Himalayan salt lamps are probably best known for their abilities to improve sleep, produce negative ions, and even relieve bedwetting. But did you know that Himalayan salt lamps and Himalayan pink salt also have the potential to improve your skin?

Both Himalayan salt lamps and Himalayan pink salt can be greatly beneficial when it comes to common skin issues like eczema and acne. Keep reading as we explain exactly how Himalayan salt works for better skin!

How do Himalayan salt lamps improve skin?

Let’s start with Himalayan salt lamps. Himalayan salt lamps are essentially chunks of Himalayan salt crystals that have been chiselled to hold a lightbulb inside. These natural lamps emit a warm and soothing amber glow when switched on. But they’re so much more than just a nightlight!

Himalayan salt lamps are also naturally hygroscopic. This means they attract and absorb moisture from the surrounding air. Throughout this process, salt lamps trap contaminants like dust, pollen and other allergens within, releasing pure air back into its surrounding environment. This is why Himalayan salt lamps are known as natural air purifiers.

So how did this relate to our skin? Pollen and dust particles in the air can irritate certain skin conditions like eczema. By improving the quality of the air in your home using Himalayan salt lamps, these irritants can be greatly reduced, thus reducing flare-ups of these conditions.

If you want to improve your skin, consider placing a Himalayan salt lamp in the areas of your home where you spend the most time. Remember, you’ll need a larger salt lamp (or 2-3 smaller salt lamps) for bigger spaces. Check out our Himalayan salt size guide to find the perfect fit for your needs.

How to use Himalayan pink salt for better skin

It’s not just Himalayan salt lamps that can improve our skin. Himalayan pink salt has long been used in skin treatments, too!

Himalayan pink salt is packed with over 84 trace minerals, and is naturally anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory. Remember, skin conditions like acne are often caused by bacteria that live on our skin and contribute to the infection of pimples. A gentle, natural face scrub using Himalayan salt is a great way to combat this bacteria and rebalance and revitalise your skin. You can also treat your skin to the detoxifying benefits of Himalayan pink salt through a relaxing bath soak. Learn how to detox using Himalayan salt soak on the blog here!

Where to buy Himalayan salt lamps and Himalayan salt online?

We stock a huge range of genuine Himalayan salt lamps and Himalayan bath salts right here at Inspire Me Naturally. Shop our Himalayan salt lamps and Himalayan pink salt online with AfterPay and ZipPay to get started!


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