Pharmacies Russian cities and online stores, you can buy a magic tool. Epsom salt rescued beauties of Albion more than a decade. But then, is it somehow forgotten. But today Europeans return to environmentally friendly techniques and natural beauty, and remember his grandmother's recipes from the good old Epsom salts.
When the phrase "Epsom salt" many large to provide simple salt. Epsom salt, and the truth, like a large table salt. However, to the food Epsom salt is irrelevant. This phrase "salt" has the value of the chemical term.
Epsom salt - a natural mineral that is mined in the water. It is also called magnesium sulfate or magnesium sulfate. A "Epsom salt" - a popular name, the English themselves this mineral called Epsom Salts on the name of the city Epsom in England, where it was first produced this connection. The chemical formula of Epsom salts - MgS04-7H2O.
Where to buy
In England, in any drugstore and supermarket under the label «Epsom Salt». We have - in online stores, in pharmacies. However, I recently read on the forums complaints of girls that from pharmacies began to fade Epsom salt, do not deliver at all pharmacies. So, perhaps, will have to look for. Estimated price for just such a package of 25 g (pictured) - no more than 20 rubles.
Epsom salt for health and beauty
The very fact that Epsom salts are sold in pharmacies, says its medicinal properties. Her solution is to drink a purgation, and use it topically healing properties.
Means for relieving stress at the end of a busy day, soothe the nerves. Two cups of salt in a hot bath. It is believed that Epsom salt even clarifies the mind! This effect in this bath. And even with the Epsom salts bath cleanses toxins and relieves headaches. The bath can be added oils or essential oils for aroma. This bath can be taken three times a week for 12 minutes.
A paste of salt and water - perhaps the easiest scrub the skin of the body. For a better part of the face: half a teaspoon of Epsom salts mixed with a detergent (gel or liquid soap), massage the skin and wash off.
Masks with Epsom salts helps with oily skin and dry. For normal to oily skin: 1 tbsp. spoon of cognac, 1 egg, ¼ cup nonfat dry milk, the juice of 1 lemon and half a teaspoon of Epsom salts. For normal to dry skin: ¼ cup grated carrots and a half teaspoons of homemade mayonnaise, half a teaspoon of Epsom salts.
- Peeling skin glow
2 cups of Epsom salts mixed with ¼ cup of petroleum jelly, plus a few drops of lavender oil.
Eliminates dryness, flaking, adds elasticity and radiance of the skin.
- Microdermabrasion Face
Mix 1/2 teaspoon salt with cleansing cream for a deep pore cleansing. Massage your skin. Rinse with cool water. Take no more than once a month.
- How to Dry Shampoo
When there is no time to wash your hair, use Epsom salts as a dry shampoo, it will clear the follicles to facilitate combing and styling.
- Treatment of oily hair
If you have very oily hair, then Epsom salt will turn ordinary shampoo for oily hair because Epsom Salt absorbs excess fat. Mix shampoo salt in a ratio of 1: 1. Apply to dry hair. Rinse with cold water. Then apply on the hair a little lemon juice or apple cider vinegar, let sit for 5-10 minutes. Then rinse.
- Removal of hairspray
If you're a supporter of «co-washing» or «shampoo free», the particular problem is the cleansing of hair styling tools. The recipe is as follows: Mix 1 liter of water, 1 cup of lemon juice and 1 cup of Epsom salts. Ingredients must infuse under the hood for 24 hours. This solution pour into dry hair and leave for 20 minutes. Then just rinse under running water.
- For hair volume
Mix equal parts of Epsom salts and hair conditioner. Heat the mixture in the pan. Apply the warm mixture to the hair for 20 minutes. Rinse with water.
- Treatment of sprains and bruises
Immerse the affected area in warm bath with Epsom salts for 20-30 minutes. It will be swelling, relieve pain from sprains and bruises.
- The pain in the legs
Soothe pain, reduce fatigue, to remove odor and soften the skin of the feet will help the bath: half a cup of Epsom salts to a basin of warm water.
- Removing splinters
Soak the spot with a thorn in the English salt water, will splinter easily.
- For digestion
One of the most well-known applications of Epsom salts - constipation and for the revitalization of the intestine. A spoonful of Epsom salts in a glass, add hot water and add a little lemon juice. Drink every 2-3 days in the morning.