Bentonite Clay Face Mask

by • April 29, 2013 • 0 Comments

My go-to detox mask has always been the all powerful bentonite clay mask. It’s one of the only masks I use that is somewhat uncomfortable to wear but it’s extraordinary  benefits definitely outweigh any tightness or redness.

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I usually whip up a batch when my skin is feeling particularly oily and just plain UGH. Immediately after washing the mask off I notice tighter, brighter, and oil free skin. The mask gets super tight when drying  but the resulting redness eventually subsides and I’m left with soft, glowing skin!

Bentonite Clay’s *Magical* Capabilities:

  • Draws out impurities and toxins from the skin
  • Exfoliates dead skin cells and remove flaky dry skin
  • Repairs damage skin tissue and encourage skin wounds to heal faster
  • Encourages blood flow to the skin
  • Tones and tightens face
  • Absorbs excess oil from the skin

To whip up a batch I mix a few spoonfuls of the bentonite clay with apple cider vinegar. I never measure; just mix enough of each until you have a yogurt like consistency.
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I leave the mask on for a few hours or just until it is dry. I find that the best way to remove the mask is to apply a warm face cloth to my face for few minutes. Then, I use the face cloth to gently wipe away the clay.
maskPeace, Love, & Coconuts!

- Zeena

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