The Science Behind Mud
Zeolite: What It Is + Why It Can Detox & Cleanse Your Skin Like Nothing Else
Not many beauty ingredients begin with the letter Z, but zeolite does and it’s definitely an A-lister when it comes to beauty. Never heard of it? We’ve got you covered.
10 Proven Bentonite Clay Benefits and Uses
“Bentonite clay, also called Montmorillonite clay, is taking off as a wellness trend among people who are looking to help detoxify their bodies and defend against illnesses.”
Why Bentonite and Clays are Healing for your Body
Bentonite, a rock composed chiefly of clay minerals, is one of the most common deposits of clay-sized particles. The term refers to smectite-rich materials formed from a weathered layer of volcanic ash (Christidis and Huff 2009 this issue).
“High cation exchange capacity and extremely fine particle size explain why these minerals are used topically as band-aids to absorb secretions, toxins, and contaminants. Clays also cleanse and refresh the skin and aid in the healing of blemishes.”
Medicinal Clay – Bentonite
“A wide variety of clays are used for medicinal purposes—primarily for external applications, such as the clay baths in health spas (mud therapy).”
Curious About Cosmetic Safety?
Here’s a list of just a few articles detailing the multitude of ingredients on our store shelves that are toxic and actually illegal in other countries in Europe and Canada. Many cosmetics sold in the USA contain carcinogens and ingredients even known to cause endocrine disruption and sterility Wow!