Sure, salt might be a vital nutrient for your body but excess of it can lead to some severe problems such as hypertension and bloating. Besides wreaking havoc in your body, excess sodium can have some adverse reactions in your skin. Wondering what these are? Here’s a list of the effects of salt on your skin...
Dehydrated skin
 

Dehydrated skin

Excess sodium leads to your body getting dehydrated, which automatically means your skin is negatively affected and turns dry, making it irritable and patchy with time. Hence, it’s best to avoid foods that are high in salt content if you truly wish to care for your skin.

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Puffy eyes

Foods that are high in salt can cause water retention which leads to your skin swelling up. The reason you might be suffering from puffy eyes is because of your excessive sodium intake.

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Premature ageing

When you’re addicted to foods rich in salt, you basically increase the sodium content in your body. This immediately causes your collagen levels to deplete wherein your skin starts ageing suddenly and drastically.

Oily skin
 

Oily skin

Ever thought excessive salt could actually be the reason for your breakouts? It’s totally possible! Well, while in those with dry skin, the skin turns further dry, for those with oily skin, the oil glands go on an overdrive in an attempt to compensate for the loss of moisture—something that often leads to acne.