Bentonite clay is one of the most powerful clays that can fight acne-causing bacteria and clear toxins living on the surface of the skin. It can help to deep clean the pores for clear, healthy skin. The clay can also be added to your bath water or to your shampoo to detox your body and scalp. Bentonite clay can be applied to your skin and hair to deep clean and detox. Here are amazing ways to use bentonite clay in your beauty routine for clear skin and healthy scalp –
Clear Acne – It fights acne-causing bacteria to keep skin squeaky clean and clear. Mix 1 tbsp of bentonite clay with 1 tsp of organic turmeric powder and mix it with apple cider vinegar or filtered water ( for sensitive skin) to make a paste. Apply this all over your face and leave it on for 10 mins before you rinse it off with plain water. The mask can leave your face red but it is just for few mins. You can finish off by using cold water to rinse your face and then use a moisturizer or oil to add hydration to your skin.
Deep clean Scalp – For healthy hair you need to have a healthy scalp. 1-2 times a month deep clean your scalp to remove any buildup or dead skin. Mix bentonite clay with apple cider vinegar to make a paste. Section off your hair and apply the paste only on your scalp. Leave it on for 10 mins and rinse it off.
Armpit Detox – Deep clean the armpit and detox to whiten the armpits and also get rid of body odor. Mix bentonite clay with water and apply on your underarms to detox for odor-free armpits. READ MORE – ARMPIT DETOX SPRAY – puriﬁes and brightens your underarm skin
Whiten teeth – Make a teeth whitening toothpaste using the bentonite clay – Mix 1 tbsp of bentonite clay with water and add in few drops of peppermint oil to make homemade natural toothpaste.
Natural Powder – use bentonite clay as natural powder. Add 2 tbsp of rice flour to 1 tbsp of bentonite clay. Mix it in and apply it on your face using a powder brush.
Detox Bath – Detox your body and flush out toxins by making a detox bath. Add 2-3 tbsp of bentonite clay to your bath water and soak in it for 10-15 mins.
Shampoo – Mix a small amount of bentonite clay in your shampoo to deep clean scalp and treat dandruff or oily scalp. READ MORE – 10 NATURAL ORGANIC DIY SHAMPOO RECIPES FOR HEALTHY HAIR GROWTH
Remove blackheads – bentonite clay that offers deep cleans the pores to get rid of blackheads. Mix bentonite clay with apple cider vinegar and apply it on your face.
Smooth feet – Make a detox foot mask, mix bentonite clay with apple cider vinegar to make a paste. Apply it under your feet and wrap it with a saran wrap or a plastic for 20 mins. Rinse it off and pat dry for smooth and soft feet.
Dry shampoo – Get rid of excess oil from your hair and keep your scalp fresh by using bentonite clay as dry shampoo.
Brighten skin – The clay removes dead skin cells to brighten dull skin. Mix bentonite clay with rose water and use it on your face. If you have dry skin then use add in few drops of rosehip seed oil or any other face oil and then apply it on your face for 10 mins as a face mask.
Clear Back acne – You can make a bentonite clay bacne mask by mixing it with apple cider vinegar and apply it to your back to clear back acne or make a spray by mixing 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar with 1 cup of filtered water and 1 tbsp of bentonite clay. Spray this all over your back and leave it on for 15 mins before you rinse it off. READ MORE – ONION PEEL FOR HEALTHY HAIR GROWTH