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Ingredient To Know: Epsom Salt

Karen Avidar

Ingredient To Know: Epsom Salt

Epsom salt is not actually salt but a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of magnesium sulfate. It is well known as a natural remedy for various ailments and has several health benefits.  Because magnesium and sulfate are absorbed well through the skin, Epsom salt baths are an easy way to receive its benefits which include inflammation reduction, improvement in muscle and nerve function and prevention of artery hardening.  Photography: Jill Schweber Epsom salt can also be used as a natural skin care remedy. It can be used as a natural exfoliator to remove dead skin cells and soften skin or...


What is a natural beauty product?

Karen Avidar

What is a natural beauty product?

 

Most of us grew up buying mainstream products from our local convenience stores or pharmacies because it was convenient, inexpensive and what we knew. Today, when it comes to buying beauty products, the options are limitless and there is more awareness and demand for natural, organic products than there ever was before.