Natural salts contain different minerals and properties that make them perfect to use with other cosmetic ingredients to make skincare and cosmetic products.
Salts are rich in sodium, magnesium and other minerals that help soften the skin and hair. It makes a perfect exfoliant in skincare products, as it gently buffs away dry skin to leave the skin bright and refreshed. In addition, it’s naturally occurring, dissolves in water and as such is environmentally friendly ingredient.
Salt is also a natural preservative and can help preserving skincare products. Using salt in a cosmetic product can help keep it fresh because salt attracts water molecules away from microorganisms. This then helps prevent them from reproducing, this then in turn keeps the recipe from spoiling.