Health benefits of volcanic ash were known by native Melanesians way back before we knew that it can be used on our skin. Volcanic ash contains sulphur which destroys bacteria. Therefore, at that time Melanesians used it to disinfect blood, oxidize harmful radicals, stimulate bile secretions & synthesize collagen to protect your skin. Imagine, they were way ahead of us at that time when it comes to skin care!
Nowadays, plenty of companies are incorporating volcanic ash on skin care products like masks, toners and exfoliators. It is because volcanic ash is rich in minerals which has antibacterial, anti-oxidant and antiseptic properties. Volcanic ash is also known as Sodium Bentonite Clay. It can be used to address different skin concerns like… read more