Sea Salt: Beauty Benefits For Hair, Skin & Nails

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Salt isn’t just for the kitchen anymore! Unlike table salt that is heavily processed and stripped of nutrients, sea salt maintains its natural minerals which include calcium, magnesium, potassium and sodium. These not only benefit the body inside, but also play a key role in balancing and restoring the body outside.

Whether you want to reduce dullness in your skin or hydrate your hair, there are many reasons and ways to add sea salt to your beauty regimen.

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1. Natural curls

Do you have naturally wavy hair, or simply want to put the oomph in your expensive Brazilian wave weave? Try mixing a teaspoon of salt with either 20 ounces of regular or Seltzer water. This will surely give you the beach waves you’ve been dreaming of.

2. Exfoliation

Surely this isn’t your first time hearing this! Salt is great for exfoliating the skin. Try taking some crushed sea salt and rubbing over your arms and legs. It will remove dead skin and improve blood circulation. You can even try it on your scalp if you have issues with dandruff.

3. Acne fighter

Try sea salt mixed with olive or coconut oil. This creates a skin-friendly paste that will help to clean out pores.

4. Whiter smile

Kick those whitening strips and sprays to the side. Try mixing 1 part salt to 1 part baking soda and…