Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Epsom Salt

Epsom Salt -- Magnesium Sulfate -- is a pure mineral that benefits your skin and body in a number of ways.

Bath time - Add two cups of epsom salts to your bath, soak for 15 minutes. This should reduce the swelling and inflammation of body aches and pains. For the ultimate relaxation, drink a hot cup of green tea with honey whist in your epson salts bath.

Body Scrub - Heaven in a couple of steps.

2 cups of Epsom salts
3/4 extra virgin olive oil
40 drops of essential oil (scent is your choice)

Mix ingredients together, place in container and use within six months.

Face cleanser - Mix a 1/2 tsp of Epsom Salt with your regular cleansing cream or gel. Massage into skin and rinse with cold water.

I just discovered that Shoppers carries scented Epsom salts, life brand. Scents include; Lavender and Citrus.