Kaolin is the ingredient you need in your skin care — here are 3 products to try

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If you have oily skin and are constantly on the lookout for something to strip that excess oil, then you need to learn about kaolin.

What is kaolin?

Kaolin cleanses and exfoliates dead skin cells. It’s a naturally occurring soft clay that adds absorbency and texture to cleansers. The great thing about kaolin is, because of its extraction properties, it works well in cleansers, serums and face masks.

Using the ingredient in your skin care routine will help reduce oil production and shine on the skin, making it a wonderful choice for those who have oily or acne-prone skin! Here are a few kaolin-infused beauty products you should add to your cart.

Murad Clarifying Mask, $42

This clarifying mask cleanses and calms acne breakouts with a natural, clay-based treatment.

Versed Brightening Tightening Mask, $9.99

Credit: Versed

This brightening tightening mask includes turmeric extract, red kaolin clay and witch hazel. Paired together, you get this antioxidant-rich clay mask that tightens pores and smoothes skin.

ClearCalm Clarifying Clay Cleanser, $34

Credit: REN

This blemish-fighting clay cleanser has a kaolin clay base that draws out impurities and excess oil. It doesn’t foam, but you can add a bit of water to help it lather (if you’re into a bit of lather).

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