Salts have been used for thousands of years for their healing properties. Ancient records show that people traveled many miles to bathe in salt waters such as the Dead Sea, the Black Sea, the Red Sea, the Blue Lagoon and the famous mineral springs around the world. Not all Salts are the same, they contain different amounts of minerals and trace elements.
Sodium Bicarbonate – is a natural mineral salt that softens the water. Soft water is gentle on your skin, and bathing in water softened by bicarbonate will make your skin silky-smooth after every bath.
Otherwise known as Baking Soda, it's an alkali that produces carbon dioxide when mixed with acids. When used in combination with citric acid, you can make fizzy bath salts and bombs. It soothes the skin while it gently cleans. Other uses can be used in body powder as a deodoriser or carpet freshener. INCI: Sodium Bicarbonate
Citric Acid – is a result from fermentation of fruit sugars from citrus fruits and also sugar. A common ingredient found in face packs and skin products. It is considered an antioxidant that can help the regeneration of skin tissue and slowing down the ageing process. INCI: Citric Acid
Dead Sea Salts
Dead Sea Salts are best known for their ancient healing abilities. They contain 21 minerals and are great for aches and pains, cramps, arthritis, stress and any skin allergies such as acne, eczema and psoriasis.
Dead Sea Salts are mineral-rich and contain high proportions of Potassium, Magnesium and Bromide. Potassium helps regulate the moisture level of the skin, Magnesium helps promote healing, and Bromide has a smoothing and relaxing effect. Dead Sea Salt exfoliates and revitalises the skin and helps draw out toxins. Dead Sea Salt can be used by itself to make a bath salt or scrub, or you can blend it with other types of salts to keep your costs down. It can be used "as is" or you can add fragrance and colour. INCI: Maris Sal
Epsom Salts are stimulating and relieve aches and pains. Often used for sports injuries. Epsom salt helps to reduce swelling, relax the nervous system and eliminate toxins from the body. INCI: Magnesium sulfate
Himalayan Pink Salt
Himalayan Pink Salt is very pure and contain 84 essential and trace minerals including Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, Iron and Copper.
Himalayan Pink Salt are hand washed and mined from sea salt deposits from the Himalayan mountains. They stimulate circulation, remove toxins from the body and soothe sore muscles.
Himalayan Pink Salt Properties:
INCI: Sodium Chloride