She put salt in her shampoo before showering. Minutes later, she couldn’t be more pleased.

Epsom salt is already well known for its beneficial properties. Many use it as a foot soak, but there are loads of other great ways to use it.

Best uses for Epsom salt.

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Try some of these for yourself:

1. Hair care
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If your hair gets greasy quick, you may want to try this trick: Add a handful of Epsom salt to your normal shampoo. Wash and condition your hair like normal and notice the drop in greasiness. Alternatively, you can try a more advanced salt treatment to enhance your hair volume. Mix Epsom salt with your conditioner, warm the mixture over the stove and then massage it from your roots to tips. Let it soak for 20 minutes before washing out. The treatment works to prevent split ends and should boost hair volume.

2. Face care

Mix Epsom salt together with a liquid soap or face-cleansing cream. Gently rub the mixture on your skin and rinse off with warm water. This should help maintain moisture levels in your skin and remove old dead skin cells.

3. Foot care
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If you are on your feet all day, your feet can quickly started to feel and show the pain. Epsom salt mixed together with olive oil can be a great treatment to combat dryness. Rub the mixture into your feet once or twice a week and the dry, split skin should quickly improve. You can add an essential oil of your choice for a nice scent.

4. Alleviate bruises

Bruises can be pretty unattractive. Even if they’ve healed long ago, they are often still visible. Try mixing 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt with water and spread the mixture carefully on your skin.

5. Headaches
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If you are suffering from heat headaches in summer or after a long day in the office, try taking a bath with some Epsom salt. The salt in the water will help relax your muscles and release any tension, which often helps with headaches.

6. As a bathroom cleaner

Mix Epsom salt and liquid soap in a 1:1 ratio and use it to turn tile and surfaces squeaky clean.

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