Glacial Clay

Updated: Aug 14

The Benefits of Glacial Clay in Skincare

Canada has a wealth of amazing skincare ingredients. Consider our glaciers. Not only does it have significant anti-aging properties, it is also full of over 60 natural minerals.


Over time, erosion and glacial run off have carried vast deposits of precious minerals down-river to settle in the estuaries of British Columbia. Throughout the journey the minerals are energized through the process of hydrolysis which creates a negative electrical charge. It is this negative charge along with the essential nutrients that gives this particular clay its powerful natural healing properties.

Glacial Clay’s Rare Composition

The core structure of our glacial organic clay is chlorite-mica, enhanced by almost 60 rare earth minerals and marine ions, culminating in natural, restorative clay.

Glacial Clay’s Benefit For Your Skin

With aging comes poor circulation, internal inflammation, and dehydration. Exposure to harsh environmental pollutants can lead to a build-up of toxins which eventually show in the skin. According the research of BC glacial clay by Dr. Ernst A. Hauser, glacial clay’s high absorption makes it ideal for drawing out impurities and toxins from the skin.

The micro size of this clay's particles and its amazing absorptive ability are especially beneficial. The osmotic power of the clay pulls moisture up from deep inner tissues to hydrate the surface of the skin and also cleans the skin without dehydrating it, as other cleansing agents may do.

Benefits of Canadian Glacial Clay For Skin

  • Detoxifies

  • Removes accumulated dead/dry skin cells, toxins, and bacteria from the skin

  • Improves skin’s tone and texture

  • Replenishes beneficial minerals and elements to protect and renew the skin

  • Rehydrates the skin

  • Restores and Balances Skin’s pH Levels

  • Tones and Tightens your Skin

  • Purifies

  • Natural Exfoliating and Astringent Qualities

  • Reduces Oiliness of Skin

  • Increasing Rate of Blood Circulation that Speeds up Healing Process of Troubled Skin

  • A natural all-in-one skin care regimen

  • Effective problem-skin treatment

  • Pore reducing

  • Healthy exfoliation and blood circulation

  • Visible smoothing and firming

  • Wrinkle reduction

Taiga Beauty uses Glacial Clay in our Polishing Grains. Look for it in Wild Rose, Marshmallow, Yarrow, and Chaga & Willow. This cleanser will help your skin restore and balance its pH level and speeds up the healing process for troubled skin and various skin problems and still leave your skin nicely hydrated. Combine these grains with our Boreal Intensive Facial Oil or our Micellar Waters for an extra cleansing boost!


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