A homemade magnesium scrub is a perfect solution to the dry summer skin. It is an amazing exfoliator for feet, but it can be used on face and body as well. Furthermore, it leaves skin tingly and smooth and is completely natural.
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Listen up Ladies: You don’t need to spend lots of money on beauty treatments, just to halt the benefits by slapping make-up on your face every day. The fact is, nature offers an abundance of ingredients and, Epsom salt should be one of those products you just use in your beauty routine. Here’s why you should give this alternative a go instead of those expensive, chemically infused products.
If you have kids, then you are really going to like this “recipe” for a calming Epsom salt bath.
It is super easy, completely natural, makes your bathroom smell nice, and also gives your kids some extra nutrition. That’s right – nutrition right in their bath water!
Soak your way to good health? Oh yes. There’s just something so serene and calming about water. Not all of us have the time or money to spare to step into a spa for a much-needed soak, and that’s okay. You can turn your own tub into your own personal spa! Surround the tub with glowing candles, soft background music and, if you like, a good book. However, you’ll need one important ingredient that’s probably already in your kitchen.
You could be wondering why Epsom salt is called a “salt”. Well, we call it a salt because it’s composed of small, colorless crystals that resemble table salt. However, its health uses and effects on the body are much different.
When used in a bath, the magnesium sulfate – Epsom salt is absorbed by the skin. This can cause the skin to soften and some of the substances that the skin absorbs day-to-day to be drawn out.
Occasional use of Epsom salts (especially on the feet) does not seem to be harmful. Many people swear by Epsom salts, though there doesn’t seem to be many scientific references to its use. There are a few cautions of using Epsom salts, however, and they are mostly for people with dry skin.