“Thalassotherapy” to describe the healing effects of saltwater. The health benefits of this mineral-rich water and bathed in manmade pools filled with salty seawater. To name a few, swimming in saltwater can soothe your skin, improve blood flow, and increase functions in your immune system.

Swimming in salt water cleanses our skin. Salt water rejuvenates, exfoliates, and detoxifies skin, the largest organ in the human body. Salt water is also a natural moisturizer, since it increases our skin’s natural ability to retain moisture and promotes cellular regeneration.

When your skin feels good, your whole body feels good. When your skin is suffering, so, too, are you. If your skin is dry or itchy, swimming in salt water may be the simple solution. Studies have shown that salt water can help to heal a myriad of skin disorders ranging from eczema and psoriasis to acne.

So to answer the question we get most often.

Can I safely open my eyes while underwater?  Yes!