Cleansing, softening and calming, these big chunks of sea salt dissolve in warm water, and help the skin to stay hydrated.
Seawater or sea salt is often used in balneotherapy (a traditional, mineral water-based therapy) for the many benefits it has on the skin and its calming effect on conditions that cause joints inflammation, such as arthritis and fibromyalgia. Sea salt is a noted anti-inflammatory, soothing skin and supporting the protective function of the skin’s barrier. Rich in sodium, magnesium, and other minerals that aid moisture retention, it keeps skin feeling soft and supple throughout the day.
A natural antiseptic, sea salt can also act as a preservative. When used in sufficient quantities it inhibits microbial growth and extends the product’s lifespan.
Extra large sea salt is purchased in Portugal, where the producer uses traditional harvesting techniques, obtaining high-quality salt, while actively contributing to the maintenance of the ecosystem in the surrounding area. Salt pans and marshes provide excellent feeding, shelter and breeding conditions for hundreds of species of birds in their migration path.