BENTONITE CLAY FACE MASKS FOR FLAWLESS AND BEAUTIFUL SKIN

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Bentonite clay is also known as the ”healing clay” because it heals and cleanses the body. It is made from volcanic ashes.It was named by Wilbur C. Knight in 1898 after the Cretaceous Benton Shale near Rock River, Wyoming. Bentonite clay can be used both internally and externally.It detoxifies the body by removing and absorbing toxins, heavy metals, chemicals and dirt from the body.Bentonite Clay consists of minerals like silica, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, and potassium.There are 3 types of Bentonite Clay such as Sodium bentonite, Potassium bentonite, and Calcium bentonite.When Bentonite Clay is used internally, it helps with digestion, pH balance, constipation, oral care, providing minerals to the body, various skin problems, heartburn, stomach ache, vomiting, etc.Externally it can be used in making shampoos, Bentonite Clay face masks, bug bites, cuts and scrapes, deodorant, detox bath, minor burns, toothpaste, etc

BENTONITE CLAY FACE MASKS

BENTONITE CLAY FACE MASKS :

Bentonite Clay is a cream colored fine, velvety, odorless and non-staining powder. It is a swelling clay as it swells rapidly when comes in contact with any fluid.Normally the mixture of Sodium Bentonite Clay and Calcium Bentonite Clay are used for various skin purposes.Although this Montmorillonite clay has tons of benefits, here I will suggest only the Bentonite clay face masks which you can use to get a beautiful and flawless skin.

Important Notes:
1.Do not keep Bentonite Clay in any metallic container as it will reduce its effectiveness.
2.Use any glass/plastic/wooden containers for making face masks or storing it. Any spatula or spoon to mix the ingredients should also be non-metallic.
3.Before using the mask make sure to do a patch test behind your neck or elbow to avoid any allergic reactions further.
4.While using the mask your skin may feel tightened or some tingling sensations.But if it causes severe irritation then stop using it.
5.After using the mask skin may look little pink or red as it increases the blood flow in the skin while pulling out the toxins and impurities.

1.Blackhead Removal Face Mask

Ingredients are:

  • 2 teaspoons of Bentonite Clay
  • 1/4th teaspoon of Activated Charcoal Powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons of water/required amount of water to make a thick paste

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Mix all the ingredients together to make a thick paste, apply the mask on the face and let it sit for maximum 10 minutes or until the mask dries off.Wash off your face with water and apply a moisturizer. Follow this remedy once a week.

Activated Charcoal acts as a deep cleanser and detoxifier. Apple Cider Vinegar removes the dead skin cells and helps in exfoliation.

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2. Anti Acne Mask

Ingredients are:

  • 1 teaspoon of Bentonite Clay
  • 1 teaspoon of water
  • 3-4 drops of Tea Tree Essential oil
  • 1 teaspoon of ground oats(Make a fine powder in grinder or food processor)

Mix all the ingredients together and apply the mask on your face, leave it for 10-15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.Follow this remedy twice a week.

Oats absorb the excess oil from the skin hence useful for acne prone skin. Tea tree essential oil has antifungal and antimicrobial properties, it keeps the acne and pimples at bay.

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(Also Read: 5 homemade face packs to remove suntan)

3. Anti Blemish Mask

Ingredients are:

  • 1 teaspoon of Bentonite Clay
  • 1 teaspoon of Apple Cider Vinegar

Mix these 2 ingredients well and apply it on the face. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes or until it dries off.Wash off the face with lukewarm water. Follow this method 1-2 times a week.

This mask helps in get rid of blemishes, scars and makes the skin even toned.

 

4.Deep Cleansing Mask

Ingredients are:

  • 1 teaspoon of Bentonite Clay
  • 1 teaspoon of Honey
  • 1 teaspoon of Water
  • 1-2 drops of any essential oil of your choice( I prefer lavender, rosemary and jojoba oil)

Mix all the ingredients together to make a thick paste.Apply it on the face and neck for 10-15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.Follow this method 1-2 times a week.

Honey helps to cleanse and shrink the pores.This mask cleanses the skin deeply and makes the skin smooth and silky like never before.

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5.Simple Mud Mask

Ingredients are:

  • 1 teaspoon of Bentonite Clay
  • 1 teaspoon of Water

 

Mix these 2 ingredients well and apply it on the face and neck. Let it sit until the mask dries off.Wash off the face with lukewarm water. Follow this method twice a week.

This mask makes the skin super soft and healthy.

(Also Read: 5 homemade face packs to get instant glow)

6.Detox Mask

Ingredients are:

  • 1 teaspoon of Bentonite Clay
  • 1 teaspoon of Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of Honey
  • 1 teaspoon of Water

 

Mix all the ingredients together to make a thick paste-like consistency.Apply it on the face and neck for 10-15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.Follow this method twice a week.

This mask removes the impurities and dead skin cells from the skin. It makes the skin supple and healthy in the long run.

 

7.Soothing Mask

Ingredients are:

  • 1 teaspoon of Bentonite Clay
  • 1 teaspoon of Yogurt

Mix the above ingredients and apply it on the face and neck. You can also apply it on the areas affected by sunburns.Let it sit on the skin until dries off. Wash off with cool water.

It heals the minor sunburns and cuts on the skin. Yogurt has antibacterial and healing properties.

8.Anti Ageing Mask

Ingredients are:

  • 1 teaspoon of Bentonite Clay
  • 1 teaspoon of water
  • 1 teaspoon of ground oats(Make a fine powder in grinder or food processor)

Mix all the ingredients together and apply the mask on your face and neck, leave it on the skin for 10-15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.Follow this remedy twice a week.

This mask helps in reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the skin.

(Also Read: 15 ways to use Red Sandalwood for beautiful skin)

So these are some Bentonite Clay face masks which are super useful for the skin. If you want to know other benefits and uses of Bentonite Clay, let me know in the comment section below. Hope you found this article helpful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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