Many of us use Epsom salt is a good source of magnesium and can be a very effective ingredients in your beauty treatments. Epsom salt gently exfoliates skin and smooths rough patches. A relaxing soak in Epsom salt can help relieve stress and leave you feeling revived.
Best uses of Epsom salt are as follow:
1. Salt face mask:
This mask is well suitable for normal to oily skin. Take 1 tablespoon of milk, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of Epsom salt.
2. Foot Soak and scrub:
When your foot is soaked in Epsom salt it helps in removing odors and softens your rough skin. Use it as a foot scrub to get rid of calluses. DIY foot soak and scrubs >>
3. Dry lips:
Try giving your lips a deep exfoliating treatment using Epsom salt. Combine a few tablespoons of salt with a teaspoon of petroleum jelly, apply the solution to the lips, and gently rub it in to remove dead, dry skin and will leave your lips looking fuller and smother.
4. Detox Bath:
Soak in warm water along with 2 cups of Epsom salt and baking soda. This will give you sedative and relaxing bath.
5. Exfoliating face cleanser:
if you like to clean your face at night then in half tbsp of Epsom salt mix your cleansing cream. With this mixture massage your skin and then with cold water rinse your skin.
6. Body Scrub:
Take handful of Epsom salt along with honey or coconut oil and massage it over your skin. You need to start from feet and then continue up to face. Rinse off and pat dry for smoother, softer skin.
7. Hair Volumizer:
Epsom salts help boost hair texture, take equal part of Epsom salt and conditioner. Stir until the salt is combined with the conditioner, then transfer the mixture to a container to store it in. Next time you take a shower, work the mixture into your hair and let it sit for 20 minutes before rinsing.
8. Splinter Remover:
If you have a splinter, soak the affected area in a Epsom salt and water as it will draw out the splinter.
9. Remove extra oil from your hair:
If you want to get rid of oily hair then Epsom salt will be very useful to you. Epsom salt soaks up extra oil from your hair. Take ½ cup of oily hair shampoo and add 9 tbsp of Epsom salt. Massage the Epsom salt shampoo to your hair and then rinse your hair with cold water. For extra shine, pour organic apple cider vinegar or lemon juice as a final rinse through your hair and let it stay on your hair for 5 to 10 minutes and then rinse off.
10. Blackheads Remedy:
Combine honey, epsom salt and a few drops of lemon juice, then apply the solution to the area to help loosen dead skin and clears pores.