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Sea Salt Benefits for Your Skin

By Dontaira Terrell
Posted On Jun 24, 2016
Sea Salt Benefits for Your Skin

Did you know that our bodies include the exact same amount of minerals and nutrients as sea water? That explains a lot because sea salt can serve as a natural to balancing, protecting, and rejuvenating your skin! As reported by Women’s Health, “one of the major differences between sea salt and ordinary salt is the mineral content: Sea salt is laden with minerals, including magnesium, calcium, sodium, and potassium, all of which play a key role in our skin’s health, function, and cellular communication.”

As the winter months begin to settle in symptoms including dryness, dullness, and skin irritation are indicators your beauty routine needs a serious adjustment. Incorporating sea salt from the kitchen into your pampering regimen can improve hydration, balance skin cells, and help decelerate anti-aging. Now it’s time to let you in on a few beauty secrets and fun facts pertaining to the added skin benefits of sea salt.

Facial Toner: Great news, creating your own facial toner is as simple as 1-2-3! By mixing one teaspoon of sea salt and four ounces of warm water into a spray bottle, the salt can help cleanse pores and counterbalance oil reproduction. Apply daily and relish in the results!

Body Scrub: Among the various uses salt can also be utilized as a softening body scrub. All you need is a quarter-cup salt and a half-cup olive oil or softened coconut oil to mix until it forms into a thick paste. To add an extra oomph, insert approximately ten drops of your beloved essential oil.

Teeth Whitener: It is no secret that salt and baking soda can help brighten and remove teeth stains. But wait, there is more! Salt is also comprised of natural fluoride that serves as an extra bonus for your teeth and gums.

Mouth Wash: Bad breath and gingivitis can be treated with salt because it acts as a disinfectant that kills bacteria.

Nail Illuminating Treatment: In conjunction with baking soda and lemon, salt is the secret ingredient that is a cuticle softener and nail strengthener. An at home remedy to try includes mixing one teaspoon of each ingredient (salt, baking soda, and lemon juice) along with one half-cup of warm water. For a total of ten minutes soak your nails, then scrub with a small brush, rinse and moisturize as usual.