Bathing in natural sea salt is a wonderful way to get soft skin - but bathing isn’t the only way you can use sea salt. Bath salt made from sea salt is filled with minerals and nutrients which naturally occur in the ocean and are beneficial to our skin. Soaking with them is great, but you can also use the salts to scrub away rough dry skin and reveal softer, more supple skin underneath.
Exfoliation involves sloughing off dead skin cells through the use of granular substances such as salt. Seeds, clay, and items such as loofahs and sea sponges are also used. In addition to scrubbing away old, dull skin, exfoliation opens the pores and makes it much easier for your skin to absorb lotions, serums, and other beauty products.
While in the bath or shower, simply grab a handful of your favorite bath and shower salt and rub it gently on your skin, then rinse. Concentrate on the soles of the feet, the elbows, backs of arms, and other places that need extra softening. To top it off, use your favorite lotion. You’ll be softer in no time!
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You’ve probably heard it before. You tell a friend you took a nice, long relaxing bath, and her response is: “But when you take a bath, aren’t you just soaking in your own dirt?”
Let’s examine this argument for a minute. Chances are you’re not squeaky clean when you first step into the tub. You lie there and soak – for 15, 20 minutes. There’s a ring on the tub when you’re done. Ewww, gross.
But hold on - the ring on the edge of your tub is a good thing, and here’s why. Bathing is an incredible way to cleanse your skin – much more effective than showering. When you take a shower, you quickly rub some soap on your skin, rinse, and get out. Thing is, you’ve only washed the outermost layers of your skin. Bathing in warm water, preferably with bath salts, draws impurities from deep inside your pores, cleansing you on a much deeper level than a simple shower. The dirt around your tub is dirt that has left your body – dirt that probably wouldn’t come out after a quick shower.
The warm water opens up your pores. The water, enhanced with the minerals and nutrients in your bath salts, is able to seep into nooks and crannies in your skin that water from a shower won’t hit. Oil, soap residue, pollutants and impurities rise to the surface and are drawn out and are gone forever. To answer your question, all the gunk that has left your skin will not come back in. Once it’s out, it’s out – and down the drain for good.
Posted by: San Francisco Bath Salt Company - Robin AT 12:48 pm
We’re offering 75% off on the gorgeous African Pearl Salts in the fine (approx. 1mm) grain size, while supplies last!
A 20lb bulk bag regularly $119.99, is on sale now for $29.99
About Salt Pearls:
Extreme heat and other conditions of Lake Assal, Africa create Salt Pearls which form their smooth, round shape naturally as they tumble on the water’s edge in a variety of different sizes. It's an absolutely gorgeous sea salt, with its pearl shape different from any other salt in the world! This 100% natural salt is 98.5%-99.5% pure Sodium Chloride with a variety of beneficial trace minerals making it an ideal choice for skin care and relieving tired and aching muscles.
Our Overstock Spa Blend salts are not only great for use as bath salts and foot soaks; they also can be used to create your own heavy duty pedicure salt scrub.
If you’ve noticed that the heels of your feet require some much overdue TLC, you can help to soften and smooth them by using a pedicure salt scrub that you can easily create with our current overstock spa blend salts and a bit of oil. Popular oil choices for making exfoliating salt scrubs include Almond Oil, Jojoba Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Avocado Oil, or Olive Oil.
Use the following ratio of salt to oil to create your scrub:
Blend 3 parts of salt to about 1 part of your choice of oil.
Feel free to take the liberty of adjusting the amount of the oil to create a salt scrub to your preference. Once you’ve created your scrub, simply take a small handful of it and gently massage it on the bottom of your feet in circular motions; focusing on those dry, rough or callused heels. Then rinse.
You can store your pedicure scrub for future uses in a PET jar. See our jars here: packaging
Why is it that when we finally get that much needed time away from our regular day-to-day lives and are off at some wonderful destination somewhere, we don’t get as much rest and relaxation as we would have hoped for during the trip?I can vouch for this personally as most of the time while I’m away and on “vacation” I find myself running here and there either affixed to someone else's schedule, busy sight seeing, or out enjoying the night life.One thing’s for sure, I usually somehow come back feeling just as tired (or more tired!) than I was before I left.
So, I decided that I’m going to start my own vacation ritual by taking more baths, not only during my time away from home but also the days following my return.
When you think about it, it makes perfect sense to take more baths around vacation time. Bathing, especially with some of your favorite bath salts, can help soothe your tired and aching body after long plane rides, and eventful days. Bathing with bath salts like Epsom Salt and Dead Sea Salt can also help rid the body of harmful toxins (consider the number of drinks consumed during vacation or those packed airplanes with who knows what kind of germs). Generally, the baths are just a nice way to unwind and let yourself truly relax at the end of the day and help you to get a better night’s sleep...
Here’s some of my picks for some great bath salt blends to try during and after your vacation to help you achieve true relaxation! Choose the one that’s most fitting for your own time away…
The following content is from an article posted last week on The Times Of India and explores the benefits of bath salts. It also includes a recipe for creating your own lavender bath salts.
The benefits of bath salt are many, and go beyond mere exfoliating dead cells to make skin soft and supple. A nice long soak in a tub sprinkled with bath salt releases muscle tension and improves common irritations such as insect bites, minor rashes, calluses on feet, while working on serious skin conditions like athlete's foot, eczema, and psoriasis. Says Nandita Suri, business director of Levo Spa, Ibis Hotel, Gurgaon, "Whether you have sore, tired feet from standing all day, or a stiff back from working at your desk, bath salts can help improve the way you feel and ease away the tension."
Just as we cannot do without a sunscreen lotion in summer, a jar of bath salt can be as indispensable if you've caught a bad tan or suffer pigmentation of skin. To keep reading CLICK HERE.
Posted by: San Francisco Bath Salt Company AT 02:39 pm
Studies have found that bathing either on a Full Moon or New Moon can have great benefits for the body and can enhance the great characteristics of Himalayan Salt.
Full Moon Bath
On the day of a full moon the body's absorption potential is at it’s peak. At full moon, the body will absorb the most minerals from the Himalayan Salt. Weak points of the body are harmonized and the body's own energy flow is activated.
New Moon Bath
During the new moon the body's capacity for detoxification at its highest peak. This is an ideal time for a cleansing and detoxifying salt bath with Himalayan Salt.
Why not try this? Fill up your tub with warm/hot water and add about 1 cup of Himalayan Salt, sit back, relax and let those minerals go to work! Soak your body for 20 minutes, hop out the tub and wrap your body in a warm towel and relax for another 15 minutes before rinsing (you can rinse if you’d like but it is not essential to rinse the body off) and enjoy these natural benefits from this amazing salt.
Don’t throw away that pretty jar of bath salts sitting on your bathroom counter. Real bath salts, such as those offered by San Francisco Bath Salt Company, are and have always been a safe way to unwind at the end of the day and are completely unrelated to the street drug known as “bath salts”.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2012
For centuries, bath salts have been a treasured addition to baths and spas around the world. Often carrying a pleasant scent and known for their numerous benefits, the term “bath salts” is synonymous with relaxation for those who’ve used them. But lately, countless news stories concerning “bath salts” by The Associated Press and other news agencies, have unwittingly cast bath salts in a negative light. How can something as innocuous as a bath salt be dangerous to the public?
“Bathing with real bath salts is one of the most rewarding, enriching things you can do for your body. The 'bath salts' that have been in the news as of late aren’t really bath salts at all,” explains Lee Williamson, President of San Francisco Bath Salt Company. “Real bath salts are not only completely harmless, they are beneficial.” The chances of mixing up the "bath salt" drugs and the real bath salts are slim; legitimate bath salts list an actual salt such as Sea Salt, Epsom Salt or Dead Sea Salt as their first ingredient and are sold at mainstream stores and websites. Williamson stresses that although it’s a good practice to buy bath salts from a reputable company, for those looking for real bath salts the chances of picking up the “dodgy ones” are virtually zero.
Williamson feels it’s crucial for the public to receive information regarding bath salts and is dedicated to increasing awareness concerning the age-old tradition of bathing with bath salts. “Taking a bath with real bath salts is a heavenly experience – and it’s also a safe one, using one of the safest products in the health and beauty industry. When you bathe with bath salts, you reap many, many rewards,” says Williamson.
Bath salts carry many essential minerals and nutrients that are beneficial for the body, inside and out. The minerals in bath salts work as a powerful detoxifying agent, cleansing impurities from the skin. Other nutrients found in natural sea salts nourish the skin, leaving it soft, moisturized, and supple, resulting in a healthy glow.
According to Williamson, bathing with bath salts is becoming increasingly popular as people seek relaxation and serenity in a fast-paced world. Having grown up in the U.K., where bath salts have always been popular, Williamson reflects on the increasing popularity of bathing here in the U.S. “Taking a bath is a wonderful way to make time for yourself and really escape the workaday world. It’s an incredible thing to do for your body, and general well-being and no one should ever worry about it. Bathing with bath salts is a time-honored tradition that all of us deserve to take part in.”
Williamson, who started the San Francisco Bath Salt Company over 10 years ago boils it all down to this, “Our philosophy is simple, we want everyone to remember how good it feels to simply take a bath.”
To learn more about bath salts and their benefits, please visit San Francisco Bath Salt Company’s website at http://www.sfbsc.com.
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