Sodium Bentonite Clay (Montmorillonite) is a slippery clay useful for detoxifying, cleansing, and shaving sensitive skin.
external use as a poultice or in skin care recipes to purify and cleanse.
volcanic ash sediments, United States
For External Use Only.
CLEANSING MUD MASK
1 TBS Bentonite Clay
3-4 TBS Water or Hydrosol
Combine the above ingredients well. Wet the face with warm water first. Gently massage the clay mixture into the face upwards to cleanse. Leave it on the face for up to 15 minutes but don't wait until the mask is completely dry. Gently wipe off with a warm wet cloth. Follow with a mist of hydrosol (Frankincense, Geranium, Calendula, Sandalwood, or Lavender), then a carrier oil of your choice. If you have oily skin, follow with organic aloe vera gel.