This is What Himalayan Salt Can Do to Your Skin

Himalayan salt is a must-have for your home. From your kitchen to your bathroom, and even in your bedroom, you really need this beautiful pink stuff in your life. It has around 84 trace minerals, making it a nourishing addition to your diet as well as topically for your skincare regimen. You can harness the power of Himalayan salt by making your very own DIY Himalayan Salt Face Scrub.

How Himalayan Salt Benefits Your Skin

Himalayan salt has a variety of benefits for your skin. As soon as you start using it, you’ll wonder how you ever lived your life without it!

– Detoxifier
When you make a DIY Himalayan Salt Face Scrub, you will soon see how this incredible ingredient from the earth gets rid of the toxins, impurities and buildup from deep within your skin. It will not only feel fresher but also look fresher too.

– Exfoliator
While it cleans deep down into your pores, it’s also busy on the surface scrubbing away dead skin cells to brighten and polish your skin. It’s mildly abrasive so it does the trick without irritation or harm to your skin.

– Stimulator
Using your Himalayan Salt Face Scrub on your skin, will help circulate the blood to all your skin cells. When that happens, they work as they should, resulting in younger, more radiant-looking skin.

– De-puffer
For swollen and puffy-looking skin like those notorious bags under your eyes, this DIY Himalayan Salt Face Scrub will take the puffiness away fast!

– Softener
Rough-looking skin is hardly beautiful. When you use Himalayan salt in your skincare, you’ll find your skin to be softer and smoother from the first use.

DIY Himalayan Salt Face Scrub

How to Make Your Own Himalayan Salt Face Scrub

You don’t need to shell out tons of money to buy a Himalayan salt-infused skincare line. You can make what you need yourself for much less and cut out any of the oddball chemicals some brands like to toss in. It’s easy to get Himalayan salt. Amazon carries it and you can likely find it in pure form in your local homeopathic store.

It’s so easy to make! You’ll want to get a good glass jar to seal it in. This recipe will fill a 4 ounce glass jar but if you want to make more, you can double the recipe and get a larger jar.

Here’s what you need:

1/2 cup finely ground Himalayan pink salt
1/4 cup pure coconut oil, in liquid form
10 drops of grapefruit essential oil
2 drops of peppermint essential oil


1. In a large bowl, add your Himalayan pink salt. Very slowly, pour the coconut oil in and mix them together with a spoon.
2. Add the essential oils and continue to mix together.
3. Add it into your containers and seal tightly until you’re ready to scrub.

See? Now that’s easy!

Tips for Using Your DIY Himalayan Salt Face Scrub

While it is easy and affordable to make, we have a few tidbits for you about this scrub so keep reading!

How to store it

Remember, the containers you store it in need to be air-tight to keep it fresh so the ingredients are always at their optimum. It should be kept in a cool and dry place. Your refrigerator is another place you can keep it.

How to use it

When you’re ready to scrub, which you should do about once a week, you can scoop it out with your fingers. Your hands should be clean before you stick them in the jar. You can also use a clean spoon. Then, massage the scrub into your skin using gentle circular motions all over your face. Leave it to sit on your face for one minute and then rinse it away with warm water. Close your pores afterward by splashing cold water on your face.

Don’t forget to moisturize

You’ll notice an immediate improvement in your skin after you use the Himalayan salt scrub, however don’t forget to moisturize afterward. Use your favorite moisturizer and you’ll look even more vibrant and youthful.

Makes a great gift

This scrub makes a beautiful, thoughtful and affordable gift for every woman you know. Even after the holidays come and go, it’s an ideal gift for birthdays, bridal showers, or even congratulatory gifts too. Just tie a beautiful ribbon around the top, add a gift tag and voila! It’s flawless, just like your skin!


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