Benefits of Dead Sea Mud Masks
There are many minerals in Dead Sea mud that help improve the condition of your skin. The Dead Sea salt water is actually found to contain many minerals including, magnesium, sodium, calcium, potassium, chloride, and bromine, which all have different functions in maintaining skin health. The mud of the Dead Sea also contains high amounts of sulfide and various types of salts.
- Sodium: helps with anti-aging
- Magnesium: helps to increase antioxidant production (helps with aging skin)
- Calcium: helps with skin regeneration from wounds, prevents infections, involved in cleansing pores
- Bromine: helps to give a boost to your skin repair functions, provides some soothing properties to some skin disorders, natural antibiotic
The benefits of Dead Sea mud masks on the face include tightening of the skin, which contributes to anti-aging effects, cleaning the skin of impurities, and refreshing your skin by stimulating blood circulation and giving it a natural glow. The Dead Sea mud mask is also known to help skin disorderssuch as psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema, acne, and many others.
Aside from the many beneficial minerals that target various skin problems, the Dead Sea mud actually also contains silicates that allow it to soften and cleanse the skin.
How Often Should Dead Sea Mud Masks Be Used?
Like all other clays masks, it is not suggested that you use Dead Sea masks every day but maybe once a week or as needed. Some clay masks may claim that they are not drying, however, your face and pores are essentially stripped of its natural oils with each use. Dead sea mud masks may be less drying as they typically have a higher water content than clay masks, but It is important to follow up with your skin care routine right after washing off your mud mask.