Sun And Salt: 8 Stunning Health Benefits Of Hitting The Beach

You may have noticed that your exfoliant at home is extremely similar in texture to sand. By the transitive property, sand too can act as an exfoliant. All the better — it’s natural!

According to Kids Health, the average human sheds around 40,000 skin cells a day. Instead of letting your skin dry out, gently rub yourself with some sand to expose soft, fresh skin.

Beach Benefit #2: Heals Your Wounds

As you may know, salt water acts as a natural disinfectant. It can be used interchangeably with antiseptic.

In fact, the Toronto Sun reports that a professor from the University of Alberta found that a disinfectant wipe and a wipe soaked in salt water performed just as well as the other.

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