Beginner’s Guide to Bentonite Clay

Since I’ve moved back home and am living in my parents’ house, my acne has come back in full force due to all the stress. My breakout zone tends to be my chin and jawline. Recently, I’ve begun to dabble in all natural bath and beauty products and I believe that I’ve found a goldmine called Bentonite Clay.

Why am I excited for Bentonite Clay? Read on to find out all the benefits to Bentonite Clay.

What Is Bentonite Clay?

Bentonite clay is one of the most effective and powerful healing clays. When hydrated, Bentonite Clay produces an electrical charge, giving it the ability to absorb toxins. Its high concentration of minerals provides many benefits for your skin.

What Can Bentonite Clay Be Used For?

Not only is it a great detox for your skin, but it aids in the healing of bites, burns, cuts, and stings. Bentonite Clay has the special ability to act as an antibiotic treatment when applied topically to the skin, alleviating skin infections and speeding up the healing time of wounds or eczema.

According to, “Bentonite clay conditions and nourishes one’s skin by removing the dead cells and also extracting the extra oils and impurities from the surface of the skin.”

Bentonite Clay Helps Against Acne

“If you are one of the millions who suffer from acne, you not only have to deal with the acne itself but also the scars that remain from it. The use of bentonite clay is one among the few effective home remedies to remove the scar tissues. This clay helps to remove toxins from your pores, allows skin to heal and reduces inflammation,” stated on

Bentonite clay helps in the lightening of acne marks on the face. Bentonite clay helps one to get rid of scar tissues and stretch marks easily and effectively. Acne scars often result in red color on the face. Clay can help heal the skin and reduce inflammation and redness, as stated by


If you’re looking for a good Bentonite Clay acne fighting mask, check out Mask-Away from the Etsy store TheSassyShopStore. It’s actually my Etsy store where I make all natural bath and beauty products!


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