Our body and sea water are supposed to be composed of same concentration of minerals and nutrients. Hence salt is a natural ally to rejuvenate and restore the skin.Lets have a look at how salt from kitchen can be a hit in beauty treatments.....
1:Exfoliation of skin
To soften the skin and clear away the dead skin salt acts as an excellent beauty remedy.Its a non-toxic exfoliate treatment. Make sure the salt is fine to avoid damaging the skin.
2.Reduces water retention
Magnesium is one of the many bioavailable minerals in salt which plays an important role in regulating fluid balance I our body.
The abundance of organic minerals in salt helps in improving the appearance of skin.It majorly strengthens the protective barrier and helps in retaining and holding water.Avoids dryness in skin.This can be noticed after a swim in sea water.
4:Helps to reduce stress
Magnesium present in salt also acts as a stress reliever.It is rightly quoted as a relaxation mineral.It induces sleep.
Sea salt helps to treat dandruff. Apply salt on scalp previous to wetting your hair.This helps to loosen flakes of dandruff and enables scalp treatment effectively.
6:Treats puffiness of eyes
Make a solution of salt and hot water.Apply pads soaked in the solution on your eyes to treat puffiness.
7:Acts as a toner
A mixture of warm water and a teaspoon of salt when spayed on your face reduces facial oiliness.
8:For healthy hair:
Without stripping your hair of its natural oil, rock salt removes its dirt.Mix some salt in your shampoo.Wash your hair with it and rinse with cold water to remove the residue.
9:Treats bleeding gums
Bleeding gums?It's painful and embarrassing...A leading beauty expert offers a simple home remedy.Mix one teaspoon of rock salt triple powder and been powder. Massage your gums with a pinch of the mixture and rinse.Gives instant relief.
10:Makes you look younger
This should interest most of us.Regular salt bath decreases wrinkles.Salt baths leave skin soft and supple.
Salts do not have just culinary uses but have healing benfits too.The famous Hippocrates noticed a fisherman's wounds not infected when exposed to saltwater.Salt soaks are healing therapies.Himalayan salt lamps purified air and acts as a natural healer.
Pythagoras quoted"Salt is born of purest of parents:The Sun and the Sea.And natural minerals are always packed with irreplaceable benfits.So let's enjoy salt both as a culinary ingredient and as a beauty aid healing agent.