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Health Tips: Spending time at sea can be one of life’s greatest pleasures.

Salt water naturally contains many vitamins, amino acids and minerals, including magnesium, potassium and sulfur. The therapeutic effects of salt water on skin and hair have been celebrated since ancient times. Think of all the people who travel to the Dead Sea each year to bathe in its mineral rich waters. follow these tips before and after: • Be liberal with the sunscreen, and if you plan on swimming in the sea, use a water-resistant sunscreen. Be sure to reapply after each dip you take in the salt water. • Use a maximum protection sunscreen on your face and body. The fairer your skin tone, the higher your sunscreen’s SPF. • After your fun in the sun (and in the salt water), take a shower. Be sure to thoroughly rinse all the salt water from your face and body, and cleanse your skin with a mild, gentle cleanser. • Quench your thirsty skin with a liberal application of Aloe Vera or another gentle moisturizer.

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