Found in: Fortifying Magnesium Soak
Key benefits: Detoxifying. Soothing. Pore minimizing.
Derived from: French green clay
Named after the French city where it was discovered, Montmorillonite clay is rich in minerals including calcium, manganese, silica, iron, potassium and magnesium. Used in skincare as a natural detoxifying agent, the clay has negatively charged particles that act like magnets, drawing out toxins and impurities. It also has a soothing effect and is often used to treat irritation and dermatitis.