Bath salt helps in relaxing the body. It draws all toxins from your body thereby cleaning your internal system and your skin. Salt contains essential minerals that works in soothing your muscle and relieve you from any pain. It helps in protecting you from various infections and kills germs and bacteria that can be harmful for your skin. Salt contains anti bacterial properties that can protect you from harmful disease.
Bath salts may not be used as a beauty product, but some of its contents and minerals are good for rejuvenating skin. It protects, restores and maintains your body. They are obtained from ocean salt. Ocean water has many minerals and nutrients in it, when water evaporates due to sun and air, it leaves behind salt. The salt is then processed, but its essential values aren’t eroded.
There are only two styles of salt –
Soaking bath salt
They are generally dry in nature which is soaked in hot water. Some herbs, dried flower oil and other essential oils are mixed in this salt to add some extra benefits and aroma to it. Epsom, Dead Sea, Hawaiian, Himalayan salts are few examples of soaking salt.
They are fine in structure because they are rubbed on skin so cannot be harsh. It is not very dry so that it can be easily applied on skin. Since it is directly rubbed on skin, some moisturizing oils are mixed to it. For example, olive oil, avocado oil etc. this helps in keeping the skin moisturized.
Here is the best way of using bath salt –
- Before entering the tub filled with warm water and soaked bath salt, it is necessary to drink a glass of water to avoid dehydration.
- Enter tub and relax for few minutes avoid doing any other work while relaxing so that the combination of lukewarm water and salt can work efficiently.
- In case you’re using scrub salt then take a shower and apply your choice of soap on your body. Once the cleaning process is done, take a handful of bath salt and rub gently all over your body and wash it off.
- After enjoying your bath, dry your skin with a towel and apply any moisturized body lotion to keep your skin soft and tender.
If you’re unsure of what kind of salt will be good for your skin and health then always check online. There are many websites that can lead you to right direction.