Salt for Your Skin Versus Salt for Your Health: What’s the Deal?

It’s funny, isn’t it, how we’ll be told something is true and we just sort of go along with it. Take salt, for example. We all know that eating salty foods isn’t good for us, but, on the flipside, bathing in Epsom salts is something health conscious people do a lot. So, what gives? Why should we be regulating our intake yet sloughing our skin with salt scrubs and wallowing in baths of it?

We put this question to the team at Origins, since the beauty brand uses salt in some of its skincare products. It also enlisted wellness guru Madeleine Shaw as its Glow Girl for 2016, so they can reveal the ins and outs on this subject.

Keep scrolling to find out what the deal with salt is, once and for all.