3 DIY Bentonite Clay Face Masks For A Glowing Skin

Everyone desires to have skin that is beautiful and without any flaws. For this reason, many people try out lots and lots of face masks to achieve that desired flawless face. Some try out face mask recipes while others try out other sheet masks. Whichever way you choose you should achieve your result of a flawless and beautiful face.

There are so many face mask recipes out there that can be used. But the recipe that this article is throwing light on is the bentonite clay recipe. The bentonite clay mask is one of the most popular face masks.

But much benefit is gained from this mask when it’s combined with other ingredients. This face mask has is best used at night. Although for best results, I recommend you use this mask at least 3 times a week.

Bentonite clay is an odorless, grey-fine powder extracted from the ashes of a volcano. It has an extraordinary component that has led to its use for detoxification for decades and it is still in use.

The components of bentonite clay are calcium, silicon, potassium, iron, and copper.  Bentonite clay is also known as montmorillonite clay. It was originally found in France at Montmorillon where it had its name. Bentonite clay has lots of benefits which does not only help the skin but also our dental health. 

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Benefits of bentonite clay

Bentonite clay is enriched with minerals like magnesium, copper, iron, silicon, sodium, and potassium which helps to clean the surface of the skin and even beyond which makes it an essential food for the skin.

It draws out unwanted toxic materials and acne which cause an acne breakout. It also removes dead cells accumulated on the skin. Some of the benefits are as follows

  • Promotes young and smooth skin
  • Gives an even skin tone
  • Serves as a detox for the removal of chemicals from the skin.
  • Helps in fighting acne

DIY bentonite clay face masks

3 DIY bentonite clay face masks you can try at home to help your skin

Bentonite and activated charcoal

Activated charcoal has become very popular in face masks lately. Activated charcoal is a fine black powder made from coal, coconut shells, bone char, and petroleum coke, which helps absorb chemicals that can cause harm to the skin. It helps to detoxify the skin and helps give a smooth and glowing appearance to the skin.

Honey hydrates the skin and allows essential enzymes to permeate the skin. It moisturizes the skin by reducing dryness and increasing water content.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • 1 tablespoon of bentonite clay
  • 1 tablespoon of activated charcoal
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 drop of essential oil

Direction

Mix all the ingredients in one bowl until you achieve a smooth paste. Apply it to your face and leave it for about 15 minutes. Wash your face thoroughly and dry it.

Bentonite and activated charcoal

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Bentonite turmeric mask

Tumeric is one of the natural products which helps to brighten the skin. Tumeric has a lightening pigmentation which helps to reduce of appearance of wrinkle lines and helps to give glowing skin.

Apple cider vinegar can help tone and tighten the skin. It can also protect the skin from harmful bacteria and other pollutants that may cause certain skin irritations.

Coconut oil has so many beauty benefits when applied to the skin and the face. It keeps the skin hydrated by trapping in moisture, it also reduces inflammation and fights hyper-pigmentation to give you an even skin tone.

Ingredients

Directions

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Add some water if the paste isn’t to your liking. Apply the paste to your face and leave it for about 10 minutes. Once the 10 minutes is up, wash your face thoroughly.

Bentonite turmeric mask

Bentonite clay and aloe vera face mask

For this bentonite clay face mask, we add honey, aloe vera, and apple cider vinegar. Honey and aloe vera are very good detox. This gives a perfect balance to the bentonite clay mask.

Aloe Vera gel contains anti-inflammatory effects, making it beneficial to the skin. Its cooling properties aid in the relief of sunburns and other inflammations. It also moisturizes the skin and aids in the treatment of acne.

Ingredients

Directions

Mix the bentonite clay, raw honey, and apple cider vinegar in a bowl. Add the aloe vera gel. Apply the mixture to your face and leave it for 10 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water.

Bentonite clay and aloe vera face mask

Do you have any other ways to use bentonite clay for your face? Write it in the comment section below.

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