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Sea water helped me!!

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My sea water is coming tomorrow, I'll let you guys know how it works. haha. I look forward to seeing if it's REALLY sea water. I hope it doesn't have a bunch of preservatives.

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Yeh, would rinsing my face with the same concentration of salt water as an ocean be a good idea...? I live in the Midwest which doesnt help hahaha. Im desperate.......

Thanks Lexia!

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My sea water is coming tomorrow, I'll let you guys know how it works. haha. I look forward to seeing if it's REALLY sea water. I hope it doesn't have a bunch of preservatives.

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I just got my sea water in the mail. It's purified by filtering without heat and it's still cold in the bottle! IT was like $10 with shipping and everything for 32oz. I look forward to using it... so should I just rub it on my face for a few minutes?

Haha, my mom is PISSED that I PAID for sea water.

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I just got my sea water in the mail. It's purified by filtering without heat and it's still cold in the bottle! IT was like $10 with shipping and everything for 32oz. I look forward to using it... so should I just rub it on my face for a few minutes?

Haha, my mom is PISSED that I PAID for sea water.

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I just got my sea water in the mail. It's purified by filtering without heat and it's still cold in the bottle! IT was like $10 with shipping and everything for 32oz. I look forward to using it... so should I just rub it on my face for a few minutes?

Haha, my mom is PISSED that I PAID for sea water.

Hmm i dunno how u should use that but i can say at the beach i splashed water on my face and id rub in that foamy white salt on my face couple-a times. Let me know how it goes 4 u please!!

HAHAHAH shouldnt have told her :P

ps- r u a female or male???

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I would also think the fresh air and excercise would help with the red marks as well. The water gets rid of the sweat that usually comes from excercise.

I don't think buying sea water would be as successful. I remember using some sea mud a long time ago with no success.

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WOW your improvement is INCREDIBLE, lexia!

too bad i live in canada.... =(

BUT my parents are on vacation in the dominican republic.. and im thinking, HEY maybe they can bring me home some sea water!! lol

how much do you think i should ask them to bring home? 3L? 5L? 10L? i want them to bring home as much they can fit in their suitcase! hehe

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I just got my sea water in the mail. It's purified by filtering without heat and it's still cold in the bottle! IT was like $10 with shipping and everything for 32oz. I look forward to using it... so should I just rub it on my face for a few minutes?

Haha, my mom is PISSED that I PAID for sea water.

Hmm i dunno how u should use that but i can say at the beach i splashed water on my face and id rub in that foamy white salt on my face couple-a times. Let me know how it goes 4 u please!!

HAHAHAH shouldnt have told her :P

ps- r u a female or male???

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uhhhh question

i have come across -edit- website that list salt as being very comedogenic:

http://www.soapnuts.com/noncomo.html

http://www.zerozits.com/Articles/acnedetect.htm

http://www.clearskin.net/acne/modules.php?...d=22&page=1

can anyone clear me up on this?? is it different for SEA salt?

i heard sea salt can be very good for the skin....

Well most sea salt products are like scrubs or cleansers ... it's in products that you wash off, not stuff you leave on. Same with sea water, since you just wash it off, it shouldn't be a problem. Obviously it would be comedogenic if you leave it on because... well, seems pretty obvious that salt would clog your pores!

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and... salt in general(not sea salt) is very comedogenic because they have to put Iodine in it. That is government regulated in most developed countries, because if people lack iodine, they get thyroid problems, and goiters. But too much iodine causes acne. or so i've heard.

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I remember going on holiday to Spain few years back during summer and my skin looked awesome with all the sun and sea water. I would love to spend all my time at the beach but coming from gloomy old Scotland that aint really an option (unless I wanted to get frostbite as well as glowing skin, lol)

Sea salt baths I tried, but just wasn't the same really.

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I've recently soaked my face in water with sea salt in it. It seems to be helpful to me....But, I boiled the water with the salt in it first, so it would dissolve in it. Of course I cooled it, & put it in a clean bowl for the soak. I just figured that the salt at the beach is dissolved in the water. I know I left it on my face lots of times before having the opportunity to rinse it. Never seemed to clog my pores then. *shrug*

Orginally, I wanted to do that every morning, but it's doubtful due to the time factor. I think I'll add it to my occasional pampering list, like with clay masks.

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I've recently soaked my face in water with sea salt in it. It seems to be helpful to me....But, I boiled the water with the salt in it first, so it would dissolve in it. Of course I cooled it, & put it in a clean bowl for the soak. I just figured that the salt at the beach is dissolved in the water. I know I left it on my face lots of times before having the opportunity to rinse it. Never seemed to clog my pores then. *shrug*

Orginally, I wanted to do that every morning, but it's doubtful due to the time factor. I think I'll add it to my occasional pampering list, like with clay masks.

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Oh yeah -- I remember going to Florida just specifically to bathe in seawater.

For some reason, the water helps to fade the scars. Or something. But I love it.

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For those of you who don't live by the sea (I live in Ohio!), all you have to do is buy a huge container of sea salt (really cheap! i got mine at Kroger). After vacationing to the beach and realizing a huge improvement in my complexion after hours in the ocean, I had to find an alternative. I mix a little sea salt with hot water in a small cup, mix, and then dip a cotton ball in it and spread it on my face. I also find that tanning a little bit mixed with the sea salt treatment helps amazingly well. Check this out, you'll love the results!

PS- sea salt does not contain iodine.

Hope this helped!

Krista:)

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For those of you who don't live by the sea (I live in Ohio!), all you have to do is buy a huge container of sea salt (really cheap! i got mine at Kroger). After vacationing to the beach and realizing a huge improvement in my complexion after hours in the ocean, I had to find an alternative. I mix a little sea salt with hot water in a small cup, mix, and then dip a cotton ball in it and spread it on my face. I also find that tanning a little bit mixed with the sea salt treatment helps amazingly well. Check this out, you'll love the results!

PS- sea salt does not contain iodine.

Hope this helped!

Krista:)

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Lexia..

Did you use any soap or facial cleanser while there(in a shower or just washing face)? Or did you just use the sea water?

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I live about 45 mins away from the Outer Banks in North Carolina and in the summer my friends and I spend almost every day there, and during the summer I have absolutely no acne whatsoever and no redmarks either. Swimming in the ocean and being out in the sun just totally make it go away!

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