- Exfoliation. Gently rubbing the skin in circular motions with a salt scrub removes dead skin cells in a process known as exfoliation.
- Invigoration and Cleansing. The abrasive action associated with salt scrubs invigorates the skin and helps to improve circulation.
Rich in minerals and deeply cleansing, sea salt may seem the logical choice for scrubbing your face. But talk to your dermatologist before attempting any daily exfoliation, especially with sea salt. Most dermatologists advise against daily face scrubs, and sea salt is too harsh for most complexions.