What is thermal water?
The properties of thermal water are owed to the extensive voyage of rain water, through rocky mountains, at a depth of up to a thousand meters, before resurfacing. During this lengthy process, the water becomes rich in minerals and carbon dioxide. Thermal water is therefore a type of mineral water that is located deep underground which contains healing properties and is exempt from bacteria and pollution. Naturally pure and rich in mineral salts, iodine and CO2, thermal water is recognized for its therapeutic properties, particularly those that concern the skin.
The mineral content of a particular thermal water depends on where it comes from. The minerals include the ones found in your skin’s natural moisturising factor (NMF), like chlorides, sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium.
Thermal water has been used for thousands of years to heal arthritis, joint pain and burns, but its primary use is to relieve the skin of certain afflictions. Thanks to its purifying effect and antioxidant properties, thermal water is the go-to product for those with atypical skin types. If you have dry or sensitive skin or if you suffer from eczema, rosacea, or psoriasis, thermal water is for you. Thanks to it’s anti-inflammatory and soothing properties, you will notice a decrease in itchiness. Your skin will become softer and smoother and rashes due to eczema, rosacea and psoriasis will become less noticeable and could possibly disappear completely.
There are many ways your face can benefit from the properties of this cosmetic, it is sufficient to include it in your beauty routine and observe the results.
Thermal water benefits :
1 . Skin moisturising
A study on the thermal waters of the Vichy cosmetics brand revealed that after using this product for 7 consecutive days, dryness of the face can be reduced by 83%. Thermal water is helpful to prevent dryness caused by air conditioning, climate change and heating, providing nutrients to the skin that allow it look brighter and smoother.
- Fight against free radicals
Thermal water is considered one of the best antioxidants for the fight against free radicals. The magnesium and manganese content in thermal water allows this natural lotion to protect the cells of your skin from oxidation, so it is an ideal ally to prevent premature ageing, and therefore the appearance of wrinkles on the face.
- Soothing and softening
Soothing and softening properties are another benefit of thermal water for the face. The use of thermal water in your daily skin care routine can prevent and treat irritation and redness of the dermis, providing a sense of relief to these conditions and also regenerating tissue. This is why it is ideal to use after exercise to refresh and calm the reddening of the face.
- Fix the make up
Thermal water allows make up to last longer. To enjoy this property you should apply make up as usual and at the end, spray some thermal water on your face. Wait for it to dry and see how the make up lasts longer with this simple tip.
Thermal water helps clean and freshen the face. For this reason its used very commonly in the summer, when the heat suggests that we spray a little thermal water our the face to feel some immediate relief and freshness. However, if you apply thermal water upon your previously cleaned face every night, you will see that over time, your skin and pores look healthier.
- Regenerates the skin
Among the benefits of thermal water for the skin we must emphasizes its skin regenerating properties. If you went to the beach and forgot to protect yourself with sunscreen, thermal water is helpful to calm, soothe and restore skin after a sunstroke. If you wish to obtain further relief, you can place your thermal water in the fridge or refrigerator to cool it down and feel more freshness.
- Relieve the skin of certain conditions
Thermal water can also be used to relieve other more severe conditions such as rosacea, eczema or psoriasis.