White & Black Clay

→ Mexican Name: Arcilla Blanca & Negra
→ INCI: Kaolin
→ Derivation: Other
→ Country of origin: 🇲🇽 Mexico


Kaolin is a type of clay that is derived from the mineral kaolinite. Kaolin clay possesses natural absorbent properties, effectively soaking up excess oil, dirt, and impurities from the skin. This makes it a gentle yet powerful cleanser. It draws out toxins and impurities from the skin, offering benefits for individuals with oily or acne-prone skin.


  • Anti-blemish
  • Cleansing
  • Soothe
  • Exfoliant
  • Oil Control


Its natural absorbent properties make it a gentle yet effective cleanser, effortlessly absorbing excess oil, dirt, and impurities from the skin. Beyond cleansing, kaolin offers mild exfoliation, promoting the removal of dead skin cells and contributing to a smoother, brighter complexion. Recognized for its detoxifying effects, this clay aids in drawing out toxins and impurities, proving especially beneficial for individuals with oily or acne-prone skin. Additionally, kaolin clay's soothing qualities make it ideal for sensitive skin types, helping to alleviate inflammation and redness.


Cleansing, Signs of Congestion, Barrier Support, Textural Irregularities

Suitable for

  • All skin types

Our approach to ingredients

At Viva Maia, we're proud to introduce a unique skincare collection that marries the profound heritage of pre-Hispanic cultures with modern scientific innovation.

Our formulations are crafted from 100% natural ingredients, selected for their effectiveness and eco-friendly nature. With Mexico's rich biodiversity, we tap into potent and sustainable ingredients.

We cultivate many of these ingredients ourselves and meticulously handcraft our extracts, powders, and oils.