Epsom Salt Scrubs To Cure Acne

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Updated: Friday, September 21, 2012, 9:53 [IST]
 
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Salt scrubs are really effective in treating acne. You can scrub salt on your face to get rid of acne and cleanse the skin. Many body spas worldwide use salt scrubs to cleanse and exfoliate the skin. You can use it as bath salt or face scrub. If you want to get rid of acne, then here are few salt scrubs made with Epsom salt.

Epsom salt has many beauty as well as health benefits. From detoxification to exfoliation, you can use this ingredient that is easily available in the market.

Epsom Salt Scrubs To Cure Acne
  

Epsom salt face scrubs:

Salt scrub: After taking shower, just take a pinch of Epsom salt and scrub on your face. Gently use circular motions to remove dead skin and open skin pores. Avoid eye area. Focus on nose if you have blackheads. You can scrub Epsom salt once in a week to cleanse the skin and get rid of acne.

Epsom salt and lemon scrub: This is an effective homemade facial scrub recipe that can be prepared in a minute. Just add few drops of lemon juice with Epsom salt. Now scrub on the face. This face scrub helps get rid of acne, dead skin, blackheads and whiteheads.

Epsom salt with cleansing milk: If you have dry skin, then just mix Epsom salt with your cleansing milk. Cleansing milk moisturises the skin and also prevents you from getting rashes. Epsom salt can make the skin dry and if your skin is sensitive, it can also lead to slight rashes. So, use cleansing milk or body lotion. Add few drops of water to make a thin paste.

Salt and essential oil scrub: To cleanse your skin and exfoliate it, just add few drops of essential oil (lavender, peppermint or rosemary oil) with Epsom salt. This face scrub recipe is great to treat acne and yields good result (if applied once a week for a month).

Honey and Epsom salt scrub: It is a great scrub to treat sun tan and acne together. If you have tanned yourself in a beach, just apply this face scrub. Honey has antioxidants that lightens sun tan, moisturises skin and also treats acne. You can add yogurt to make it a face mask.

These are few Epsom salt face scrubs that are homemade and effective. Although Epsom salt has beauty benefits, it is good to apply it once in a week. Salt can dry your skin and also lead to rashes so, if it doesn't suit your skin type, avoid using it.

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Topics: skin care, facial
Story first published:  Saturday, September 15, 2012, 12:49 [IST]
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