Hanna Johnson, a beauty editor from Italy is sharing the skin benefits of thermal water today! Hope you had already checked her previous article on the beauty events this year! Here goes here second contribution to MABH.
Bathing in thermal springs has been part of the beauty and health regime in ancient times. It is not a surprise then that in this modern age, we have carried on the tradition in utilizing it in our everyday lives. Thermal water is highly recognized for its therapeutic properties and because of the components that make it naturally pure and rich in minerals.
Nowadays, companies produce products that contain thermal water to treat skin problems. In Europe, there are a lot of thermal water sources where one can enjoy a bath and benefit from the healing properties of it.
In Sicily, being a volcanic area, the place is abundant with thermal springs. You can enjoy a thermal bath in the many sources around the island. Wishsicily can be your guide to Sicily in choosing one if you do plan to include it in your holiday itinerary. In Sciacca, you can find the world-famous hydro-thermo-mineral waters and the vapor caves of Mt. St.Calogero if you want to have a natural sauna. The Baroque city of Acireale has thermal waters that are sourced from Etna’s sulphureous base. Terme Vigliatore on the Tyrrhenian Coast is also popular due to the fact that it is potable. The Edipsos Thermal Springs in Greece is famous since ancient times for its healing thermal waters. In the Island of Ikaria, Greece, you will find the highly-therapeutic radio-energized springs which are considered to the best in the world.
Use of thermal water is seen as very beneficial. It is utilized in the treatment of arthritis, and joint pains and even burns. However, it is more popularly used to relieve the skin of certain conditions such as eczema, psoriasis or rosacea, to name a few. Because of the anti-inflammatory and soothing properties of thermal water, there is a noticeable decrease in itching and redness making way to a skin that is smoother and softer. It is also used to treat sunburns. Just in case you had too much sun during your Sicilian holiday, consider a visit to any of the thermal spas around. On the other hand, you can keep with you a bottle of Avène Thermal Spring Water to help treat skin irritations as well as sunburns. After applying makeup, you can also spritz thermal water to keep your make up on for longer hours.
La Roche is an excellent product for this which can double as a cleansing and toning product as well. Choose the one that suits your skin best as they have specific categories. Thermal water is also an excellent body skin moisturizer, which can make your skin more elastic and softer. If you don’t have access to a thermal bath, why not purchase one from the beauty shop. Spray some all over your skin to reinforce your skin’s natural defense system it and pair it with a good lotion and you will have beautiful skin! Try the Vichy Thermal Spa Water. It even helps to cool you down. And when you’re feeling drowsy, don’t reach for a cup of coffee. Instead, spray some ice cold thermal water on your face and it will wake you up instantly!
No wonder, the ancient people enjoyed their thermal baths. The mineral-rich waters did wonders on their skin and even treated skin problems! Grab a bottle of thermal water now or include a thermal bath on your next itinerary!