Also called volcanic ash, bentonite clay is the remnant of volcanoes. It is pure and natural and available all over the world, but significant deposits of this clay are found in Kutch District in Gujarat India.
It contains montmorillonite that gives it a flaky texture when exposed to air or water. The clay carries a negative charge that causes it to attract substances with positive charge – like toxins, bacteria, fungi, etc.
Our bodies are exposed to harmful pollutants every day – from free radicals to sun exposure, dust, and grease. Our face is exposed to all things damaging. Though we cannot control most of that, we sure can reduce the ill effects by following an effective skin care routine.
The negatively charged ions in the clay attract and draw out the toxins to the skin surface. The clay also contains magnesium, silicate, copper, iron, and potassium – all of which further boost skin health. Apart from clearing your skin’s surface, bentonite clay has a host of other benefits. It can be Ingested but only after due discussion and advice from an expert, also if you want to ingest it please start with low doses.