Origin: Extracted from volcanic ash and then crushed, milled to powder, dried and, if necessary, activated with the addition of soda ash.
Also Known As: Bentonite
Overview: Bentonite clay is an absorbent aluminum phyllosilicate clay consisting mostly of montmorillonite. It is widely used as a texturizer, filler, thickener, and pigment binder.
- Creams and lotions
- Facial cleansers
- Anti-flaking shampoos and conditioners
- Baby powders
- Deodorant sticks
- Depilatory products
- Shaving creams
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 1% to 50%