In this antioxidant-rich beauty blend, healing bentonite, with its mineral-rich content and ability to absorb and remove toxins and other impurities, combined with the high vitamin C content of mangosteen hibiscus helps to oxygenate and rejuvenate the skin. The perfect summer beauty booster to honor your natural radiance and vitality.
Healing clays like bentonite have enormous concentrations of minerals, including silica, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, and potassium. They can also absorb and remove toxins, heavy metals, impurities, and chemicals. Because of this, bentonite clay is a common ingredient in detox and cleansing products. Pairing bentonite clay with the high vitamin C content of hibiscus, mangosteen, and amla makes for highly oxygenating and rejuvenating face mask.
- 1/2 tsp. Mangosteen Hibiscus powder
- 1 tablespoon bentonite clay
- 3 tablespoons hot water
A note on Clay:
If you live in an area with naturally occurring and decadent, always opt for that. Clay harvested from a pristine area will always be more powerful than clay in a dry form. Each clay has its own set of healing and detoxification properties. You can sub this one for green clay, blue clay, and red clay.
- Mix the hibiscus powder and bentonite clay in a small bowl. Remember: Bentonite clay should not come in contact with any metal!
- Mix in the hot water until a smooth paste forms.
- Apply the mask to a clean face and allow it to dry.
- Once dry, remove it by washing it off with warm water.
Mangosteen beauty chemistry is famous for providing high amounts of antioxidants and polyphenols (xanthones). Several studies have found that the pericarp of mangosteen is successful at curbing acne-caused inflammation. It also prevents other breakouts such as psoriasis, eczema, and inflammation-based rashes. Besides providing xanthones to defend the skin, the fruit provides microcirculation, which improves the appearance, Vitality, and radiance of the skin. Another study demonstrated that, thanks to its phenolic-rich makeup, mangosteen pericarp protects the skin from free radicals and may also guard against skin cancer.