The clay mask detoxifies your skin while the bath salts help exfoliate and naturally cleanses your skin’s pores deeply by opening up your pores to further draw out accumulated pollution, dirt, oil, sweat and toxins. As our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin defend itself against the environmental elements that dry your skin the most such as sun, wind, and cold climates.
Bathing in warm water enriched with sea salts is a wonderful way to hydrate and soften dry skin as its mineral content helps restore the protective barrier in skin and helps it hold hydration. So, a nice long soak in a tub sprinkled with bath salt releases muscle tension and stiff back, improve blood circulation, treat and soothe symptoms of eczema, softens and offers relief from the itching and the scales that psoriasis leaves behind on your skin, eases serious skin conditions like athlete’s foot, and improves common irritations such as insect bites, minor rashes, calluses on feet. You may also get some health related benefits – they lower blood pressure and are considered quite beneficial for treating problems like insomnia.
- Fill the tub about halfway and throw in a handful of bath salts. Since the bath salts usually dissolve quickly in hot water, you may have to pour a couple of handfuls of bath salts before you soak yourself into the water.
- Do not extend your bath because extended baths can help with muscle soreness but may leave your skin dry. Keep it between 15 minutes and half an houris alright.
- Rinse with clean water or have a light shower to remove all traces of salt if needed.
- Follow up with a moisturizer to keep skin moisturized.
- You may want to avoid using bath salts if you have open sores on your skin. They can cause irritation. Avoid shaving in the shower when you are also using bath salts.
- People from every age group can benefit from bath salts, but you may want to avoid it if you are prone to allergies.
- Consult with your physician if you are pregnant and want to use bath salts.
To prolong the shelf life of your bath salts, please make sure to store it in a cool and dry place.