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Dead Sea Minerals
The Dead Sea contains high concentrations of more than 120 distinct minerals, 12 of which are not found in any other body of water on earth. In fact, the water is so mineral-dense that you can easily float on the surface without sinking. Many people take advantage of this fact and soak in the sea to enjoy the benefits of its mineral salts, which include deep relaxation, enhanced circulation, and easing of rheumatic discomfort. And of course, the minerals in the Dead Sea are renowned for their healing effects on the skin.

Of these, magnesium and potassium are by far the most important for the skin. Magnesium is present in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body, making it one of the true building blocks of human life. Interestingly, the scales on the skin of psoriasis patients has shown a significant deficit in magnesium, which is perhaps why so many psoriasis sufferers find lasting relief from the use of Dead Sea minerals. For its part, potassium is helps maintain nerve function, muscle control and blood pressure, and is a key element in maintaining the body's moisture.

The combination of potassium and magnesium is the hallmark of nearly every Awakening product. Through a process akin to osmosis called the Mineral Hydration Factorâ„¢, potassium is easily absorbed into the skin, which in turn transports healing magnesium deep into its cellular structure. This enables minerals to get IN the skin, rather than stay ON the skin, so you leaving you feeling silky, smooth and glowing.