Le Beau Touché and Le Beau Touché – HM are every smooth and even flowing products. The smallest amount of heat, just friction from rubbing it in your hands, will soften the original Le Beau Touché. These clays may feel slightly firm in the original extruded blocks but slicing off small amounts will make it very manageable.
Le Beau Touché – HM is preferred by clients working in warmer climates, above 90°F. It is very similar to the original Le Beau Touché but is slightly firmer and less tacky at room temperature. The original Le Beau Touché is very sensitive to heat variations but the HM formulation will remain stable even at higher temperatures.
Le Beau Touché, up to 90°F maximum. Le Beau Touché – HM, room temperature to 105°F.
Heat over 90°F will cause the original Le Beau Touché to get very soft and sticky and the clay will begin to sweat or sag. The HM formula will tolerate these normal changes.