Soaking in Hot Tubs with Salt – Good For Your Skin, Aids Healing

Oregon Hot Tub is fortunate to have two different water care systems that utilize salt as part of the sanitizing and soaking experience. Our ACE Salt Water System has revolutionized hot tub water care—really one of the best innovations in hot tubs in over a decade. Our SilkBalance Natural Water Care features sea salt as part of its makeup. In both instances, you enjoy the benefits of soaking in softer water with fewer odors and fewer chemicals.

Not only is it easier to enjoy your hot tub experience with salt, it’s also terrific for your skin. Therapeutic bathing with salt originated back in the 19th century. Today, the benefits of soaking in salt water (known as Balneology) have been well documented by numerous physicians and dermatologists. Salt aids in decontamination of wounds, encourages formation of connective tissues and promotes healing of tiny blood vessels—all key in the healing process.

Some dermatologists recommend salt water soaks for patients with psoriasis and eczema. Salt will draw moisture out of inflamed skin, reducing swelling. Salt also has bacteriostatic properties which are beneficial to those with these skin conditions.

Since the electrolysis process used to generate sanitizer in the ACE Salt System mimics the way natural chlorine is produced in the ecosystem, individuals with any skin conditions should be able to soak with fewer issues. Many of the skin irritations people experience from soaking is actually not a result of chlorine—rather, it’s the fillers used in bottled chlorine that cause irritation. By soaking in water with natural chlorine and the softening agents of salt water, the likelihood of skin irritation is greatly reduced.

Because SilkBalance includes buffers as well as natural sea salt in its ingredients, customers have been amazed at the difference in their skin after a soak. Their skin is much less likely to “prune” up from a soak. It also prevents the typical dry skin many experience when hot tub soaking. You’ll literally emerge from your hot tub with skin that feels moisturized! And, because it’s odor free, you’ll not retreat to the house smelling of any chemicals, or feel the need to lotion up after a soak.

Stop by any of our locations today and check out our ACE Salt Water System & SilkBalance. You’ll love the easy, soft soak experience both products afford! Your skin will love you for it!

Happy soaking is always easy to achieve at Oregon Hot Tub.


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