Using Salt for Skin
Softening Body Scrub
Salt is also beneficial for skin care and health. Combine together coarse sea salt with 2 teaspoons of coconut oil and stir well in order to have soft and silky skin. Use this mixture to gently scrub your body in a circular motion which will eliminate all the dead skin cells. When you’re finish scrubbing, wash your body with a shower gel.
Balancing Face Mask
Try the following mask that will soothe your skin and prevent irritations due to its anti-inflammatory components if you have a sensitive and easily irritable skin. It will control the oil secretion and hydrate areas of dry skin. Mix together 4 teaspoons of raw honey and 2 teaspoons of sea salt and apply it to a dry and clean skin, except for the eye area, and keep it for 10-15 minutes. Then, rinse your face with warm water.
Salt also can be used as a facial toner that will penetrate into your skin pores deeply and cleanse them. It will control the oil production and fight bacteria which will prevent acne. By mixing one teaspoon of sea salt with 4 ounces of warm water and pour the mixture in a spray bottle make your homemade facial toner. Spray this mixture once or twice a day to clean and dry skin. Make sure you avoid the eyes.