The Pink Scrub: Himalayan Salt Scrub DIY

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Pink Himalayan Salt is s natural clean salt, so clean you can eat it straight off the mountain! It is found only in the Himalayan region of Pakistan and has a whopping 84 minerals. The minerals on this salt are so microscopic that they easy absorb making it a great beauty ingredient. 

This means it's great cleaning pores as it purifies and disinfects as well as stimulating skin cells. It's also a natural antiseptic salt also attracts and hold moisture making it a amazing natural moisturiser.

 "Mineral salts, such as Himalayan Salt, is rich in magnesium and calcium, which improves hydration by strengthening the barrier function of the skin. The minerals in the salt are also hydroscopic, meaning they attract water, so when you put them on the skin, they actually draw moisture and nutrients from the deeper levels of the skin up to the epidermis"

Himalayan Salt is great in many DIY skincare recipes, it makes an effective toner, mask and scrub. Today I have a very simple scrub made from Himalayan Salt and coconut oil.

All you need for this scrub is:

  • Air tight jar
  • Spoon
  • Himalayan Salt [ half a jar ]
  • Coconut Oil [ half a jar ]
  • Rosemary [ optional ]
  • Lime Essential Oil [ optional ]

Choose a jar I recycled an old jar fill this jar with one part Himalayan Salt and one part Coconut oil add you optional ingredients I added a pinch of rosemary and 10 drops of Lime Oil. 


You're done! [ really!]

I know super simple right? but the benefits of this scrub are amazing, Himalyan salt alone:

  • Detoxifies the body by balancing systemic pH
  • Improves hydration by providing trace minerals
  • Improves mineral status of the body
  • Reduces muscle cramps by improving minerals and hydration
This scrub not only works as a great exfoliant  but has great therapeutic benefits which makes it better for the body than sugar scrubs. I got my Himalayan salt from Westlab 


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