Baffling Bentonite Clay! - Curl Cure

Baffling Bentonite Clay!

 When it comes to locking down the perfect natural skin/hair care routine, there are multiple ways to show it some love. Bentonite clay is one of those ingredients which has been around for a  long period of time and has been proved quite effective for skin and hair care. Bentonite clay is a soft, fine powder which contains a bundle of minerals and is created from volcanic ash. It is an absorbent aluminum phyllosilicate clay chemically which is why it has been popularly termed as a natural sponge since it attracts dusts/chemicals etc. off your skin/hair. In fact bentonite clay has been used and eaten from ancient times until now and is believed to have therapeutic benefits.

  • Can Bentonite Clay be used on hair?

Yes, it has been proved and approved that this miracle clay works wonders for dry, itchy scalp and helps soften your curly hair. This hair mask is best for dull/frizzy hair, it helps reduce hair fall by promoting hair growth and acts as a conditioner for gorgeous curly hair!

  • Benefits of Bentonite Clay on hair?
  1. Draws out impurities from hair and scalp. 
  2. Softens and conditions hair
  3. Gives definition to your gorgeous curls
  4. Promotes healthy hair growth
  5. Protects from infections
  6. Helps get rid of dandruff

Now that we know the benefits, shall we talk about how can you use this clay?

Those who have used bentonite clay hair mask on their natural hair have reported moisturized, frizz-free, lustrous, and defined curls. But does it really work? To figure out if the recipes for bentonite clay hair masks are all they're promised to be, we looked a little further. Here is a easy DIY’s you can try using bentonite clay for smooth, healthy hair. However, make sure to use a good quality clay for best results.

-Ingredients:

  • 2-3 tablespoons bentonite clay powder (depending on hair length)
  • 2-5 tbsp. warm water (to adjust the consistency)
  • 1 tsp charcoal powder
  • 3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar (or warm water)
  • 3 drops carrier oil of your choice – coconut, olive, almond, avocado,
  • Nonmetal bowl and utensils

 

Our very own boss lady of Curl Cure has made this  video to take you along with her on this fun DIY. If you have a query at any point do drop us a DM and we’ll get back ASAP!

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CBlPmyMpuGb/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

Now coming to the most visible feature of our body, skin! Lets talk about ways to use bentonite clay on your skin. I mean how cool is that this ingredient can be used in a variety of ways!

  • Benefits on skin:

Traditionally used to heal skin infections, acne, and dermatitis, these clay masks contain minerals that are believed to improve skin health. The clays gently remove impurities from skin, including dirt, oil, and other substances. It is believed that they can help clear pores, remove blackheads, and manage sebum.

Bentonite clay’s extraordinary adsorbent power can help those with oily skin. It absorbs the extra oil from your skin and stops the dirt, bacteria and germs from getting attached on your skin’s surface. Additionally, you can use this clay to improve the discoloration on your skin. It helps to clean your pores while also fading away the appearance of scars and dark spots. Lastly it also works on reducing signs of aging and wrinkles and rejuvenates your skin.

Happy news is we do have skincare products which contains this beauty of ingredient along with many more wonderful components. Here are some of them:

 

  1. DEEP PORE CLEANSING SKIN CLAYTOX -  https://curlcure.com/collections/skin-care/products/oily-acne-skin-claytox-100-natural-clay-based-face-mask?_pos=1&_sid=ccbac452e&_ss=r

 

  1. PLUM IT UP! DRY/IRRITATED SKIN CLAYTOX https://curlcure.com/collections/skin-care/products/dry-irritated-skin-claytox-100-natural-clay-based-face-mask?_pos=2&_sid=d0071eedc&_ss=r

 

  1. OILY/ACNE SKIN CLAYTOX-  https://curlcure.com/collections/skin-care/products/oily-acne-skin-claytox-100-natural-clay-based-face-mask?_pos=3&_sid=d0071eedc&_ss=r

 

  1. HAIRTOX - 100% NATURAL- ONCE A MONTH HAIR THERAPY-  https://curlcure.com/collections/hair-care/products/hairtox-100-natural-once-a-month-hair-therapy?_pos=4&_sid=d0071eedc&_ss=r

 

Bentonite clay has been used as a popular remedy for years to treat a wide range of skin issues. It is one of those under rated products not many know about. We hope this article was helpful! We will waiting to see your carts full with our products! Bentonite clay can make a wonderful addition to your natural hair regimen. Do it once per month, or whenever you need a complete reset on your natural curls. And make sure to use our skincare products before your special days, so you have gorgeous looking skin always ready!

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