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Great Salt Treatments

Salt is a mineral that is composed primarily of sodium chloride. There are two main forms of salt: unrefined (sea salt) and refined (table salt); of the two, unrefined salt provides the highest benefits when used for aesthetic purposes.
Bath salts are a great way to relieve many different kinds of health concerns, such as acne, arthritis, psoriasis, insect bites, female problems, tendonitis, water retention, stress relief, etcetera. Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, noticed the benefits from 'salt' water after he noticed that fisherman were able to heal their hands by soaking them in seawater.

So, he introduced warm seawater treatments, thalassotherapy, to his patients as a way to heal their bodies, thereby fighting off infections and/or complications from injuries or illness. Salt scrubs are another great way to renew the skin. Benefits include, but are not limited to: Removal of dull, dead skin cells revealing younger looking skin; cleansing of pores allowing your skin to breathe; removal of toxins; strengthens skin tissues; and assists in stimulating blood circulation. Salt scrubs can be made from a variety of bath salts; the most effective is Dead Sea bath salts. It is believed that salt from the Dead Sea contains around 80 different minerals that are fundamental to healthy skin; magnesium, potassium, bromine, calcium chloride, and sodium… just to name a few.
We have included several different salt treatments from around the world to provide you with an idea of treatment menus that can help you provide clients with peaceful, natural, healthy solutions to their physical and emotional challenges and/or concerns.

Alati Glow
$75 for 45 minutes

An exquisite skin treatment. It is a marvelous body cleanser that at the same time nourishes the skin. It also acts as an abrasive, removing dried skin and dead cells. Salt is highly antiseptic, drawing, and exfoliating. It also balances the electromagnetic fluid in the body. This treatment includes a body cleanse with a loofah and an aromatic bath gel; an aroma oil is also massaged into the body. Please advise your clients to not shave their legs before this treatment.
Spa Constantine
Downers Grove, IL

Coastal Manicure
$65 for 60 minutes; Series of six for $325

A rich sea salt blended with a glacial purifying cleanser begins this deluxe treatment. A green tea exfoliation to hands and lower arms is followed by a massage to relax tired, dehydrated hands. Your choice of a paraffin application or warmed toning mineral mask takes you to the next level. Polish of choice or buffing of the nails to a natural shine finishes the treatment.
Sante Spa Bear Mountain
Victoria, BC

Himalayan Hot Salt Body Scrub
$90 for 60 minutes

Delicious body treatment to hydrate, smooth, soothe, and refresh the skin. Pure, vibrant mineral salts blended with oils from Tibet and Nepal polish and nourish your clients skin, followed by a warm rain shower. The journey concludes with a cup of organic Himalayan tea from the foothills of Nepal.
Spa 190
Mineola, NY

Elounda Detox Ritual
$192 for 80 minutes

The experience begins with a seawater and mineral sea salt hydromassage bath leading to a body wrap made of detoxifying essential oils and moor mud. The ritual finishes with a lymphodrainage massage performed with a blend of aromatic essential oils. Please note that this is a
heat treatment.
Blue Palace Resort & Spa
Elounda, Greece

Rosemary Mint Salt Scrub
$40 for 15 minutes, $75 for 30 minutes

Allow your clients to experience the enriched natural oils of avocado, jojoba, and soy bean to hydrate their parched, weathered skin. Dead Sea salts are added to this formula to gently and effectively exfoliate your client's skin. Ginseng extract and balm mint extract have revitalizing properties. Rosemary and spearmint will revive and refresh their skin. They will feel brand new with this amazing combination. Also available as an add-on hand and foot scrub treatment.
Rachele Rose Day Spa
Hartsdale, NY

Dead Sea Salt Glow
$50 for 30 minutes, add to a massage or facial for $45

This treatment exfoliates the client's body from head to toe, removing dead surface skin cells and revitalizing their entire being. First, their body is drenched in warm water and soothing aromatherapy oils. Then, pure sea salt is gently sprinkled over them and massaged vigorously to increase circulation and exfoliate their skin. Finally, more cascades of warm water to rinse away the salt, and relax your client completely. Use only the finest imported Dead Sea salts, aromatherapy oils, and moisturizers to leave their skin as soft and new as baby's skin.
In Touch Massage & Day Spa
Thousand Oaks, CA

Salt and Honey Glow
$85 for 60 minutes

A unique treatment using marine salt and aromatherapy essential oils. It removes impurities and exfoliates dry skin, after which the body is gently massaged with natural, un-pasteurized honey. The honey melts into the client's skin, leaving it soft and smooth. This treatment exfoliates, detoxifies, and nourishes; leaving you with a blissful sense of well-being.
Ici Paris Skincare Clinic & Spa
Toronto, ON

Salt Glow
$65 for 60 minutes

This full body treatment is designed to smooth and soften skin all over. The salt is mixed with essential botanical scented oils and lotion and massaged into the client's skin; creating a healthy glow, stimulating blood flow, and causing an invigorating tingling sensation.
Vickmay Skin and Body Spa
Austin, TX

Sea Salt Glow
$50 for 25 minutes

For centuries, spa body therapy treatments have been embraced for their revitalizing and therapeutic effects. This treatment includes mineral-rich sea salt and a blend of synergistic essential oils combined to smooth the entire body. Also includes dry body brushing and friction massage. The client's skin will have a healthy glow after the treatment is completed.
The Little Day Spa
Sarasota, FL

Seaweed Salt Glow
$75 for 60 minutes

Exfoliate dead cells and smooth the skin with this super exfoliant. Seaweed infuses the body with rich anti-oxidants as the salt gently removes impurities blocking the pores to release your client's natural oils, leaving the skin feeling softer and smoother.
Epiphany Day Spa NY
Hempstead, NY

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