Rhassoul is a natural mineral clay mined from volcanic rock in the foothills Atlas Mountains of Morocco. For more than one thousand years it has been used by local women to gently cleanse and soften their skin and hair. Which is how it got its name, from the Arabic verb rhassala meaning to wash.
Rhassoul is packed with a plethora of naturally occurring minerals such as magnesium, iron, calcium, silica, potassium and sodium. These mineral properties give Rhassoul its ability to cleanse the skin, absorb excess oil, balance sebum secretion, and tighten and tone the pores.
It’s become increasingly popular in luxury spa treatments for the face, body and hair as it is a versatile effective cleanser. Also, its grainy texture gently buffs the skin leaving your face noticeably smoother and softer.
Apparently the Moroccan royal family loves it so much they reserve a Djebel-Rhassoul, a passage into the Atlas Mountains, to stock up on their own personal supply.
But you don't have to go to Africa to get yours, as we use Rhassoul in the MIMI Green Goddess Fresh Face Mask for all the reasons above (and you'll now find it in our limited edition Dark Chocolate Fresh Face Mask).
Enjoy your #MIMImoment!