Salts have been used for centuries to cleanse, soften and treat the skin and body. The Egyptians and Romans made their salt rubs by massaging a mixture of salt, herbs and natural oils into the body to cleanse and refresh.
BENEFITS OF BATH SALTS
The benefits of bath salt are many, and go beyond exfoliating dead cells to make skin soft and supple. Natural salt contains many beneficial minerals and nutrients such as magnesium, potassium, calcium, bromide, and sodium. These minerals are easily absorbed into the pores and are known to cleanse and purify skin on a molecular level, improving skin’s radiance, tone, and texture.
Magnesium is known to help combat fatigue and fight stress; calcium can relief water retention and promote healthy bones; potassium balances moisture levels in the skin; bromide releases muscle tension and sodium plays a significant role in managing the balance of lymphatic fluid in your body.
Bath salts are great way to detoxify the skin. They open the pores, allowing the minerals to deeply cleanse skin, drawing out toxins and dirt. Regular use of bath salts has been shown to decrease the appearance of fine lines by plumping the skin and balancing moisture. They help treat common irritations such as insect bites, minor rashes and also improve circulation.
Creating your own unique bath salt recipe is simple and has endless possibilities. You can use variety of salts such as Epsom, Himalayan or Sea salts and add dried herbs or essential oils that offer healing benefits for skin and mood known to induce calmness and promote relaxation. The ability to relax at the end of the day is also the best way to ensure restful sleep at night!
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