Calamine Powder is often called pink clay and is mostly used for sensitive skin. Calamine powder has zinc oxide which when mixed with a small amount of ferric acid make sit pink. It comes from the natural mineral deposits which are turned into a soft powder when milled. It is one of the main constituents of the traditional Calamine lotion that is used to relieve redness, stinging and irritation of the skin.
Calamine Powder treats the skin with gentle toning and antiseptic action. Historically it’s been mixed with rose water to create soothing face masks. It is Excellent for dry mature skin and irritated skin when it can be mixed with German Chamomile Hydrolat and applied to the face. Excellent for acne Rosaceae especially is German Chamomile Essential Oil is added.
Penny Price Base Products can be used to create so many wonderful things for therapeutic or beauty treatments. Try Adding Essential Oils, Carrier Oils and other Base Products and start getting creative!