7 Epsom Salt Benefits That Will Make You Want to Take a Bath ASAP

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Epsom salt is by no means a new-market product—take a peek in your grandma’s bathroom cabinet or any athlete’s shower and you’re bound to find a bag of the well-trusted muscle relaxer. But the salt (a mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate) isn't only for joint pain—it's actually rife with a variety of health and beauty benefits too. And as all things natural beauty, health, and skincare continue to take over the industry, we decided to delve into what makes this otherwise simple product so physically and mentally rewarding.

Ahead, we rounded up seven wonder-working Epsom salt benefits that span your skin, body, hair, and mind.