The layer formed on the scalp from small pieces of dead skin cells is
dandruff. Salt eliminates the existing dandruff flakes and stimulates
circulation that is very important for a healthy scalp. It also protects
the scalp from fungal growth. Just divide your hair into sections,
sprinkle 1 or 2 teaspoons of salt on your scalp and massage with wet
fingers for around 10 minutes. Then wash as usual.
For Hair Growth
Sea salt is beneficial for hair growth. Use sea salt treatment to
naturally stimulate hair growth if you suffer from alopecia, i.e. hair
loss. Just wash your hair as you normally do. For 10 – 15 minutes
massage your wet scalp with sea salt and wash your hair again. Do this
treatment twice a week for 2 months and the results will surprise you.
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.