Lava & Earth is made with Moroccan Red Clay (aka. Rhassoul Clay or Moroccan Lava Clay) and diatomaceous earth which both both naturally have an extremely high silica content. This clay is harvested from the fertile Atlas Mountains in Morocco, mined from deposits created by volcanic activity and geothermic changes in the soil. It's use as a cosmetic clay dates back to Ancient Rome and Egypt, where it was used by nobles to improve tone and enrich the skin. It boasts a multitiude of incredible skin benefits- including an effective blackhead and acne treatment, tightening and firming, refined pores, increased elasticity, and decreased dryness with consistent use (2-3 times/wk). It is scented with rose essential oil which provides its own skin loving benefits as well. This facial treatment puts in the work, so all have to do is rinse and glow. Instructions for Use: Apply an even layer to face and neck and gently work into the skin in a soft circular motion. Leave on for 10-15 minutes, until clay is completely dry and starting to crack. Rinse with warm water and pat dry with a fresh towel/cloth. For best results- use 2-3 times/week. Can also be used as a more targeted treatment for problem areas such as around the nose or t-zone.