Is Salt the Next Big Thing in the World of Skincare? Learn How Salt Can Improve Your Complexion

 

Sea Salt in Basket

Your beauty routine is missing something. Now, you’re thinking about your beauty routine, asking yourself what “MIA” ingredient we could possibly be talking about. Judging by the title, take a wild guess. You glanced at the title, right? Yes, we’re talking about salt.

Believe it or not, but salt has become the next big thing in the skincare industry. Salt in beauty products is becoming even more common than ever before. Yes, salt and water has been a remedy that we have always known about, but how many of us actually use it?

Perhaps, the new generation of beauty addicts may not even be aware of the salt and water remedy. As for you, you just need a reminder of how great salt as a beauty ingredient to improve skin complexion can be. Let’s talk about the next big thing in the world — SALT!

Is Table Salt Good for Your Skin or Sea Salt?

Spilled Salt

That’s the first question we need to tackle — is table salt good for your skin or sea salt? To answer that question, let’s take you to the beach.

One of the first things you notice on the beach is the sea. But the sea is not just a breathtaking view, it is the Fountain of Youth for your skin. Filled with minerals and nutrients, the same concentration as found in our body, sea salt helps us balance, protect, and restore our body and skin.

And ordinary table salt? Over the counter table salt has been stripped of its minerals and nutrients; hence it will be harsh on your skin, adding zero benefits to your beauty routine. Sea salt, on the other hand, is packed with minerals such as sodium, magnesium, calcium, and potassium.

And your skin will give you signs that its mineral balance is off-key. Your skin will become dull, dry, red, and blotchy with the winter weather aggravating your skin even more. Bring sea salt in your life. Incorporate it into your beauty routine to see your skin transform before your eyes.

With sea salt, containing 82 essential trace nutrients, not using it should be a crime. When we tell you about the number of amazing benefits sea salt provides your skin, you’ll be out the door, rushing to the store to get it…or you can do it the next day, but just do it. It’s the next big thing in the world of skincare, and it should be a part of your daily beauty routine. On to the sea salt benefits!

6 Jaw-Dropping Sea Salt Benefits

Mounds of Sea Salt

We will not go into a spiel about sea salt, as we already have covered it in detail on why it is clearly better for you than table salt. Without further ado, let’s tell you about the amazing sea salt benefits:

         1. Prevents Dehydration

Wouldn’t drinking salty water make me thirstier? Ironically, salty water can treat and prevent dehydration. Sea salt delivers its nutrients and minerals to you when you drink it. By drinking it daily, your skin will appear hydrated and youthful. Oh, and headaches and fatigue will be a thing of the past.

         2. Supports Smooth and Soft Skin

Fine lines and wrinkles; be gone. Sea salt will reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, making your skin appear smoother, younger, and softer. Sea salt hydrates your skin and reduces roughness and redness.

          3. Works as a Detoxifier

Premature aging and disease can take over your body if its acidic levels are high. Sea salt can eliminate damaging acids and toxins from your body due to it being highly alkalizing.

 4. Increases Circulation

You can improve your dull skin complexion by increasing your circulation by scrubbing your face with sea salt. Increased circulation gives you a natural and more youthful glow.

 5. Increases Skin Cell Regeneration

Scrubbing with sea salt removes dead skin, supports skin regeneration, and promotes the production of healthy, skin cells. Your skin will appear younger and firmer.

  6. Relieves Eczema and Psoriasis

If you suffer from eczema or psoriasis, you can use sea salt to minimize current and future flare-ups and breakouts.

Will you experience these changes overnight? No, but over time, you will. Gradually, your skin will undergo a much-needed transformation. The results will be visible. Your skin will thank you. You will be pleased. What more do you want?

“I need inexpensive ways to incorporate it into my routine, that’s what I want.”

You asked, and we listened.

8 Fantastic Ways to Use Salt in Your Beauty Routine

Green Sea Salt in Spoon

There are just so many ways you can add sea salt in your beauty routine. Here are 9 wonderful ways you can use sea salt:

        1. Balancing Mask

You can combine sea salt and honey to soothe your skin and prevent irritation and breakouts. If you have oily skin or extremely dehydrated skin, apply this balancing mask on your skin. Here is how to make it:

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons of sea salt, finely grounded
  • 4 teaspoons of raw honey
  • A bowl of warm water
  • Washcloth

Directions:

  1. Combine sea salt and honey in a small bowl and mix to create a spreadable paste.
  2. Apply the sea salt and honey past on your skin evenly on to dry and clean skin, except for the undereye area.
  3. Leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Fill a bowl with warm water.
  5. Soak a washcloth in warm water and wring it out.
  6. Place the washcloth on your face, leaving it there for 30 seconds.
  7. Use your fingers to exfoliate your face, moving them in a circular motion when you wash your face with lukewarm water.

 2. Facial Spray

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of sea salt
  • 1 cup of hot water
  • 1 to 2 drops of mint essential oil
  • A cosmetic spray bottle

Directions:

  1. In a bowl of hot water, add sea salt.
  2. Add mint essential oil to the hot water mixture and mix to combine.
  3. Pour it in the cosmetic spray bottle.
  4. Put it in the fridge, until cold.
  5. Spray your face with it, especially on warm days.

3. Skin Softening Body Scrub

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of salt
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil, softened into a thick paste
  • 10 drops of lavender essential oil
  • Loofah or washcloth (optional, you can also use the palms of your hands)

Directions:

  1. Combine salt with coconut oil and lavender essential oil in a bowl and mix.
  2. Use a loofah, washcloth, or the palms of your hands to scrub your skin using circular movements

  4. Exfoliator

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • Washcloth
  • Bowl of warm water
  • Moisturizer of your choice

Directions:

  1. Gently rub sea salt on your face, except for the area around the eyes, using circular movements.
  2. Rub the sea salt on your face until it dissolves completely.
  3. Place the washcloth in the bowl of warm water and wring it.
  4. Place the washcloth on your face to clean sea salt.
  5. Rinse your face with cold water and apply a moisturizer of your choice on your face.

 5. Salt Bath

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup of sea salt

Directions:

  1. Fill a bathtub with warm water.
  2. Add sea salt into it.
  3. Swish to dissolve the sea salt in the warm water.
  4. Soak in the bathroom for 15 to 30 minutes.

 6. Hand Softener

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of sea salt
  • 2 teaspoon of lemon extract
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • Jar
  • Cosmetic spoon

Directions:

  1. Combine sea salt with lemon extra and olive oil in a small bowl and mix.
  2. Put the mixture in a jar.
  3. Use the cosmetic spoon to take it out and moisturize your hands with it.

 7. Skin Rejuvenating Scrub

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of sea salt
  • 1/4 cup of pure aloe vera gel
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of dried lavender flowers
  • 10 drops of lavender essential oil
  • Loofah or washcloth (optional, you can also use the palms of your hands)

Directions:

  1. Combine sea salt with aloe vera gel, olive oil, dried lavender flowers, and lavender essential oil in a bowl and mix to form a thick paste.
  2. Add a few drops of lavender essential oil to the mixture if it is too dry.
  3. Use a loofah, washcloth, or the palms of your hands to scrub your skin using circular movements in the shower.

 8. Facial Toner

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 4 ounces of warm water
  • Spray bottle

Directions:

  1. Combine sea salt and warm water in a spray bottle, shaking it to dissolve the salt.
  2. Spray it on your face, except for the area around the eyes, two times each day.

Do you think sea salt is only good as a beauty product? If yes, you couldn’t be more wrong. Sea salt benefits go beyond the skin.

11 Surprising Health Benefits of Sea Salt

Be surprised. Learn about the various health benefits of sea salt:

 1. Oral Health

Sea salt contains fluoride, which promotes dental health. Fluoride protects your teeth from acidic damage and reduces the risk of cavities and caries. If you gargle with lukewarm sea salt water, it will alleviate bleeding gums, mouth sores, the pain of sore throat, and ulcers.

2. Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Sea salt offers therapeutic relief to people with rheumatoid arthritis. You can create a sea salt bath and soak in to improve the pain and discomfort associated with it.

3. Rhinosinusitis

People suffering from rhinosinusitis can create nasal sprays and irrigation with sea salt solution. Sea salt’s anti-inflammatory effects can provide you with relieve from nasal allergies and other respiratory conditions. The high mineral content in sea salt can reduce both congestion and swelling.

 4. Electrolyte Balance

Your body needs to maintain a healthy electrolyte balance, as unhealthy one negatively affects blood circulation and composition, muscular strength, and other functions of the body. Sea salt contains all the essential minerals such as sodium, magnesium, calcium, and potassium that your body needs to maintain a healthy electrolyte balance.

5. Regulates Blood Sugar Levels

Sea salt can regulate blood sugar levels. It can reduce your body’s dependency on medication to regular your blood sugar levels.

  6. Promotes a Good Night’s Sleep

You can take a sea salt bath before going to bed to sleep better and longer through the night. Sea salt can also prevent excess salivation that forms in your mouth while you sleep, thus ensuring your body remains hydrated.

7. Aching Feet

You can soak your feet in a sea salt and water solution to relax your muscles and alleviate the pain and soreness in your aching feet.

8. Prevents Hair Loss

Sea salt prevents hair loss by promoting healthy hair growth. By massaging your scalp with sea salt, it will improve blood circulation and strengthen the hair follicles.

 9. Stabilizes Heartbeat

Sea salt stabilizes irregular heartbeat and works to maintain optimal levels of blood pressure. It can also decrease the occurrence of different types of cardiac conditions.

10. Reduces Puffiness

Sea salt relieves puffy eyes. You can create a sea salt compress and place it on your eyes to reduce the appearance of dark circles and reduce sagging bags under your eyes. This will also induce a calming and stress relieving effect.

11. Relieves Muscle Cramps

Sea salt can relieve muscle cramps and improve muscular strength. Sea salt contains potassium and magnesium, two essential minerals with therapeutic and rejuvenating properties, and together they help relieve aches and pains. Sea salt also eases stiffness and discomfort caused by muscle tension and fatigue.

Sea salt, a miraculous ingredient, has made its way to the top of the beauty industry chain. If you want to reap in the beauty benefits of sea salt, you should create someone of the amazing sea salt solutions we have told you about here.

If you want, you can even buy beauty products containing them. And if you want to learn more about what’s happening in the world of skincare and the latest skincare tips and tricks, just go to Frontier Skin Care 


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