Acne is something I suffered with through my teens, and I know how it can knock confidence. While I had it I was given next to no advice on how to clear it (other than to clean my skin twice a day, and then given a foul smelling topical treatment to apply which did not work for me at all). I was not told to avoid foaming cleansers (seriously, do avoid them), and was definitely not told about the healing properties of salt.
Though as autumn is already upon us, I doubt many of us would dare brave a dip in the sea!
This is a very quick, and extremely cheap, DIY tutorial to help give you clear, beautiful skin:
-Fill a spray bottle with water.
-Add (approx) 1tsp of ground sea salt to the water, close lid, and shake well until the salt disappears.
-Shake well before each use.
-Spray toner onto a cotton pad, and apply to your skin (after cleansing)
-Moisturise as usual.
FREQUENCY OF USE:
Use this as you feel necessarry. Everyone's skin is different. For example: If you find it a bit too drying use it every other day, as apposed to everyday.
I got this recipe from one of my favourite Youtube Guru's: Andreas Choice.
I no longer have acne, but do get troubled skin from time to time. I started using this toner today, and will report my thoughts on it once I've had a chance to use it more.
But it is all natural, and salt has been used for centuries to cure skin ailments, so I do have a lot of faith in it.
For more sea salt skincare recipes (including this one) check out her video here.
I would be very interested to know if anyone's used salt to clear acne before, and how well it worked.