Bentonite Clay: What Is It, and Benefits To Your Skin
Time to Detox!
For centuries, people have been using bentonite clay to soothe a variety of ailments and diseases. But perhaps the greatest benefit of bentonite clay is what it can do for your skin. (1)
In this blog we talk about what bentonite clay is, and how its skin care benefits will help make your skin smooth, radiant, and glowing all fall long!
WHAT IS BENTONITE CLAY
Bentonite clay comes from volcanic ash that's been sitting for thousands of years and, like a fine wine, it only gets better with age.
The kind of bentonite people use varies from place to place. In fact, bentonite itself is named after a place - Fort Benton, Wyoming, which is known for its clay (and Wyoming happens to be where we get ours!) (1)
FUN FACT: Bentonite contains other minerals, including calcium, iron, and magnesium, which help make it a skin-soothing all-natural remedy! (2)
Bentonite offers many benefits, not only your skin, but your entire body. It aids in digestion, soothes ulcers, and even helps your liver detoxify impurities in your body.
Bentonite clay is safe and available for use in many ways. It's featured in a variety of products aside from cosmetics, including supplements and toothpaste. (3)
As always, consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about anything in your skincare routine.
Let’s get scientific for a quick sec:
Bentonite clay detoxifies your skin through a chemical reaction that’s unique to bentonite.
This chemical reaction happens because bentonite contains a negative electrical charge, and since opposites attract, it brings positively charged ions to the surface of your skin. (4)
These positively charged ions are toxins, pollutants, pesticides, and even scraps of metal and minerals that enter your body throughout the day. (5)
FUN FACT: Bentonite also works on your hair! Apply bentonite to your scalp, and feel the difference! (6)
Bentonite clay is like a sponge. It draws in and retains dirt and your body’s excess natural oil, also known as sebum. (7)
By doing this, bentonite cleans out your pores and helps your skin become smooth, elastic, and supple.
Bentonite clay also boosts collagen production by increasing the number of collagen fibers in your skin.
This is because of bentonite's composition of mineral silica, which is effective because it controls your body’s connective tissue and helps regulates bodily function. (2)
FUN FACT: Bentonite also offers sun protection against harmful UV rays! (8)
The collagen fibers bentonite facilitates are packed together, providing extra protection and strength to your skin, making your skin elastic, soft, and supple! (9)
With bentonite, you're setting bricks in place to protect you from harsh pollutants and cooler weather that attacks your skin in fall. (10)
Not only does bentonite clay prevent you from acne breakouts, it can be used as a soothing remedy to your skin post-breakout. (11)
Bentonite offers calming relief for viruses, bacterial infections, and gut problems because of its temperature-controlled heating properties. (12)
FUN FACT: Use bentonite under your arms and on your feet for an enhanced detox! (13)
Bentonite is so great at protecting your skin because it forms a barrier against toxins so they can't get to you. (14)
The clay also draws in and retains water, allowing your skin to draw out particles that are hiding - particles that can cause acne and premature aging. (1)And if all that wasn't enough, bentonite helps your white blood cells protect you without obstruction, which allows them to better defend you against bacteria, chemicals and viruses. (15)
Where Can You Find This All-Natural Miracle Remedy?
GARNER'S GARDEN Is Your One-Stop Shop For Your Favorite BENTONITE Products:
100% All-Natural Bentonite Clay: purifies and re-mineralizes your skin, leaving you feeling fresh and clean
100% All-Natural DIY Detox Face Mask: uses bentonite, kaolin, and activated charcoal to pull toxins and give you that deep-clean feeling you want
100% All-Natural Exfoliating Mineral Scrub: use before washing to lock in your moisture and exfoliate
100% All Natural Activated Charcoal Scrub: anti-bacterial deep cleanser will draw out impurities and prevent future breakouts
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