Do you know that salt is good for beauty especially for the hair. Salt is highly versatile and is widely used for countless things! Epsom salt, which is form of magnesium sulfate, has a lot of benefits. It can use for beauty, gardening-related, and household.. You can find this in any drug store and is widely used to degrease oily hair, cleanse the scalp, and moisturize dry hair.
A Quick Fix for Oily Hair
You should add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to your shampoo and shake the bottle so that the salt dissolves. Then wet your hair and add a quarter-size doze of the shampoo to your palms. Rub the palms together to lather the mixture, and after that massage it into the hair`s root and the scalp. Rinse the hair thoroughly and repeat the process.
When you shampooing your hair first time, this shampoo removes oil and dead skin cells from the scalp. When you doing it the second time allows the salt to penetrate the scalp and make the hair fresher.
Moisturizing Dry Hair
For moisturizing your hair you should mix equal amounts of Epsom salt and a conditioner.
Example: use three tbsp of salt with three tbsp of conditioner. Heat the mixture in a microwave for half a minute, but be sure that it us not too hot nor too cool.
Shampoo the hair and the massage the warm conditioner into the scalp and the end ends. Let it work for about twenty minutes before rinsing it off.
Other Ways to Use Salt
Natural Leg Scrub: You should to mix a cup of olive oil with two tablespoons of salt and rub it into the legs to get clear, smooth, and soft skin.
Salt Body Scrub: If you have soft and silky skin you should combine together coarse sea salt with 2 teaspoons of coconut oil and stir well. Then, use this mixture to gently scrub your body in a circular motion which will eliminate all the dead skin cells. After you’re done scrubbing, wash your body with a shower gel.
De-Flake Lips: Mix a teaspoon of petroleum jelly with a few tablespoons of Epsom salt and massage the mixture onto the lips.
Balancing Face Mask: If you have a sensitive and easily irritable skin, just mix 2 teaspoons of sea salt and 4 teaspoons of raw honey. Apply the mixture 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.
Soothe Sunburn: For this mixture you need a cup of water and two tablespoons of Epsom salt. Mix the ingredients together and spray it onto the sunburn to get a quick relief.
Soften Callused Feet: Just Add half a cup of Epsom salt into tub with warm water and soak the feet for a few minutes.
Headaches: If you have headaches you should drink a glass of water with 1 teaspoon of salt.