French Black Clay

French Black Clay

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French Black Clay is also known as Terra Black Clay. It possesses a striking charcoal black hue. French Black Clay is a form of Montmorillonite clay, a soft absorbent clay named after the western region of France known as Montmorillon.

Our French Black Clay is mined, mechanically pulverized into a very fine powered consistency and dried without use of any chemical treatments or additives. It is then carefully packaged to maintain the purity, freshness and beneficial properties of this mineral-rich clay.


French Black Clay is a beautiful, versatile clay with a striking hue and soft, desirable texture. Abundant in silica and other minerals, it is a highly absorbent clay that helps to attract dirt and impurities away from the skin while providing gentle exfoliation. For facial applications, it is ideally suited for normal to oil skin types. After application, it leaves the skin noticeably softer and smoother.

French Black Clay Properties:

  • Very Fine Particle Size and Soft Texture
  • Dark Charcoal Black Hue When Moistened
  • Faint, Characteristic Clay Aroma
  • Ideal for Normal to Oily Skin Types
  • Highly Absorbent
  • Effective at Drawing Dirt and Impurities
  • Provides Gentle Exfoliation

French Black Clay is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:

  • Skin Care
  • Hair Care
  • Cosmetics
  • Soap Making
  • See Spec Sheet for Mineral Composition

Recommended Usage Rate:


Origin: France
INCI: Montmorillonite (Terra Black Clay)
Extraction Method: Mined from natural mineral products, treated mechanically, mixing, without any chemical treatment, unwashed, dried and packed in bags.
Typical Shelf Life*: Stable

*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.

Documents: Safety Data Sheet   Specifications  

Wholesale Pricing: [wholesale pricing info]
  8 wt oz, $9.97
  1 lb, $18.01
  5 lbs, $81.13
  10 lbs., $146.03
  25 lbs, $322.40 * ^
  55 lbs, $620.62 * ^

*This item does not qualify for any promotional discounts.

^This item will ship separately.

Customer Ratings and Reviews

Average Rating: 5 stars  

Rating: 5 stars 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Chelsea

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020

Location: National City, CA

Comments: Love it, so gentle on the skin.

Total Number of Ratings: 1

“I just wanted to say that I LOVE your products and thank you for your excellent customer service!!!”

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