PRAAN Naturals Logo

Ethically Sourced Natural Bulk Ingredients for Beauty, Personal Care and Wellness Applications

French Black Clay

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.

Praan Naturals 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.


Praan Naturals 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:


French Black Clay

INCI Nomenclature:

Montmorillonite (Terra Black Clay)

Shelf Life:




Extraction Method:

Mined from natural mineral products, treated mechanically, mixing, without any chemical treatment, unwashed, dried and packed in bags.

Safety Data Sheet

Make an Inquiry
How it works

Please provide the size of this ingredient that you typically purchase and the total quantity that you are interested in purchasing:

Learn What the Differences are Between Praan Naturals and From Nature With Love