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Homemade Detox Soap Recipe

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Homemade Detox Soap Recipe

Healing clay is a popular detox agent. This versatile ingredient has been used in soaps, facial mask, and in a wide variety of beauty products. Its ability to gently pull out impurities while nourishing the skin makes it the ideal choice for those who are looking for a natural alternative to commercially produced soaps that might contain parabens and other toxic ingredients. What You Need: Olive OilCoconut OilPalm OilMango ButterLyeDistilled WaterBentonite Clay (Get it here)Essential Oil (Optional) DIY Tips: Clay absorbs moisture. So it is important to always add a moisturizing agent to your recipe. Don't use metal containers or mold...

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Do-It-Yourself Clay Foot Detox

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Our feet work hard for us. Just like our face, hair, and hands, it needs some pampering too.  Detoxing through your feet is considered one of the most relaxing and safe forms of detoxification. The ingredients you put into it penetrate deeply into your skin--giving you a relaxing and soothing feeling.  Bentonite clay, also known as the healing clay, is the most popular detox clay. When hydrated, the calcium bentonite clay releases negatively charged ions which bind with positively charged heavy metals and gently pulls the toxic chemicals from the surface of the skin. To make a clay detox, you need the following ingredients: Bentonite...

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How Often Should You Use Clay?

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How Often Should You Use Clay?

Calcium bentonite clay was first discovered by scientists in 1961. Since then, it has been used as the main detoxifying tool by people all over the world. In today's market, bentonite clay is available in a paste or powder form. Usually, the paste in some stores is ideal for topical applications while the powder can be taken in conjunction with a drink. How Does It Work? Bentonite clay's negative ions are activated only when mixed with water. The negative ions bind with positively charged toxins and transport them out of the body through the excretory system. How to Use Bentonite...

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Cleaning Out Your Pores Using Bentonite Clay

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Every day, we are exposed to a lot of pollutants: smoke, dirt, and toxins. These--when left unnoticed--can clog our pores which lead to acne and blackheads. There are many ways of unclogging the pores. You can use a steam (to dissolve clogged oils), exfoliating cream, or facial clay masks. Clay masks remove dirt and oil by pulling out substances from the pores. It is gentle on the skin and ideal for people who are sensitive to harsh chemicals and allergens found in common beauty products. Bentonite clay is commonly used in facial masks as the main ingredient. It helps provide oxygen to...

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Spot the difference: Sodium versus Calcium Bentonite Clay

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Spot the difference: Sodium versus Calcium Bentonite Clay

Bentonite clay, also known as a healing clay, have a lot of cosmetic and health benefits. It has been used for their nutrients and detoxifying properties throughout the years. Also referred to as montmorillonite clay, bentonite clay is classified under the smectite family. Smectite clays are known to have swelling properties as it tends to expand when hydrated. It has four types: sodium, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Nowadays, many people are more inclined to using sodium and calcium bentonite clay mainly because of its detoxifying properties and nutrient content. While both of these clays offer health benefits, they, too, have differences and similarities:...

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