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The world reset truly has opened our eyes to the importance of prioritizing one’s health. If you are that health-conscious sure you would pretty much agree that you have a love-hate relationship with salt as too much salt can lead to certain illnesses. Salt truly plays a big role in everyone’s kitchen that is why perhaps why Himalayan sea salt has been making noise lately.
Himalayan pink salt is considered to be the purest sea salt available in the world. It comes from Himalayan foothills in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. Sea salts are less processed and refined as compared to traditional table salt. This implies that they do contain a wealth of minerals that help maintain electrolyte balance, proper circulation, and the body’s muscle strength. In fact, this study published in the year 2017 claimed that sea salts may be a better alternative for those who are dealing with high blood pressure, heart, and kidney-related issues. But of course, moderation consumption is still highly advisable. Another good thing is that, because of the hype and noise that this salt is bringing. This has been made easily accessible for you. Supermarkets already have this type of salt on their shelves so you do not need to worry that much as to where to have it.
This ancient sea salts deposit is most commonly referred to as pink gold. Hmmm, how well would you agree on this after you find out what other benefit this salt has to offer?
From being a staple seasoning, have it ever crossed your mind that this salt has a lot to offer in lieu of pampering yourselves? Yes! You see it right! This world reset, a lot of you would pretty much agree that you’ve gone through all the means just to mimic your favorite salon or spa experience. Truly, a year of self-care. Why don’t we elevate it further by introducing you to this very simple ingredient that you can incorporate into your daily skincare and shower routine?
Himalayan Pink salt as your go-to body scrub
It is known to many that salt is a natural exfoliator as it helps slough off dead skin cells. No one beats the feeling of getting rid of those layers of dead skin cells, right? Salt contains a mineral that helps soften skin and restore hydration. Excited about your DIY scrub? Mix a quarter of Himalayan pink salt with a cup of coconut or olive oil. You may opt to add your favorite essential oil as well. Bring it with you in your bath time and scrub in a circular motion before rinsing off.
Himalayan Pink salt as your balancing mask
Dealing with inflamed skin, Irritations, or unwanted breakouts? Why don’t you give the Himalayan pink salt balancing mask a try? Himalayan pink salt has anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe skin and calm unwanted breakouts and irritations. When combined with a honey mixture, can help retain skin hydration. Ready for your DIY mask? Just mix a teaspoon of Himalayan pink salt with four teaspoons of raw honey to form a paste. Apply evenly all over the face and let it sit for 15 minutes before rinsing off with lukewarm water.
Himalayan salt helps treat eczema, acne, and psoriasis
Acne is most commonly caused by the build-up of bacteria on the surface of your skin. Good thing is that; Himalayan salt has antimicrobial properties. Apart from the exfoliation that this salt provides, a Himalayan salt bath might be, in one way or another good way to treat acne on hard-to-reach areas of the body such as the back and shoulders where acne breakout is also known to occur.
For those who are dealing with eczema, or psoriasis, a salt bath is also of big help as they help reduce swelling, redness, and irritation. In fact, according to the National Eczema Association, when you are dealing with skin conditions such as those mentioned, bathing with salt can reduce the stinging that water might cause skin during the flare-up. Himalayan salt has an evident amount of magnesium that has been shown to help fight inflammation.
Himalayan salt in getting rid of snowflakes in your hair
Salt helps loosen and dissolve the existing product build-up and gets rid of dandruff while stimulating circulation for a healthy scalp. Pink salt also not only just loosed the build-up of unwanted flakes in your hair brought by your hair care products it also does absorbs excess oil and moisture thus, preventing dandruff in the future.
Ready to make your anti-dandruff scalp treatment? Just take a small amount of salt and sprinkle this all over the hair. Wet your fingers with water and massage thoroughly for 10-15 minutes. Do not forget to rinse off!
Who says your stay-at-home game has to be dull, plain, and boring? Find all the means to practice self-care. Whether be it related to a skincare regimen, workouts, or developing new hobbies. Give those things a try! Tag us in your stories as we pretty much love to see how well you’d love the wonders that Himalayan pink salt has.
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