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Himalayan Salt Body Scrub

Said by the queen of comedy herself, "love yourself first, and everything falls into line." We couldn't agree more, Lucille! Life is to be lived, and here at RMO, we believe our essential oils can help deliver the well-being we need to seize life's moments.

Check out our homemade body scrub recipe, and get prepared to pamper yourself! You may just find a voice within you telling you to seize the day and embrace life's moments!

Add 5 tablespoons of Himalayan Salt to a blender, food processor, or coffee grinder.
Blend until salt is fine. Place contents in a sealable jar such as a mason jar.
Pour 1-2 tablespoon of Jojoba to the Himalayan Salt and 4-5 drops of Embrace then mix together.
(Feel free to get creative and replace the blend Embrace with one of your essential oil favorites. Lavender is always one of our go-to oils for DIY body scrubs.)
 Scrub away all the rough spots. Wash away with water. Feel how smooth your skin feels. Enjoy!
With ingredients like Cedarwood, Bergamot FCF, Orange, Rosewood, and Sandalwood, Embrace gives off a fresh, citrus scent with a grounding aroma of deep warmth.

7 Amazing Facts About Himalayan Salt Body Scrub You Probably Didn't Know

The allure of Himalayan salt isn't confined to the kitchen shelves; it's also making waves in the beauty world! The Himalayan Salt Body Scrub, with its pinkish hue and rich mineral content, is traced back to ancient civilizations. With modern skin care embracing nature's bounties, this scrub has become a staple for many.

Benefits of Himalayan Salt Body Scrub

Detoxification and Purification

Dive deep into the therapeutic qualities of this scrub. Beyond its charming pink grains, the scrub is a detoxifying powerhouse. It helps pull out toxins, leaving your skin refreshed and pure.

Exfoliation and Skin Renewal

Banish dead skin cells with the scrub's exfoliating properties. Revealing a more radiant and smoother skin surface it's like giving your skin a new lease on life!

Deep Moisturization

Worried about drying your skin? Fear not! Many of these scrubs come infused with hydrating oils, ensuring your skin remains moist and supple.

Mineral Boost for the Skin

Gift your skin the essential minerals it craves. It's a mineral spa in a jar with abundant magnesium, potassium, and calcium!

Stress Relief

Did you know? The Himalayan salt minerals can aid in reducing stress by promoting better sleep and balancing body energy.

Ingredients and Composition

Key Ingredients

At its core, the scrub blends Himalayan salt crystals with oils and, sometimes, botanical extracts.

Role of Himalayan Salt Crystals

These pink crystals are not just about aesthetics. Their high mineral content benefits the skin in numerous ways.

Natural Additives and Essential Oils

Various natural elements are added, from lavender to coconut oil to enhance the scrub's benefits.

How to Use Himalayan Salt Body Scrub

Preparation Steps

Make sure your skin is wet before you start the exfoliation process. This ensures a smoother application.

Application Techniques

In gentle circular motions, apply the scrub, focusing on rough patches. Rinse thoroughly afterward.

Post-Application Care

Always moisturize post-scrubbing to lock in the hydration.

Homemade Himalayan Salt Body Scrub

DIY Recipe

Mix equal parts of Himalayan salt and oil (like coconut or almond oil), and voila! You have your homemade scrub.

Benefits of Homemade Scrub

Control over ingredients and the joy of a DIY project: what's not to love?

Storage and Shelf-life

Store in an airtight container. It generally lasts a few months.

Comparing Himalayan Salt with Other Body Scrubs

Sea Salt vs. Himalayan Salt

While both are salts, Himalayan salt boasts a richer mineral content.

Coffee vs. Himalayan Salt

Coffee might wake you up, but when it comes to mineral content, Himalayan salt takes the cake.

Sugar vs. Himalayan Salt

Sugar scrubs are gentler, making them suitable for sensitive skin. But in terms of detoxification, Himalayan salt stands tall.

Purchasing Guide

Trusted Brands

Rocky Mountain Oils Website: The official website of Rocky Mountain Oils is a reliable source for their products. You can visit their website, explore their range of essential oils, and place an order directly.

Reading Product Labels

Check for the salt's origin and any added preservatives.

Price vs. Quality

Only sometimes go for the cheapest option. Quality is key.

FAQs about Himalayan Salt Body Scrub

Why is Himalayan salt pink in color?

The unique pinkish hue comes from the numerous minerals present in the salt.

Can I use the scrub daily?

Using it 2-3 times a week is best to prevent over-exfoliation.

Is the scrub suitable for all skin types?

Yes, but those with super sensitive skin should do a patch test first.

How often should I replace my scrub?

For best results, use it within six months of opening.

Can I add other ingredients to my homemade scrub?

Absolutely! Feel free to add essential oils or even honey for added benefits.

Are there any side effects? Usually not, but it's always wise to consult with a dermatologist if you have concerns.

Conclusion and Personal Recommendation

The Himalayan Salt Body Scrub is more than just a skincare product; it's an experience. Whether buying a commercial product or making one at home, its numerous benefits make it a must-try. I've found it to be a rejuvenating addition to my skincare regime, and I'm sure you will, too!