What is Multani Mitti
Multani Mitti is also called Fuller’s Earth. It is a natural and most common beauty ingredient for natural skin care. Multani Mitti is also used for treatment of acne, pimple marks, wrinkles, skin pigmentation and sun tan. Multani Mitti or Fuller’s Earth is a clay substance which is formed by decomposition of volcanic ash. This material was also used for cleansing of “fulling” wool by textile workers in England. Hence the name Fuller’s Earth. Multani mitti is made of aluminium magnesium silicate clay minerals. It is also known as Betonite.
Uses and Benefits of Multani Mitti for Glowing Skin
Multani Mitti is very beneficial for all types of skin whether it is dry skin, normal skin or oily skin. Multani Mitti is widely used as ingredient for face packs or face mask. Multai Mitti Face Packs can be made for dry, oily, normal skin or even acne prone skin. Following are the benefits of multani mitti for skin: –
- Multani Mitti can be used as body wash also which makes your skin soft and supple.
- It is widely used as face pack. It absorbs excess oil from your skin and is useful for treating acne and pimples.
- Multai Mitti face pack absorbs dust and dirt from skin pores and unclogs the skin, making them healthier.
- It nourishes skin and improves your complexion. Multai Mitti also reduces the pore size of the facial skin due to which skin looks taut, shining and youthful.
- Multani Mitti is used as an ingredient in many of the commercially available skin and hair care products.
- Multai Mitti face packs reduce skin blemishes and blackheads. It also smoothens tension lines on your facial skin. Texture of the skin improves from rough to smooth.
- Fuller’s Earth has cooling effect on the skin which reduces inflammation and redness of skin. It also reduces effect of sun tan and pigmentation.
- It regulates the natural PH level of the skin. It also has a bleaching effect. Therefore Multani Mitti is an excellent skin care product for your facial skin toning. It invigorates facial skin and makes you look younger.
- Multani Mitti is an excellent facial scrub when mixed with roughly grinded almonds and walnuts. It removes dead cells and impurities from your skin.
Uses and Benefits of Multani Mitti for Healthy Hair
Multani Mitti Hair Packs are very effective in improving moisture content of your hair. Regular use of Multani Mitti Hair Mask results in healthy scalp and radiant and bouncy hair. Following are the benefits of Multani Mitti for hair: –
- Multani Mitti acts as gentle cleansing agent of scalp and hair. It removes toxins and excess oil from the scalp. A healthy scalp is essential for healthy hair growth. It facilitates blood circulation in the scalp which results in new hair growth.
- It helps to remove dandruff and is also helpful in eczema and itchiness of scalp. It is a very mild agent hence causes no harm to your precious locks!!
- Multani Mitti works as a hair conditioner which gives shine and gloss to your tresses.
- Fuller’s Earth Hair Mask is very effective in repairing damaged hair. It is by far the best agent to repair damaged hair and also assists in hair growth.
- Multani Mitti Hair Pack is excellent home remedy for split hairs. The aroma of multani mitti also suppresses bad hair smell, if any.
- It is claimed that Multani Mitti can be used for treating hair loss due to stress and illness.
Multani Mitti Side Effects
- If you have very dry or sensitive skin, it is better to avoid multani mitti.
- It has high cooling property. So if you have respiratory problem do not apply it on chest area.