Are you sure you want to put salt on your skin? What if you have cuts, burns or some other types of open sores? Do you think salt will irritate those wounds? You bet the salt will irritate those winds. Buy sea salt scrubs can help the skin as well. The salt can help to remove dirt, oil, and other foreign substances. We want to be careful that the s salt does not remove so much moisture from the skin that the skin dries out. If the skin dries out all kinds of problems could occur.