Clay masks are a wonderful addition to any and every skincare routine. The benefit of using clay masks on your face is a very long list. Here are six of the most wonderful benefits.
1. Clay masks are fabulous for absorbing and eliminating dirt, oil and toxins from your face.
Removing all that build up on our skin is so important for its ongoing health. For this reason alone, using a clay mask regularly is a great idea. Clay masks have the unique ability to absorb as it dries. These masks have been described as vacuuming out your pores. That’s how effective they are. Accumulated dirt and oil can be very stubborn and difficult to remove. But when a wet clay mask is put on your face and begins to dry, it pulls and traps all the debris on the skin and inside of your pores, taking it out when the clay dries and is later removed.
Bentonite is the type of clay used in clay masks. It creates an electrical charge when mixed with water. It’s so effective that is removes heavy metals and various chemicals that accumulate on your skin over time.
2. Clay masks are easy to apply and easy to acquire.
Most local drug stores or department stores carry facial masks, including clay masks. They come in a variety of types, scents, and forms. Some are sold in individual packets while others come in a jar or foil envelope. Many are just a powder that you can mix with water to form a paste. Even the powder form is easy to use. All types are effective at cleansing and nourishing your skin.
3. Clay masks are chocked full of all the nutrition your face loves and craves!
Clay masks are a real treat for your skin. It saturates your skin with vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that absorb into your skin. You can use a clay mask as often as once or twice a week with no risk of over drying.
4. Clay masks do not discriminate—They love all skin types equally!
Mix your clay mask with apple cider vinegar for a nutrient-rich paste. It will give your skin what it needs and leave it feeling soft and healthy. Whether your skin is oily, medium, dry, or a combination of the before mentioned, a clay mask will work wonders on our complexion. Your skin will appear brighter, smoother and less oily. Your skin tone will be evener.
Clay masks have been known to work wonders on those with facial acne. They are superstars at getting rid of excess oil, drying out acne, and reducing acne inflammation. If you are suffering from acne, you may want to give clay masks a try. They will likely become your new best friend in the war against acne.
5. Clay masks are great for exfoliating.
You know that top layer of skin that skin health professionals say needs to be removed periodically? Well, a clay mask is the one for the task. Some clay masks when mixed with apple cider vinegar, have been known to create a pulsating sensation as they work. Repeated use of these masks works great to exfoliate the skin.
6. Clay reduces the appearance of scars.
If you haven’t been convinced to try a clay mask by now, this reason will surely get you off of the fence! Bentonite clay will help with lightening scars by healing the scar tissue caused by acne. Few home remedies can tout this ability. It will also help with redness, discolouration, and stretch marks.
So many great reasons to use a clay mask regularly. Bentonite clay is so versatile, it can be used as a face powder. So many cosmetics are full of toxins and dangerous ingredients. This can serve as a healthy alternative.
The list of benefits would not be complete without a quick mention of a few additional uses for Bentonite clay aside from its clay mask uses. It can be added to bath water as a detoxifying bath. It can be mixed with toothpaste to draw toxins and germs from your mouth. Even pregnant women use Bentonite clay to help with morning sickness.
All around, a truly beneficial and dynamic natural remedy for whatever ails you!