead Sea Mud Powder Uses
Used in formulation of Cosmetic Products like lotions, moisturizers, scrubs, pedicures, and manicure creams, etc., as black sea mud reduces skin irritation and helps in treating redness, oiliness, swelling, and even inflammation.
Nutrient-rich formula of dead sea mud powder is valuable for hair care products like shampoo, conditioners, hair masks, etc., as it nourishes roots as well as hair strands and makes hair shiny, soft, frizz-free, and detangled.
Natural dead sea mud mask’s facilitates absorption of nutrients into skin, with radiant and youthful glow. It contains several minerals and anti-oxidant properties which help to balance overall health of skin.
Therapeutic effect of a dead sea mud used for medicinal or pharmaceutical products. It contains healthful essentials which penetrate skin, providing relief from muscle aches and, joint pains. It also promotes blood circulation which treats various health ailments.
Antioxidant and anti-microbiocidal action of black sea mineral mud used for making anti-acne ointments that help in treatment of dermatological ailments like acne, eczema, and psoriasis. It also fades marks and scars of the skin.
Anti-wrinkle creams also uses dead sea mud as it stimulates blood circulation which helps to regenerate skin cells. This cream reduces appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, blemishes, and aging spots making skin youthful.
Dead Sea Mud Powder Benefits
Reduces Skin Impurities
Therapeutic properties of dead sea mud used to remove dirt, dead skin cells, and other impurities from skin. Presence of magnesium, potassium and other minerals enhances elasticity of skin and protects it from external factors like chemicals, pollution and harmful UV Rays.
Black sea mud cleanses skin deeply by removing sweat and oil from pores. It also draws excess sebum from skin which causes skin problems like breakouts, acne, pimples, and even blackheads. It detoxifies skin and makes it feel healthier, fresher, softer, and smoother.
Cleansing action on skin, sea mud nourishes with minerals and hydrated for long time. Moreover, it acts as restoring agent for skin by reviving its natural glow and enhancing its texture. Natural purgative and relieving properties provide relief and musculoskeletal ailments.
Anti-aging capabilities of black sea mineral mud help to restore skin tone and firmness. Aging effects like fine lines, shrunken pores, wrinkles, etc. can be reduced by applying mud pack. It also boosts blood circulation and expedites process of new skin generation.
Black sea mud powder is effective for eliminating bacteria’s and free radicals from skin. It can treat issues like dark spots, bacterial infections, allergies, acne, and other bacterial problems. It also absorbs the additional sebum that is one of the main causes of acne.
Natural hydration and conditioning properties of dead sea mineral mud used to nourishes scalp and roots of hair. Application of this product also boosts blood circulation, eliminates harmful bacteria, deeply cleanses and moisturizes the scalp, and repairs hair damage.