Bentonite clay is an excellent product to use for skin care. When mixed with water the negative electrical charge created enables toxins to be drawn out of the skin and into the clay making bentonite masks very popular for those with troubled skin. Large pores can be reduced in size , and oily skin can have sebum production reduced with regular use of such a mask making it extremely beneficial to acne sufferers.
Bentonite can be used in a bath to aid the detox process by adding 1/4 cup of clay to the bath water.
When added to a soap recipe bentonite clay can offer added slip making it suitable for a shaving soap. Add 2 tablespoons of clay per kilo of oils if you would like to use it for your own shaving soap.
Colour may vary from beige through dusty green
Storing clays in plastic or metal is not recommended.