The United States is a large producer of fullers earth they derive it from deposits of volcanic ash. Fullers earth consists primarily of hydrous aluminum silicates. Fuller's earth is a good absorbent hence it is used to remove stains, dirt, impurities, oil and grease from any surface. It is called as Multani Mitti ( mud from Multan) in India and Pakistan because it is derived from multan a place now in Pakistan. Before the invention of soap and shampoo people in India used fuller's earth for bathing and washing clothes. Fuller Earth has extensive uses in the beauty industry, both for cosmetic purpose and for treatment for acne and other skin problems because of its absorbent capacity. Even it has been used numerous times to shine and clean the marble stones of Taj Mahal, India with positive results.
- NATURAL – NutroActive Fuller’s Earth or Multani Mitti is 100% natural, organic and pure. Mutani Mitti provides various skin benefits and is the most used face pack in the world for glowing skin. Take 2tbsp Fuller’s Earth, 1 tbsp tomato juice and a pinch of sandalwood powder and wild turmeric powder. Make into a fine paste and apply it on your face for 10-15. Gently wash it off with lukewarm water.
- OIL CONTROL – Fuller’s Earth or Multani mitti absorbs excess oil from the skin surface and removes the impurities deposited on the skin. Therefore it avoids the occurrence of pimples caused due to excess oil secretion. It penetrates into the skin and shrink the pores and stops the excess oil production. Mix 1tbsp of Fullers Earth with an equal amount of rosewater and a pinch of wild turmeric. Make this into a fine paste. Apply it on your face and leave it for 10 mins until the pack hardens. G
- SKIN TONE - It helps in improving the skin tone and gives a bright glow and radiance on the face. The natural bleaching properties of fullers earth helps in lightening the blemishes and acne marks, diminish scars and dark spots and reducing the sun tanning. Mix 1tbsp of fullers earth with 1 tsp of tomato juice, lime juice, milk and honey. Apply it on your face and leave it for 10 mins before washing it off with cold water.
- HAIR PACK - Multani mitti is a mild, yet effective cleanser that removes impurities from your hair. This makes it an ideal hair pack for people with oily scalps as it helps clean your hair without drying out the natural oils. People sometimes use multani mitti as an alternative to commercial shampoo. It helps in treating dandruff and hair fall. Make a paste with equal part of clean water and Multani Mitti. Massage scalp for 5-7 mint and wash it off after 10 mins.
- FACE PACK FOR DRY SKIN - Those who have dry to normal skin can use fuller's earth face packs by adding some milk and almond paste. It helps in retaining moisture in the skin. Crush 4 almonds into fine paste with few drops of cold milk. Add a teaspoon of fuller’s earth and honey to this mixture. Apply it to your face and leave it on for 10 minutes. Wash it off with cold water.