AWO's Bentonite Clay is a highly purified, 100% natural product mined in the USA. This grade of Bentonite is water-washed to remove impurities and lower the grit content.
Bentonite Clay is used extensively in the personal care and cosmetic industries, and even the pharmaceutical industry, as well as popular use in spa treatments due to its abundance of minerals and therapeutic benefits.
In personal care products it is most commonly used as a thickener, suitable for use in many different applications including soaps, lotions, creams, shampoos, liquid facial cleansers, body powders and deodorants.
In cosmetics is it commonly used as a pigment binder and suspending agent, well suited to pigmented make-up such as liquid foundations, BB creams and tinted moisturizers.
Bentonite Clay is said to attract and draw out free radicals and other toxins from he skin and body, aid in muscle recovery, and help with the relief of minor skin conditions. It is great for use in exfoliants, face masks, body muds and detox baths.
INCI Name: Bentonite
Country of Origin: USA
Other Name: Montmorillonite Clay
Appearance: Off white powder/granules
Note: Quartz (Crystalline Silica) is present in Bentonite Clay at less than 1% as a naturally occurring component, not removed from the clay ore during processing.
AP (Submitted on 1st Oct 2014)
The bentonite clay is good quality and the best price. To order was straight forward and it arrived just 4 days later - great.