You ready for this one? I hope so because it is the first in a series dedicated to the remarkable bentonite clay. Bentonite clay is basically mud, but don’t let the category fool you, this mud is powerful on a goddess level. Though I will be covering in detail the health benefits of Aztec’s health and beauty secret in a different post (you won’t want to miss) I want to let you know that a teaspoon of this powder a day can replace your multivitamin, yeah… power!
Now when it comes to your skin/face this clay is the ultimate in detoxification. It removes the toxins that are a result of your naughty chemically makeup and obliterates the inescapable environmental toxins that we encounter on a daily basis.
When you apply this clay on your face, impurities literally attach to it and once the mask is rinsed off, so too are the impurities. Use this on a regular basis and you begin to understand what a powerful weapon this is for health and beauty. Seriously, this should be taught in schools! If we cannot, however, get this approved on any curriculum, the best we can do is educate ourselves and pass it down to our daughters, mentees, and all women.. men too!
This post is specifically for the face but I am compelled to let you know that impurities and toxin buildup cause and exacerbate problems from acne all the way to unsightly cellulite on thighs, butt, and arms! That means that we desperately need something that regularly and deeply cleanses these areas. In addition to eating healthy and working that body, we need to detox, and this is where this fab healing clay answers every call every time.
World’s Most Powerful Facial
The back of Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay tub says that this can be used for “facials, acne, clay baths, foot soaks, chilled clay for knee packs, and insect bites” and does not fail to mention that it is the world’s most powerful facial. In big red letters are the words “feel your face pulsate” and woman is this true! With one application you will literally feel the activated clay pulsating and pulling impurities from wherever on the face they hide.
What I Love About Bentonite Clay for the Face
- not processed at all, 100% natural
- pulsating feeling on my face actually feels like a massage
- rich in calcium, magnesium, silica, sodium, copper, iron and potassium.
- easy to mix, no unnecessary mess
- feel so clean after
- firms the skin
- improves elasticity
Where to Buy
Aztec Secret’s Indian Healing Clay is a very trusted brand. It is 100% natural calcium bentonite clay (the green one) with no additives, no fragrances, no animal testing, and has been sun dried (meaning no chemical processing). This is one of the most popular brands for the clay though you can buy bentonite clay that is not branded. If you do, just be sure that you can trust the seller and product- maker before committing. The best place to purchase Aztec Secret is here on Amazon. Check back for the post where I go over the different types of clay, like food grade, and organic.
How to Make the Face Mask
Step 2: use a non- metal bowl and non- metal utensil (the metal messes with formula, kind- of like electronics on a airplane)
Step 3: mix equal parts powder with water or Apple Cider Vinegar (it will bubble if you use ACV, this just means it is activating)
Step 4: mix to get a nice creamy consistency (you can add coconut oil or grapeseed oil for extra softness)
Step 5: use the flesh around your phalanges (basically just use your fingers) and apply all over your face
Step 6: let it harden for 10-25 mins and feel the wonderful vibrating, pulsating face massage as it works its magic
Step 7: rinse with warm water
*some people experience redness for up to 30 minutes after rinsing off, its normal*
A pure face! Weekly use of bentonite clay as a face mask will make everyone you come in contact with desperate to know your beauty secret. This powder is life. Whether you are digesting it or applying it externally, it purifies you from the inside out and in a world of lurking toxins our face needs this kind of love.
Remember lassies, this is only part one of this glorious series on bentonite clay! Make sure you are here tomorrow as the Handbook’s Natural Hair Friday presents the hair mask/shampoo/conditioner that your hair has been asking for! You also don’t want to miss the toothpaste/teeth whitening, Indian healing clay smoothie, or the ultimate immunity post, so make it easier on yourself and subscribe on your way out– that way all the posts will be sent straight to you 😉 That’s it handbookers:
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