Now Foods, Solutions, Bentonite Clay Powder, 1 lb (454 g)
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- Face & Body Detox
- Paraben Free
Condition: Oily, problem skin in need of a strong clay mask to remove excess debris, build-up and dirt from pores, or skin in need of a natural detox to remove impurities.
Solution: Bentonite, also known as montmorillonite of fuller's earth, is a natural clay that's used as a facial mask to help remove impurities, excess oil, and dirt for healthy skin that's clean and clear of harmful debris. Historically used to maintain healthy skin tone and texture due to its high content of trace minerals, Bentonite Powder can also be used as a body mask to help dry up excess oil and remove impurities from other potential problem areas besides the face. Clays are a popular feature at many health spas today, and are widely used as a natural means to promote healthy, youthful-looking skin. This product should not be used on sensitive areas of the body.
NOW Solutions is the next step in the evolution of personal care products. This comprehensive natural line encompasses anti-aging moisturizes and serums, bath and body gels, shampoos and conditioners, oral care, skin care, and essential oils, all of which are formulated with the finest functional ingredients from around the world. In order to provide a more natural product line, NOW Solutions avoids harsh chemicals and synthetic ingredients in our formulations.
For oily skin, mix 1 tablespoon of NOW Solutions Bentonite Clay with one teaspoon or more of water to create a thick paste and apply to the face and neck area, avoiding sensitive areas. Allow 15-20 minutes to dry, then rinse with warm water, pat area dry and apply a NOW Solutions moisturizer immediately after. Use 1-2 times weekly to help maintain a healthy complexion. For problem areas on the body you may need to double the amount used, depending on the surface area that needs to be covered. Follow the same application guidelines. For any other uses please reference a professional guide.
Bentonite powder (pure).
For external use only.
Bentonite clay is well known for its healing properties. This product is an excellent bentonite clay. The clay mixes well and makes a nice paste for external applications. Also, the loose, powdered form is the most economical buying choice. Essential information for those who are new to using bentonite clay: This particular product is sodium bentonite which is a "swelling" type clay. Although some people ingest sodium bentonite clay, sodium bentonite is primarily recommended for external use only. If you're interested in a bentonite clay for internal use, this is not your product. Look for calcium bentonite.
Bentonite clay is truly a unique product. Bentonite, also known as montmorillonite, is one of the most effective and powerful detoxifying and healing clays known to man. What makes it unique is its high content of trace minerals and ability to absorb and remove toxins, heavy metals, impurities, and chemicals. When it's mixed with water, it rapidly swells like a porous sponge and produces a strong negative electrical charge capable of bonding to the positive charge of many toxins. So, when it comes in contact with a toxin, chemical, or heavy metal, this clay will draw it into the sponge using electrical attraction, so that it becomes bound, and thus remove it completely. Another unique thing about bentonite clay is that it transports oxygen to cells and removes excess hydrogen, allowing the cells to replace it with oxygen instead. It's composed of aged volcanic ash and comes in two varieties – sodium montmorillonite and calcium montmorillonite. This product is sodium bentonite, which is great, because sodium bentonite has a higher negative charge and, as a result, is extremely effective in drawing out toxins and impurities from under the skin. This bentonite clay is also pure, natural, free of any additives or preservatives, and great for all skin types, especially oily, combination, and acne-prone skin. It detoxifies the skin, exfoliates dead skin cells, draws out excess dirt and oil, removes impurities and debris from under the skin without stripping the skin's protective layer, unclogs and tightens pores decreasing their size, regulates sebum production, tones, firms, invigorates, and revitalizes the skin helping restore its elasticity, reduces redness and inflammation, improves the complexion, evens out the skin tone, supports and strengthens the skin's defensive mechanisms, improves cellular circulation, stimulates cell renewal and collagen production, fights and prevents acne, spots, blemishes, and infections, facilitates the healing of small wounds, sores, burns, cuts, insect bites, stings, abscesses, boils, blisters, and even reduces stretch marks and scars and helps prevent premature aging. This bentonite clay is also a powerful antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral, and antifungal agent keeping infection and inflammation at bay. It can be used as a detoxifying scalp mask, as well. It regulates sebum production, removes excess oil, dirt, product buildup without stripping the scalp's protective layer, fights infections, protects the scalp at the cellular level, strengthens the root bulbs and follicle connection, stimulates keratin production and hair growth. In addition to being used as a face or scalp mask, skin poultice, detox bath, mud pack, it can also be used internally to detoxify and remineralize the body, due to its high content of trace minerals, such as silica, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, and pota ssium. Bentonite clay flushes toxins out of the body, aids digestion, prevents heartburn and acid reflux, relieves nausea and bloating, soothes the stomach lining, reduces colon inflammation, improves liver and kidney function, balances the intestinal flora, helps maintain healthy bones and joints and remineralize teeth, soothes and heals sore gums and canker sores. I've been mixing this product with water and using it on my face, body, and scalp, and I'm impressed by the results: my complexion has improved, my acne has cleared up, my skin tone has evened out, my acne has noticeably cleared up, almost all the redness and inflammation is gone, some of my pigmentation spots and stretch marks have faded, my scalp is much healthier and no longer dry, flaky, and itchy. Amazing product. Would definitely recommend it.
Posted by 5679411409554401907 on Oct 25, 2016
Thanks for an easy purchase of a quality product. Easy to use and makes your skin feel amazing. Will be buying again :)
Posted by 4958792156229020263 on Oct 23, 2016
I bought this to make toothpaste. It is a great product and I will buy it again.
Not a good product to use topically
Posted by 5024975593653705651 on Oct 20, 2016
I know a handful of people ingest this to relieve digestive problems, etc. but bentonite clay can also be used as a really good detoxifying face mask. This brand of bentonite clay powder isn't suitable for making masks, though. It's very, very tacky and glutinous, whether water, ACV and/or oil is used. Not sure what it is about this formula, but it's not like other brands of bentonite clay powder I've tried, which are so much easier to mix into a paste. Every time I use this, I pretty much have to drag the stuff across my face to apply it, and make do with smears and clumps. It tends to clog my sink over time as well. I'm not sure how people would ingest this either, because it doesn't come close to dissolving or at least mixing in water.
Posted by 5148212891541258043 on Sep 22, 2016
I really wanted to like this product, but it was really hard to mix and apply. It was very clumpy and an odd consistency. However I only attempted to use it twice, so I'm unsure if it is beneficial for the skin.
have ordered though this company twice and both times didnt recieve my parcel wont be ordering through this company again
Posted by 5242594743679064719 on Sep 19, 2016
Have ordered through this company twice and both times didnt recieve my parcel wont be ordering through this company again