5 Types Of Clay To Heal Your Skin

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When you think of a facial mask, you probably imagine someone sitting pretty with clay slathered all over their face. Clay masks have been around for centuries and are some of the most common face and body treatments available. If used correctly, they can give your skin beautiful results. Here are some of the most common types of clay and their benefits.

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Bentonite Clay

This type of clay is known for its super absorbent properties, so if you have oily skin this is a great option for you. It’s also great for removing unwanted toxins from the skin, helping to address many skin ailments that cause rash, acne, eczema and psoriasis.

Fuller’s Earth Clay

Another great oil and impurity absorber, this clay is so powerful it’s often used in cat litter and automotive products to absorb oil spills and other liquid matter. For your face, it is well known for addressing skin issues such as hyperpigmentation, as it is commonly used as a part of the skin bleaching process. It’s also is great for improving blood flow and circulation in the skin.