Salt Therapy and Acne
Acne is a common skin condition from people typically seen on the face but can also affect other areas of the body like the chest, back, or the neck. Some acne issues are mild while some can be severe, leading to treatments to prevent scarring. While acne normally develops during puberty, many adults have acne their entire lives. This can cause people of all ages to have low self-esteem and confidence issue.
There are a lot of creams, lotions, and serums out there that promise results. However, people are always looking for safer and more natural treatment for their acne.
How does Salt Therapy work on acne?
Salt Therapy can be an extremely relaxing and rejuvenating experience. You sit in a room for 45 minutes where the temperature, humidity, pressure and salt particles concentration are maintained. You are surrounded by fine salt particles and negative ions created in the air. Expect the lights to be dim and peaceful; there may also be soothing music in the background.
The salt that is used in salt therapy is not your everyday table salt. Natural mine Salt is used, and it is one of the highest quality sales that contains 84 minerals and trace elements that are highly beneficial for the body; these include magnesium, calcium, copper, potassium, and iron.
When you are undergoing salt therapy to treat acne, take comfort in the fact that salt is one of the oldest natural known antibacterial elements. It eliminates bacteria and toxins while drying out your existing pimple. The salt air has such high antibacterial and antifungal properties, that is also anti-inflammatory properties, contributing to the reduction of acne and irritation.
Salt Therapy acts like an exfoliant by shedding dead cells to help promote healthy oil production. It promotes the normal levels of the skin’s PH-balance, fortifying the skin’s protective barrier. It gently yet effectively boosts exfoliation by removing dead skin cells and debris from the skin’s surface.
It can also clear impacted follicles and prevent future acne from forming. Because salt therapy boosts skin microcirculation, the salt can penetrate deeper than any over-the-counter creams, ointments, or serums that you may be using to treat your acne.