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* Get thicker, healthier hair (and surfer coolness)
Guys have recently discovered a new favorite skin and hair care ingredient: sea salt. We’re big fans because it’s a super simple, natural ingredient (not some new chemical) that has a surprising amount of benefits.
When used in body scrubs, sea salt deeply cleanses pores and actually absorbs the dirt, grime and toxins that are causing blemishes like body acne. Plus, the mineral content in salt helps build the protective barrier that your skin uses to hold hydration.
Salt is also great for hair care, as it contains many essential minerals (such as sulphur) that aid scalp cleanliness, hair growth and pH balance. The right product will thicken and soften hair, but also provide some of that effortlessly cool surfer flow.
If you’re ready to sprinkle some salt into your grooming routine, read on. We rounded up some salt-infused body scrubs and hair products that work great for men’s grooming.
1. Alba Botanica Sea Salt Body Scrub
When scrubbed on daily in the shower, this Alba Botanica will keep your skin exfoliated and free of toxins. Plus, jojoba, macadamia, avocado and sweet almond oils provide some serious natural hydration as well.
2. Pearlessence Sea Spray Conditioner
Pearlessence’s sea spray incorporates sea fennel extract, a marine algae with vitamins, minerals, proteins and essential fatty acids that all help achieve those perfect post-beach waves. Rub it in after shampooing, and then leave it in for a minute or two for best results.
3. Beauty by Earth Sea Salt Hair Spray
This sea salt hair spray comes very highly-rated with 4.4 stars and over 130 reviews because it effectively produces waves and thickens hair. To apply the spray, spritz it through wet or dry hair and then scrunch your hair into locks. Alternatively, you can spray it in wet hair before blow-drying for a more subtle effect.
4. H2O+ Sea Salt Body Wash
Another great sea salt body wash is this one from H20+. Along with Vitamin E for skin enrichment and a bubbly texture for exfoliation, the body wash also features a subtle ocean-inspired scent for lasting beachy freshness.
5. BYRD Purifying Shampoo
This shampoo from BYRD contains sea salt for that beach texture, as well as red algae, kelp and vitamin B5 to prevent breakage. It’s also formulated for men’s hair, providing that sought-after surfer mop.
6. Fatboy Hair Sea Salt Pomade
Sea salt’s texturizing properties also make it a great ingredient in hair pomades, such as this one from Fatboy. Style your hair with the pomade (wet or dry) for instant beach hair that you can manage and alter throughout the day.