The table salt (as we know it) is mainly composed of chemical substance, sodium chloride which is a part of larger salt class. The sea salt is salt type formed by the sea water evaporation.
The salt is important for our lives. The saltiness is one of the primary and basic human tastes. It is used in cooking all over the world. But it also has beauty benefits. Adding salt in beauty products can do miracles for the skin a hair.
– Anti-oily hair
The oily hair comes from excessively active scalp’s sebaceous glands. But you can solve this issue by using salt. You need to add 2-3tbs. of salt in your shampoo and wash the hair. The results will be visible after few treatments and the hair will be healthy with no excess of oil.
– Anti-dandruff treatment
The dandruff is a layer on the scalp formed from small dead skin cell pieces. The salt is stimulating circulation and it eliminates the dandruff flakes. It protects the scalp from fungal growth. Divide the hair into sections, add one to two tsp. of salt on the scalp and massage it with wet fingers for ten minutes. Wash as normally.
– Hair growth
The sea salt is very beneficial for the growth of the hair. If you suffer from hair loss you can use this salt to stimulate the growth of the hair. Wash the hair as normally and massage the wet scalp with salt for ten to fifteen minutes and wash the hair again. Do it 2 times a week for two months and the results will be amazing.
– Softening body-scrub
The salt is great for healthy skin care. Combine sea salt with two tsp. of coconut oil and mix it well. Scrub the body gently with this mixture and it will eliminate the dead skin cells. After that, just wash the body with shower gel.
– Balancing face-mask
If you have easily irritable and sensitive skin, you can try the following mask the can prevent irritations because of its anti-inflammatory properties. It controls the secretion of oil and hydrates the dry skin areas. Mix two tsp. of sea salt and four tsp. of raw honey and apply it to a clean and dry skin (except the eye area) and leave it for ten to fifteen minutes. Rinse with warm water.
– Facial tone
Use salt as facial toner that will penetrate in the skin pores and cleanse them. It controls the production of oil and fight bacteria. Mix 1 tsp. of sea salt and 4oz of warm water in a spray bottle. Spray it 1-2 times a day to dry and clean skin, but avoid the eyes.